Wednesday August 1 2:07 PM ET
Michael Jackson Concert Is Sold Out
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Jackson fans beat it to the box office for tickets to his all-star
30th anniversary concerts.
Seats for ``Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years'' went on sale
at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday. Less than five hours later, they were gone, concert organizers
Prices for the shows, scheduled for Sept. 7 and 10 at Madison Square Garden, ranged from
$45 to $2,500.
The concerts will be Jackson's first with his brothers - Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Randy -
since the ``Victory'' tour in 1984. Jermaine Jackson said last month that he didn't plan
Among the artists scheduled to perform are Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, Ray Charles,
Britney Spears, Ricky Martin and `N Sync (news - web sites).
More than 200 stars from film, television, music and sports also will honor Jackson,
including Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, William Shatner, Quincy Jones, Kobe Bryant,
Willem Dafoe and Macaulay Culkin.
NEWSFILE: 1 AUGUST 2001