Today at 2:00pm EST, tickets for a “free” Deadmau5 show went on sale. The tickets are technically free with a mandatory $1 donation to benefit Miami’s Children Hospital. This not only looks good on the venue and promoter but allows them to use a site like WantTickets, which can handle the fast flow of purchases.
Those lucky enough to get a ticket or two into their shopping cart, were then rushed into a 20 second “enter your credit card or forfeit your ticket” frenzy. We were among the nearly 100,000 visitors that were constantly refreshing the event page leading up to the release. Unfortunately, across our whole team, no one was able to secure a single ticket. We can only imagine that people from around the whole state of Floridaalong with every ticket scalper on the east coast were fighting for the ticket supply here!
Although Deadmau5’s comments on the matter were negative and overall “trolly” it does show how many of his fans are not “trust fund vip kids.”
Congrats to those of you that got tickets!!!! If you didnt, have no fear – there are plenty of events coming up: EVENT CALENDAR
Scalpers will not be able to sell tickets that they purchased for $1.00
@SouthFloridaEDM great, now all someone needs to do is to make one that burns your house down.
— deadmau5 (@deadmau5) January 28, 2014