Published on July 4th, 2018 | by Alan Cross4
What’s the most you’ve ever paid for a concert ticket on the secondary market?
While Ontario’s new laws surrounding the sales of tickets on the secondary market went into effect July 1, the one thing missing was a hard date for enacting the much-maligned (and deservedly so) plan for imposing a 50%-above-face-value price cap on tickets. We’ll see if that part of the law ever goes into effect. (It shouldn’t because it’s bad law for so many reasons.)
But let’s move on slightly. A CBC/Toronto Star story on the subject produced this infographic. Keep in mind that no one is being forced to buy any of these tickets at these prices. This is discretionary spending of disposable income.
Here’s my question: What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a concert ticket on the secondary market?