Got Ticketmaster vouchers? You’ll have to travel to use them

There’s not a single eligible show listed in Colorado. Hope you like road trips to New Mexico.


This would fit Alanis Morrisette’s definition of irony, which is to say it’s just plain crappy.

In a class action lawsuit settlement, Ticketmaster issued millions of vouchers that can be redeemed for free tickets. Plenty of people in the Denver area received them, only to have their free concert hopes quickly dashed.

It turns out the free tickets are effectively useless, unless you’re willing to travel hundreds of miles. Not a single Colorado concert is on Ticketmaster’s list of 439 eligible shows.

In fact, the vouchers are only good for shows in 18 states: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

The eligible shows nearest to Denver are in Albuquerque, which gets 14 shows that include Pitbull, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, Blink 182, Mumford & Sons and Slipknot.

We’ve reached out to Ticketmaster for comment, and we’ll let you know if we hear back.