Discounted show tickets now available for Arizona veterans

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PHOENIX -- A joining of forces, of sorts, is now underway between two Arizona non-profit organizations to pay back Arizona military veterans and their families by providing them with special discounted tickets to shows, culture events and other entertainment options. announced on Good Morning Arizona that it has partnered with the Veteran Tickets Foundation to create a new “ShowUp for Veterans” service.

“Nearly two million people in Arizona are either active military, veterans or their families,” said Matt Lehrman, Executive Director of “Since the mission of Showup is to invite more people to participate in Arizona’s arts and cultural events, this seems like a great partnership between our two organizations.”

So how does it work? Lehrman says it will operate through the’s “Ticket Marketplace”

“Right now our Ticket Marketplace sells discount tickets to the public for 20 to 75% of to the general public, but  through the ShowUp for Veterans, our veterans and their families will also receive and additional 10% discount on all of those tickets,” Lehrman said. “In addition, ShowUp for Veterans will provide discounts and special offers not available to the general public.”

Lehrman says ShowUp for Veterans is made possible by a grant from Bank of America to Alliance for Audience. For more information go to