US Senate examines ticket industry After chaos with Taylor Swift’s performance

A U.S. Senate special committee will hold an inquiry to examine the lack of competition in the ticketing industry after thousands of Taylor Swift fans were disappointed by online sellers.

It comes after major service outages and delays have been reported on the Ticketmaster website, which left fans in awe. Tickets for the pop star’s Eras Tour last Thursday were not available.

The company eventually canceled general sales to purchase tickets for Swift’s US tour, citing “insufficient ticket inventory” to meet “exceptionally high demand.”

General ticket sales are planned to open the following morning, Friday, after a fan pre-sale. But Ticketmaster has canceled the public sale altogether.

Senator Amy Klobuchar said the incident caused problems in the ticket market. It was “obviously painful” as she and fellow senator Mike Lee announced plans for the trial.
Both are chairmen and senior members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy. antitrust and consumer rights, respectively.

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“Last week The competition in the ticket market became clear when Ticketmaster’s website failed, shattering hundreds of thousands of fans hoping to buy concert tickets,” Ms Klobuchar said.

“High fees site interruption and cancellations experienced by customers It shows that Ticketmaster’s dominant market position means that the company doesn’t face pressure to continually innovate and improve.

“That’s why we’ll be holding a public hearing on how the merger of the live and ticketing industry is negatively impacting our customers and artists.

“When there is no competition to incentivize better service and fairer prices. We all have to bear the consequences.”

She later added on Twitter that the issue “went beyond Taylor Swift.”

Mr. Lee added: “American consumers deserve to benefit from competition in every market. From grocery stores to concert venues

“I look forward to using the regulatory powers of our subcommittee to ensure that anti-competitive mergers and protection actions do not cripple the entertainment industry, which is struggling to recover from the pandemic.”

The trial and witness examination schedule will be announced later.

In the aftermath of the Ticketmaster crash, Swift expressed her anger and frustration over hours at fans. try to buy tickets

She posted a story on Instagram saying, “I won’t make excuses for anyone. Because we have asked them many times if they can cope with this kind of demand. And we are sure they can.

“It’s amazing that 2.4 million people got tickets. But I feel really bad. Many of them felt like they had to go through multiple bear attacks to get it.”

among the losers Swift said she hoped to “Give us more opportunities for all of us to come together and sing these songs.”

The singer’s 52-date Eras tour began March 17 in Glendale, Arizona, and concluded with five shows in Los Angeles. which ends on August 9th.

It was Swift’s first tour since 2018.

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