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A man who attended the Rolling Stones concert in Vancouver last Friday wants answers from the venue after his VIP experience, he says, was less than ideal.

Burnaby resident John Hall told CTV News he spent $450 on a “Tumbling Dice” VIP package billed as giving fans early entry to BC Place Stadium and some exclusive merchandise.

He and other VIP fans arrived at the arena at 4:30 p.m.—as indicated on the ticket—but were not given access to the floor for around 90 minutes.

During that time, the group, which Hall estimated to be around 1,000 people, was told to line up in an underground tunnel.

After about 15 minutes, he says the crowd was instructed to “squish together” instead of standing single file.

“And they left us there. We kept asking them, ‘When are you letting us in?’ Because we’re under the assumption we’re getting in at 4:30,” Hall …

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