The Jakarta Post
Indonesian singer Raisa poses for The Jakarta Post. (JP/Dimar)
Anticipation is high for Raisa Live in Concert as 10,000 tickets have sold out within 14 hours, according to a statement.
Raisa is set to hold a solo concert on June 27, 2020 at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta, making her the first female Indonesian singer to perform solo in the stadium.
The stadium has a capacity of 50,000 people.
Kompas.com reported that only three Indonesian acts had held concerts at the stadium, namely Kantata Takwa in June 1990, Kantata Barock in December 2011 and Slank in December 2018.
The tickets for Raisa Live in Concert went on sale on Monday via raisa2020.loket.com and the GoTix app, with prices starting from Rp 200,000 (US$14.16) for Festival B category.
Adryanto Pratono, CEO of event organizer JUNI Group, said in a statement that tickets for several categories, such as Festival A and B, had sold out within two hours.
“We appreciated those who have purchased the tickets, even though the concert is still six months away,” said Adryanto.
Meanwhile, Raisa expressed her happiness for the enthusiasm, saying that many concertgoers came from outside Jakarta.
“This is my first experience selling 10,000 tickets within two days,” said Raisa.
Raisa has released three studio albums since 2011 and received numerous awards, including seven awards from the Indonesian Music Awards (AMI) in 2016 for Best Album, Best Pop Album and Best Pop Female Solo Artist, among other categories. Her newest single, “You”, was released in October. (jes/kes)
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