Have you ever been so excited about a concert that you buy the tickets and drive 2 hours to the show only to find out you are there on the wrong night? Even worse, your tickets were for the night BEFORE! This recently happened to a friend of mine but then a miracle occurred.

This is an open letter to the complete stranger that came to the rescue with an incredible act of kindness and generosity.

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My girlfriend and I met friends at the Colony Grill in Port Chester prior to the Marcus King Band show for a pre-concert meal and to catch up. When our friend checked his tickets he suddenly realized he had tickets for Friday and now it's Saturday!

I called the Capitol Theatre box office to see if there was anything they could do but they suggested he buy some of the tickets they had "just released".

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Between tickets, hotel and gas our friend was out nearly $1,000 and started heading home. My girlfriend took to the Marcus King Band Lions Den fan group page on Facebook for a last ditch effort.

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Within minutes she had a response.

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Michael Karolyi
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This person wasn't looking for a cash grab and wasn't even looking to break even! This complete stranger was willing to offer her tickets to a Sold Out show FREE to someone she has never met. The response was overwhelming.

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Aside from the actual songs and performances, this is why I love music and those that appreciate it. Music fans form a community, brotherhood, sisterhood, it's family.

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So to the Marcus King Band fan from Jew Jersey, thank you! You made this man's night and gave the rest of us a new level to reach for. You didn't ask for money, trade or even a thank you. You just gave and that is priceless.

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