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You're Not "The Boss" of Him

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    You're Not "The Boss" of Him
    It's OK, Bruce. We'd be mad enough to throw a guitar too.

    Hope you weren't really expecting to see Springsteen, even if you had a ticket.

    Amendment: Even if you THOUGHT you had a ticket.

    Thousands of fans who bought premium seats to see The Boss next Monday at Verizon Center are being told their tickets won't be honored, reports the AP.

    Ticket reseller TicketsNow.com -- which is owned by Ticketmaster -- admits it oversold the show. Reps are calling ticket-holders (er, make that ticket-you-thought-you-were-holding-but-aren't -- to offer them alternatives.

    A TicketsNow rep said in a statement: "In this case, we went above and beyond our standard policy to provide for hotel accommodations and gas credit to another nearby venue if a customer wanted to pursue that option or we provided a 200% refund."

    So if you're a slighted Springsteen fan, you may actually end up profiting from all this.

    TicketsNow reports that only the Verizon Center concert is affected by the overbooking, so you might luck out with another venue. Here are the next few shows coming up:

    Mellon Arena
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Tues. May 19, 7:30 p.m.

    IZOD CenterEast
    Rutherford, NJ
    Thurs. May 21, 7:30 p.m.

    IZOD CenterEast
    Rutherford, NJ
    Sat. May 23, 7:30 p.m.