Secondary-ticketing firm Viagogo is facing a new storm, in Germany: indeed, a Hamburg court has ruled in favour of promoter MCT Agentur in a battle over secondary tickets for rock band Rammstein’s upcoming tour.
The court has barred Viagogo from allowing tickets for the band’s German gigs to be sold on its platform, while also ruling that any tickets that are sold on it will not be valid for entry to the concerts.
The message from the artist is that this is a move to protect fans. An official statement says:
The court’s decision is a warning signal to anyone who thinks they can resell massively overpriced and invalid Rammstein tickets.
While tickets can be resold, it will be through the official fanSALE service offered by ticketing firms Eventim and München Ticket.
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