Fans snap up tickets to see The Wanted in Rochester
Almost a quarter of the tickets
to see one of Britain’s biggest boy bands, The Wanted, perform
in Rochester were sold on the first day.
Tickets to the summer Castle
Concerts show went on sale Monday morning, with a dozen dedicated
fans queuing up in Chatham before tickets were
First in the queue was Victoria
Whale, 32, from Gillingham.
She said: “My little girl wanted
to see The Wanted because they’re her favourite boy band along with
“When she found out they were
coming she was just like ‘Oh my god I want to go’. It’s great the
council got such a big band who are hitting the big time.”
Made up of Max, Nathan, Tom, Jay
and Siva, The Wanted have become one of Britain’s biggest pop bands
since they last performed in Medway alongside The Saturdays in
Shortly after they played their
debut single All Time Low on the Castle Concerts stage, it went
straight to number one. The will be headlining their own show on
Thursday, July 18.
Samantha Boniface, 42, from
Rochester, and 11-year-old daughter, Isabelle, saw them perform in
Ms Boniface said: “Isabelle was
just so excited when she found out they will be coming to Rochester
again. We saw them before they were famous when they supported The
Saturdays at the Castle Concerts and Isabelle has loved them ever
“I’m really excited too. I can’t
wait to see Max.”
Tickets also went on sale for 80s
Night featuring Tony Hadley, ABC, and Go West on Friday, July
A spokesman for the council said:
“Tickets for The Wanted and 80s Night have only been on sale since
10am yesterday, and already nearly a quarter of the tickets for
both shows have already been sold. So we would urge anyone wanting
to book not to leave it too late”.
Tickets for both concerts are £35
each. Tickets are also available to see rockers Status Quo who kick
off the Castle Concerts on Wednesday, July 17 (£35) and the Castle
Proms on Saturday, July 20 (£30).
They are available in person at
the Central Theatre box office and the Brook Theatre box office in
Chatham, the Medway Visitor Information Centre in Rochester High
Street, by phone on 01634 338338, or from http://www.thecastleconcerts.co.uk/
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