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Sep 17th, 2004, 04:39 PM
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Where would you look for tickets to a sold-out show in Vegas?

--looking for tickets to a one-night concert appearance by somebody I really want to see. We will not mind paying a higher than face price. Nothing on e-bay.
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Sep 17th, 2004, 04:46 PM
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Do on on-line search - name plus tickets - you'll probably find a scalper with tickets - just plan on paying at least 4/5 times face value.
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Sep 17th, 2004, 04:49 PM
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Spend a lot of money gambling and become a very high roller. Either that or if you are going with high rollers, have them ask the concierge.
 
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Sep 17th, 2004, 04:50 PM
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Elizabeth, I think I can help you. Try travelnice.com. You do pay more but they are known for having tickets to sold out shows. Who do you want to see?
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Sep 17th, 2004, 06:18 PM
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Try your Concierge at your hotel, I went to Vegas 4 times and tried many avenues without success to see O unless I wanted to pay double. Someone suggested that I try Concierge and bingo. Good seats, face value and gave him $20. I stayed at Aladdin.
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Sep 17th, 2004, 06:36 PM
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Which show?

I just got an email from the Bellagio about a new Cirque de Soleil at the MGM Grand..name of the show is KA.
Pyrotechnics, puppetry and martial arts.
Sounds interesting ~
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Sep 17th, 2004, 06:59 PM
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Thanks for several good ideas. I actually have now gotten the tickets I was looking for.

What I am going to see is Jerry Lee Lewis at House of Blues on October 30. I could only find standing room tickets at Ticketmaster, and none anywhere else.

With patience (lots) I got through to someone at House of Blues who told me we could buy tickets for seats (don't want to stand, tho I guess you get closer to Jerry Lee that way) in a package with a $40 dinner.

Totally fine with me - tickets were regular price, we'd want to eat anyhow, and House of Blues has a kind of food I like.

The only reason I am going to Las Vegas is to see him, though I'm getting into it now - I've never been there before.

Now the sermon part of our message - Jerry Lee is the last one left of the great Sun stars; I am sorry I never saw any of the rest of them, especially Elvis; Jerry Lee's health has not been good, he looks frail in photos and older than his 68 years.
So - I hope he will live forever, but I'm in a hurry to see him.
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Sep 19th, 2004, 11:25 AM
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Elizabeth, fair warning, if he hasn't stopped drinking, you have a 50/50 chance of a coherent show.

I saw him a couple of years ago at The House of Blues in Myrtle Beach and he was wasted. One of the most dreadful concerts I've ever seen.
 
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