Mail order ticket requests for the three Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well concerts at Soldier Field in Chicago in July exceeded the total number of tickets for the concerts, leaving no doubt that a lot of those seeking to buy them online Satruday (2/28) would be shut out. The Ticketmaster allotment was gone less than an hour after the on-sale started and the after market is already seeing a surge one StubHub agent told Mashable was unprecedented for a concert event. Forbes was reporting Saturday that tickets are commanding $700-$2,000. Hard core Deadheads without tickets determined to witness the last appearance together of the surviving members of the group are faced with having to fork over big bucks or hope that the group elects to add more shows.
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