Tuesday 6 December 2016

Bruce Springsteen at Croke Park dates SOLD OUT in 2 hours, tickets being re-sold for up to €1200

Published 11/02/2016 | 09:35

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Bruce Springsteen performs live on stage during the second day of Hard Rock Calling at Hyde Park on July 14, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Bruce Springsteen performs live on stage during the second day of Hard Rock Calling at Hyde Park on July 14, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Both dates for Bruce Springsteen's Croke Park gigs have sold out this morning after two hours.

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Fans had an anxious wait as they struggled to bag tickets to The Boss's May 27 date at Croke Park.

Tickets officially went on sale at 9am but some fans reported facing wait times of 45 minutes or more on Ticketmaster.ie before their tickets were confirmed.

Tickets were priced at €65.45, €116 or €131 for seating and €98.50 for standing tickets.

However, many fans were rewarded for their patience and bagged tickets to The River Tour gig at GAA HQ.

Tickets for a second date on May 29 went on sale at 9.30am and tickets for May 27 had completely sold out by 10am with May 29 also selling out around 11am.

The gigs are set to be the biggest of the summer and constitute two of the three dates allowed at Croke Park every year. 

Beyonce bagged the third slot with her gig at the city centre venue on July 9.

There were 82,000 tickets available for each gig and the first batch for May 27 were snapped up within half an hour.

Tickets are already available via third party sellers on Seatwave via Ticketmaster.  Prices range from €135 to €1286 for tickets for the sold out date of May 27 and from €137 to €700 for the second date on May 29.

The provincial hurling quarter-final between Dublin and Wexford and the football quarter-final between Wexford and Kildare were due to take place on Sunday, May 29.

However, these have already been re-scheduled to take place on May 21 in order to pave the way for the legendary musician.

Aiken Promotions is warning fans to avoid bogus ticket sellers, and say that all under-16s must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.

Tickets are limited to six per person in a bid to crack down on touting.

The Born in the USA star will take to the stage at 7pm and will have no support act on the night.

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