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Olly Murs offers free tickets to those out of pocket from cancelled shows

By | Published on Tuesday 25 July 2017

Olly Murs

That fine gent Olly Murs is offering fans who lost out from the collapse of a concert promoter called Stephen C Associates Limited free tickets to his upcoming shows in Swansea and Portsmouth.

As previously reported, Stephen C Associates Limited was promoting Murs shows in Exeter and Bournemouth, but last week announced it had ceased trading and that the concerts would not now go ahead.

With the collapse of the company, ticket buyers would be reliant on their ticket agent or credit card provider to get a refund, Stephen C Associates Limited having no money left to pay for refunds itself.

Yesterday morning Murs announced via Twitter that any fans who had been unable to get a refund would be offered free tickets at the Swansea and Portsmouth shows. Those who had successfully got their money back on tickets for the cancelled gigs are also being offered tickets to the other concerts at a special rate.

Addressing his fans, Murs wrote: “After both of these shows were cancelled when the promoter went into liquidation, I know you were all upset and left out of pocket! We tried to find a way of still doing the shows or rescheduling them but ended up facing too many obstacles, and we couldn’t risk letting you down again”.

He went on: “So, together with my management, agent and promoters of my other summer shows, we have come up with the most viable solution so I can still hopefully see most of you! Anyone who hasn’t been offered a refund from their original ticketing company can get their ticket swapped with a replacement one [for the Swansea or Portsmouth shows]”.

After explaining the special offer option for those that did get their money back on the cancelled gigs, he concludes: “I know I’m asking you to travel to new locations, and it’s far from ideal, but we’ve really tried to make something work and I hope I can see loads of you at these other shows”.