SINGAPORE — Yesterday (19 June), fans of the renowned band Coldplay struggled to secure concert tickets for the band’s “Music of the Spheres World Tour” performance at Singapore National Stadium on January 23, 24, 26, and 27 next year.
Due to incredibly high demand, all Coldplay Singapore concert tickets were sold out, despite the organiser added two additional dates on January 30 and 31, 2024.
The organizer, Live Nation SG, confirmed the complete sold-out of tickets for the first four dates, despite an estimated total of 200,000 tickets being available across the four days, due to overwhelming demand.
An additional date on January 30 was added, and ticket sales commenced on Tuesday morning at 10 am.
The organizer even announced on Tuesday morning that a sixth and final show would be added on January 31.
All sold out within three hours
However, even with the addition of two extra days, all six shows of Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres tour in Singapore were sold out by 12:30 pm on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the organizer added that they would soon open a waiting list for updates on any additional ticket releases, and they urged Coldplay fans to stay tuned for further updates.
Ticket scalpers emerged despite the organiser’s warning
The Coldplay Singapore concert is an unprecedented event, as it marks the first time ever that a band will perform up to six consecutive dates at Singapore’s prestigious National Stadium during a single tour.
In addition to their highly anticipated shows in Singapore, Coldplay had previously confirmed performances in Tokyo, Kaohsiung, Jakarta, Perth, and Kuala Lumpur in November 2023, showcasing the band’s immense popularity across the region.
The organizers are strongly cautioning against purchasing tickets from unauthorized sellers or third-party websites.
Buying tickets through these non-authorized channels poses a significant risk, as the validity of the tickets cannot be guaranteed, and refunds will not be possible.
Unfortunately, reports have already surfaced about alleged scalpers taking advantage of the high demand.
These individuals have been spotted on social media platforms, advertising Coldplay tickets for sale.
Shortly after all tickets for the additional dates sold out on Tuesday, several new posts started emerging on platforms like Carousell.
An alleged scalper can be seen selling a Coldplay Cat 4 concert ticket for January 31, 2023, at a price of S$500, whereas the original price was only S$208 before the admin fee.
Another seller offered a general standing ticket for the Coldplay concert on January 31, 2024, with an asking price of S$340.
The original price for the same tickets was originally sold at S$168.