Glastonbury Festival tickets sell out in under an hour after ‘demand outstrips supply’ | Ents & Arts News


Tickets for next year’s Glastonbury Festival have sold out in under an hour amid overwhelming demand.

That will leave many looking to join world famous music event in Somerset disappointed.

Standard tickets were published at 9 on Sundays.

In a post to X, formerly Twitter, at At 9.57, the organizers wrote: “Tickets for Glastonbury 2024 are now sold out.

“Our thanks to everyone who bought one and our apologies to those of you who missed out on a morning when demand significantly outstripped supply.

“There will be a resale of any canceled or returned tickets in spring 2024.”

Coach travel tickets went on sale on 16 November and organizers announced they were sold out 25 minutes after they went live at 18.00.

Ticket sales for the 2024 festival had been pushed back two weeks after customers reported problems with their registration.

Any festival-goers had to register in advance to buy tickets for the five-day event in a bid to combat booing.

Elton John performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset.  Photo date: Sunday, June 25, 2023.
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Sir Elton John played his last concert in the UK at this year’s festival

Hours before the first batch of ticket sales, organizers said some fans had claimed they were not made aware their registrations had expired and “in fairness” to them the sale was delayed.

Tickets for next year’s festival cost £355 (plus £5 booking fee) – up from £335 in 2023 and £285 in 2022.

Those lucky enough to secure a pass had to pay a deposit of £75 in advance, with the outstanding balance due by the first week of April.

An additional fee is charged for the coach transfer.

The event, which hosts more than 3,000 acts, takes place from 26-30 June, although the line-up has not yet been announced.

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Earlier this month, Glastonbury co-organizer Emily Eavis said Madonna, Dua Lipa and Coldplay would top the bill was “false”.

She wrote on Instagram: “As always there is a lot of speculation and excitement about who is playing at Glastonbury.

“We’re working on the line-up day and night at the moment, but it’s still changing every day.”

However, she recently revealed that a major female artist has been booked for the legend.

The festival was criticized for having all-male headliners last year with Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Sir Elton John there performed his last ever UK concert.

The festival was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of it Covid-19 pandemic.


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