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Empty Out Your Wallet: Second U2 Show Added

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 30, 2009 6:25PM

2009_03_30_u2.jpg Early Bird Lolla tickets aren't the only thing to get your credit cards charged for. Were you one of the many who got shut out in an attempt to score tickets to U2's tour-opening concert at Soldier Field on September 12? Odds are you were as the local Twitterverse and blogosphere is alive with angry rants from people who came out empty-handed while tickets are already all over Craigslist. In what can't be much of a surprise move, the Irish megaultrasuperduperstars have added a second show to their Windy City visit, happening the next night, September 13. The first show sold 65,000 tickets, so expect about the same for show number two. Tickets will go on sale next Monday, April 6, at 10 a.m. via TicketmasterLiveNation, unless you're a member of U2's website fanclub, in which case your presale starts tomorrow. [Sun-Times]