All dressed up and nowhere to go: The date night that Ticketmaster messed up
January 8th, 2013
05:46 PM ET
1 year ago

All dressed up and nowhere to go: The date night that Ticketmaster messed up

Washington (CNN) - Sharon Ilstrup was looking forward to a very special date night with her husband, Blake - a chance to attend one of the Inaugural balls with the president and the first lady.

But a mistake by Ticketmaster - the online sales agent tasked with managing the ticketing process - led to the early release of all of tickets to the Inaugural balls and the Inaugural parade, derailing the plans for Ilstrup and thousands of other couples.

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Woman In California

    The important thing is the inauguration is for Barack H. Obama and NOT Willard M. Romney and for that, I am TRULY thankful.

    January 8, 2013 05:58 pm at 5:58 pm |
  2. Kim Whitehead

    Thanks for mentioning me and my petition!

    January 8, 2013 11:17 pm at 11:17 pm |
  3. i'malib

    This is Bush's fault.

    January 8, 2013 11:23 pm at 11:23 pm |
  4. FREEDOM

    Sounds like the same tactics they used to win the election.

    January 8, 2013 11:39 pm at 11:39 pm |