Majority of Foo Fighters tickets sold out in record time for South Okanagan concert – Penticton Western News

The Foo Fighters won’t be in Penticton for another seven months, but the anticipation of welcoming the famous rock band to the city is already growing at a record pace.

As of March 10, the majority of tickets for the Oct. 1 show at the South Okanagan Events Center (SOEC) have sold out and are doing so as quickly as any other concert in the venue’s history, according to the manager. establishment general, Dean Clarke. .

“When you put the Foo Fighters on sale in a market like ours, it won’t be long before all those tickets are sold out,” Clarke told Western News.

Early sales figures indicate the acclaimed rock band is on course to set all-time box office records at the SOEC.

“The majority of tickets went in record time,” he added.

Rock and roll fans without tickets to the October show are out of luck, however.

Clarke encourages people to check the venue’s ticketing website weekly to find seats that might “cross” the availability window.

“There will be tickets that will continue to be given out to the public for people to buy just because it’s a giant production. Tickets will roll out continuously, whether weekly or closer to the event.

Clarke explained that ticket holds are common with massive shows. Several seats that have not yet been released for sale to the public will soon be available, the venue’s general manager said.

The Dave Grohl-led band will land in Peach City after stops in Edmonton and Calgary, and ahead of their show at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on October 5.

“It’s world class,” Clarke said.

“It’s probably the best show that will be in the Okanagan and we’re going to throw the biggest party you’ve ever seen.”

It was announced in February that the Foo Fighters would travel to Penticton.

The group’s appearance in October will follow what should be a busy spring at SOEC, with artists like ZZ Top, Cheap Trick, Santana and Alice Cooper set to hit the South Okanagan stage.

People hoping to get their hands on Foo Fighters tickets are urged to check each week ahead of the band’s Oct. 1 concert.

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