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Springsteen tix: Anybody got 'em?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Huggy, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    I know there's a lot of interest on the board for the Boss's upcoming tour. I know tickets have gone on sale for a number of dates in the US and tix for the Toronto stop go on sale tomorrow morning.

    For those who've got them, what's the demand been like in your area? Really tough to say what it will be here. He's always been popular in Toronto but aside form an ad in yesterday's Toronto Star, this one really seems to be flying below the radar. I think I've got a shot but then again it could sell out in 10 minutes.

    What's with the general admission seats on the floor? Rolling Stone noted it was the same for The Rising tour which I didn't see. I wouldn't think a Springsteen crowd (especially these days) would be all for lining up hours before the doors open to race to the stage. I thought this stuff was taboo after the tragedy at the Who show in Cincinnati back in 1979.
     
  2. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    I got tix for the first tour date in Hartford on Oct 2nd. They went on sale on Sept 8 and I bought them that day. As far as I know, it sold out fairly quickly. I bought fairly cheap seats and the tix were still 95 bucks each.
     
  3. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Ask spnited. :D
     
  4. JR

    JR Active Member

    Huggy, if I remember correctly tickets for Bruce's last stop in TO were gone in fairly short order through Ticketmaster.
     
  5. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    His New York (MSG) and New Jersey (Meadowlands/Giants Stadium) shows sold out almost immediately.
     
  6. fleishman

    fleishman Active Member

    from time to time tickets tend to drop on ticketmaster.com. i've been told this by a few people, so go with that i guess.
     
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Got 2 for Cleveland.

    I got into Ticketmaster 15 seconds after the tickets went on sale, and the only lower bowl seats supposedly available were behind the stage. You mean to tell me 8-10,000 tickets sold out in 15 seconds??

    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Fuck fucking Ticketmaster. A fucking bunch of crooks.
     
  8. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Tix are $115 and $65 up here.
     
  9. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    I'd rather find a scalper than ever go through the Ticketmaster jerk-around again.

    That game is rigged.
     
  10. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Philly tickets for Springsteen were easy.

    Tickets for the Meadowlands and MSG shows were brutal. The prime seats released the day of the onsale were gone in the blink of an eye. It was the first time in 15 years I've been shutout of good tickets to a Springsteen show the day of an onsale. Too many tickets were held back from the initial onsale for these two. I have to hope I can catch tickets when TM drops them (releases them) closer to showtime.

    Lower level tickets behind the stage for a Springsteen show can be a great seat. You know he's going to play to the back of the crowd for several songs, you get to see the show from the band's perspective, and when Bruce calls an audible (goes off the written setlist) you get to see the scramble that goes on with the crew and with the band tipping eachother as to what's coming next.
     
  11. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Sat behind the stage for a Neil Young show once. Awful, never again. Obstructed view (that's what we were told when we bought them from TM), my fucking ass. Tell me they're behind the fucking stage.
     
  12. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I sat behind the stage for a Pearl Jam show, and it was fantastic.

    Eddie made a point of turning around and singing to us every so often, and there was no backdrop so we could really see everything, including the girl down front who kept flashing the band.

    Eddie had her removed and made a comment about needing to focus. :D
     
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