Looking for Kate Bush Tickets? Sorry.

Kate Bush emerges from a 35 year-self-imposed exile from the concert stage (well, PROPER concerts, anyway) for a month-long residency at the Hammersmith in London beginning in August.  Fifteen minutes after tickets went on sale at 5:30AM ET (9:30 GMT) today, all 80,000 were gone. (Here’s a blog that detailed the frenzy as it happened.)

And they weren’t cheap.  Standard tickets ran £49-£135 ($90-$250 CAD), although you could opt for higher-priced hospitality packages which included a hamper of fine food.  Like what?  Salmon pâtém, poussin caesar salad, prawn salad with pistachio cous-cous along with a bamboo cone of chocolate and caramel-dipped berries.

The residence starts August 26 and ends October 1.  Any bets of how high the scalpers will go?

(Via The NME)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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