SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – We now know who received the City of Sacramento’s free luxury suite tickets to the two Paul McCartney concerts at the new Golden 1 Center.
Sacramento paid $233 million to build the new arena, and in exchange City Hall got 25 free tickets and has the rights to purchase seven additional tickets at each event.
City records show Mayor Kevin Johnson got a free ticket, along with current councilmembers Rick Jennings and Larry Carr.
Retired councilman Steve Cohn and retired city treasurer Russ Fehr were also given tickets, along with city clerk Shirley Concolino, assistant city managers Howard Chan and John Dangberg and several other staff in the offices of the city attorney, city manager, and city clerk.
City councilmembers Jeff Harris and Jay Schenirer chose to purchase tickets, which were valued at $300 each.
Records show tickets for Paul McCartney’s second night were given away to the Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy.