Eric Church is making sure as many fans as possible see him on tour this summer by taking a stand against concert ticket scalpers.
The country star, who launches his The Outsiders World Tour in North America on Sept. 11 in Bossier City, La., has cancelled 902 tickets that were purchased by scalpers for his show in Minneapolis, Minn.
“A lot of acts just want to sell as many tickets as they can and they don’t care who they sell them to,” Eric says. “I want my fans to be the ones who buy tickets to my shows, and I want scalpers to back off. I can’t stop ticket scalpers completely, but I can definitely make it harder for them.”
The 902 cancelled ticket orders have been put back into the system for sale.
According to a press release, ticket orders for all dates on The Outsiders World Tour will be scrutinized to combat scalping to allow fans to see Eric for the originally intended price.
Dwight Yoakam, Brothers Osbourne and Brandy Clark will serve as opening acts on The Outsiders World Tour.
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