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Continued: One Direction show Thursday at Target Center is one hot ticket

“When I saw ticket prices, I was just blown away,” said Rounsville, who is more accustomed to the $40 she paid to attend Sunday’s all-day Warped Tour concert. “It doesn’t seem fair that people charge so much for a group that kids like.”

Molly Schultz got an even harder lesson in concert-ticket fairness. The River Falls mom is not willing to try another seller off Craigslist, and can’t afford the higher prices for guaranteed seats at StubHub or Ticket King.

So Schultz has resorted to a strategy she used when she was young and in love with New Kids on the Block — who, coincidentally, are performing at Target Center on Saturday (and have plenty of tickets available).

“We’re calling into the radio stations trying to win tickets,” Schultz said, laughing over the effort.

“We had eight of us calling at once trying to win, a total of 920 phone calls. We’re not playing around.”

 

Chris Riemenschneider • 612-673-4658 • Twitter: ChrisRstrib

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  • ONE DIRECTION

    When: 7:30 p.m. Thu.

    Where: Target Center, Mpls.

    With: 5 Seconds to Summer.

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