Scalpers sell Blackpink concert tickets on Carousell for up to S$3,500

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Blackpink will perform at the National Stadium on May 13, 2023.

Tickets for the general public went on sale today (November 24) at 10am and sold out Mothership checked around 11:20am.

Screenshot of Ticketmaster’s website.

Tickets were priced from S$168 to S$398, not including the booking fee.

Photo via Live Nation

Presale tickets were available from November 21 to November 23 for Blink fan club members, Paypal and Live Nation members.

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Before the public sale started, some were already selling their tickets for higher-than-usual prices on online marketplace Carousell.

Resell tickets

At the time of writing, Carousellers can be seen trying to resell the tickets at prices ranging from S$168 for Category 10 tickets to S$3,500 for Category 1 tickets.

For context, Category 10 tickets originally cost S$168, while Category 1 tickets cost S$398.

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Screenshot of Carousell.

Screenshot of Carousell.

Screenshot via Carousell

Successful buyers

It seems some fans don’t mind paying a premium for the tickets.

At least two resellers managed to sell the tickets for S$1,000 and S$1,325 respectively.

Screenshot of Carousell.

Screenshot of Carousell.

Reasons to sell

While most sellers gave no reason for selling, one user shared that some friends “failed to get VIP tickets”

That’s why the account wanted to sell their own tickets to go with their friends instead.

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Screenshot via Carousell

Another seller raised the retail price of the category 1 ticket to S$2,200 because apparently “too many interested parties were present”.

Top footage from YG Entertainment and Arup, screenshot from Carousell.

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