Students vie for homecoming floor tickets, cause chaos in Breezeway

Excited students clamor to try to get a floor pass for the Homecoming 21 Savage concert. Photo credit: Jared Lennon

A hoard of students crowded the Breezeway Tuesday afternoon, all clamouring with excitement as they set their sights on one goal: a floor ticket to see the this year’s homecoming headliner, rapper 21 Savage.

Students wait to try to get a floor pass for the homecoming 21 Savage concert. Photo credit: Jared Lennon

Saun Merlin, the vice chair of Hurricane Productions Concerts, said his team was glad to see the student body excited about the ticket giveaway, but the crowd became overwhelming.

This was the third floor ticket giveaway that HP Concerts has offered so far. Merlin said students were more cordial in the during past giveaways.

“This one went a little crazy,” he said.

Alex Boro, a sophomore, excitedly shows his 21 savage floor pass. Photo credit: Jared Lennon

Students will have more opportunities to obtain floor tickets after fall break. HP Concerts will enact safety procedures to ensure future giveaways don’t get out of hand, Merlin said.

A limited number of general-admission ticket holders will also be let onto the floor after arriving to the concert early.

The homecoming concert will be held 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Watsco Center.