FL. Concert Promoter Encourages Covid-19 Vaccinations By Charging Those Without $999 & Only $18 With
CNN - A concert promoter in Tampa, Florida, is offering a massive discount to vaccinated people ready to see live music again.
Leadfoot Promotions is selling tickets to an upcoming show featuring punk band Teenage Bottlerocket for $18 to those who are vaccinated, and $999 for those who are not.
Paul Williams, the man behind the idea, told CNN that it all started when Brendon Kelly, the lead singer for another punk band, The Lawrence Arms, was thinking of kicking off a tour if it was safe this fall.
Williams said he started brainstorming ways to get the band to come to his venue with their manager, Tobias Jeg. Since the show was set for August they still had plenty of time to figure out the details until Jeg pitched the idea of an earlier show for Teenage Bottlerocket in June.
"I said, "Absolutely!" and he said "OK, well we are announcing it in a week, can you make this whole thing happen in a week?"' Williams said.
"I closely follows the news ... and the CDC had just announced that vaccinated people could hang out masked off indoors, and I was like "It's on."'
So he spent the next week....READ MORE
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