Tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2024 sold out in under an hour, leaving many fans disappointed.
Why it matters
The quick sell-out of tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2024 highlights the continued popularity and demand for the event. The hints at a diverse lineup, including a 'really big American artist' and the possibility of female headliners, add to the anticipation and excitement surrounding the festival.
What the papers say
BBC News says 'Our thanks to everyone who bought one and we're sorry to those of you who missed out, on a morning when demand greatly exceeded supply.' The Independent provides tips on how to increase the chances of getting Glastonbury tickets and highlights the option of volunteering in exchange for a ticket. The Guardian reports that tickets sold out in less than an hour and mentions the upcoming re-sale of cancelled or returned tickets. Sky News mentions the delay in ticket sales due to registration issues. The Times discusses the anticipation and speculation around the festival lineup, including the possibility of Madonna, Dua Lipa, and the Rolling Stones performing.
How we got here
The Glastonbury Festival 2024 ticket sale was delayed by two weeks due to registration issues. The festival has a history of high demand for tickets, with millions of people competing for a limited number of tickets. The quick sell-out of tickets for the 2024 event follows the trend of previous years.
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