Tesco to Sell Affordable Concert TicketsBy Tesco Entertainment, PRNE
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
LONDON, June 29, 2011 -
- Tesco aims to help make gigs more affordable to its
customers this summer by selling tickets for music concerts
through its Tesco Entertainment website
The new initiative will enable customers to buy great value
tickets to see top artists and bands perform open-air concerts
at racecourse venues across the UK.*
And that’s not all - the ticket prices also include an evening
at the races, giving customers even more bang for their buck and a
double helping of entertainment!
Concert artists include Alexandra Burke, Tom Jones, Beach Boys,
Scouting for Girls, Blondie, Scissor Sisters, James Blunt, Olly
Murs and many more.
Tickets prices start from just £12 and customers will earn
double Clubcard points on all purchases. The benefit of buying
through Tesco Entertainment is that there are no booking fees or
credit card charges and delivery of tickets is free.
Even the most expensive tickets will be capped at just £33,
making the gigs more affordable to Tesco customers.
Rob Salter, Tesco’s Entertainment Director said: “We know
customers want to buy tickets for live music events but are often
faced with unexpected and additional fees. We wanted an offer that
was really simple - one ticket, one price, no hidden costs.”
Initially, all the tickets sold through tesco.com/entertainment
will be for music concerts at UK racecourse venues held between 8
June and 23 August.* These are:
Rebecca Ferguson, Aiden Grimshaw and Paije Richardson from ITV’s
‘The X Factor’ - 8 June, Kempton Park and 24 July, Carlisle.
Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with special
guest star Sandie Shaw - 17 June, Newmarket.
Tom Jones - 18 June, Haydock Park; 27 July, Sandown Park and 12
Texas - 24 June, Newmarket; 30 June, Epsom Downs and 2 July,
Aiden Grimshaw, Jamie Archer and Paije Richardson from ITV’s
‘The X Factor’ - 3 July, Market Rasen.
Beach Boys - 7 July, Epsom Downs.
Scouting for Girls - 14 July, Epsom Downs.
James Blunt - 15 July, Newmarket.
Scissor Sisters - 16 July, Haydock Park; 20 July, Sandown Park;
and 22 July, Newmarket.
The Wanted - 21 July, Epsom Downs and 29 July, Newmarket.
Blondie - 28 July, Epsom Downs.
Alexandra Burke - 1 August, Carlisle.
Boyzone - 5 August, Newmarket.
Olly Murs - 12 August, Kempton Park.
Eliza Doolittle - 23 August, Warwick.
All tickets sold will be for the Grandstand and Paddock
enclosures and include racing followed by an open-air concert.
Specific times for each event are available on the venue
For more information or to book tickets, please visit
Notes to editor:
* Open-air concerts will be held at The Jockey Club’s racecourse
venues across the UK
Tickets are subject to availability
Maximum of 10 tickets can be purchased per transaction
Tickets available for £12 at selected events.
Further enquiries: Tesco Press Office on +44(0)1992-644-645
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