(CONFIDENTIAL) Tickets for the San Jose (Costa Rica) concert for one of the most iconic Hard Rock bands, Guns N’ Roses NOT IN THIS LIFETIME… tour went on sale Monday, sparking a craze among the fans.
The band will take to the stage at the National Stadium, in La Sabana, on November 26, 2016.
At 12:01am Monday (August 22) tickets were available to members of Fan Club International; from 12:01 Tuesday (August 23) to 11:59pm Saturday (August 27) they will be available to American Express cardholders; from 12:01am Sunday (August 28) to 11:59pm Sunday September 4 to Credomatic cardholders; and whatever is left will be available to the public from 12:01am Monday September 05 onwards.
Ticket prices range from ¢35.000 to ¢75,000 colones and available only through Publitickets.com.
Christian Marin, Publitickets operations manager for Latin America, confirmed Ticos have been purchasing tickets to see the legendary band, however, there have been sales of a large number of tickets to fans in Central America, South America, North America, the Caribbean and Europe. Marin said they have also received a number inquiries from other countries, including from Asia.
Marin added that “unfair competition” attempted to hack their server by overloading the server with the idea of crashing it so that nobody can make purchases. “They tried hacking into us, but we responded in time,” said the operations manager.
The San Jose date is one of twelve announced to date in Latin America, that includes Medellin (Colombia), Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile) and Lima (Peru), among others. Click here for all tour dates.
Guns N’ Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. The current lineup consists of Rose, Slash, McKagan, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Melissa Reese, guitarist Richard Fortus and drummer Frank Ferrer.
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