Filipino netizens slam Live Nation over high ticket prices for TREASURE’s “Hello” concert
Filipino TREASURERS, SWEETHEARTofficial fandom of, they were excited when YG entertainment announced that the group of 10 will be heading to the Philippines on their world tour health Concert tour on April 15, 2023.
Unfortunately, some fans were disappointed when National live entertainment It was revealed he was hosting the event as the company was accused of fixing ticket prices and violating health and safety laws. Some Filipino CARATs also described their experiences in SEVENTEENit is be the sun Concert in December 2022, also organized by Live Nation Entertainment, as “traumatic”.
— Live Nation PH (@livenationph) December 28, 2022
Further criticism of Live Nation Entertainment came from TREASURE health Manila concert prices were announced and fans were shocked at how expensive they were. Tickets ranged from ₱PHP 3,500 or around USD 64 for general admission to PHP ₱19,500 or around USD 356 for the VIP sound check.
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— Live Nation PH (@livenationph) January 10, 2023
For comparison, the highest health Concert ticket prices in Singapore and Indonesia were SGD 348 or around USD 261 and IDR Rp 3,400,000 or around USD 218 respectively, a clear difference between prices in the Philippines.
📢 TREASURE TOUR 2023 [HELLO] IN 🇸🇬 @treasuremembers SAY HELLO TO SG TEUME!! 👋🏼💙 The boys are coming to our sunny island for the first time to perform! WOW~! 🤩
— Live Nation SG (@livenationsg) January 6, 2023
[ANNOUNCEMENT] TREASURE TOUR 2023 [HELLO] In JAKARTA, 18-19 March 2023 at ICE BSD City – Ticket Sales Schedule.
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— MCP (@mecimapro) January 10, 2023
Netizens couldn’t understand how much more expensive the TREASURE concert was than the concerts of SEVENTEEN and NOIRPINK.
The TREASURE ticket prices for TREASURE TOUR HELLO in Manila are more expensive than Seventeen and BLACKPINK. What’s wrong? pic.twitter.com/47rOZIcAQW
— Margie♡ (@iksanpjw) January 10, 2023
Others pointed out that many of the TREASURE MAKER students were without income, making access to tickets even more difficult.
WE ASK FILO-TEUMES @livenationph NA GAWING ANG THE LOWEST PRICE! IT IS frustrating to know that most of us are students and yet the ticket price is not cheap
— Winter.📌 (@PAJISMILE) January 10, 2023
filo teumes, we better petition to lower the price. it’s too much, not just for the students, but for anyone planning to attend the concert. Also the seating arrangement is not good at all. 💀
— Troie Warrior (@kanemoyoshi) January 10, 2023
So far, there has been no comment from YG Entertainment or Live Nation Entertainment on the ticket price adjustment.