Fans' outrage at soaring Rolling Stones ticket prices
LONDON (AFP) - Rolling Stones fans reacted with fury on Wednesday at the steep cost of tickets for the British band's 50th anniversary shows, while prices soared to thousands of pounds on re-sale websites.
After months of rumours, the Stones announced on Monday that they would play two nights at London's 02 Arena on Nov 25 and 29, followed by gigs at New Jersey's Newark Prudential Center, just outside New York, on Dec 13 and 15.
But hundreds of fans have taken to the Internet to complain about the ticket prices, with a seat for the London shows costing 406 pounds (S$797) on the official ticket website.
Premium tickets have subsequently appeared on re-sale websites for more than 13,000 pounds each.