Michael Buble has added a second night at P&J Live after all 10,000 tickets for the first date sold out within minutes.
Due to such an unprecedented demand for pre-sale tickets yesterday for Buble’s show – on Wednesday November 27 – a second night was immediately added.
And P&J Live bosses expect the extra show on Thursday November 28 will be snapped up too, with tickets going on sale at 9.15am today.
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Louise Stewart, head of entertainment, exhibitions and marketing for P&J Live, said: “When the pre-sale opened yesterday, it was quite clear tickets were going to be selling out within minutes, even though this is the biggest show ever staged in the north-east.
“As a result of that, the decision was made with the promoters to put on a second night to ensure as many fans of Michael as possible would have the chance to see him perform at P&J Live.
“We have never seen demand like this for a show in the north-east, with 10,000 tickets being sold in minutes.
“It just reinforces how popular Michael is and what a great venue P&J Live is for him and other world-class acts like him.”
Louise said the atmosphere on both nights would be brilliant and Michael’s fans would be in for an extremely special evening.
She added: “It’s fantastic to see P&J Live establish itself on the UK stage as a major arena venue so soon, and we look forward to welcoming many more acts with the global stature of Michael.”
Louise said she had previously described attracting Michael Buble as a “game-changer” for the £333 million P&J Live and for the city.
“Not only will it bring in big acts to entertain the people of the north-east and further afield, the tourist spend it will bring to the region will be, without doubt, a major boost.”
The show, An Evening With Michael Buble, was only announced a week ago, after his other UK stadium concerts sold out.