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Kid Rock Criticises Justin Timberlake + Jay-Z Gig Tickets

Calls The Prices "Robbery"

Kid Rock has criticised the ticket prices for Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's upcoming US tour.

Tickets for the 'Legends of the Summer' tour are as expensive as $275 for a non-VIP ticket and are a far cry from Kid Rock's own $20 tickets.

When asked during an interview with Piers Morgan, Kid Rock immediately referred to the prices as being “garbage.”

He said: “It’s garbage. It’s highway robbery,”

“I don’t care who you are. I would consider both of them in the circle of friends in the business, but I don’t agree with it.”

Kid Rock also revealed that he worked closely with Live Nation to cut the costs for his fans and was even willing to take a pay cut to ensure that fans only had to pay $20 for concert tickets and $4 for refreshments, among other perks. According to the artist, the pay cut could possibly cost him around $50,000 to $100,000 per night.

Kid Rock explained: “It’s gotten out of hand. The price of concerts, the price of entertainment period. Whether it’s a sporting event, going to the movies, buy a soda there, whatever... I’ve always tried to keep prices [to] what I think are fair. And I’ve always said I’m proud that I can walk around with my head held high and look someone in the eye knowing that I haven’t taken an unhonest dollar from a working man. But how can we make it better?”

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