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Q re websites for concerts

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Q re websites for concerts

Apart from Ticketmaster, are there any other websites that sell tickets for major acts?

While I am spoilt for choice at the theatre, I don't think I'll be lucky with bigger live music acts. At the time I am here, Barry Manilow is about as good as it gets. :)

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1. Re: Q re websites for concerts

Seetickets and probably broadwaybox are your best bets. No idea if they've got Barry Manilow though.....

http://www.seetickets.com/

http://www.broadwaybox.com/

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2. Re: Q re websites for concerts

This for tickets until 18 February: http://www.getintolondontheatre.co.uk/

Another site: www.theatremonkey.com/daybydayindex.htm

And another: http://www.londontheatredirect.com/

PS I haven't actually used any of these yet - just compiling information for our upcoming trip.

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3. Re: Q re websites for concerts

Thanks, but I am after bigger music acts, not theatre.

As I stated, finding theatre options is not a problem.

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4. Re: Q re websites for concerts

Seetickets has got music acts according to their site (Rihanna, Rod Stewart) so will have others. The other possibility is to check on venue sites like the 02 and see who you link through to.

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5. Re: Q re websites for concerts

and viagogo.

http://www.viagogo.co.uk/

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6. Re: Q re websites for concerts

As above, I would try looking at the venue websites as I use Seetickets and it can be quite hard work trawling through it. Some I would suggest are:

Hammersmith Apollo

O2 Brixton Academy

Alexandra Palace

The Scala

HMV Forum

Brixton Academy

Electric Ballroom

Koko

Royal Albert Hall

O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

It really depends what type of act you'd like to see. Who were you hoping would be playing in an ideal world?

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7. Re: Q re websites for concerts

Thank you - that's great!

>> Who were you hoping would be playing in an ideal world? <<

Freddie Mercury and Queen. :) In seriousness, acts that I don't think will travel to Australia. These sites give me a lot to work with.

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8. Re: Q re websites for concerts

http://www.stargreen.com/home

They are a London only site, plus they don't use call centres like Ticketmaster so you always get through to a person, and you can pick up tickets from their box office.

Others:

http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/

http://www.aloud.com/

Many venues are now owned by HMV so try http://hmv.com/hmvweb/home.do

The same with O2: if you are/will be an O2 customer then try http://www.o2blueroom.co.uk/ for priority tickets etc

For the Royal Festival Hall and other Southbank Centre venues you normally have to go to their own website http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/find

The same with Royal Albert Hall, I think:

www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/default.aspx

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9. Re: Q re websites for concerts

Always seems to have good seats for London concerts if cost is not a worry

http://www.double8tickets.com/index.php

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10. Re: Q re websites for concerts

I generally use see tickets or Live Nation

http://www.livenation.co.uk/?c=lnw-050111