Did the bands ask for cash up front, or were they doing it for free, gratis and for nothing?
If so, they have ended up with much egg on face... expect mucho publicity, and end up looking like complete bell-ends
Your point was well made, and Red Wedge did very well in raising political awareness among the Yoof.
Even though Labour lost.
The current crop of useless asshats - politicians AND musicians - shows how JC has lost the plot. The 'musos' have absolutely zilch political awareness whatsoever, and are just there to get their faces on instagram
This comment is mint, I wonder how many other people had the same idea to get a free tickets in the name of Trotsky et al like I did
Shame they didn't mention Adolf, because I've got proof he had a ticket to Labour Live...
The event filled a fraction of its 20,000 capacity. Party chiefs could have announced how many actually came through the doors, but have chosen not to. Instead the party and its Twitter outriders referred only to attendance “in the thousands” while the press estimated 4,000 were present.
Labour briefed that 13,000 tickets were sold, but it was later revealed this included the thousands of tickets given away free in the names of Tony Blair, Kim Il Sung and Trotsky.