Wait, Aisle Seats At Concerts Are Going To Cost More?

May 29, 2019

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We all love concerts but buying tickets can sometimes be frustrating and expensive...and now it's about to get worse.

That's because it looks like we'll be paying more for aisle seats.

Not special seats.  Not fancy seats.  Seats simply special because they are on the end of the row and you don't have to crawl over people to get out.


Some concert promoters have started selling aisle seats at select shows with a surcharge that adds an additonal $5 to $30 to your ticket price for those who are "looking to enjoy the convenience of easy access to refreshments, restrooms, and venue exits," Billboard reports.

Ummmmm. WHAT

Even better news, it's not only the actual seat on the aisle, in some cases it's also the second, third and fourth seats into the row.  Although for now, these price hikes must be approved by both the artist and the promoter.

They are being called "premium aisle seats," because, well, that sounds like something special. 

But despite the ritzy "premium" seat, you still have to be your row's gatekeepers, and stand up every time everyone else in the row needs to drink or pee...so a lot.