Out of all the things that could possibly upset [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eric Church[/lastfm], there actually isn’t a whole lot that makes him mad. The one thing that does? Scalpers!
According to Taste of Country, one of Eric’s biggest pet peeves is when scalpers gouge the prices for his concert tickets! He knows his fans work extra hard to come see him, so they should pay the normal price! And no matter how hard they try to keep the scalpers away, they still worm their way back in!
“Scalpers piss me off,” he told Billboard.com. “I’ve never encountered this in my life, we’ve never been at this level and, quite frankly, we were unprepared … We tried to make our tickets very accessible to fans, we kept the ticket prices low. What we didn’t count on was all these big ticket brokers would join our fan club, infiltrate our system, take advantage of our system and buy up all these tickets.”
Read more at TasteofCountry.com