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Posts Tagged ‘ Aiken Promotions ’

Springsteen Set For Croke Park

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As an avid Bruce Springsteen fan and as the proud owner of an unused Garth Brooks ticket it’s hard to respond to this news with anything but at least mild trepidation; but all signs indicate that Bruce Springsteen is set to play two nights in Croke Park this coming summer. Continue reading

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Garth Brooks Cancelled, The Nation Will Suffer

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Heads up, this is a personal opinion. This is a personal opinion of a Garth Brooks fan. Most importantly this is a personal opinion of a ticket holding Garth Brooks fan who is right now trying to control a blinding temper. Anyone who follows me on Twitter may have seen my analogy of this situation as resembling a child being given thousands of free sweets, but refusing them because his mother tells him he has to bin the wrappers himself. Sadly, I feel this analogy is completely accurate to the shambolic handling of the Garth Brooks debacle, which tonight has ended in the definite cancellation of the five gigs in Croke Park. Continue reading

Garth Brooks Debacle -Concerts Cancelled

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Over the last week Croke Park has turned into a modern day circus with 400,000 fans wondering if they’ll get to see Garth Brooks in a few weeks time. As it transpires today they won’t as Brooks has cancelled all five concerts .

The whole debacle started when Peter Aiken, owner of Aiken Promotions, decided to change three concert dates into five. The reason behind this decision was obvious: if three 80.000 concerts sell out in just a few minutes, add a few more. Continue reading

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