George Strait’s Fort Worth Show Sells Out Within An Hour, Angers Fans George Strait’s Fort Worth Show Sells Out Within An Hour, Angers Fans
George Strait announced a show at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth in 2019, and when tickets went on sale on Friday, the gig was... George Strait’s Fort Worth Show Sells Out Within An Hour, Angers Fans

George Strait announced a show at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth in 2019, and when tickets went on sale on Friday, the gig was sold-out in half an hour.

Fans reportedly waited in a queue that was thousands of people long, and when the 14,000-seat arena sold-out in under an hour, tickets were popping up on resale sites for quadruple the price. Fans shared screenshots of the queue, which showed that “2,000+” people were in line in front of them.

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After waiting in the queue, many were able to access Ticketmaster’s verified resale tickets – some which added up to $800 per seat. The would-be concert goers lashed out at the ticketing site, noting that an easier system should have been implemented.

The Fort Worth show will be a part of George Strait’s handful of gigs in 2019. He will kick-off the new year in Nashville during Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw and continue with a pair of shows in Las Vegas in February. From there, he will make stops at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Ohio Stadium in Columbus.

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