11:38 pm - 11/09/2012

Gaga gives free tickets to residents of Cantagalo due to poor ticket sales


The residents of Cantagalo will show up at Gaga's concert on Friday in Rio, after Mother Monster playing soccer with the kids and drinking beer at a local bar in the favela, asked Janio Tables Neto - Partner Live Nation, responsible for the tour - take several community members for their show. The request will be granted.


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Rolling Stone: Three days before the start of the tour in Brazil, sales fail and almost half of the entries still available

Lady Gaga threatens to end the year as one of the greatest fiascos of recent shows in the country. With only three days before the first performance, in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, 9 the stranding of tickets on the Internet has spawned jokes and unusual promotions.

The department store Riachuelo, for example, a partner of the production company of the show, the T4F, is selling tickets at "buy one, get one." Detail: Ads are printed in daily newspapers. Already collective sale sites, as Peixe Urbano and Groupon offer tickets at half the value of the official points.

Such measures to increase the audience during the three days of show - Rio de Janeiro (Athletes' Park, 9th), Sao Paulo (Morumbi Stadium, 11th) and Porto Alegre (the parking Fiergs 13th) - were met with mockery scattered around the internet.

Created on Monday, 5, Tumblr I Won Gaga Tickets plays with the ease of getting a ticket for the presentations. They are legends such as: "I bought The Pilgrimage in sebum and gained entry to the show of Gaga "," I bought a Telesena shaved and when I won a ticket to the show of Gaga ".

According to the Rio newspaper O Dia , the numbers are more alarming in Rio de Janeiro, where the show will be held at Rock City, a huge space with capacity for up to 100,000 people, as could be seen at Rock in Rio 2011. There are not enough sales to 14 thousand tickets, the 86,000 available.

In São Paulo, the demand was higher but did not exceed half of the total capacity of Morumbi for the show on Sunday, 11: were 33,000, 67,000 of available, according to the blog Popoload , reported earlier in the week. Sought by Rolling Stone Brazil , the T4F advises that does not disclose the number of official ticket sales.

The pop singer brings the tour Born This Way Ball accompanied by fun hardcore band The Darkness and crumbly by DJ Lady Starlight.



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punishermax 9th-Nov-2012 08:50 pm (UTC)
I don't know, I think the Edge of Glory video was fucking fantastic and it's easily the best song she's ever done.
thishollywood 9th-Nov-2012 08:53 pm (UTC)
imo thats when a lot more ppl were like "wow, theres no artistic value behind this shit video" & didnt automatically like it b/c of gaga.

also her marry the night video & the one that was set in a cornfield made more ppl not like her too

also i disagree w/ what the person above me said.... there was already a LOT of backlash b4 she did the burqa thing
jinnycalderone 9th-Nov-2012 09:25 pm (UTC)
omg, mtn & you and i were her best videos last year tho.
thishollywood 9th-Nov-2012 09:31 pm (UTC)
i just rmbr a lot of ppl didnt like them
jinnycalderone 9th-Nov-2012 09:33 pm (UTC)
theyre crazy. they didnt even like btw, judas, or teog either, so their opinion is invalid imo.

Edited at 2012-11-09 09:34 pm (UTC)
smashbros 10th-Nov-2012 02:39 am (UTC)
yass, and judas is FLAWLESS imo
jinnycalderone 10th-Nov-2012 02:50 am (UTC)
ia, i loved judas too!!!!!!!!
friarsfire 9th-Nov-2012 08:55 pm (UTC)
Wait, the song is great but dat video? really?
punishermax 9th-Nov-2012 09:09 pm (UTC)
It's pure 80's cheese and fun. She's dancing and singign her lungs out. It's the best 80's throwback video I've ever seen.
friarsfire 9th-Nov-2012 09:14 pm (UTC)
Ooh, that's interesting! What videos does it remind you of?
punishermax 9th-Nov-2012 09:20 pm (UTC)
It's more of a general feel. It reminds me of the low key early 80's videos, shot in one spot, with everything moving.
johnnyabatti 9th-Nov-2012 09:02 pm (UTC)
I agree on the video. It was so simple and seemed liberating. Like dancing in front of the mirror in your underwear at home.
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