Brown Paper Tickets is an online ticketing service offering event organizers an easy way to sell tickets for their event.

Using Brown Paper Tickets musicians can create a customized events page with the ability to add your own headers, footers, and CSS.

For those with some programming knowledge Brown Paper Tickets allows organizers to sell tickets directly on any site using their API.

With Brown Paper Tickets event organizers can sell several types of tickets including physical tickets, will-call tickets, e-tickets, and mobile tickets. To service offers a couple ways to redeem tickets including the ability to scan tickets at the door with their free iPhone and Android app.

Among the features of the service is “Fan Club Ticketing”, which allows organizers to offer early-bird or discount tickets via a unique ID that you can give out to fans.

To track sales, the service offers built-in sales reports allowing you to view individual transactions, pending balance on your account, will-call refunds, and tickets bought in groups, among much more.

Selling tickets on Brown Paper Tickets is free for event organizers. Ticket buyers are charged processing fees of $0.99 per ticket plus 3.5% with 2.5% of the fee going back to event organizers (except on tickets purchased using BPT credit card processing).



  • Analytics - Get detailed sales reports
  • Pre-sale tickets - Offer fans pre-sale tickets
  • Discount tickets - Offer select fans discounts on tickets


  • Processing fees - Ticket buyers are charged processing fees
  • Revenue share - Event organizers keep a portion of the processing fees


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