Fans waited to get the tickets online via the BookMyShow Indonesia website. However, the website experienced technical issues in the first hour due to a large number of people trying to access it. As listed on that website, Ed Sheeran Concert will be held in Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE): BSD City | 09:00 pm, with ticket starts from Rp.850,000 onwards.
Just like his previous concert, the incoming one in Jakarta will serve mostly on Sheeran’s third album, ÷ (“divide”), was released in March 2017. The album debuted at number one in the UK, the US and other major markets. The first two singles from the album, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill“, were released in January 2017 and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts. He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week. Sheeran appeared on Debrett’s 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK.
Twenty-four-year-old Raden Arsi Agnitasari got tickets after almost two hours of trying. “I got a queue number, but it moved slowly. I then tried to open the website in another browser and finally succeeded [in getting tickets],” she said. Like always, popular musician’s tour in Indonesia’s will probably be a blood bath as fans disorganized due to fatigue and emotional strains in getting the tickets.
Meanwhile, 30-year-old Stephany Josephine got a ticket through a friend. Her friend and her colleagues had been on standby [on the website], she said. The group got tickets at around 12:30 p.m. Other netizens on Twitter had similar experiences in accessing the website. Just like Ed Sheeran concert in Singapore and Malaysa, SCALPERS gangster also plays a nasty game on the Indonesian concert.
As of now, Ed Sheeran concert tickets for Bronze, Gold, Silver, Festival A and Festival B were sold out, leaving a few seats in the Diamond category.
The British singer-songwriter is slated to perform at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in Tangerang on Nov. 9 as part of his Divide tour.