'Some folks prefer to pay more, you get a good seat, a good tax write off and a good feeling for helping for your needy neighbors. It's scalping for charity', says tom Waits.
And that is why five pair of premium tickets to the sold out shows in Phoenix, Houston, Columbus, and Atlanta are being auctioned off to benefit various charities. The auction begins Wednesday, June 11 at 10 am pacific at ticketmaster.com. The auction for the Phoenix show will end Friday, June 13 at noon pacific, while the other three auctions will end Thursday, June 19 at noon pacific.
The charities are: The Young Adult & Family Center, Summerfield Waldorf School,
Catholic Charities, Children's Village of Sonoma County and NAMI - Sonoma County.
UPDATE: the auction seems somewhat hard to find on the Ticketmaster home page. Go to www.ticketmaster.com/tomwaits and click on the more info link.