You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Names

Names

Justin Bieber is big ticket item at Storybook Ball

Continue reading below

The wallets were out at this weekend’s Storybook Ball, the annual Mass General Hospital fund-raiser. Held at the Museum of Fine Arts, and arranged as usual by party planner Bryan Rafanelli, the event included a live auction that raised some serious dough. How much would you pay for four front-row tickets to see Justin Bieber at the TD Garden and listen to his soundcheck and meet him afterward? Well, two people paid $13,000 each. (By our calculation, that’s $26,000 for eight tickets.) The other popular item — added at the last minute by Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton — was four front-row tickets to see Aerosmith in Los Angeles and backstage passes to meet the band. That went for $15,000.

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week