The English guitarist and singer did not remain silent and exposed the situation on his social networks
The Cure announced that it will begin a tour of at least 30 concerts in the United States. It seems that the band’s attempt to prevent ticket resale ended up causing the anger of its ‘frontman’, Robert Smith against Ticketmaster.
In his attempt to weed out ticket scalpers for his upcoming tour, Smith described Ticketmaster’s dynamic pricing policies as “a scam” as prices increased at a much higher cost than normal, upsetting fans of the band.
The intention of The Cure was that their true fans could purchase their tickets without having to pay the high costs of resellers, however, they realized that the situation turned out to be the same, because now they will pay a higher cost but “officially ».
After a series of comments and complaints, Robert Smith dedicated a series of messages through his social networks where he made public his disagreement with this situation: «I am as disgusted as you are by the fiasco of Ticketmaster’s ‘fees’ today. To be very clear: the artist has no way to limit them. I have been asking how they are justified. If I have something coherent by way of an answer I’ll let everyone know. X », he wrote on his Twitter account.
Robert Smith asked his fans not to buy tickets from scalpers or through other websites as they are complete scams. As for Ticketmaster, it is not the first time that they have been involved in a scandal of this type, since their last great controversy was in Mexico for the alleged cloning of tickets for the Bad Bunny concert.