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Kip Moore takes aim at ticket scalpers

Jun 24, 2014 | 10:39am EDT

Country singer Kip Moore has taken aim at ticket scalpers trying to profit from his upcoming Dirt Road tour. The Faith When I Fall hitmaker, who is set to head out on the road in the autumn (14), recently expressed his anger over stories suggesting people are trying to re-sell his tickets at high prices, despite his best efforts to keep tickets between $25 (GBP15.60) and $35 (GBP21.90). He writes on, "We scaled back production across the board to make low ticket prices possible. There are things in this world that p**s me off that I know I’ll never be able to change... but above all, the thing that p**ses me off the most is scalpers. "I could sit back and ignore it, because I know it’s a losing battle, but I just can’t do that. People are trying everyday to fix this problem, but it’s a difficult task..." Moore is not the only country musician to lash out at ticket scalpers this year - in April (14), Eric Church cancelled 1,000 tickets to his concert in Minneapolis when he found out they had been purchased by scalpers.

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