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Adele’s Munich gigs have thousands of seats still unsold after the star faced huge backlash over sky-high ticket prices


Thousands of seats remain unsold for Adele‘s gigs in Munich, after the star received backlash for sky-high prices. 

After 260,000 fans scrambled in a queue for hours for the cheapest and best seats last week, they then reflected on the ‘vile’ cost of the tickets. 

And now it has been revealed that Ticketmaster shows there are as many as 2,000 seats that still have not been sold for the concerts – with available tickets on every date. 

Adele, 35, will play 10 dates in the German city between August 2 and August 24 – her first shows since 2015.

According to The Sun, the cheapest available ticket was £281 while the most expensive reaching over £1,000 to be stage-side.

Thousands of seats remain unsold for Adele's concert dates in Munich, after the star received backlash for sky-high prices (seen in 2022)

Thousands of seats remain unsold for Adele’s concert dates in Munich, after the star received backlash for sky-high prices (seen in 2022)

Adele will play 10 dates in the German city between August 2 and August 24 - her first shows since 2015

Adele will play 10 dates in the German city between August 2 and August 24 – her first shows since 2015

‘If seats don’t sell, promoters might have to consider reducing prices,’ a source told the publication. ‘Hotel prices are through the roof. It’s a mess.’ 

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, fans claimed the prices were ‘criminal’ and nearly impossible for ‘regular people to see artists live’. 

Some wrote: ‘Adele in August! Adele ticket prices must be a joke…300 euros for a seat at the way back????’ 

‘Adele ticket prices are looking insane already why are these artists making it so difficult for regular people to go see them live.’

‘The Adele ticket prices are criminal i cant believe people are paying this much for them.’

‘The Adele ticket prices are VILE’.

‘I’m sorry but the Adele prices are out of pocket.’

‘I was thinking i could go see Adele but the prices are too crazy. Like I’d rather go on vacation with that money just not worth it to me.’

The popular singer-songwriter already added four extra dates due to the high demand for her shows in August – making 10 in total.

Adele, 35, has faced backlash over her 'extortionate' priced tickets for her Munich concert in the summer (pictured in 2023)

Adele, 35, has faced backlash over her ‘extortionate’ priced tickets for her Munich concert in the summer (pictured in 2023)

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter , fans claimed the prices were 'criminal' and nearly impossible for 'regular people to see artists live'

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter , fans claimed the prices were ‘criminal’ and nearly impossible for ‘regular people to see artists live’

The shows are the first European dates she has done since 2016, with many urging the singer to embark on a world tour. 

Adele, who is currently performing weekly in a Las Vegas residency, will take to the stage in Europe on the 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 14th, 16th, 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st of August 2024.

The singer – known for her hit songs such as Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You, and Set Fire To The Rain – will perform in an open-air environment that has been exclusively created for the special shows.

The bespoke arena will feature a combination of seated grandstands and standing areas with capacity for 80,000 people per night.

Announcing the news on Instagram a week ago, Adele told her fans: ‘So a few months ago I got a call about a summer run of shows. I’ve been content as anything with my shows in London’s Hyde Park and my residency in Vegas, so I hadn’t had any other plans.’

‘However, I was too curious to not follow up and indulge in this idea – a one off, bespoke pop-up stadium designed around whatever show I want to put on? Ohh!? Pretty much slap bang in the middle of Europe? In Munich?’

‘That’s a bit random, but still fabulous! Right after the Euros? Come on England! With the Olympics next door? Go on Simone! And some of my favourite artists playing shows too? Why…YES!!’

After 260,000 fans scrambled in a queue for hours for the cheapest and best seats last week, they've now reflected on the 'vile' cost of the tickets (pictured last month)

After 260,000 fans scrambled in a queue for hours for the cheapest and best seats last week, they’ve now reflected on the ‘vile’ cost of the tickets (pictured last month)

The popular singer-songwriter already added four extra dates due to the high demand for her shows in August - making 10 in total

The popular singer-songwriter already added four extra dates due to the high demand for her shows in August – making 10 in total

According to The Sun, the cheapest available ticket was £281 while the most expensive reaching over £1,000 to be stage-side (pictured last month)

According to The Sun, the cheapest available ticket was £281 while the most expensive reaching over £1,000 to be stage-side (pictured last month)

‘I haven’t played in Europe since 2016! I couldn’t think of a more wonderful way to spend my summer and end this beautiful phase of my life and career with shows closer to home during such an exciting summer. Guten Tag babes x.’

But frustrated fans took to social media to express their disappointment in finding over 270,000 people in the queue moments after sales opened. 

Adele will have performed an incredible 50 Weekends With Adele dates (100 shows in total) by the end of it’s run. She also thrilled her UK audience at her sold out London Hyde Park shows in 2022.

Last week, the singer confirmed she plans to embark on another world tour upon the release of her next album but admitted that it wouldn’t be anytime soon.

Her Weekends With Adele residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is set to come to an end in June 2024, freeing up her schedule.

During her show, Adele said she would want to take her next album on tour, but also confessed she didn’t think she would be writing the new record for a while.

Her last album was 30, released in 2021 to huge commercial and critical success, winning British Album of the Year at the 2022 Brit Awards and becoming the best-selling album of the year. 



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