Hi, just pulled this off alt.music.queen and although I am in America, it is a show I'd like to be at personally and won't be so all you tapers out there, enjoy!
Just got this sent by email
After looking at the prices I know I wont be going for sure, just not worth
QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS TO PLAY BRIXTON ACADEMY! - FAN TICKET LOTTERY
The first date of the Queen + Paul Rodgers European Tour will be at the
Brixton Academy in London on Monday 28th March 2005.
As this is the first date of the tour it should be a hot ticket! Queen and
Paul Rodgers have decided to limit all tickets to fans only!
Due to the size of the venue and the obvious high demand for tickets, it has
been decided that the fairest way to give all fans a chance of purchasing
tickets for this prestigious show is in the form of a lottery.
It is a deliberate ploy to get tickets straight to loyal fans and not to
greedy ticket touts.
Tickets for the Brixton show are NOT going on GENERAL SALE.
There is a maximum ticket limit of two per registered applicant.
Tickets are priced at £55 each and subject to a £4.50 booking fee, plus
£4.95 special delivery per order.
How To Enter The Lottery
You will qualify for the Queen + Paul Rodgers Brixton Academy ticket lottery
in two ways:
1. If you are a paid up member of the Official International Queen Fan
Club - All members of the QFC will be automatically entered into the lottery
draw and do not need to register on Queen Online.com. Any duplicate register
attempts may mean you will be withdrawn from the lottery list.
This opportunity is only open to those members of the Official International
Queen Fan Club who were registered prior to Saturday 11th December 2004.
This is the date that news of the Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour surfaced.
2. If you are a registered member of Queen Online.com - All registered users
of Queen Online.com will be given the opportunity to apply to purchase
tickets for the Brixton concert via the specially created web page located
at the address below, between Friday 7th January 2005 and Friday 14th
Queen Online.com User Link for the Brixton show - www.queenonline.com/brixtontickets
This opportunity is only open to those members of Queen Online.com who were
registered prior to Saturday 11th December 2004. This is the date that news
of the Queen + Paul Rodgers Tour surfaced.
Further Lottery Information
*Please note early application to the lottery does not increase your chances
of winning the opportunity to purchasing tickets to the Brixton show.
The lottery will be administered with the same audit system used by UEFA in
the distribution of tickets for Euro 2004. The system is fully audited by
Price, Waterhouse & Cooper.
Successful applicants will be informed on or before Friday 21st January
Any customer attempting to either enter the lottery more than once or found
to be obtaining more than two tickets will immediately have all of their
booking refunded, without notification and with no option to repurchase.
Any customer attempting to resell their tickets will immediately have all of
their booking refunded, without notification and with no option to
Look out for further news on the Queen + Paul Rodgers European Tour very
Good Luck! www.queenonline.com www.paulrodgers.com
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