Trying to Land Tickets to Taylor Swift Concert?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students Motivated by the Arts is raffling off two VIP floor seat tickets to the June 16 Taylor Swift concert at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh.

The tickets were donated to SMARTS by Larry Mohn III and Sarra Mohn to help the group raise funds for future programming. Both Mohn children have taken classes at SMARTS, which is a downtown community art school that provides access and early training for pre-K to 12th-grade students.

SMARTS is selling 1,000 chances at $100 each to win the pair of Taylor Swift tickets; to purchase, go to

The donors paid $1,110 apiece for the tickets.

To learn more, go to

The extraordinarily high demand for tickets to Swift’s 2023 concert resulted in much-publicized problems with the Ticketmaster website. As a result, many fans of the singer were unable to buy tickets.

The unprecedentedly high demand also allowed the ticket-seller to raise ticket prices into the thousands.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.