Nine Inch Nails, The Jesus and Mary Chain, HMLTD

Mon Dec 3
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
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In Person Presale 5/19

$79.50 – General Admission

*plus applicable service fees

Tickets available for purchase Saturday, May 19th at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Box Office ONLY from 10am until 3pm. No lineups permitted before 8am.


What is the date of the NIN show(s) in San Francisco?
Monday, December 3rd

Is the show(s) all ages?

Where is “The Physical World Presale” taking place in San Francisco?
At the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium box office. The venue is located at 99 Grove Street in San Francisco and the box office is located on the corner of Grove Street and Larkin Street – this is where the line will begin.


What? Why? Physical World Presale?
The promise of a world made better by computers and online connectivity has failed us in many ways, particularly when it comes to ticketing. Everything about the process sucks and everyone loses except the reseller.
We’ve decided to try something different that will also likely suck, but in a different way. We’re hoping many of you will be happy with the results, while some may do what they always do and bitch about it.

Here’s how it works:
You (an actual human being) show up at the box office, interact with the ticket seller (another actual human being) and purchase up to four tickets that will actually be handed to you on the spot. The tickets will not be available online or anywhere else before or during that day. All seats (including the best seats) will be available first come, first serve. You may actually encounter other actual human beings with similar interests likely wearing black clothing during the process and potentially interact with THEM. The experience has the potential* to be enjoyable. Nine Inch Nails has always been about bringing people together, living life to the fullest and good times.**

Any remaining tickets will be sold at a later date.
*not guaranteed
**not entirely true

Are there any other ways to get tickets on May 19?
No, the only way to get tickets on May 19 is at the participating box office location in each tour city. For the San Francisco show, tickets will be on sale in person at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

When can I get in line to buy tickets?
Lineups will begin at 8am on Saturday, May 19

What time will you start selling tickets?

What time will you finish selling tickets?
No new line entries will be accepted after 3pm on May 19. Those in line at 3pm will be allowed to purchase tickets, as long as ticket quantities are still available.

How much are tickets?

How many tickets can I buy?
There is a (4) ticket maximum per person per show

Can I buy tickets for multiple shows?
You will not be able to buy tickets for shows at venues other than the one you are physically at. The (4) ticket per show limit applies to multiple show purchases.

Are there bathrooms/food/drink/entertainment options?
There is a public restroom located in Civic Center Plaza on the Grove Street corner. We encourage you to brings snacks and beverages as the length of wait time is unexpected. Typically, there are food trucks stationed in the Civic Center area – please visit their websites for hours of operation:

What happens if it’s raining?
The Physical World Presales will take place rain or shine. Please dress for weather conditions.

Where should I park?
There is limited parking around the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Please plan accordingly for the time necessary to find parking, as well as the time it may take to walk to the venue. We encourage carpooling and the use of public transportation! The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is a 3-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station. Additional parking and transportation information here:

What if I can’t make it to The Physical World Presale? Will I have any opportunity to buy tickets online?
Yes, limited quantities of tickets will be available for sale via all normal ticket purchasing channels, including online, at a later date (to be announced). Ticket inventory available via these traditional channels will include ADA tickets.



  1. Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 99 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA