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So the UK is having the same problem that the US has had about tickets selling out within a few seconds (if not sooner paul-mccartney) of when they go on sale.

https://www.nme.com/news/music/paul-mccartney-fans-rage-as-tickets-for-uk-tour-sell-out-within-seconds-2354861

I wonder what can be done to fix this nastiness blue-meanie

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17 July 2018
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Here's a way to stop the madness of tickets selling out so quickly then showing up immediately on 2nd hand sites that charge double or more.

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/liverpool-echo-arena-say-paul-14918168

Recently global superstars such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran have hit back at touts by changing the way tickets are sold.

To get into one of their shows, customers had to bring along booking confirmation and a credit card, plus a form of ID to get entry into the show.

Therefore resold tickets were not valid unless they were resold through the official face-value resale partner Twickets.

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17 July 2018
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I'm up early for presales, I better get a good seat or I will not be impressed. 

 

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I got them, I got them!!!

I'm pretty far back but I didn't feeling like lining Paul's pockets with €400 for the very good tickets. Ticket prices ranged from €98 to €400- which is pretty darn expensive. I got the €140 tickets which means I'm right at the front of the 3rd category seats, and I'm central as well which is what I wanted.

As with Viennese efficiency, my tickets also doubles as a commuter ticket to and from the concert and I can use it on all public transport. Eat that Ireland, you overpriced -----! 

It'll probably be announced next week that's he playing Ireland but I don't care 'cause 

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That's absolutely fantastic news @AppleScruffJunior and I know you'll enjoy it fantastically. 

Will you go to see him in Ireland as well if he announces dates there?

 

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That's absolutely fantastic news @AppleScruffJunior and I know you'll enjoy it fantastically. 

Will you go to see him in Ireland as well if he announces dates there?

 

I'm actually not living in Ireland from October until July. I'm going to be in Germany. If he does an Irish date I probably won't, to be honest. I don't particularly like going up to Dublin, and I'd go up there in the afternoon, see his 3-hour concert, then spend 3-hours driving home, not the best. Whereas in Vienna, I'll probably be there for 2-3 days and I'll get to see a new city.

In saying that, if he does a German concert within 2 hours of where I'm living, I might go get some cheap seats- depending on how my bank account is holding up.

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Good news, @AppleScruffJunior. Rumour has it that Vienna's a good place for eating chocolate cake in a bag, if you get the chance. a-hard-days-night-george-10john-lennon-salute_gif

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^I'll need to have some Sachertorte then, won't I? @Ahhh Girl will be so proud.

 

Edit: What a coincidence! The day of the concert (the 5th of December) is National Sachertorte Day in the US!

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Woof!!!

I have been to Vienna. If you need any tourist advice, just let me know.

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@AppleScruffJunior 

When I went to Vienna just a couple of years ago, a Hard Rock Café had just opened up and they had the piccolo trumpet from "Penny Lane " up on the wall.

The concerts these days feature these enormous hi-def screens; so it's a great seat wherever you are.

Enjoy!

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^^^except where I was as I couldn't see those screensa-hard-days-night-george-10

They don't call them restricted view for nothing though!

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He loves Vienna so much he's doing a 2nd date, the 6th of December. I don't think I could stomach a full McCartney show one after the other, nor would my bank account.

 

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Hello There! 

Some of you may remember me!  It has been quite a while......

So excited that Paul is doing yet another tour.  I have secured two pretty awesome seats at his Edmonton concert on September 30, 2018.  I am extremely excited!  This will be my 4th Macca concert, but my excitement has not diminished in the least.

Cannot wait to read all the reviews after the concerts.

Hello to all my old Beatle Buddies 🙂 

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23 July 2018
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Awesome to have you back on the forum, @HeyTrud, fellow hardcore Paulette!

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Could someone please @tt me if they find out Paul is coming to or within reasonable distance of North Carolina? a-hard-days-night-paul-8

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More controversy over the selling of McCartney tickets in the UK. https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/music/ticketmaster-blasted-selling-paul-mccartney-13037306

Ticketmaster have been blasted for selling official tickets for Beatles legend Paul McCartney ’s Scots show at higher prices than resale sites Viagogo and StubHub.

Ticketmaster’s Platinum seats for the SSE Hydro gig cost up to £650, with new tickets dripped into sale day by day, creating a false idea of scarcity.

Not a single ticket for Macca’s show on December 14 has been listed on the firm’s own secondary sites Get Me In! and Seatwave, proving how easy it is for them to cut out touts when they wish.

But Ticketmaster have been offering plenty through Platinum selling, which are generally tickets near the stage.

The firm have previously fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority for falsely claiming Platinum briefs were the “best available”.

The Record found StubHub were selling Hydro tickets for Section 50, to the left of the stage, for about £360.

Viagogo were selling identical ones for about £400 – but it was £500 for an official Platinum ticket on Ticketmaster in the same section.

Fan Mairi Baird said: “Desperate to see Paul McCartney at the Hydro … but can’t justify paying £470 for a ticket.”

The pricing set-up flies in the face of Ticketmaster’s claim that Platinum undercuts tout prices.

Adam Webb, of the FanFair Alliance, who are battling touts and back the Record’s Stub Out the Touts campaign, believes Ticketmaster should say why they are selling at inflated prices at the outset, rather than releasing small batches of the “last few remaining”.

He said: “It’s increasingly important that ticketing information is provided clear and upfront to audiences. It’s something FanFair are pushing for.

“If a mass of tickets were being held back, then released at vastly inflated prices, that would understandably raise wider concerns.”

McCartney, 76, is playing his first Scots gig in 10 years and the Platinum price hike was sanctioned by his management.

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Japan dates added.
October 31: Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome
November 1: Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome
November 8: Nagoya, Japan - Nagoya Dome

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November 30th: Copenhagen, Denmark - Royal Arena

I keep looking at the dates and places he has scheduled so far and try to figure out when he is going to fit in some US dates.

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Oh, @Beatlebug!!! Sign up for pre-sale tickets. https://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/735610?utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_medium=email&utm_content=https%3a%2f%2fwww.ticketmaster.com%2fartist%2f735610&utm_campaign=22255225&utm_umg_et=1612138655

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28th Novmeber 2018: Paris La Défense Arena, Paris, France

Sigh. Wish I could go to this one. I love Paris.

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