The good news: Adele is going on tour, and fans are clamouring to see her now that she’s re-emerged to take to the stage after an extended hiatus.
The bad news: actually getting tickets has proven to be an excrutiating, chaotic experience, with fans facing long waits while attempting to purchase tickets to her upcoming 25 North American tour, which began trending on Twitter when frustrated fans complained about ticket-buying problems with the hashtag #AdeleTickets.
However, some fans had some fun with it, even creating clever memes like this one:
— Deidre. (@LiveSimplyDee) December 17, 2015
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsOther fans simply complained, especially when they waited in online queues for hours only to learn tickets were all sold out.
You know why sucks? Waiting online for 2 hrs for Adele tickets and they’re sold out #adeletickets
— Jungle Julia (@kalia_lia) December 17, 2015
What really ticked off those who couldn’t get tickets, however, was when they saw ticket resellers such as StubHub were selling tickets at a ridiculous markup, some going for more than $6,000:
— Randy Prine (@randyprine) December 17, 2015