Another festival season ends, another round of fairly boring ‘Festivals in Crisis’ articles from a mainstream media desperately trying to make its ABCs add up to 1-2-3.
Of course, festivals are clearly in trouble going into next year as it took Glastonbury Festival all of 25 minutes to sell-out its 135, 000 tickets on Sunday (5th October)- a new sales record for the event at Worthy Farm, Somerset. 15,000 pre-sale coach package tickets had already sold out in around 15 minutes on the previous Wednesday (1st October).
A statement on the festival’s website said: “We’re humbled by the incredible numbers of people who would like to come to the Festival – and it’s clear that demand once again outstripped supply this year. We’re sorry that some of you have missed out, but there will be a resale of returned tickets in the spring (and your registration remains valid for future years)”.
The 2015 festival runs from June 24th-28th and no acts have been confirmed yet, though the Fleetwood Mac / Prince / Queen / AC/DC / Muse headliner rumours abound.
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