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First Night Boston - Highlights and Advanced Ticket Information

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 9:00am
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 9:00am
Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 9:00am
Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 9:00am

First Night Boston announces some highlights of the 37th edition of the country’s oldest and largest New Year’s Eve arts festival. A reserved seating section has been set aside for some events, so people may purchase a guaranteed seat if they wish. These premium package tickets for select performances are $35, and each ticket purchase includes a First Night Boston 2013 button, which is the ticket for admission to all First Night indoor events. All First Night events take place on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 and tickets are on sale now at www.firstnight.org. Approximately 30% of the venues for those shows listed below will be set aside for advance reserved seating sale, while the rest of each venue will be open to all First Night button holders on a first come, first served basis as usual. All other First Night indoor venues are open to all button holders. Complete festival programming, which will include over 1000 artists in 200 exhibitions and performances in 35 different locations, will be announced in mid-November. Reserved seating is on sale today for the following:

 -        Magnetic Fields at Symphony Hall, 9 p.m.

-        Lee Fields & The Expressions at NEC’s Jordan Hall, 9 p.m.

-        John Scofield at Berklee performance Center, 8:45 p.m.

 In addition, tickets are on sale now for First Night’s Midnight Fireworks Cruise on Boston Harbor. These tickets are $50, and also include a First Night button. This cruise will be open to ticket holders only.

The complete programming line-up for First Night Boston 2013, which will include over 1000 artists and 200 exhibitions and performances in 35 Boston locations, will be announced in mid-November.