When promoter Peter Shapiro became aware of the article I wrote last month taking him to task for the way ticket sales were handled for the Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well" shows, scheduled for July 3-5 at Chicago's Soldier Field, he had two choices.
As some of the biggest names in the concert industry are wrapping up their summer tours or, like Garth Brooks, are getting ready to embark on a much anticipated new tour, the general public is often left wondering where all the tickets go for these popular concerts.
Beware everyone. There are truly evil people out there waiting to harm others for merchandise. In many cases, there is little value for human life in the pursuit of money or things. Keep this knowledge with you as you post on sites like Craigslist. So stay safe.
Live entertainment and sports are important economic engines in New York thanks largely to the support of loyal fans. The least that state law -- and the performers themselves -- can do is make sure that these fans are treated fairly.
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