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Flight of the Conchords, Bruce Springsteen gigs nearly sold out

February 10, 2009 |  3:55 pm


Sure, we're deep into a miserable economy that has already taken down one music festival so far this year, and yes, well-known ticketing agencies are merging to create one giant behemoth specially designed to swallow your entire paycheck in new and innovative ways, but a hot ticket is still a hot commodity in 2009, lest you forget. 

Case in point?

How about the upcoming Flight of the Conchords gig at the Greek Theatre. Tickets just went on sale Saturday and will likely sell out today. “There are about 95 tickets left,” says Janette Baxa, director of publicity for Nederlander Concerts

Baxa also mentioned that the second night, April 16, of Bruce Springsteen’s two-night stand at the Memorial Sports Arena is now selling well after brisk sales of the April 15 engagement over the weekend. (Nederlander is helping out Live Nation for the back-to-back Bruce dates this spring.)

Live Nation's SoCal director of publicity, Greg Terlizzi, confirms that the Springsteen shows are nearly sold out. "The 4/15 [show] is sold out with exception of single tickets," he said today, adding that the April 16 show is "over 90% sold."

Procrastinators, purchase thy tickets now ... or prepare to pay the hefty price later (or perhaps sooner, according to a lawsuit recently filed in Canada).

-- Charlie Amter
Photo: Flight of the Conchords. Credit: Craig Blankenhorn / HBO