The NINJA 2009 tour is heading to England. Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails will play the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester, England on July 14th and the O2 Arena in London, England on July 15th. Presale for both shows is this Tuesday, April 14th at 5pm local time at NIN.com. Jane’s website has yet to post any presale info for these shows. Regular tickets go on sale this Friday, April 17th.
Jane’s Addiction will play the Radio One/NME stage of the T In The Park festival on Saturday, July 11th at Balado park in Kinross-Shire, Scotland. Nine Inch Nails will follow Jane’s that night. The following night, July 12th, the two will be performing at the Oxygen festival at the Punchestown Racecourse in Co. Kildare, Ireland.
An additional show on May 21st at the Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA has been added to the NIN/JA 2009 tour. Presale tickets go on sale May 31st at 5pm PT; regular ticket sales start April 4th at 10am PT.
The NIN/JA tour website, ninja2009.com, is now live. Go check out tour info, pictures, video and best of all, the FREE NIN/JA tour EP! The EP has new studio versions of Chip Away and Whores on it, as well as exclusive unreleased material from NIN and Street Sweeper. So go check out the site and download some new free music!
Presale for the NIN/JA concert at the DTE Music Theater in Clarkston, MI has been rescheduled to 5pm local time tomorrow, March 18th.
Update: It has once again been rescheduled for 7:30pm local time.
A few of the presale dates initially anounced for yesterday and today appear to have been rescheduled, some at the last minute. When new times are announced, I will post updates.
According to NIN.com, the Irvine, CA NIN/JA show at Irvine Meadows has been rescheduled to today, 3/17 at 5pm local time. No explanation to the change was given.
Just a reminder, presales for most of the NIN/JA shows start today and tomorrow. Presales run up to the day prior to the regular on-sale dates, most of which are this Friday and Saturday. Remember, you have to be registered at either NIN.com or JA.com to have access to the presale. While being registered here at JA.org allows you to comment, it won’t help you get presale tickets. The full list of presale and on sale dates and times is here.
A lot of people have been surprised, even disappointed in the high prices tickets for the NIN/JA tour have been going for. Eric Avery made a post on his blog over the weekend addressing it, referencing a post Trent Reznor made on the official NIN message board.
we in janes have made several phone calls, both individually and collectively, trying to find out why nin/ja ticket prices have wound up so much higher than the agreed upon price. it has been confusing and frustrating trying to get a straight, consistent and clear answer. a few weeks ago, trent told me about a ticket reselling phenomena that i hadnt understood before. i didnt understand at the time just how insidious this system is until ive had to watch it play out in real time. he wrote a really good concise and understandable explanation here. its a good read. have coffee first.
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