Ticket Holder Seeks Solutions About Refunds For Fenway Park Concert events – CBS dangolka

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dangolka (CBS) – It was speculated to be an enormous summer season for live shows at Fenway Park with acts like Girl Gaga, Maroon 5, and Aerosmith set to carry out. However then coronavirus occurred.
Now, with strict social distancing tips and huge occasions being canceled within the metropolis, individuals like Ken Healy, who already bought tickets, are questioning if they’ll get refunds for reveals which will by no means occur.
Healy bought wherever from 4 to eight tickets per present, which provides as much as about $8,000. He bought the tickets earlier than coronavirus broke out, and shut down a lot of the nation. That $8,000 was expendable earnings a number of months in the past, now Healy says he may actually use it since his auto enterprise has taken a success. He says it’s, “what I have to hold my enterprise alive proper now. My enterprise is down 70% over final yr.”
When he tried to name Stay Nation a few refund, he was directed again to the Purple Sox, or the MLB Ticket Trade. Healy says he spent hours on the cellphone and couldn’t get a straight reply. “No one on the Purple Sox, Stay Nation or MLB would give us a straight reply on how we’re gonna get our a refund,” he stated.
Stay Nation tells WBZ that they’re providing refunds for live shows which were rescheduled or canceled, however the Purple Sox say solely two acts, James Taylor and Lifeless and Firm, have formally canceled or postponed their reveals at Fenway.
Till the opposite eight acts make an official announcement, Ken’s refunds look like in limbo. He now wonders if Mayor Marty Walsh must step in. “Do we’d like Mayor Walsh to inform Stay Nation, ‘hey your live shows are canceled?’’
In a press release to WBZ, Stay Nation says:
“We can not touch upon the standing of any occasion not listed on LiveNation.com/EventStatus right now.  That web page might be constantly up to date as new particulars are made obtainable and any modifications in occasion standing might be communicated on to ticketholders by way of e mail as effectively.
Stay Nation created the Ticket Refund Plan to provide followers refund choices for reveals which were cancelled or rescheduled. It takes a complete ecosystem to convey reside occasions to life, we respect the persistence of followers as our groups work by the main points of shifting these reveals with artists, venues, and communities around the globe. For extra data go to LiveNation.com/refund.“
The Purple Sox say they are going to be working with Stay Nation and ticket holders within the weeks forward to find out the very best path ahead. A spokesperson says, “as soon as the state and metropolis start the method of reopening non-essential companies, we are going to work carefully with them to evaluate what forms of occasions and actions could possibly be held at Fenway Park in a protected means.”

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