Re: [LA] Beastie Boys Tickets for Sat Sept 12th?

Michael Stutz (
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 21:22:28 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, Rohit Khare wrote:

> > For $30 a pop, no way. I like their music, but am not accustomed to paying
> > more than $5-7 for a show.
> Generation gap?

Well, the Beasties are all 10 years older than me, but certainly my
generation is their primary demographic.

> I go rarely, but I expect to be screwed. Even club covers are $10+.

I expect these kind of prices from big pop acts like Madonna, Alanis, etc.,
but wasn't expecting this from them, because I still find their music
somewhat interesting.

> >Why so high? Why is everything in the Grand Royal
> > catalog so expensive? Even Sonic Youth was half that price.
> Copyrights? :-)

You mean like paying $ to get permission from samples? Hadn't thought of