September 24th, 1980 – a day that lives in infamy for many Led Zeppelin fans. It was a day when Chicago radio stations announced that concert tickets for four November Led Zeppelin shows would go on sale the following morning. As this was their first U.S. tour since 1977, fans jumped at the opportunity to see one of rock and roll’s greatest bands. But in order to see the shows, the concert tickets could only be purchased through a special order form that would be featured the next day in the Chicago Tribune.
On the morning of the 25th, paper outlets were swarmed with fans eager for their chance to buy Led Zeppelin tickets. After all, these particular concert tickets were to be exclusively printed for this special concert series, and would surely become an important piece of Led Zeppelin memorabilia. However, an unexpected turn of events would extinguish the excitement that had surrounded the city. Fans soon got word that on the evening of September 24th Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, suffered a sudden and tragic death. On the decision of remaining members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, the concerts never happened, these historical pieces of Led Zeppelin memorabilia were never sold, and the Led Zeppelin era had come to its untimely end. The frenzy created by news of the Led Zeppelin tickets was gone as fast as it had come.
Six years passed while the unused concert tickets sat in the now demolished Chicago Stadium, until Metro Pulse, Inc. acquired the entire quantity as music memorabilia. Today, the concert tickets are a vital piece of Led Zeppelin memorabilia. While their worth is well noted by music memorabilia experts, the real value comes from owning a true piece of rock and roll history.
With nearly 30 years gone by since that fateful day, the anticipation surrounding the sale of the Led Zeppelin memorabilia is finally over. The remaining collector tickets are now available to rock memorabilia fanatics everywhere. The Led Zeppelin tickets can be acquired through Metro Pulse, Inc. and are available in various collector tickets editions. An important part of any music memorabilia collection, these Led Zeppelin tickets are each issued with a certificate of authenticity, are hand-signed and numbered limited editions, and are guaranteed – ensuring the integrity of your rock memorabilia compilation. The concert tickets are rare items and are considered a tribute to the legend and long history of Led Zeppelin and its members: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones.
An essential addition to any collection of Led Zeppelin memorabilia, these Led Zeppelin tickets are available right now. But as many people say, “History repeats itself.” Don’t let these tickets pass you by as quickly as they did for fans nearly three decades ago.