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By admin | August 21st, 2010
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Kings of Leon coming back to finish the show!

By Amy | August 18th, 2010

Looks like those who experienced Pigeongate are in luck, as the Kings of Leon WILL be rescheduling their ill-fated show from last month! Fans who bought tickets to the July 23rd show at the Verizon Amphitheatre will have free entry to a newly scheduled show on September 25th in St. Louis. Notably, the new show will also also be at Verizon Amphitheatre, so we can only assume there’s been some pigeon-eviction notices served.

If you’re a ticket-holder for that July 23rd show, and you’re not sure what to do, call our customer service number at 1-866-353-5167 for the details on getting in to your free show.

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By admin | August 7th, 2010
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By admin | August 6th, 2010
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A real tour for a virtual band?

By Amy | July 27th, 2010

Gorillaz fans may or may not be aware that while the music’s very real, the band itself isn’t – at least not in the way we think of bands. Gorillaz is a musical project created by musician Damon Albarn and cartoonist Jamie Hewlett, complete with four virtual band members who play on screen – but don’t exist in real life. According to Hewlett, the inspiration for the band came about as a way to comment on the lack of substance found in pop culture. Ironic, considering that their music would become a massive part of that pop culture!

Regardless, cartoon or not, their success is undeniable, and they’ll likely be coming to a city near you sometime this year! So far the announced tour dates include Australia and the U.K., but dates for North America and Asia are expected to be announced soon. If you’ve never seen a Gorillaz concert, we can assure you that Damon Albarn and his musical friends, along with plenty of video animation and artwork, will entertain in a big – and very real – way.

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By admin | July 27th, 2010

When farms and theater collide

By Amy | July 26th, 2010

Elton John and Lee Hall, authors of the acclaimed Broadway musical Billy Elliot, are exciting theater fans all over again with the announcement of a new musical collaboration based on George Orwell’s well-known novel Animal Farm.

The license to go ahead with the project took considerable time and effort to acquire, but it’s done, and Hall is now “deep into it, writing songs for pigs and other four-legged friends.”

Considering Hall and John’s success with Billy Elliot, which amassed Olivier and Tony awards, as well as Oscar nominations for the screen version, there’s good reason to eagerly anticipate their stage version of Orwell’s classic tale of Napoleon the pig.

Current estimates put the show about two years away, however. In the meantime, we’re willing to bet there are a few amazing plays out there you haven’t seen yet. What do you think? Check the selection here in our theater ticket marketplace!

Pooping pigeons prompt premature exit in St. Louis

By Amy | July 26th, 2010

There’s plenty of headlines a blogger never expects to write, like “Toddler Tantrum Causes House Collapse” or “Yorkshire Terrier Admitted Into Stanford.” (Granted, those would be interesting headlines.) But every once in a while, one of those stories really does fall into your lap, as in the case of the Kings of Leon concert this past Friday night. Three songs into their show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, pooping pigeons caused the band to pack it up and call it quits. Sound ridiculous? Apparently not. With a plethora of pigeons relieving themselves from the rafters, it was determined that conditions were hazardous and unsanitary, and after one managed a particularly targeted shot onto bassist Jared Followill’s face, that was enough to end it.

We’re still listening for news on reschedules or other decisions by the band, and we’re definitely hoping to see an announcement that makes for happy fans. But for now, we at least get a headline that makes for entertaining blog posts…

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By admin | July 13th, 2010
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Another injury report?

By Amy | July 12th, 2010

At least this one has a happy ending. For Jon Bon Jovi in New Jersey this past Friday, the end of the show involved an unfortunate hamstring injury on stage, but the show must – and did – go on. After ending on a rousing “Living on a Prayer,” the rest of the band helped him off stage in a heartwarming display. With luck, this won’t affect the rest of the tour, and he’s saying it won’t. We hope he’s right!

Congrats, Jon, on sticking it out for the fans, and feel better very soon.

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