A whole-ass day out from the general on-sale date, ticket scalping vermin Viagogo is already flogging tickets to the scheduled Lizzo headline show in Melbourne for extortionate prices of $500 and above.

In an attempt to combat the notorious dickheads behind the scams, FOMO has launched a Dob In A Scalper initiative. Traditionally, I’m against snitches, but they’re ain’t no form of snitch dog more snitchy than a scalper, so I fully support this movement.

FOMO festival are asking you to report scalpers selling tickets for ludicrous prices at  [email protected] so that they can crackdown on the swindlers behind this treacherous trade. Read their full statement below.

We urge you to be aware that Lizzo’s Melbourne sideshow tickets are sold only via Ticketmaster. Tickets are dispatched 48 hours before the show – literally none of these bots like Viagogo are selling valid tickets.

Ticketmaster was unsurprisingly met with remarkable demand for the Lizzo pre-sale this morning at Forum Melbourne. As advertised, the pre-sale allocation for this show was released at 9AM today (Monday 18 November) and sold out very quickly.

With Lizzo being one of the most popular artists in the world right now, demand was always going to be extremely high. We expect the same demand for the general on sale tomorrow. Those who miss out will have a chance to see Lizzo perform at FOMO Festival in Melbourne on Sunday 12 January.

We encourage you to participate in our DOB IN A SCALPER initiative. If you find anyone trying to sell Lizzo tickets for extortionate prices please email us at [email protected] and we’ll ensure FOMO/Ticketmaster/Forum Melbourne investigate it. We want tickets in the hands of REAL fans and we want to take these scamming ass-hats down.

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To clarify, one more time, Viagogo, eBay or Facebook Marketplace are NOT authorised ticket sellers.

If you have successfully purchased tickets for the Lizzo sideshow at Forum Melbourne through Ticketmaster, you will be sent your tickets at 9AM Monday 6 January. This means no one will have tickets in their account until this date. Any posts you see from Viagogo or similar claiming to have tickets to sell are FAKE. Scammers on these pages do not have valid tickets to sell and are just trying to swindle you out of your money.

We implore you – please don’t be fooled.

Watch: Lizzo – ‘Juice’

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FOMO 2020 Line-up

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Pre-sale tickets available Wednesday, 3rd June from 9am AEST.
Available only via Sign-Up.

Saturday, January 4th (18+)
Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane

Sunday, January 5th (16+)
Elder Park, Adelaide

Saturday, January 11th (18+)
Parramatta Park, Sydney

Sunday, January 12th (16+)
Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne

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