In an email to fans, comedian Louis C.K. has announced he will sell tickets to his upcoming tour exclusively on his official website. All tickets will be $45, with C.K. reserving the right to cancel a ticket in exchange for a refund if the ticketholder attempts to sell the ticket for "anything above the original price."
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"Making my shows affordable has always been my goal but two things have always worked against that. High ticket charges and ticket re-sellers marking up the prices," C.K. wrote in the email. "Some ticketing services charge more than 40% over the ticket price and, ironically, the lower I've made my ticket prices, the more scalpers have bought them up, so the more fans have paid for a lot of my tickets.
"By selling the tickets exclusively on my site, I've cut the ticket charges way down and absorbed them into the ticket price," he continues. "To buy a ticket, you join NOTHING. Just use your credit card and buy the damn thing."
Louis C.K. starts his tour on Oct. 3 in Cleveland and wraps up on Feb. 1, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
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