Garth Brooks - High Demand For Garth Brooks' Atlanta Show Causes Site To Crash

0
0
Subscribe to Garth Brooks alerts

Fans of country superstar Garth Brooks have been left frustrated after high demand for access to his comeback concerts in Atlanta, Georgia caused a top ticketing website to crash.

The Friends In Low Places hitmaker announced plans for his first big tour in 13 years last month (Jul14) and he recently revealed he will grace the stage at the city's Philips Arena on 19 September (14).

Tickets for the show sold out immediately after going on sale on Friday morning (08Aug14), prompting promoters to quickly add two additional gigs for a later, second set on 19 September and another on 20 September (14).

Devotees rushed to grab tickets for the extra concerts on Ticketmaster.com, but the huge surge of web customers was too much for the site to handle, causing it to shut down.

Sales were subsequently suspended to allow Ticketmaster bosses time to resolve the issue and Brooks admits he is disappointed at the way the situation has been handled as fans are still waiting for tickets to go live again.

Speaking on a local radio station, he said, "At this point I can't say anything. "What I want to say to you is we're going to do it right next time and I don't know why it's taking so long for anything to happen.

"Ticketmaster will figure this out and tell me. Tell (the fans) for me that I love them to pieces... I don't feel like we were prepared...

"I say we need to take a break and regroup because if we get a second shot we can't ... mess that up."


Contactmusic

Tags: Garth Brooks

0
0
Subscribe to Garth Brooks alerts
Advertisement

More Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks Returns With Brand New Album 'Man Against Machine'

It's been a good thirteen years now, but Garth Brooks has finally returned to his country ways with his ninth studio album. The star has...

Jay Leno Praised And Teased By Peers As He Lands Coveted Mark Twain Comedy Prize

Chat show host and comedian Jay Leno lands the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, which comes months after his final retirement from NBC's...

Lady Gaga Shares Week Of Romance With Taylor Kinney On Instagram

Lady Gaga and her boyfriend of three years Taylor Kinney appear to have taken their relationship to the next level as the pair have been...

Garth Brooks Begins His Anticipated Tour In Chicago

After 13 years in retirement, country music legend, Garth Brooks, finally began his long awaited comeback tour last night in Chicago. The first show of...

Advertisement

So, Who's To Blame for the Ill-Fated Garth Brooks Shows?

An Irish government committee has heard that the decision to scrap five Garth Brooks shows at Dublin's Croke Park was made by the musician and...

Talks To Rescue Garth Brooks' Five Dublin Shows Continue

A government hearing on why Garth Brooks' hugely lucrative shows in Dublin were shelved has been put on hold as talks to salvage the concerts...

A Week In News: North Korea Threatens Seth Rogen, George Clooney Gets Angry, And Robin Thicke Is Knocked Out

Seth Rogen Vs. North Korea: Seth Rogen should be feeling a little nervous right now. The actor and funnyman, who is preparing for the fall...

Will He Or Won't He? Garth Brooks Vows To Reach Out To Irish Prime Minister About Cancelled Gigs

It turns out when Garth Brooks said he would perform “all or none” of his five shows planned in Ireland, he didn’t mean he wasn’t...

Advertisement

Comments

Garth Brooks Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Garth Brooks

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All