Take That tickets sellers overwhelmed by demand

Selling agents struggling to cope as 2011 tour goes on sale

Take That have given an official update about sales for their forthcoming European tour this morning (October 29) after selling agents struggled to cope with demand when tickets became available to the public at 9am (BST) this morning (October 29).

Some ticketing sites linked through Takethat.com have been struggling to handle the amount of people logging on, but the band’s spokespeople have said that they are “confident” all enquiries will be dealt with.

“Due to totally unprecedented demand this morning, all ticket agents have struggled to cope with the number of people logging on to try and buy Take That tickets,” they said.

They added: “The technology available has not been able to keep up with demand. However, all ticket agents are confident they will be able to process all enquiries so are asking fans to keep trying.”

Meanwhile extra dates at Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 31), City Of Manchester Stadium (June 8, 10, 11), Cardiff Millennium Stadium (15), Glasgow Hampden Park (24), Birmingham Villa Park (28) and London Wembley Stadium (July 6, 8, 9), have been added to the tour.

Take That tour 2011 tickets are now on sale for the following UK dates:

Sunderland Stadium Of Light (May 30, 31)
City Of Manchester Stadium (June 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (14, 15)
Dublin Croke Park (18)
Glasgow Hampden Park (22, 23, 24)
Birmingham Villa Park (27, 28)
London Wembley Stadium (July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)

To check the availability of Take That stadium tour 2011 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS, or call 0871 230 1094.