Weirdly, tickets are still available.
Martin Shkreli announced last night plans to “play tracks from his unreleased music collection” at a listening event at New York’s Webster Hall this coming Monday (February 20). However, the event appears to have already been canceled following alleged threats made against the infamous ‘Pharma Bro’.
Just hours after announcing the event, Shkreli followed up on Facebook claiming that it had been canceled, writing: “It’s sad that a couple of threats can cancel a 500 person event people wanted to go to”.
The exact nature of these “threats” is not known, but not hard to fathom. Shkreli has been much despised figure ever since he controversially hiked the price of vital AIDS medication Daraprim by 5,000% in 2015.
He came to our attention again that year, after revealing he had paid $2 Million for the Wu-Tang Clan’s infamous one-of-a-kind album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin. Shkreli first aired tracks from his copy following Trump’s victory last November and had planned to air more tracks at this event. There’s as yet no word on whether it’s likely to be rescheduled.