Middlemen. We hate them because they make us pay extra for services in our lives. In the world of music ticketing, this ‘extra’ typically amounts to 12-20% of the ticket value, which is quite a lot of money when added up.
We understand that middle men provide all kinds of “added value” to artists and venues, but at the end of the day, why should we fork over extra fees for the privilege of purchasing a ticket – and not even a physical ticket at that?
But that’s just what we think. What do you think?
In a recent poll we carried out, we asked readers if they thought booking fees were justified, and here’s how they responded: