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Going to a concert I

I heard on the radio this morning that my favorite band was going to be
in concert here next month. I was so excited. The first thing I did was to call my friend Ben who is also a big fan of the band. Not only was the band playing in town, they were going to play at a bar called the Whiskey. The Whiskey is known as a small, intimate venue so we'd be able to get close to the band. It's not a big amphitheater where you can't even see the band from the nose-bleed section. This would be the ultimate concert experience if only we can get tickets.

I was sure that the tickets would
sell out fast when they went on sale on Saturday morning. So, Ben and I decided to camp out in front of the box office on Friday night. That way, when the box office opened on Saturday morning, we would definitely get tickets. We grabbed a bite to eat on Friday night, then we got dressed in our warmest clothes and took our sleeping bags to the ticket office. This was around 8pm. When we got there, I couldn't believe it! There were already about 15 people in line! And, I was sure we'd be the first ones. Oh well.

Ben and I got into the back of the line and we barely got any sleep all night. We talked to the other people there and we just
hung out all night. Nothing got out of hand, though, so we didn't get hassled by the cops. By morning, there were more than 50 die-hard fans in line.

it paid off. When the box office opened at 9 am, we filed up to the window one by one and got our tickets. It was all worth it. I heard afterwards that the concert sold out in less than a half hour! I'm so glad we braved the elements and camped out. I really can't wait until next month!

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

to be in concert - grać koncert
venue - miejsce
amphitheater - amfiteatr
nose-bleed section - miejsca najdalej od sceny
sell out - wyprzedać
on sale - na sprzedaż
camp out - spać w namiocie, biwakować
box office - kasa biletowa
to grab a bite to eat - chwycić coś do jedzenia
to hang out - przyjemnie spędzać czas
to get out of hand - wymknąć się spod kontroli
hassle - poganiać, przeszkadzać
cops = police officers
die-hard - fanatyczny
it paid off - opłaciło się
to brave the elements - stawić czoła złej pogodzie

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