How to be Rude at a Bowery Ballroom Concert

On Monday evening, I attended a concert at the Bowery Ballroom — it was The Mountain Goats with opening band Matthew E. White. There were a number of occasions when I could not help but notice people being not just a little impolite but outright rude and I think that it is high time that you, if you are unaware, learn exactly how, you too, can join the ranks of people being rude at concerts.

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Groupon and Filling Empty Concert Seats

When concert promoters are unable to persuade people to buy tickets to see the concerts they are promoting and shows go on with many empty seats, it is a huge problem for them on multiple levels. For one, they will have trouble convincing any future venues to take on the artist — how can they know if they will lose money on the artist or not when their past experience tells them the artist is a bad investment? It also reflects badly on them as a promoter — they couldn’t generate interest? Other artists will shy away from them.

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