Crowd Arrives Early for Free Jonas Brothers Concert

Tickets were still available at 6:30 a.m.

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    Fans of the Jonas Brothers started lined up outside the Warner Theatre (1299 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.) Tuesday afternoon, hoping to score free tickets to a surprise concert.

    Even more surprising? The concert wasn't scheduled until Wednesday morning -- at 7 a.m.

    Starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, fans could receive a wristband to attend the show. The venue was handing out up to 1,000 wristbands, with a limit of two per person, reported Just Jared, Jr.

    As of 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, News4's Megan McGrath reported that wristbands were still available. The gates opened a short time later, and all those people with wristbands made their way into the venue for the free event.

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    The Jonas Brothers managed to do something many parents can't -- get kids out of bed first thing in the morning.

    Some people said they drove all the way from West Virginia for the 45-minute concert. Many got in line very early Wednesday. With seat assignments on a first-come, first-served basis, the teens didn't seem to mind the wait. One fan said she'd be willing to wait for a week.

    But why so early, Jonases? The group wanted to make sure the kids were able to head to school after the show (yeah, right!) and because they'll be part of a White House concert later in the day to honor Paul McCartney.

    McCartney is being honored with the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The Jonas Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello and others will be part of the tribute concert that will be presided over by President Barack Obama.


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