People are still lining up to get tickets for IU’s upcoming concert.
On August 3rd, IU’s agency, EDAM Entertainment, released a detailed schedule of ticketing for IU’s solo concert “The Golden Hour: Under the Orange Sun” to be held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul Jamsil Sports Complex on September 17 and 18.
Accordingly, the ticket pre-sale for fanclub members was open from 8 pm to 11:59 pm KST on August 8. Meanwhile, general sale is from 8:00 pm KST on August 11 to 11:59 pm KST on September 15.
As this will be an in-person concert for IU and fans to meet each other face-to-face after a long time, it has garnered a huge amount of attention. It has been 5 days since ticketing started, but the queuing line for reservations shows no sign of declining.
A netizen revealed on an online community that their queue number was 747 in the waiting list. According to the public waiting list, as of 2 pm KST on August 15th, there were more than 800 people lining up to get tickets for IU’s concert.
IU’s concert ticketing is known to be fierce, with over 400,000 people in the queue. Previously, general sale took place with about 30,000 seats available, excluding 57,000 seats from the fanclub presale. At that time, all the seats were sold out in about 5 minutes, proving IU’s huge popularity in Korea.