Tickets for the first five weekends of Garth Brooks concerts at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas have sold out. Tickets for his 20 confirmed concert performances went on sale on Saturday, October 24 at 8 a.m. and were completely sold by 1 p.m.
Other relevant parts of the press release announcing the Garth Brooks tickets sold out are below:
The Wynn Las Vegas Web sites and phones were inundated with traffic for concert tickets this morning. The resort phone lines were able to accommodate 141,934 calls before the system reached maximum capacity and callers received a busy signal. Over the course of the morning, the Web site received more than 5.4 million page views with up to 40,000 people waiting in an online queue at any given time. Every effort was made to ensure the systems were operating at peak and processes will be examined to ensure improved performance when future concerts are placed on sale.
The first series of concerts will take place on December 11, 12, 13, January 1, 2, 3 and 22, 23, 24, February 12, 13, 14 and 26, 27, 28. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 8 p.m. Sundays.
Future Garth Brooks concert dates will be announced soon. Tickets will be priced at $125 plus a $5 service charge and a $13 tax to equal a total of $143.
Fans still stand a chance to obtain tickets for sold out concerts. Returned or unclaimed tickets will be released to a stand-by line that will form at the Wynn box office on show days.