Update: The Fund's ticketleap site reports the tickets are sold out.
Mayor Kenney has some tickets for the Boss, if you are interested.
That's right - for Bruce Springsteen's sold-out concert at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night. The city, at Kenney's impetus, donated the 18 seats in the mayor's box to the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia to sell.
Kenney has said he wants the tickets - previously distributed among city employees, nonprofits, and other organizations - to bring in money for schools.
Tickets are $556 a seat or $10,000 for the entire suite, and do not include food or beverages. Springsteen fans can visit thefundsdp.org for details.
"The dollars we raise at the fund are never going to be enough to replace the dollars we put in as taxpayers," said Donna Frisby-Greenwood, president and CEO of the fund. "But they can help. They can help buy books for a classroom library; they can help kids on field trips."
As of Tuesday evening, all 18 tickets were still available.
The Wells Fargo box will also be available for concerts by Carrie Underwood on Feb. 22, the Who on March 14, Justin Bieber on May 8, and Adele in September.
Kenney has said he wants to sell seats in boxes at Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park as well, but Frisby-Greenwood said an issue related to the city's bond deal with those venues may prevent selling those tickets.
So far, Frisby-Greenwood said, the fund has raised more than $600,000.