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Arcade Fire concert tickets hit $5K

Arcade Fire concert tickets hit $5K

SOLD-OUT SHOW: Fans are willing to trade lots of things - cupcakes, massages, money - for tickets to the sold-out Arcade Fire shows in New York. Photo: Associated Press

Hoping to go to one of the sold-out Arcade Fire shows in Brooklyn this weekend? Hope you have lots of extra cash on hand.

Spin reports that scalpers and ticket-resale sites have snatched up passes to the concert and are asking as much as $5,000 a pop.

Tickets on Stub Hub start at upward of $229 each, but go up into the thousands on sites including Craigslist. One hopeful fan offers to trade a “therapeutic massage” and money for tickets.

The band drops their latest album, “Reflektor” on Oct. 29.

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