Beyoncé ticket sales start Monday — but “we’re going to run out of enough tickets,” Ticketmaster says


Attention Beyoncé Fans: Beyoncé Fan Club members-only tour pre-sale is now open, so grab your tickets to see the most decorated artist in Grammy history at the upcoming ‘Renaissance’ World Tour. The first shots to get will start on Monday.

However, many ticket hopefuls have nothing more than a spot on the waiting list.

Advance ticket sales for select shows, including two shows in Chicago on the “BeyHive Verified Fan” tour, will begin later Sunday. Ticketmaster said, a few lucky verified BeyHive members received an email with a “unique access code” to use when the pre-sale starts Monday. However, according to the ticket company, most people were unable to get tickets.

“If you’re on the waitlist, you’re not alone,” Ticketmaster said. ”

“There are not enough tickets to go around,” the post from the ticketing giant continued. “But you still have a chance. Even if you have signed up for other on-sales, you still have a chance of being selected based on a lottery-style process.”

In November, Ticketmaster’s site crashed during a Taylor Swift ticket pre-sale event after it was overwhelmed by an attack of fans and bots, with many queuing for hours and losing their tickets. bottom. This time around, instead of releasing tickets for all dates at once, they are seeing phenomenal sales.

However, Ticketmaster continues to stress that “fan demand” for all dates “far exceeds the number of tickets available.”

Here’s the upcoming Beyoncé ticket sales schedule, according to Ticketmaster:

BeyHive Verified Fan Presale

Starts Monday, February 6th at 2pm CST

Ends Monday, February 6th at 10pm CST

Citi Verified Fan Presale

Starts Tuesday, February 7 at 2pm CST

Ends Wednesday, February 8th at 10pm CST

Verizon Up Presale Tickets

Starts Thursday, February 9th at 10am CST

Ends Friday, February 10 at 6 PM CST

Verified Fan On Sale (general)

February 11th (Sat) 02:00 pm CST start

Ends Saturday, February 11 at 10 PM CST

What is the process for getting Beyoncé tickets?

“Beyoncé is using Verified Fan to help fans get tickets” Parent company of Ticketmaster live nation says, Beyoncé’s tour site. “Verified fans need registration to filter out buyers looking to resell tickets and help fans create a less crowded ticket shopping experience.”

According to Live Nation, all ticket buyers (whether pre-sale or not) must register with Ticketmaster to become a “verified fan.” But as Taylor Swift fans wanting to get their hands on tickets to “The Eras Tour” may remember, “registration does not guarantee tickets,” Live Nation said, adding that demand is high. is expected.

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“We anticipate that there will be more demand than available tickets and a raffle-style process will determine if registered and verified fans will receive a unique access code and be placed on the waiting list.” Read the site.

Also, the registration deadline for “Verified Fan” varies by city. but, All those deadlines have passed.

After registering to become a “Verified Fan”, Ticketmaster must “verify” your account. the company saysUsers can expect to receive an email from Ticketmaster confirming that their registration has been recorded.

“This email is to confirm that we have received your registration information,” one such email obtained by NBC 5 reads. “On Friday, February 10th, you will receive an email confirming next steps.”

However, registering for the Verified Fan Onsale does not guarantee access to the sale. “Some people who have registered will be placed on a waiting list as demand is expected to exceed the number of tickets available,” the email reads.

And while those granted access to the sale may be eligible to secure tickets, Ticketmaster stresses that nothing is guaranteed.

Invitation to the Verified Fan Onsale does not guarantee a ticket,” the email reads.

Finally, one day before the sale, “verified fans” can expect to receive an email indicating whether they’ve been invited to the sale or if they’re on the waiting list, Ticketmaster says. .

What you need to know about Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ world tour

Following performances in the UK, France, Spain, Amsterdam, Germany and Poland, Beyoncé will venture into North America starting with a Toronto tour in July.

The 41-year-old singer is due to be at Chicago’s Soldier Field on July 22nd, with a new second date of July 23rd.

Tour also includes stops in Miami, Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Houston and New Orleans. A full list of tour dates and global cities can be found on Beyoncé’s official website. website.

Here are the current tour dates and cities for the North American leg of the Renaissance tour:

July 8 — Rogers Center, Toronto, CA

July 12 — Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 15 — Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

July 17 — Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky

July 20 — Huntington Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 22 — Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

July 26 — At Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan

July 29 — MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

July 30 — MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

August 1 — Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

August 3 — Acrysure Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

August 5 — FedexField, Washington DC

August 6 — FedexField, Washington DC

August 9 — Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina

August 11 — Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

August 12 — Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

August 16 — Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

August 18 — Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, Florida

August 21 — Dome at America’s Center, St. Louis, Michigan

August 24 — State Farm Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona

August 26 — Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada

August 30 — Levi’s Stadium, San Francisco, CA

September 2 — Sophie Stadium, Inglewood, CA

September 3 — Sophie Stadium, Inglewood, CA

September 11 — BC Place, Vancouver

September 13 — Lumen Field, Seattle, Washington

Sept. 18 — Kansas City, Kansas City, Arrowhead Stadium

September 21 — AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

September 23 — NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

September 23 — NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

September 27 — Caesars Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana


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