Bruce Springsteen fans left fuming as they complain concert tickets 'cost as much as a mortgage payment'
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With the cost of living crisis continuing to impact millions across the globe, many cannot afford the luxuries they would have previously been able to.
One of the treats that many people love to indulge in is going to concerts to see their favourite artists.
Even though many people are living on a budget, you hope you'll still be able to get your music fix.
For example, tickets for some gigs in the UK can be copped for as little as £30, with the likes of seeing Slipknot in London being one of them.
However, seeing other musicians can be a lot more expensive, especially the more famous ones.
Yes, you would expect some of the biggest music stars on the planet to be more expensive to see, but you'd hope it would still be somewhat affordable.
Well, fans of veteran singer Bruce Springsteen have been left fuming at the price of his concert tickets, with costs reaching astonishing heights.
For the first time in six years, Springsteen is on tour, with the E Street Band alongside him.
He has already started touring the US, before moving to dates in Europe and then returning back to North America later this year.
The legendary singer performed in Buffalo last night (23 March), with some seats going as high as a staggering $5,000, as reported by the New York Post.
The $5,00 seat is on the upper end, though, as part of Ticketmaster's 'dynamic pricing' system, where an algorithm fluctuates the price of tickets rather than being made a set price.
This is based on supply and demand - which will often change in real-time - however, with Springsteen touring for the first time in years, his concerts are understandably popular.
But while $5,000 may be the extreme, Springsteen's manager, Jon Landau, noted that the average price for Springsteen's concerts is around $200, which he thinks is a 'fair price', as per HellGateNYC.com.
But fans are not happy with the prices, with even die-hard Springsteen fans considering whether it is worth it seeing him live possibly for last time.
Many have flocked to social media to discuss the matter.
"Instead of paying my gas bill I just bought 2 tickets to Bruce Springsteen," one person joked.
A second added: "I would not go! This is wrong and has to stop. These elitist musicians, most, don't care about us and have more money than we could ever think of having."
Meanwhile, a third face told HellyGateNYC: "I’m holding some [tickets] in my basket and they’re absolutely a mortgage payment."