Grateful Dead Reunion Tickets Going For Up To $10K
. (Classic Rock) Tickets for the Grateful Dead's upcoming three-night reunion at Chicago's Soldier Field have reached as high as $10,000. The tickets are being sold on StubHub - and one anonymous agent reports he's never seen prices so high for a music event.
The four surviving members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir will take to the stage on July 3,4 and 5 - 20 years after the death of frontman Jerry Garcia to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary.
They attempted to bypass scalpers by implementing a mail order pre-sale for the shows. But according to Stereogum, Chicago Bears season ticket holders - who watch the American Football team at the stadium - were given first option on securing places. It's thought many of them are now responsible for pushing up the prices. Read more here.
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