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10:35 AM on 03/20/13
chokeychicken
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Tickets aren't that bad. Orchestra tickets for the venue by me (PNC Bank Arts Center) are 60, mid level is 40 and lawn is around 20. Now, compare that with Victoria Justice who's most expensive ticket is around 120 dollars and this tour is priced just right. Matchbox Twenty did a good sized room about 20 minutes from me 2 weeks ago. Most expensive ticket was 95 dollars. They sold out back to back dates. I mean both bands are still very popular in the adult contemporary genre. This will be a successful tour..I can pretty much guarantee that.
at 60/40/20, they'll be fine. My original statement was based on the assumption that top price tier tickets would be 100+, which it seems every major artist thinks they can charge these days.
10:37 AM on 03/20/13
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Playing in Cincy two weeks after mine and my girlfriends' birthday. Slow and soft and straight down the middle, thank you very much!
10:38 AM on 03/20/13
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Every single person on the face of the planet has heard and liked "Unwell" AND "Iris".

For the record, I saw Matchbox 20 in a palace venue with 8,000 capacity and couldn't move.
10:41 AM on 03/20/13
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Goo Goo Dolls play amphitheaters every summer and sell out a lot of dates. This is an amphitheater and small arena tour. I think they would be ok if they were by themselves.
They were playing college shows around here and getting a so-so response. That's still not huge, it's okay for a living. But they're not big anymore.
10:44 AM on 03/20/13
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How the fuck do the Goos skip Buffalo?!?! Hoping a date here gets added, but that should be in their initial plans, I would think.
10:45 AM on 03/20/13
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I found out about the Illinois date a few weeks ago.

I plan on attending one of the two shows.
10:53 AM on 03/20/13
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They were playing college shows around here and getting a so-so response. That's still not huge, it's okay for a living. But they're not big anymore.
In the Adult Contemporary world, they're still a big band. Obviously, this should be a Matchbox Twenty headlining tour. They're miles bigger than GGD. The Dolls still have a great fan base that still supports them. It's the same thing with OAR. They haven't had a hit in God only knows how many years but every summer they still play giant venues.
10:55 AM on 03/20/13
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Lol. Wut. You're fucking stupid. These bands are and have been huge. Mainstream.

Click back over to youporn you fucking idiot.

Hey. Leave youporn out of this.
10:56 AM on 03/20/13
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at 60/40/20, they'll be fine. My original statement was based on the assumption that top price tier tickets would be 100+, which it seems every major artist thinks they can charge these days.
No I understand completely. I'm sure they'll have their "VIP Packages" going for several hundred dollars but if you can live without being in the first 15 rows, then 60 dollars is quite alright. I just don't understand how top tier artists can still get away with 100 dollar tickets. Even Bieber can sell them! Groups like 1D, I can understand. If you're past your prime, make the tickets affordable.
11:08 AM on 03/20/13
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definitely read this news as "Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls will sell out a North American co-headlining tour this summer." didn't even question it.
11:09 AM on 03/20/13
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The Goo Goo Dolls did a club tour last spring and it barely sold out in most markets. I'm not saying either band is bad (I enjoy both) but I've worked in the ticket industry for the last decade and can pretty confidently say that if this tour is priced the way I think it will be priced (ie: too high), I don't see these shows selling out across the board.

I could be wrong. I've been wrong before, but something a little smaller might be more comfortable.

Then again, MB20 had that big radio hit last year that was catchy, so who the fuck knows. Audiences for 90's bands are always unpredictable.
I think the MB20 club tour did really well so, packaged together, shouldn't be bad. Question for you since you work in the ticketing agencies. Can the sheds still do like 6-7k a show and break even? Most acts that play there, it seems they can't fill up the 18-20k spaces.
11:09 AM on 03/20/13
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Hey. Leave youporn out of this.


Hahahahaha. I felt guilty immediately after typing it. Can we get a post just about porn?

That Bonnie Rotten. Geez.
11:10 AM on 03/20/13
saintnumberfive
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Holy 1997-VH1-Top-20-Countdown, Batman!
11:12 AM on 03/20/13
InTheatersNow
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Reserved $125/$105
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11:14 AM on 03/20/13
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Lol. Wut. You're fucking stupid. These bands are and have been huge. Mainstream.

Click back over to youporn you fucking idiot.
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