Post by Del Griffith on Feb 15, 2011 13:02:13 GMT -5
Thank you for your purchase to the 2011 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. We're excited to celebrate our 10th year with you! Please read below for a few updates regarding your purchase for this year's festival.
To help protect you and your Bonnaroo investment, you will receive a specially designed wristband with a unique RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) chip that will be mailed to you in advance of the festival in lieu of a physical ticket. This secure RFID chip in your wristband is unique to you and your order. Your wristband is your ticket to Bonnaroo 2011!
Instructions regarding the RFID program and when and how to activate your wristband will accompany your order.
Orders going to addresses in the US will be shipped using standard domestic shipping. Orders going outside the US will be shipped via UPS International. Orders will ship from late April through June. Remember to have your order shipped to an address where you or your authorized representative will be in April through June. If you need to change your address, please contact us at [email protected]
You will be notified via email as to precisely when your order has been shipped. You should expect your order to arrive approximately 10 days after you receive confirmation that your order has shipped. If you have not received your order and it has been 10 days or more since your order shipped please contact us.
For customer service, contact Musictoday via e-mail at [email protected] or call 1-800-594-TIXX (8499).
Post by krunchykat on Feb 15, 2011 13:38:44 GMT -5
WTF? No ticket? This blows. And I agree with the no plastic wristbands. They may be good for one night but they irritate the shit out of you by the end of the weekend. I wonder what the reasoning is behind this.
This could be a big help, last year we waited for probably 8 to10 minutes for the barcode scanner to read the ticket. This was a huge obstacle as far as getting people onto the site. If the rfid bands reduce the problem by even half then we can plan on spending a lot more time enjoying the tunes and a lot less time sitting in traffic.
the only positive will be that we won't have to carry cash around
Why do you think that? I had one last year and still needed monies.
I'm sure as hell not going to link my debit card to a wristband.
From an article
Music fans will pay electronically rather than using cash by a RFID wristband and cash top-up systems. Fans can use the wristband to buy everything from food and drink to t-shirts and their favorite CDs. In addition,
Although the investment on infrastructure for such RFID systems will be significant, the prospect of allowing fans to use wristbands have many benefits. The big advantage of using RFID wristband is to avoid has millions of pounds of cash on festival sites, which can be seen as a security risk. The wristband can also be use like a entry ticket, that function can lead a easy controlling entry to different parts of the festival, such as backstage or VIP areas.
Post by cigarettebutt on Feb 15, 2011 15:25:44 GMT -5
well shit!. . . I want a ticket . . . even if it is just for show. Every year we make a colleague of ticket, band, booklets, stubs, and stickers, and other little items we receive. Gonna seem very empty if there is no ticket, Time to get a smaller frame