-also known as allocated seating or assigned seating
-In a purely reserved seating scheme, each ticket is assigned a specific seat in the venue at the time of purchase. Seats are typically identified by row number/letter, seat number, and sometimes by section.
-different pricing for each section, rows, and/or seats
-allows pricing for VIP/Meet'n Greet, Gold Circle, Platinum, Silver or Economy
-allows increase closer to front and decrease in back area