Ticketmaster or box office?
Question: Ticketmaster charges like 30 dollars in extra fees. would they charge any of those fees at the box office window?
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No they dont charge anything at the Box Office. You pay the ticket price. With the box office though you are taking the chance of tickets being sold out. Yeah Ticketmaster charges way toooooo many fees.
To address the first part of your question, the seats were sold out from you. By the time you went from your computer to the box office, all available $125 seats had been bought--probably by some brokers. After that, it gets a little more interesting. The majority of the "interest" would be caused by the promoters. The promoters of the shows allocate the tickets. For example, the promoters will typically set aside great tickets that can be given to radio stations, family members, employees, etc. The rest are put up for sale to the general public via the box office and a ticketing company, whether that be Ticketmaster, Tickets.com, etc. Most of the time the promoter will set aside more tickets than he/she gives away--so just prior to the event some prime seating usually opens up. Sometimes this happens weeks before the show, other times it is just hours before the show.
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