40,000 in for a let down

  Seth Haniel 10:17 16 Jul 08

Next year's T festival sold out
The first batch of tickets for next year's T in the Park festival sold out in under 10 hours, organisers have revealed.
Music fans rushed to snap up the 40,000 tickets when they went on sale at noon on Tuesday.
Those who missed out will be able to try again when the first artists and line-up are announced early next year.

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I'm taking over promoting ; so top act will be St. Winifred's School Choir singing Grandma
supported by Jimmy Osmond singing 'Long haired Lover' ;)

  Quickbeam 10:52 16 Jul 08

You may find you have to refund 39,999 of the tickets with that lineup:))

  Seth Haniel 10:56 16 Jul 08

Fool for them paying for unknown quantity ;)

Promoter could easily make a killing by getting cheap local acts as tickets already sold.

A lot of 'Main' bands are already booked up for 2009 so may struggle to get someone worth seeing ;)

  laurie53 20:12 16 Jul 08

"Promoter could easily make a killing by getting cheap local acts as tickets already sold."

That's not how he made his reputation.

While watching the clear up om the news the other night I was amazed at the literally thousands of tents just abandoned, but talking yesterday to someone who had been, it appears that this is actively encouraged, as they are all collected and sent off where they're needed in the third world.

Presumably Glastonbury is the same.

  gardener 20:26 16 Jul 08

Music festivals were for hippies, the bands then played great music. The hippies are gone and so is the great music. It's all corporate stuff now, Glastonbury has become part of 'the season' for example. The cause has been lost.

  Seth Haniel 08:04 17 Jul 08

"literally thousands of tents just abandoned"

The tents were provided?? I passed the site on the Monday before the event ( returning from an Elton John concert in Perth) and all the tents were already assembled in neat rows.

"The hippies are gone and so is the great music"
Quite agree ;)

  laurie53 08:34 17 Jul 08

"It's all corporate stuff now,"

Corporate stuff or not, they all seemed to be enjoying themselves last weekend, and surely that's what it's all about, not "the cause" whatever that was.

T in the Park has only been going about ten years, not many hippies around then.

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