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Wizards of Waverly Place (tv program)

Fairgrounds free-for-all mars otherwise uplifting show

Fairgrounds free-for-all mars otherwise uplifting show

Golly, I sure did think we had reserved seats for Selena Gomez and The Scene last Friday night. Right there on the $42.50, plus $8.65 service charge ticket, it said Row GA5, Seats 20, 21 and 22 for me and a couple of teenage Selena lovers. Bought our tickets April 5. The show sold out.

Arrived at the fairgrounds in Timonium at 4 for the 7 p.m. show and, sure enough, life was going to be just like the email I got the day before. Paraphrased: You think you got a seat. Forgetaboutit. Should also have mentioned, forget about bringing a blanket, too. Splendor on the grass is not even optional.

Gates open and an onslaught of human flesh runs toward the stage like the devil is on its...