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Ticketmaster Settlement Means You Might Have Some Free Concerts In Your Future

Perhaps some Crash Test Dummies concerts are in your future? (Photo by Blake Patterson via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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More than a decade after a class-action suit against Ticketmaster for their jacked-up fees was first filed, the company's settlement has finally been finalized. Why, you might be asking, should I care? Well, if you happened to buy a ticket through Ticketmaster anytime between late 1999 and early 2013, you could be eligible for free tickets to a number of events, according to the AP.Ticketmaster, which is now a part of Live Nation Entertainment Inc., sent an email to eligible customers alerting them of the vouchers, which are a result of the class-action lawsuit. The vouchers expire in four years, and according to Billboard, more than 50 million people may be eligible receive them.

Of course there's a catch: the tickets are only for certain events (so you can probably count Hamilton or Kanye West tickets out), and the site listing the events isn't up yet, so you'll just have to wait to see what free shows are in your future.

Now if only I could remember the password to the AOL email address linked to my turn-of-the-millenium Ticketmaster account, I would really be set.