California-based adult rock band Counting Crows will perform at the WVU Coliseum on Saturday, April 26. Showtime is 8:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at the Mountainlair Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, and the TicketmasterPhoneCenter.Ticket sales at the Mountainlair Box Office will be done byRandom Number Distribution (ticket lottery). Random Number Distribution will begin at 9 a.m. at the Mountainlair rear plaza entrance.

Counting Crows topped the charts in 1993 with their debut album August and Everything After,”which featured the singles”Mr. Jones”and”Round Here.”Their latest album,”Hard Candy,”(released July 2002) debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard charts. This albums hidden track �€a cover of Joni Mitchells”Big Yellow Taxi”�€is currently in the top 10 on Billboards Adult Top 40 Chart.

Tickets for the April 26 show are $27, $25 and $20, depending on seat location. WVU students with valid I.D. receive a $10 discount on all price levels. This discount is only available at the Mountainlair Box Office.

Tickets may also be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet (including the Giant Eagle in the Mountaineer Mall), on-line at
www.ticketmaster.comor by phone at 304-292-0220. This event is produced by WVU Arts&Entertainment. For more information, call 304-293-SHOW or visit Arts&Entertainment on-line

Random Number Distribution  Procedure

  • Each ticket buyer will be issued a number.

  • At approximately 9:45 a.m. a ticket buyer will be asked to draw a random number. Ticket buyers will be lined up accordingly. (EXAMPLE: If 0050 is the number drawn, then the ticket buyer holding that number will the first one in line, 0051 will be second, etc. The ticket buyer holding 0049 will be last.)

  • All customers arriving after the number has been drawn will not be issued a random number and will be directed to the back of the line.

  • A random number DOES NOT guarantee a ticket, only a place in line.

  • Any random number altered or tampered with will not be honored.

  • Only ONE random number per ticket buyer

  • Those without random numbers will be sold tickets, pending availability, after those with random numbers.

  • Absolutely NO camping out, or sleeping on the Mountainlair grounds will be permitted.

  • There is no need to arrive at the Mountainlair earlier than 9 a.m.

Additional Ticket Information

  • Floor tickets are general admission with no chairs. All other seats are reserved.

  • Only ONE form of payment will be accepted per purchase. Payment options: Cash, Visa, Mastercard and check. Make checks payable to WVU . Photo I.D. required for check payment.

  • Ticket Limit per person: 20

  • WVU student discount available at the Mountainlair Box Office ONLY . Valid WVU Student I.D. required.

For more information, call 304-293-SHOW or