Bocelli Fans Line Up in Times Square to Score Free Central Park Tickets : Slideshow

Thursday, August 04, 2011

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This group of eight Bocelli fans arrive at 4:30 am. "The conversation has been keeping us going," said one of the fans, who was also watching DVDs on his computer.





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Greg Packer from Huntington, NY arrived at 3 am for tickets for himself and three friends.

 

 

 

 

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These friends were intent on getting shut-eye - and staying warm - as they passed the time.

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Lorraine and her puppy Lucy from New Jersey:

 

 

 

 

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Organizer estimated that 1,000 people were lined up around the block.

 

 

 

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Brian Wise/WQXR

These ticket-holders plan to bring family and friends, including a mother who is a "huge fan."

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These fans saw Pavarotti years back and tell WQXR's Kevin Mayner that the Bocelli appearance is the next big opportunity.

 

 

 

 

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