Musicians Push Congress to Pass Bill Aimed at Reforming Ticket Industry

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Published on April 25, 2024 - Duration: 01:30s

Musicians Push Congress to Pass Bill Aimed at Reforming Ticket Industry

Musicians Push Congress , to Pass Bill Aimed at , Reforming Ticket Industry.

Musicians Push Congress , to Pass Bill Aimed at , Reforming Ticket Industry.

On April 25, over 250 popular musicians signed an open letter to the Senate Commerce Committee demanding reforms to the current live-event ticketing system.

On April 25, over 250 popular musicians signed an open letter to the Senate Commerce Committee demanding reforms to the current live-event ticketing system.

The open letter was organized by Fix the Tix, a coalition spearheaded by the National Independent Venue Association and Eventbrite.

Musicians who signed the letter include: , Billie Eilish, Dave Matthews and Green Day.

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Musicians who signed the letter include: , Billie Eilish, Dave Matthews and Green Day.

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Musicians who signed the letter include: , Billie Eilish, Dave Matthews and Green Day.

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We are joining together to say that the current system is broken: predatory resellers and secondary platforms engage in deceptive ticketing practices to inflate ticket prices and deprive fans of the chance to see their favorite artists at a fair price, Fix the Tix open letter, via NBC.

Other artists to sign the open letter include: , Cyndi Lauper, Lorde and Fall Out Boy.

Other artists to sign the open letter include: , Cyndi Lauper, Lorde and Fall Out Boy.

Other artists to sign the open letter include: , Cyndi Lauper, Lorde and Fall Out Boy.

The Fans First Act looks to reform three significant issues that plague the ticketing industry, including transparency and consumer protections.

The Fans First Act looks to reform three significant issues that plague the ticketing industry, including transparency and consumer protections.

The bill also looks to prevent potential bad actors from reselling tickets at exorbitant prices.

The Fans First Act is one of several bills introduced in recent years that seeks to fight unfair ticketing practices.

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Other bills include the TICKET Act, the BOSS Act and the SWIFT Act.

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It is clear that all participants of the live event ecosystem, from artists, to venues, to fans, demand comprehensive ticketing reform and consumer protection against the predatory ticket resale practices that have deeply afflicted live entertainment in the United States, Stephen Parker, executive director of the National Independent Venue Association, via NBC


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United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Standing committee of the United States Senate

Green Day

American rock band

Dave Matthews

South-African-American musician, songwriter, record producer and political activist (born 1967)

National Independent Venue Association

American trade association

Eventbrite

American event management company



Lorde

New Zealand singer and songwriter (born 1996)

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