The Jakarta Post
Axl Rose, lead singer of US rock band Guns N' Roses, performs during a concert at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 29, 2017 (AFP/Vilhelm Stokstad / TT News Agency)
Concert promoters for the Jakarta show of American rock band Guns N' Roses has announced that the band will play at Gelora Bung Karno soccer stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta on Nov. 8.
Show promoters UnUsUal Entertainment and Third Eye Management also announced on Monday that fans of the band could start ordering tickets for the show on June 27.
Pre-sale tickets to Guns N’ Roses ‘Not In This Lifetime’ Tour Jakarta on 8 November 2018 at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Stadium will be available through https://t.co/xaCElzIWv3 from 27 June 2018 onwards. Limited tickets are available so register to avoid disappointment! pic.twitter.com/I5LUPkNFoK— UnUsUaL Ent (@UNUSUAL_ENT) June 11, 2018
Fans can order their tickets online from the website id.bookmyshow.com.
"Pre-sale ticket prices are expected to start at less than Rp 600,000," the show promoter said in a statement.
For the current Not in This Lifetime tour, Guns N’ Roses will also perform at other venues in Asia, such as in the Philippines on Nov. 11, Malaysia on Nov. 14, Taiwan on Nov. 17 and Hong Kong on Nov. 20 and 21.
Key members of the band, including vocalist Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bass player Duff McKagan, will join the lineup for the current tour.
Guns N' Roses performed in Jakarta in 2012, but Axl Rose was the only original member in the lineup at the time.
The last time a major international band played Gelora Bung Karno was in 2013 when thrash metal band Metallica rocked a crowd of 60,000 people including then-presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.