The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands)
Noel fans banned from gig for online tickets
Noel Gallagher fans were left hundreds of pounds out of pocket after they were refused entry to his gig in Aberdeen.
Many paid over the odds to get resale tickets online from website Viagogo, only to fall foul of ID rules when they arrived at the doors of the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on Wednesday.
In order to cut down on profiteering ticket touts, the singer’s management printed the original purchaser’s name on every ticket and required concert-goers to have matching identification.