Millions of Taylor Swift fans crashed the Live Nation-owned website Ticketmaster on Tuesday in search of seats for her first tour in five years, leading to periodic interruptions and long waits in line that often ended in disappointment.
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the site of tickets sale he told fans Tuesday morning, via a statement on Twitter, that he was experiencing “intermittent problems” that the company was working “urgently” to resolve.
Hours later, ticket master tweeted that there had been “historically unprecedented demand” for the “The Eras Tour” by Swift, the first since 2018, by millions of people. Ticket sales for the shows from the west coast was delayed three hours.
Fans reported waiting in lines in line for up to eight hours, with many finding it was too late to buy tickets, which cost between $49 and $449 each.
fans of Taylor Swift they said they were repeatedly pulled out of queues and directed their anger at Ticketmaster. Some said they took a day off and felt the process should have been more seamless.
A Ticketmaster spokesperson said the number of people who registered for the advance sale was more than double the number of tickets available, and that millions of people also launched to buy online.