Friday 1 July 2022 12:15 PM Travis Scott fans fume at pricey tickets as rapper sells out first UK show ... trends now
Travis Scott fans were left fuming as the rapper's upcoming show sold out within minutes of being released.
The Sicko Mode hitmaker, 31, is set to perform at London's O2 Arena in August, marking his first UK show since 10 people died and thousands were injured at his Astroworld concert in November last year.
Undeterred by the previous tragedy fans rushed to purchase tickets when they went on sale at 9am on Friday, with the phenomenal demand prompting the rapper to add another date.
'He better use the money to quadruple security': Travis Scott fans fumed at the cost of his London tickets as the rapper sold out his first UK show since Astroworld tragedy
Yet despite quickly selling out - with several then being offered for resale by touts online - fans were shocked with the high price point, which saw tickets costing upwards of £70 depending on the position in the arena, plus handling and delivery fees.
Taking to Twitter frustrated fans penned: 'Axs premium are doing £176 for standing for Travis Scott o2 London. Will I be standing on stage with Travis or?';
'£181 for Travis Scott standing tickets this guy gotta let me perform at them prices'; 'I could have but I wanted standing Who goes to a Travis Scott show to sit down Unless you’re in a box, it’s spooky'; 'how were travis scott’s tickets more expensive than wireless';
'Cost me £184 for a standing Travis Scott ticket, he better be using that money for quadrupling the security he had at Astrofest.'
Tragedy: The Sicko Mode hitmaker, 31, is set to perform at London's O2 Arena in August, marking his first UK show since 10 people died and thousands were injured at his Astroworld concert in November last year (pictured at the concert)
Others were not given the chance to purchase after the show quickly sold out and tweeted: 'ALL THE TRAVIS SCOTT LONDON TICKETS REALLY SOLD OUT didn’t even give me the option to purchase wtf';
'How have the travis scott standing tickets sold out in less than a minute'; 'We didn’t even stand a chance lads Travis Scott London tickets vanished in seconds'; 'Them Travis Scott tickets never existed';
'I was 20 when I got in the queue on AXS for Travis Scott concert tickets. Now I’m 30 and I’m still in the queue #TravisScott