LCD Soundsystem Presale Line [Updated]

Posted on: February 9th, 2011 at 10:16 am by

As we speak, more than one hundred are queued for an in-person presale for LCD Soundsystem’s final show at the Garden on April 2. The line snakes away from Mercury Lounge, down Ludlow, over Stanton to Essex. It’s moving now, but a person up front informed us that the first arrival was 3:45 am. Perfect weather.

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This scene harkens back to the old days of ticket-buying, waiting in line for hours to fetch the best seats available. But the year is 2011, and much has changed in the dynamic of lines. Spotted this morning:

  1. Laptop-carrying hipsters
  2. Snuggies
  3. An old-school boombox with Blackberry hookup playing “Don’t Stop Believing”
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And here is some video (or how we almost got hit by a minivan). Pardon the choppiness, and enjoy!

[Hat tip EV Grieve]

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