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Radio City Presale info

Post: # 799Post Ed Schaum
Wed May 15, 2002 1:47 am

Radio City Music Hall
New York, NY
Monday, August 05, 2002 8:00PM
Price range is not available
Charge by Phone: 212-307-7171
Seating Chart

Ticket Sale Date(s):
Internet Presale Begins: Thu May 16, 10:00AM
Internet Presale Ends: Fri May 17, 10:00PM
Internet Public Sale: Sat May 18, 10:00AM
RCE & CCE PRESENTS
YES
THE CLASSIC YES TOUR 2002
RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
MERCEDES-BENZ DEALERS
MON AUG 5, 2002 8:00PM

ARRIVE EARLY: Please arrive one-hour prior to showtime. All packages, including briefcases and pocketbooks, will be inspected prior to entry.

Please adhere to published ticket limits. Orders exceeding the ticket limit will be canceled without notice.
This includes duplicate orders having the same name, billing address or credit card.
THERE IS AN 8 TICKET LIMIT PER PERSON
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This may or may not be the same as what's going on with Yesworld. There may be a different link for Yesworld tix.

Nothing on Yesworld yet, I got this from ticketmaster.

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Post: # 20116Post khalpin
Wed May 15, 2002 5:58 am

I'm not sure if this has been mentioned in another thread, but I found this at Yesworld:

Note: According to Yes' management they instruct the promoters to make 50% of the house available for Internet presales. They either split the venue in half or sell every other row.


So, I guess there's not too much of an advantage doing the pre-sale. Or, you could try the pre-sale AND the regular on-sale and sell your tickets(probably quite easily, since Rick's back) if you get better seats.

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Post: # 20129Post Altair
Wed May 15, 2002 8:52 am

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<b>khalpin wrote:</b>Note: According to Yes' management they instruct the promoters to make 50% of the house available for Internet presales. They either split the venue in half or sell every other row.
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Well, when I tried to get Konocti tickets, the entire front and center section was gone! So, 50% has been offered on the presale, I believe it must have been the best 50%.

Afterall, there is no way that the entire center floor section could be gone in the first 10 seconds! I was first in line and offered a ticket withing 10 seconds. Not only that, the sales person allowed me to see the availability chart. Only side sections were available.

This was totally screwed as far as I'm concerned! I was at work when presales opened up, and I didn't even know of the presale for Konocti since it was announced less than 24 hours in advance. Screwed up, I say, screwed up!!!!!!!

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Post: # 20137Post Ed Schaum
Wed May 15, 2002 9:44 am

For both PNC and Jones Beach, I hit ticketmaster continuously during both the presale and the regular sale for the first hour.

I'd search for tickets, and if they weren't primo, I'd dump 'em and try again. For all the sales, I was able to connect with tickets within a couple of minutes of opening, and everything was crap.

Ok, not completely. The extreme left 2nd orchestra section was available at Jones Beach. Those tickets were within 15 rows of the stage, but WAY off to the side.

But NOTHING came up in the center within about 60 rows.

There are at least 2 problems, maybe more.

Season ticket holders. Most of these summer amphitheateres have season seats...the best ones of course... so those tickets never go on sale at TM.

The scalper companies. You just KNOW there's gotta be some kind of under-the-table arrangement going on, how else do these people consistently have tickets in the first few rows for every concert by any artist.

I guess the band, the venue, the promoter also gets some seats to give out for radio station giveaways, friends, payoffs, etc, so those front seats are getting awfully full before we even have a chance.

I've got an idea. Who has a big back yard?

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Post: # 20144Post Altair
Wed May 15, 2002 10:59 am

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<b>Ed Schaum wrote:</b>I've got an idea. Who has a big back yard?
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I'm with you! Unfortunately, I live in a 2nd story apartment.
But! my good friends live on 5 acres. I'll give them a call.

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Post: # 20250Post khalpin
Thu May 16, 2002 6:07 am

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<b>Ed Schaum wrote:</b>
For both PNC and Jones Beach, I hit ticketmaster continuously during both the presale and the regular sale for the first hour.

I'd search for tickets, and if they weren't primo, I'd dump 'em and try again. For all the sales, I was able to connect with tickets within a couple of minutes of opening, and everything was crap.

Ok, not completely. The extreme left 2nd orchestra section was available at Jones Beach. Those tickets were within 15 rows of the stage, but WAY off to the side.

But NOTHING came up in the center within about 60 rows.

There are at least 2 problems, maybe more.

Season ticket holders. Most of these summer amphitheateres have season seats...the best ones of course... so those tickets never go on sale at TM.

The scalper companies. You just KNOW there's gotta be some kind of under-the-table arrangement going on, how else do these people consistently have tickets in the first few rows for every concert by any artist.

I guess the band, the venue, the promoter also gets some seats to give out for radio station giveaways, friends, payoffs, etc, so those front seats are getting awfully full before we even have a chance.

I've got an idea. Who has a big back yard?
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For the PNC pre-sale I got 8th row center. Of course, because of the webtraffic, I couldn't complete my transaction and timed out and ended up getting section 303, but the seats were there.

At least 4 of them anyway.

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Post: # 20255Post perpetualchanger
Thu May 16, 2002 7:38 am

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<b>Ed Schaum wrote:</b>
I've got an idea. Who has a big back yard?
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I do. And remember, Rick has already been to my house ... at least in that one dream. As long as he doesn't bring Bruford this time, I say bring on the party! <img src=pix/icon_smile_sleepy.gif border=0 align=middle>

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