superfans are descending on from all over the UK and beyond today to see the 70s supergroup’s new show – but many have been ‘priced out’ with tickets for tonight’s gig going for almost £500 each judi slot online jackpot terbesar.
The virtual concert launched last night with a star-studded event attended by the Swedish pop superstars themselves, who played their final live gig 40 years ago, as well as , Kate Moss and the king and queen of .
And tonight there will be a carnival atmosphere inside the purpose-built 3,000-capacity arena in east London because it is the first gig open to all fans, not just celebrities and fan club members.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram is in a frenzy today with people travelling to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this evening – with tickets on resale website Viagogo now reaching £475 if you want to stand on the dancefloor close to the stage.
Critics have blasted the ‘extortionate’ price of tickets just to watch a ‘bunch of bl**dy holograms’.One Scottish fan said: ‘You have no idea how much I would LOVE to go see Abba. But looking at the ticket prices, they are just wayyyyy out of my league. I would literally have to beg, steal, but doubt anyone would let me borrow lol. Just gutted the prices are so high’.
Five years in the making, the concert featured four 3D digital versions of the group’s younger selves singing and dancing to some 20 of their hits.The so-called Abbatars of Anni-Frid, 76, Björn, 77, Benny, 75, and Agnetha, 72, were created through months of motion-capture and performance.
The band, worth an estimated £800million, have already sold a staggering 380,000 tickets for the London residency, which is booking until May 2023, while the show is then expected to head on a worldwide tour that could make their combined net worth break £1billion.
The scene at the Abba Arena last night, where the band used ‘Abbatars’ of themselves, 5 years in the making, to perform 20 of their greatest hits
Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad in their ‘ABBAtar’ form that wowed fans last night
Return: The pop pioneers originally split up in 1982, but reformed earlier this year to record ninth studio album Voyage and unveil plans for an immersive digital stage show, which they opened together last night in London
Kylie Minogue and Kate Moss were among the stars who attended the press night in east London last night
If fans want to attend tonight, they can get tickets on the dancefloor for £475 each – around 4 times the face value
Some fans were united in their anger that the band are ‘not even there’ and ‘bl**dy’ holograms
Fans lucky enough to be able to afford tickets for tonight’s show tweeted about their excitement to be going
Computer enhanced avatars of Björn Ulvaeus, 77, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, 76, Benny Andersson, 75, and Agnetha Fältskog, 72, transported the audience back in time as they performed 20 of the band’s greatest hits.