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    Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    They are coming to Troy, Ohio for a two day concert at the end of August as part of the "Gentlemen of the Road" four city event. Just wondering if anyone at Redszone was going to make the trip here?

    This is probably going to end up being the biggest event ever to happen for my town. We only have a population of 25,000 people and the city is expecting over 35,000 fans to come in for the weekend, generating an estimated $12.6 million in revenue for the region. It's going to be epic.

    If anyone has any questions about the area, just ask. I know all of the local watering holes and restaurants.

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    Similarly, if anyone needs recommendations, let me know. I grew up mere minutes from the venue.

    Sadly, I couldn't land tickets - they sold out quickly.
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    Wow, that's awesome. I've been waiting for them to come by here. I hope to be there. They're my #1 choice of bands I want to see live.
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    I will be there. Saw them last year in Columbus. They put on a great show. Since it's close enough to Cincy, it's an easy drive up and back each day.

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    Just looked at ticket prices. Holy smokes! For 2 tickets, it's nearly $600. I'll just continue listening to their cd's.
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    I've seen Mumford & Sons twice (at nowhere near $600, I might add) and both shows were phenomenal. Troy, OH is in for a treat.
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    Re: Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    Quote Originally Posted by RichRed View Post
    I've seen Mumford & Sons twice (at nowhere near $600, I might add) and both shows were phenomenal. Troy, OH is in for a treat.
    The face of the tickets are $109, which is a great deal IMO because that includes the Friday night concert, and the all-day Saturday concert. The camping experience will be a lot of fun because they are turning the entire river levee into a campground, which is near the stadium where the concert is.

    It sounds like the entire downtown area is going to become a big festival also and there will be additional events going on besides the concert itself.

    Troy did a lot of work to make this happen, it's going to be a great weekend.

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    Maybe I am crazy, but live music almost always disappoints.

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    Wait four years and see them at the county fair for free.
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    Re: Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo View Post
    They are coming to Troy, Ohio for a two day concert at the end of August as part of the "Gentlemen of the Road" four city event. Just wondering if anyone at Redszone was going to make the trip here?

    This is probably going to end up being the biggest event ever to happen for my town. We only have a population of 25,000 people and the city is expecting over 35,000 fans to come in for the weekend, generating an estimated $12.6 million in revenue for the region. It's going to be epic.

    If anyone has any questions about the area, just ask. I know all of the local watering holes and restaurants.
    Bigger then the Strawberry Festival?
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    Wait four years and see them at the county fair for free.
    You think they can get on the County Fair circuit that quick? Who they gonna knock off? Hoobastank?


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    Re: Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Maybe I am crazy, but live music almost always disappoints.
    Depends on who you see, the venue you go to, and the crowd around you.
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    Re: Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    Quote Originally Posted by GAC View Post
    Bigger then the Strawberry Festival?
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    I caught the Columbus show last August. I attempted to get tickets for this show, but had to wait for confirmations from buddies...which prolonged the process that ended in disappointment because they sold out in less than 2.5 hours!

    35,000 tickets selling that quickly is absurd. I understand this in one of only 3 stops in the US, but goodness. Oh well, I suppose there will be a next time (or not haha).

    Enjoy the show (if you have and extra tickets, PM me lol)

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    Re: Mumford & Sons Coming to my Hometown

    Quote Originally Posted by KoryMac5 View Post
    Depends on who you see, the venue you go to, and the crowd around you.
    The venue and crowd really don't matter for me. I want to hear music. Sure, I guess some venues with TERRIBLE sound systems could be an issue. But really, I just want to listen to the music and listening to live music often disappoints. Maybe I just expect to much.


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