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Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett: Ticket Touts Create More Pressure to Meet High Fan Expectations

Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett has called for ticket touting in the music industry to be criminalized, telling Newsweek it creates added pressure on artists to put on a show worthy of fans’ high expectations if they have paid a significant figure for secondhand tickets. In September, the folk-rock band’s manager Adam Tudhope revealed ticket sales for their U.S. tour in April generated ticket touts $3 million (£2.
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