Dice bounces back from booking fee furore

James Hanley

New Dice MD Russ Tannen has spoken of his regret at how the company handled the introduction of booking fees to its service.

Dice launched four years ago with the tagline “Best Gigs. No Booking Fees”, but quietly began charging a 10% markup last year, leading to a brief Twitter spat with the band Shame.

“As we grew, we discovered that to get a significant allocation of tickets for bigger shows, we had to agree to include a booking fee,” ...

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