The Jakarta Post
Rex Orange County performs at Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain, on June 2, 2018. (Shutterstock/Christian Bertrand)
Tickets to Rex Orange County’s concert in Jakarta were sold out in under one hour on Tuesday.
Ticket sales began at 10 a.m. in two categories, standing and tribune, with prices starting at Rp 580,000 (US$41.46).
“The response to Rex Orange County's first-ever Indonesian show has been tremendously positive. It's no wonder that Jakarta is the number one city in the world in streaming music. We are excited to finally have him in Jakarta. Fans are in for a treat,” Kevin Wiyarnanda, public and media relations officer of promoter Ismaya Live, told The Jakarta Post.
On Spotify, more than 261,000 users in Jakarta stream Rex Orange County’s music.
The Jakarta concert on May 9, 2020, will be the opening of his first tour in Asia.
After Jakarta, Rex Orange County will visit Singapore, Bangkok, Manila and Tokyo.
Rex Orange County is the stage name of 21-year-old English musician Alexander O’Connor. He began releasing songs as Rex Orange County in 2015 and made a breakthrough shortly after, being labeled one of the most promising music prodigies on the internet.
In October, he released his third studio album, Pony. (gis/wng)
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