Achy Breaky Wallet
If youre under the age of 13, youre all like, OMG! Hannah Montanas coming to town! If youre over 21 and dont tend to hang around tweens and their ilk, youre like, Who in hell is Hannah Montana, and when did people start practically murdering one another for her concert tickets? Good question. Hannah Montana began as one of those goofy, hypercolorful Disney Channel sitcoms for girls who have just outgrown cartoons and stuffed animals. Played by Miley Cyrus (yup, Billy Rays daughter), Hannah is adorable student by day and superstar singer by night, and transforms simply by donning a shiny blond wig.
So whats turned this TV show into an insane pop culture juggernaut? We blame it on an inspired combination of music and marketing to intoxicate the kids, plus parents who will do anything to please their spoiled little princesses. Presto, tickets for the latest concert are being scalped for thousands of dollars! Disneys biggest moneymaker is coming to the American Airlines Arena for the Best of Both Worlds tour not to be confused with the ill-fated Jay-Z/R. Kelly tour of the same name. Tickets were going for an affordable $23.25 to $63.25. We sincerely hope you dont wind up signing over your car to some scalper on Biscayne Boulevard to get them.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2008
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