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David Gilmour tickets cost £250!

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What are your thoughts on David Gilmour tickets costing £250 each?

Some of that is Ticketmaster charges but the underlying ticket is £225 for the best seats available in the pre-sale (in the stalls) with £25 of extra charges.

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well with all those kids someone has to pay - and apparently its us
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Keith Jordan wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 10:02 am What are your thoughts on David Gilmour tickets costing £250 each?

Some of that is Ticketmaster charges but the underlying ticket is £225 for the best seats available in the pre-sale (in the stalls) with £25 of extra charges.

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So did you get any. Much as I love DG and the boys I don't love him that much
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rip off service charge <.8.>
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Logged on the Pre-Sale for a laugh (had no intentions of going because I'm going to see Public Service Broadcasting on Sun 14th here in Dublin so only Sat 13th would have suited me for Gilmour) ... Had a feeling they'd be stupidly expensive but that's talking the piss. I mean ... Come ON .. he's no Taylor Swift :-;
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Yeah... Yeah... See this is why I don't do gigs these days. Best of luck those who go. But yeah... Yeah...
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I think one might suggest this is his final tour so I've bitten the bullet. Friday, Saturday and Monday. It's set us back two thousand quid so I'm absolutely determined to enjoy every second. Ive never paid anything near this, but what can you do!
You only live once although it was pointed out to me that the kind of money spent on this can buy a holiday.
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Three nights of David Gilmour is much better than a week in the sun. 8)
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It’s pretty much the going rate for top tier tickets these days. I’m seeing Eric at the end of the month, and they were £175 a pop for stalls tickets. I have a feeling there might have been a level above that as well. AND I’ve seen a hell of a lot worse tickets prices. I remember trying to get tickets for the Stones years ago at the o2, and it was coming up as something like £350 for seats up in the gods. No thanks.


For those that aren’t in the know, if you’re reasonably regular at the RAH, you can become a ‘Friend of Royal Albert Hall’; £35 a year (I think), and you get presale access to pretty much all of their events. No need to purchase albums or anything like that. I opened my link to the sale at about 9.10 this morning, entered the ‘queue’ at 10am, and had my tickets by 10.15, with an excellent selection of seats to choose from. Easy peasy.
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moodyblue wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 2:39 pm I think one might suggest this is his final tour so I've bitten the bullet. Friday, Saturday and Monday. It's set us back two thousand quid so I'm absolutely determined to enjoy every second. Ive never paid anything near this, but what can you do!
You only live once although it was pointed out to me that the kind of money spent on this can buy a holiday.
Now that’s dedication!

Although to be fair, I was thinking to myself if he ever did anything like Pompeii, or even the amphitheatre in Verona again, I’ll be all over that like a rash!
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There are so many scalpers selling tickets for £3k! I hope nobody pays that obscene amount.
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Keith Jordan wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 3:08 pm Three nights of David Gilmour is much better than a week in the sun. 8)
Yep. I'm not sure it is to be fair. A bit extravagant to be honest. 🤔
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Neil wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 3:36 pm
moodyblue wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 2:39 pm I think one might suggest this is his final tour so I've bitten the bullet. Friday, Saturday and Monday. It's set us back two thousand quid so I'm absolutely determined to enjoy every second. Ive never paid anything near this, but what can you do!
You only live once although it was pointed out to me that the kind of money spent on this can buy a holiday.
Now that’s dedication!

Although to be fair, I was thinking to myself if he ever did anything like Pompeii, or even the amphitheatre in Verona again, I’ll be all over that like a rash!
I think Pompeii would be a fabulous memory/experience to have.
The trouble with things like this is we'd potentially live to regret not going if you get the chance. I can't see him doing much again at his rate again, but who knows.
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I do have a chance of a pair of tickets. A friend of mines father in law owns two seats at the Albert Hall - his mum used to work there as a cleaner and was given the two seats in lieu of payment as at the time the RHA was skint and couldn't pay her - and some of the other staff there. Anyway he is entitled to use those seats for any event/concert held at the RHA apart from private bookings and remembrance sunday. If he doesn't want to see a particular show he sells them off at usually 66% of the face value - so depending what nights he has available I might take up any offer of tix
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drafsack wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 11:36 pm I do have a chance of a pair of tickets. A friend of mines father in law owns two seats at the Albert Hall - his mum used to work there as a cleaner and was given the two seats in lieu of payment as at the time the RHA was skint and couldn't pay her - and some of the other staff there. Anyway he is entitled to use those seats for any event/concert held at the RHA apart from private bookings and remembrance sunday. If he doesn't want to see a particular show he sells them off at usually 66% of the face value - so depending what nights he has available I might take up any offer of tix
Nice .... I see he's just announced Rome as the only Euro dates