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Posted on Tue, Nov 1, 2011 : 12:08 p.m.

Additional seats released for Bob Seger concert at EMU

By Staff

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Concert promoter LiveNation has announced the release of some additional seats for the Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band concert at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on Wednesday.

The text of the announcement:

"Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band kick off the second leg of their 2011 Tour tomorrow night, November 2, at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.

"With the stage built and the sound and lights set for today’s rehearsals, the production team is happy to make additional seats available for purchase.

"Tickets are available now at, and the EMU Convocation Center box office."


Anthony Grimes

Tue, Nov 1, 2011 : 7:46 p.m.

If anyone even thinks about buying tickets from Ticketmaster for this show they are crazy. The market is flooded with tickets due to the fact that only Michigan residents could purchase them when they originally went on sale and the scalpers scooped them up. I purchased two seats on the floor for $35 each late last week and have had many others email me as well looking to dump tickets at a huge loss. I really feel sorry for the "true fans" that purchased these tickets at face value and are taking a bath on them but they can thank the scalpers for once again ruining an incredible evening.


Tue, Nov 1, 2011 : 9:25 p.m.

I admit to falling into your category of a true fan, and while you are on point to some extent, I think the brokers and scalpers are partly to blame. Seger has saturated the market so to speak because he played in Saginaw and Toledo recently, in addition all those shows over the last few years in Oakland County. This is my first time seeing him so the seventy bucks is money well spent, plus I can cab it, take the AATA or even walk if I need to.

Ron Granger

Tue, Nov 1, 2011 : 6:47 p.m.

Ah yes, the old "additional seats" scam. These were the tickets that ticketmaster couldn't scalp at outrageous prices through their subsidiary - stubhub. The other aspect of their business model is to release lousy seats first. The hardcore fans snap those up, even if they are poor seats. Ever notice how poor the seats are, even when you are requesting seats the very second they go on sale? Blame Ticketmaster. Then, when the concert date approaches, they release good seats. That entices more sales. The on-the-fencers will buy good seats but not lousy seats. It's all part of their strategy to maximize profits with no regard to the age old concept of "first come, first served".