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.
Greg Packer from Huntington, NY arrived at 3 am for tickets for himself and three friends.
These friends were intent on getting shut-eye - and staying warm - as they passed the time.
Lorraine and her puppy Lucy from New Jersey:
Organizer estimated that 1,000 people were lined up around the block.
These ticket-holders plan to bring family and friends, including a mother who is a "huge fan."
These fans saw Pavarotti years back and tell WQXR's Kevin Mayner that the Bocelli appearance is the next big opportunity.