BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 26, 2007 – A limited number of tickets available to the general public will go on sale Tuesday, August 28 at 10 a.m. for the September 6 "A Concert for Virginia Tech" via MusicToday.com.
Dave Matthews Band along with John Mayer, Phil Vassar, and Nas will join together in "A Concert for Virginia Tech" at the university's Lane Stadium on Sept. 6. More than 45,000 tickets have been reserved by current students, faculty, staff and recent graduates. Included in those tickets has been an allocation of free tickets to various first responders who aided in the events following the April 16 tragedy at Virginia Tech.
All the artists have donated their talents and waived their fees for the event. Corporate sponsorships, the sale of commemorative concert items and the availability of approximately 5,000 tickets for sale to the public will help to cover the expenses associated with the logistics of the concert. No funds from the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund will be used to cover expenses for this concert.
Tickets for the public sale will be $65 plus handling fees for general admission seating. A maximum of 4 tickets per person will be sold via MusicToday.com. For ticket information see the Virginia Tech concert website.