The National Stadium might have a capability of 55,000 however it took lower than 4 hours for tickets to Ok-pop boy band BTS’ concert to promote out after they went on sale yesterday.
Sales began at 10am, and at 1.30pm, concert organiser One Production introduced on its Facebook and Twitter accounts that the Jan 19 present was bought out.
Some followers had began queueing 5 days earlier than tickets, priced from $88 to $348, went on sale on the box-office cubicles exterior Kallang Wave Mall.
Malaysian Melody Siow from Kuala Lumpur managed to safe two tickets. The private assistant in her 30s accessed the Sports Hub ticket web site about an hour earlier than ticket gross sales began.
“I’m very excited and happy, I can’t wait,” stated Ms Siow, who purchased a pair of $268 tickets for herself and her sister.
Many have been left disillusioned. One of them was housewife Sophia Phang, 36, an American primarily based in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
She stated she was within the digital ready room of the Sports Hub ticket web site from 2am yesterday. Her husband was additionally attempting to get tickets on his laptop computer, she stated.
“For sure I’m disappointed,” stated the Ok-pop fan of 20 years, including that she’s going to attempt to get tickets for the Thailand and Hong Kong concert events as a substitute. BTS will probably be performing in Hong Kong and Bangkok in March and April, respectively, as a part of its Love Yourself World Tour.
Yesterday morning, The Sunday Times found greater than 20 postings on on-line retail platform Carousell that claimed to promote tickets for the BTS concert right here. Many have been charging commissions of at the least $50 for every ticket.
BTS, which has seven members aged between 21 and 25, final held a concert right here in 2014. The band made its debut in 2013.
Recently, it gained large success as the one Ok-pop entrant to prime the Billboard 200 albums chart.
It additionally made the quilt of Time journal’s newest version, and the band members gave a speech on the United Nations final month.