October 21, 2011 12:06

The Stone Roses tickets for Heaton Park shows sell out in 68 minutes

Up to 220,000 tickets for all three gigs are snapped up in just over an hour

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Tickets for The Stone Roses' trio of Manchester Heaton Park shows have completely sold out.

The first two gigs set for June 29-30 sold out within 14 minutes of going on sale this morning (October 21) with 150,000 tickets being snapped up. The band then added a third date on July 1 which sold out less than an hour later.

Frontman Ian Brown said:

We plan on spending the rest of the day jumping up and down with our hands in the air.


Overall, 220,000 tickets were snapped up within 68 minutes for all three shows. Rumours are now circulating that they will also play T In The Park next year along with V Festival and the newly resurrected Phoenix Festival.

The original line-up - frontman Ian Brown, guitarist John Squire, bassist Mani and drummer Reni announced their reunion on Tuesday (October 18) for their first gig in 15 years.

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