Dave Matthews Band’s Ticketstoday to Help Move 170,000 Taylor Swift Tickets

After a storm of technical difficulties pressured the overall on-sale for Taylor Swift’s upcoming The Eras Tour, Ticketmaster nonetheless has sufficient tickets to fill a number of stadiums. In keeping with Billboard, Ticketmaster will offload the 170,000 remaining seats over the following month by way of a 20-year-old platform, initially constructed for Dave Matthews Band’s fan membership, known as Ticketstoday.

Ticketstoday was acquired by Reside Nation in 2008 and remains to be utilized by jambands, together with Phish and Ween. Through the use of the platform, Ticketmaster hopes to chop again on lengthy fan wait instances and keep away from one other web site crash, which was brought on by the huge demand for Swift’s upcoming 52 exhibits.

Swift’s followers who signed up for the Fan pre-sale started receiving emails on Monday, Dec. 12, with a Dec. 23 deadline to submit ticket requests. Traces for tickets may even be prevented with a choose pricing choice upfront. If, as anticipated, extra followers are wanting tickets than can be found a digital lottery will happen.

It’s notable that regardless of the difficulties and debacle of The Eras Tour’s first ticket-sale Ticketmaster nonetheless managed to promote over two million tickets in 12 hours, and {that a} group of Swift followers has filed a lawsuit following the preliminary sale alleging worth fixing, antitrust violations and fraud. Relix editor Dean Budnick interviewed Sen. Amy Klobachur about a few of these points for Selection.

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