Seats for each of Jay-Z’s eight shows at the brand new arena from September to October are sold out – including the coveted $29 tickets – according to the Barclays Center website.Each concert date on the site is listed as sold out and only a link to a ticket resale website is left for fans.
Jay-Z, one of Brooklyn’s favorite sons, will be christening Barclays Center, the arena that will host his Brooklyn Nets by doing a series of concerts in late September and early October.
Not only did Jay grew up in Brooklyn’s Marcy projects, several miles east of the downtown area where Barclays is located, but he also lived at one point on State Street, which is right next to the new arena.
At the beginning, more than 7,000 tickets for Jay Z‘s opening night concert at the Barclays Center on Sept. 28 was going to be sold for $29.50 — nearly half the seats for the three-night gig. Then 5 more shows were added
Jay-Z fans said the cheaper price showed the rapper has kept in tune with the neighborhood.
Jay-Z- whose real name is Shawn Carter -is a director of the arena and minority investor in the Brooklyn Nets.
(FYI: at this ticket resale website price looked pretty reasonable : http://superbticketsonline.com/Jay-Z-Tickets )