[Jandek] New York show sold out

Craig Stewart craig at sxsw.com
Thu Aug 11 09:47:12 PDT 2005

I know it should go without saying, but the New Orleans show is far 
from sold out. I realize a flight might be out of some people's budget, 
but we're still in the 21-day window, so tickets should still be fairly 

On Aug 11, 2005, at 3:48 AM, Jeff Shuman wrote:

>      instead of just crediting luck as the reason i was able to get 
> through to ticketweb to get a conformation code, i am crediting DUMB 
> luck.
> i worked at Amoeba Music in SF for the last few years and that is the 
> only reason i was even exposed to Jandek in the first place. it makes 
> me feel very uncomfortable to know that so many people who  had to dig 
> so much deeper than i had to find the music of Jandek didn't have the 
> same "dumb luck" i did. it simply isn't right that some people have 
> waited for 2 decades to see this show and have been deprived of it by 
> absolutely no fault of their own. i have had dozens and dozens of good 
> experiences with ticketweb. i believe that because of this track 
> record, ticketweb have no excuse for causing this much confusion and 
> woe.
>      the venue and/or ticketweb staff that screwed this up so badly 
> should and will be held responsible for the major difficulties they 
> have caused, but i believe that the only thing that i can personally 
> do to rectify the situation is to write a polite letter to Corwood 
> expressing my hope for another show so that jandek fans can see Jandek 
> live.
> i hope that the conclusion of this situation for all of you is as 
> painless as possible and that the end result is that you are all in 
> attendance of a NY Jandek performance.
> -jeff shuman
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Seth Tisue [mailto:seth at tisue.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2005 03:41 AM
>> To: jandek at mylist.net
>> Subject: [Jandek] New York show sold out
>> Consider dropping Corwood a line and letting them know you tried to 
>> get
>> a ticket but couldn't.  Who knows, maybe they'd consent to adding a
>> second show if they heard there was demand, or if not at least it 
>> might
>> make Jandek more inclined to visit the east coast again sometime.
>> -- 
>> Seth Tisue - seth at tisue.net - http://tisue.net
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