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Old 04-19-2017, 12:26 PM   #61
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Will U2 sell the remaining tickets to make this tour a complete sell out?

Which is why I about fell over when U2 announced a stadium show for Louisville, Kentucky. SAY WHAT?! I would totally go to that show, but it's on my wife's birthday and we are going away for a weekend getaway.

Definitely a 3rd tier market for them.
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Old 04-19-2017, 12:37 PM   #62
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Which is why I about fell over when U2 announced a stadium show for Louisville, Kentucky. SAY WHAT?! I would totally go to that show, but it's on my wife's birthday and we are going away for a weekend getaway.

Definitely a 3rd tier market for them.
Surprise honey, weekend getaway has been moved to Louisville!
U2 show Friday night, a quickie dinner with Rick Pitino Saturday.
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Old 04-19-2017, 11:50 PM   #63
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Just looked on the site and you might aswell right tampa and houston off. Tickets are all sold at both gigs apart from the very top two corners. This isn't going to be noticeable at all come show time.

The two that have tickets left are Pittsburgh and Kentucky really.

Pittsburgh whole lower bowl and the top tier looking at the stage and more or less completely sold. It's the two side upper tiers that seem to have plenty of tickets left. Can see these blocks being blacked out come show time. Come show time if the upper tier seats are blacked out the stadium will still look really full

Kentuckys the one that has seats empty in the good spots. Lower tier corners, to the side of the band. There's Aren't going to be covered up.

So out of all the shows Kentuckys probably the only one that will be noticeable that all the tickets haven't been sold
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you used to be able to tell how many GA tickets were left as well, but it looks like they took that information off

a few weeks ago pittsburgh had thousands of GA's left.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:27 AM   #65
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Will U2 sell the remaining tickets to make this tour a complete sell out?

Yeah a few weeks ago Pittsburgh had like 2500 left, Louisville had 1500. Everyone is dogging Louisville but I think Pittsburgh is gonna be the worst seller of the 2.

Pittsburgh has not sold most of the upper decks on the right and left side. The upper deck in the back sold out because those tickets were cheap, and apparently they should've charged less for the seats that still remain unsold.
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:36 PM   #66
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Now that the stage is built and rehearsals have started, should we soon see tickets being released? *impatiently drums fingers on desk*
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Not counting resale and floor tickets, Louisville has 2,800 unsold tickets. So let's assume that in the next 2 month they sell out the floor tickets, and half of those 2800... that's still pretty good. There does not appear to be section of the stadium they have held off from putting on sale, judging by where the resale spots are. The Louisville concert won't be sold out, but if you're at the show it will basically look full.

Pittsburgh has about 1,900 unsold tickets, not counting resale and floor. BUT, there are large swaths of the upper decks that haven't even been put on sale yet, so that number is actually higher. I'd say there are 6-7,000 unsold tickets for Pittsburgh, not counting floor and resale.

I hate to be the guy who pulls out Billboard Boxscore stats, but I must:

In 2015, The Rolling Stones played to 54,000 people at Heinz Field, using an end stage similar to what U2 are using, and I assume that pretty much filled it up. That means that U2 have already sold over 45,000 tickets, and tickets are still selling. There will be a lot of last minute sales too as prices drop and people get swept up in the hype.

In Louisville last year, Kenny Chesney did 42,440 / 45,500 at the same stadium. I predict U2's number to be about the same.

Both are great results for those cities. U2 did play to 55,000+ on the 360 Tour in Pittsburgh, but there were a lot of unsold seats in the upper levels. I saw it with my own eyes, and I would be willing to bet they could have fit another 5,000 people in there.
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I work for a convention based a couple of hours from Louisville, which will be occurring the weekend before the concert. We have thousands of attendees. If U2 gives us all the tickets for free, we can pass them out to our paying guests as prizes, and I guarantee I can get those seats filled
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Whether these people will even know who U2 are is another matter.
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Speaking from the Miami point of view, where I live and am from, a return of U2 next year months after filling out 70,000 seat Hard Rock Stadium seems like overkill.
But a good portion of the seats in the stadium are not open for ticket sales (i.e., behind the stage).

Are you certain there are "70,000 SEATS" available to be filled?
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What was the initial price (range?) for GA's this time? I forgot. My sis tried, couldn't get one for me.
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What was the initial price (range?) for GA's this time? I forgot. My sis tried, couldn't get one for me.
For Chicago, it was $70 + $23 in fees for each ticket.
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Not sure of the big fluctuation, but looked at Tampa today and there are only about 350 tickets. Had been around 1400.
Pittsburgh at 2100 plus whatever is on the floor...
Houston - only showing 1400
KY - 2700 plus the floor.
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They didn't even sell Auckland out twice on 360.

Well they did if you ignore the stand that was blacked out on the second night. Don't even start me on Coldplay's 100% sold out tour where I was able to buy a GA ticket from the ticket office just before the gates opened.
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:35 AM   #75
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Not sure of the big fluctuation, but looked at Tampa today and there are only about 350 tickets. Had been around 1400.
Pittsburgh at 2100 plus whatever is on the floor...
Houston - only showing 1400
KY - 2700 plus the floor.
I saw the same -- and didn't believe it for a moment.

Sure enough, I go back and check later and there are over 1600 tickets left for Tampa and nearly 3000 for Houston.

I believe this is deliberate manipulation by Ticket Master, but could be wrong.

Regardless, the number of tickets available wildly fluctuates on their site.
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