Image Source: Carl Scheffel for Madison Square Garden
I guess you could say the odds were in my favor, or mercury just wasn't in retrograde that week, but when I was offered tickets to see Justin Timberlake
's Man of the Woods Tour at Madison Square Garden, I jumped at the opportunity. Since this was a rescheduled tour date following a snowstorm earlier this year, the hype was real - and the seats, well, they were insane. Through a partnership with Verizon
, Timberlake offered members of Verizon Up (the company's customer loyalty program) early access to tickets and stage-side floor spots in an exclusive section. For me, that meant seeing the handsome multihypenate up close and personal, and after this experience, I'm happy to confirm that, yes, he's still bringing sexy back.
Following the NYC concert, Timberlake told Popsugar
over email, "I love getting to actually see and interact with people while performing.