Wednesday August 03, 2016

Why Tragically Hip tickets are suddenly affordable

Frontman of the Tragically Hip, Gord Downie, leads the band through a concert in Vancouver, Sunday, July, 24, 2016.

Frontman of the Tragically Hip, Gord Downie, leads the band through a concert in Vancouver, Sunday, July, 24, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

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Tragically Hip tickets have gone from exorbitantly expensive (with some selling for as much as $5000) to much more affordable prices (think: $50).  

So, what happened? Did we beat the bots? And what does this mean for the overall health of the concert ticket market? 

Fair Ticket Solutions founder Alan Gelfand joins guest host Rachel Giese to explains the drastic price drop in under 5 minutes.