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Hurricane/Southside 2020 break presale record

After a successful 2019 outing, FKP Scorpio sold a record-breaking 40,000 tickets in the space of two days for the 2020 edition of the twin festivals

By IQ on 27 Jun 2019

68,000 people attended Hurricane 2019 a day

68,000 people attended Hurricane 2019 a day

image © FKP Scorpio

After a record-setting weekend of live music for FKP Scorpio, the German promoter is celebrating another record: its best-ever presale, for the 2020 editions of its Hurricane and Southside festivals.

The twin festivals recorded total footfall of 380,000 last weekend, which – when combined with two sold-out Ed Sheeran shows – saw FKP shows attended nearly 600,000 times, for a gross of €50 million.

Hurricane and Southside 2020 went on sale on Monday (24 June) and sold 40,000 tickets in the space of two days (at one point even bringing down FKP’s online ticketing portal).

Next year’s line-up will be announced “shortly”, says FKP, with “big names” joining previously announced hip-hop act Seeed.

Hurricane and Southside return on 19–21 June 2020.


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