Taylor Swift’s first tour in five years led to surprisingly high ticket demand and shockingly high ticket prices.
WASHINGTON — Taylor Swift continues to break the Internet.
A day after Ticketmaster said it had seen “historically unprecedented demand” for the singer’s upcoming tour, ticket resale markets have seen hefty price tags.
Many fans who were disappointed they couldn’t get tickets to one of Swift’s shows during the Ticketmaster presale turned to resale sites like Stubhub to check availability.
Front-row tickets for Swift’s April 30 concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia are listed for $28,350 each. Recycling site.
The cheapest ticket for the show was listed at $269 as of Wednesday afternoon.
Shocking resale ticket prices aren’t just for the Atlanta show, but a trend across all 52 concert dates. The Eras Tour is the singer’s first tour since 2018, resulting in strong demand to snap up tickets.
On Tuesday, Ticketmaster said millions of people showed up for the “verified fan” presale — fans who had already signed up in advance for a chance at a code they could use to buy tickets. Soon after sales began, fans ran into problems.
“Ticketmaster” topped Twitter’s trending list Tuesday morning, and the site is reportedly experiencing problems. Spiked on DownDetector. For Wednesday’s rescheduled Capital One cardholder presale, Ticketmaster experienced yet another surge Down detector.
Fans will have another chance to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster when general sales begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 18.
The Eras Tour is billed as a journey through Swift’s musical career. The singer has since released several albums, including her latest, “Midnights,” which made her the first artist in history to claim a top 10 slot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. .
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