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Virgin Mobile Free Fest (aka FreeFest) 2009 Tickets went on sale at 10 am! Here is how to get your Virgin Mobile Free Fest Tickets this Saturday.Tickets as first broke on LALATE last week are available today 10 am Saturday following a presale on Thursday.

Says organizers:Tickets to the 2009 Virgin Mobile FreeFest will be available to the public at at 10 am EST on Saturday, June 27th.

Virgin Mobile customers and previous Virgin Mobile Festival ticket buyers will be invited via email to a private free-sale (much like a pre-sale, except free) to be held Thursday, June 25th and Friday, June 26th.… Ticketmaster is waiving the convenience charge when fans pick up their FreeFest tickets at Merriweather or the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Customers also have the option to pay Ticketmaster to deliver their tickets.

For more details on the ticketing, including options for donating money to youth homelessness and buying limited edition FreeFest T-shirts, check out event is August 30 at at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

Organizers revealed the free details last week: Virgin Mobile USA, creator of one of the largest and most critically acclaimed music festivals in the U.S., announced today that it would host the 2009 Virgin Mobile Festival on Sunday, August 30, at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., free of charge.

All tickets will be given away, and previous Virgin Mobile Festival ticket buyers and Virgin Mobile customers will have the first crack at securing the 35,000 tickets.The event will be paid for by marketing sponsors.

Dan Schulman, CEO, Virgin Mobile USA explains: "Instead of focusing on layoffs or the state of the economy, we want to focus on concrete ways to provide assistance to those in need.People need outlets to both lend a helping hand and to escape and relax, for free, even if just for one day.

We want to throw some good news in the mix".The lineup details are the following: The 2009 Virgin Mobile FreeFest will be hosted on the beautiful, 40 wooded acres of Merriweather Post Pavilion.

The grounds and facilities of Merriweather will be expanded to accommodate the multiple stage and dance tent set-up from prior Virgin Mobile Festivals.

Those scheduled to appear at this years FreeFest include Weezer, Blink-182, Franz Ferdinand, and Public Enemy, Jet, The National, Girl Talk, The Bravery, The Hold Steady, St.

Vincent, Wale, and Taking Back Sunday, as well as dance tent favorites that include HOLY F*CK, Pete Tong, Danny Howells and Lee Burridge.The event also gives back to the community: To respond to the sharp decrease in national social giving, Virgin Mobile FreeFest will also host a special VIP seating area for those who complete 13 hours of community service at designated homeless youth shelters around the country.

Virgin Mobile is also encouraging people, regardless of wireless carrier, to text FREEFEST to 20222, with a $5 donation which will go to select youth homeless centers around the country.Not only is the event free, but also the parking: Taking care of our loyal customers comes first, said Seth Hurwitz, chairman of I.M.P., promoter and producer of the Virgin Mobile Festival.

And when we say free, we mean it.

The tickets are free.

The parking is free.

Ticketmaster really stepped up on this.

Everybody just wants to make this the party of the summer.

Its gonna be nuts.Hot Photos on LALATE NEWS:Erin AndrewsCrystal HarrisShannon TwinsIkki TwinsOther Hot Stories on LALATE NEWS:StarRoc Jay-Z Stargate!
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