The Cattle-Baron’s Ball (The Ryder Cup)

The propaganda has surfaced a full 12 months in advance to alert the public to buy tickets from “The Cartel”. The meaning of this particular cartel is a formal “agreement” of producers and manufacturers that agree to “fix” prices,...

Farewell to Rock’s Backing Bands!

Following the death of  Door’s co-founder Ray Manzarek, in Germany aged 74, the death has also been announced of  Trevor Bolder, bassist in David Bowie’s 1970s backing band Spiders From Mars. Both men were in the background of both Bands but they came to...

The True Fan, the Wilco Johnson tour.

I have watched in some awe this week as the spokesperson for the Robin 2 in Bilston, Laura Smart, began the wholly ficticious story about “the heartless, unscrupulous touts who are looking to have “disappointed” fans “bow down” to these...

Joe Cohen steps down as Seatwave CEO

The announcement that the CEO and founder of Seatwave online “ticket marketplace” Mr Joe Cohen has stepped down has surprised many in the industry. Unusually Mr Cohen has stepped down with no immediate successor in sight, an unusual scenario in corporate...

Buying

Just last week I read the ramblings of some misguided poster on the respected Money Saving Expert website berating some poor soul for buying tickets from a Secondary Ticket Agent. His point was it was the Money Saving Forum and how could you recommend a Secondary...