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Amazon starts selling tickets to music events via Local site

By | Published on Friday 17 July 2015


Amazon is moving into concert and festival ticketing, having started flogging tickets to West End theatre shows earlier this year via its Amazon Local platform.

Among the music events seemingly headed to the Amazon no-booking-fee tickets store are a Tom Jones concert, Bestival and Camp Bestival. Good times.

Says Geraldine Wilson, GM for Amazon Local in the UK: “We wanted to offer a convenient way for Amazon customers to book tickets to a wide selection of music, theatre and comedy events around the UK in a few clicks”.

She goes on: “To build trust it was paramount that we provided transparent pricing from the start with no hidden extras at the checkout, which customers told us can be really off-putting and confusing”.