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First show's fortunate fans thank Bruno Mars

By Michael Tsai

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 19, 2014

~~<p>Before their courageously coiffed idol took the stage, before the crack backup band executed its first choreographed hip-sway, before the first of their own overheated number could yell &quot;Play &lsquo;Just the Way You Are!'&quot; the fans for last night's Bruno Mars concert at the Blaisdell Arena knew they were party to something special.</p>
<p>Indeed, their very presence in the serpentine, block-long lines leading in to the arena for the first of Mars' three sold-out performances meant that they had achieved what thousands of less fortunate Bruno buffs could not: Somehow, someway, they got tickets.</p>
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Before their courageously coiffed idol took the stage, before the crack backup band executed its first choreographed hip-sway, before the first of their own overheated number could yell "Play ‘Just the Way You Are!'" the fans for last night's Bruno Mars concert at the Blaisdell Arena knew they were party to something special.

Indeed, their very presence in the serpentine, block-long lines leading in to the arena for the first of Mars' three sold-out performances meant that they had achieved what thousands of less fortunate Bruno buffs could not: Somehow, someway, they got tickets. Login for more...



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