- Grammy award-winning rapper Drake introduced his “It’s All a Blur” tour taking place this summer time.
- General public tickets went on sale Friday afternoon, and followers are sharing their wins and losses on social media.
- Tickets have been reportedly on sale for as little as $69, however followers say they witnessed costs beginning at $200 for upper-level seating.
Tickets to Drake’s “It’s All a Blur” tour went on sale Friday, and followers say they’re “fighting for their lives” after seeing how expensive it could be to attend
The Canadian rapper introduced his US tour that includes rapper 21 Savage on Monday, his first since 2019 regardless of acting at a handful of music festivals and particular concert events during the last 4 years. By the time the tickets have been launched to most people on Friday, followers took to social media with complaints, jokes, and pleas of desperation over problem securing seats and excessive costs.
While ticket costs have been marketed beginning at $69 on Ticketmaster, followers have been fast to share movies exhibiting upper-level seats on sale for $200. Others reported seeing tickets offered for as excessive as $1,000, in line with The Root, and ticket reselling web site SeatGeek has tickets on sale for as much as $5,000 in sure cities as of Saturday afternoon.
Some followers bought nosebleed seats and stated they’re simply comfortable to be in the identical constructing as their favourite artist, whereas others have in contrast the issue in securing seats to getting tickets for Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour — which can also be slated for this summer time — as a comparability of their complaints.
“i got nosebleeds but (I don’t care) i need to be in the same building breathing the same air as drake,” one fan wrote, and one other stated they paid $300 for tickets in the identical space for a unique metropolis.
Other tweets blamed Ticketmaster for the excessive costs regardless of Drake’s tickets being launched on no less than one different ticket outlet.
“$200+ for nosebleed drake tickets is criminal…. TICKETMASTER YOU WILL CRUMBLE,” a tweet learn.
And it is not the primary time in current months that Ticketmaster has been within the sizzling seat with concertgoers. Like Drake and Beyoncé, followers of Taylor Swift have additionally expressed outrage at problem to acquire tickets and excessive costs to her 2023 Eras tour.
On Friday, the platform stated it could refund followers of rock band The Cure after lead singer Robert Smith joined followers in calling out Ticketmaster out for its “unduly high fees.”
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