Madness sell out Fratton Park

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EXCITED fans have snapped up all tickets for the Madness open air concert at Fratton Park.

The home of Pompey FC will play host to the British ska legends as part of the group’s Grandslam tour on June 6.

Club spokesman Colin Farmery said all tickets for general sale have now sold out.

More than 4,000 were sold on the first day of sale, with many more fans buying their chance to see the band soon after. In total, 13,000 tickets were available.

Colin said: ‘I think it was the fastest selling venue of this 

‘For those wanting to still see the band, there are still hospitality tickets being sold.’

The Madness show aims to offer concert goers a festival-style experience.

It is believed the event will be the first open-air gig at Fratton Park since a six-hour music festival starring Georgie Fame was held in 

There are around 600 hospitality tickets for those that want to experience luxury while seeing the band play.

Prices start from £70 (plus VAT) for access to the Victory Lounge, complete with drinks reception and premier seats for the 

The top package, priced £130 (plus VAT), includes a three-course meal in the Chairman’s Lounge and prime seating in the directors’ 

The concert is a part of the band’s tour from May to September which will take in 19 shows at some of the greatest sporting venues around the country including racecourses, cricket grounds, rugby and football stadiums.