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March 20, 2010 05:36 ET

FanSnap® Ticket Search Engine Helps Fans Find the Best Values in Lady Gaga Tickets

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2010) - FanSnap®, the leading live event ticket search engine, today announced that its search results, comprising dozens of ticket sites, have located hundreds and for some tour stops, thousands of available Lady Gaga tickets.

As show after show of the wildly successful 'Monster Ball' tour sells out at the box office, Lady Gaga fans, like many concert fans, are turning to the large and popular open market for event tickets, which offers fans entertainment choices that until recent years were unavailable to average fans, giving them the power to buy the exact tickets they desire, when and from whom, they choose.

"FanSnap ticket search is the solution to 'sold out,' providing fans looking for concert tickets tremendous entertainment choices and value, while saving them hours of searching," said FanSnap CEO Mike Janes. "FanSnap makes it very hard for fans to overpay, as they can identify at a glance the 'best value' tickets on the open market - those that are priced substantially below other available comparable tickets by 10%, 25%, even 50% less."

As one example, the latest FanSnap ticket search results have located a combined 6,000+ Lady Gaga tickets to the three shows at New York's Madison Square Garden on fifteen ticket sites, which likely represent thousands of sellers. The asking prices for comparable tickets can vary by as much as 50% or more. One recent search on www.fansnap.com found tickets with an asking price of $229 in the same row as tickets listed for $805. Market prices of course fluctuate up or down over time based on the balance of willing ticket buyers vs. willing ticket sellers.

Monster Ball North American tour schedule:
Jun 28 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
Jul 1 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
Jul 4 - Atlantic City, NJ - Boardwalk Hall
Jul 6, 7, 9 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
Jul 11, 12 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
Jul 14 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
Jul 15 - Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse
Jul 17 - Saint Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
Jul 20 - Oklahoma City, OK - Ford Center
Jul 22 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
Jul 25 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
Jul 28 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
Jul 31 - Phoenix, AZ US - Airways Center
Aug 3 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
Aug 11, 12 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
Aug 13 - Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand - Garden Arena
Aug 16, 17 - San Jose, CA HP Pavilion - San Jose
Aug 19 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena
Aug 21 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
Aug 23, 24 - Vancouver, BC - General Motors Place (Canada Hockey Place) 
Aug 26 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
Aug 30 - Saint Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
Sep 1 - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center
Sep 4 - Detroit, MI - Palace of Auburn Hills
Sep 7 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center DC

Sep 8 - Charlottesville, VA - John Paul Jones Arena
Sep 14 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center
Sep 16 - Hartford, CT - XL Center
Sep 18 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
Sep 19 - Raleigh, NC - RBC Center

The popularity of the open market for sports, theatre, and concert tickets has exploded as fans have rejected antiquated options such as being shut out of going to a desired event, settling for lower quality tickets than they really want, or having to deal with street scalpers. FanSnap was created specifically to help fans best navigate the rapid increase in the number of quality ticket companies that enable this open market.

FanSnap was named to the "PC World 100: Best Products of 2009" and also named "Most Innovative New Search Engine" of the Search Engine Watch (SEW) Awards 2009.

About FanSnap

FanSnap is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value tickets to sports, concerts, and theatre events. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results, totaling more than 17 million sports, theater and concert tickets to 80,000 events, are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketData(SM) systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Maps(SM). FanSnap.com is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.

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