Tickets for the Coimbra concert sold out at 10 a.m., and fans slept on the street all night to get a ticket. Vila Nova de Gaia, Coimbra, Porto, Maia, Matosinhos and Vila do Conde have lines of several meters in length.
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The fan queue for a Coldplay ticket around Rua de Passos Manuel runs until January 31. Sophia was sitting in the doorway, framed by an FNAC poster, nervously twisting the corner of her coat. She’s been sitting here for about 12 hours. “We arrived yesterday at 8:30, I hope it was worth it,” he told JN. The night was not very cold, he slept little, alternating with his cousin. They have been Coldplay fans since the late ’90s.
Anna, who is a few meters ahead and who is meanwhile a friend of hers, serves coffee and shoots her: “Laugh, if you don’t get a ticket, no one can.” The statement seemed to bring him some relief, now that doubt began to plague his mind: “What if I can’t get a ticket?”
A few meters later, some teenage friends make a monster under some blankets, a character with more legs than would be possible dissected by the number of visible heads. “I want to buy a ticket for me and my mother, to see if I can make it up for her,” one of them muttered almost silently. Everyone laughs, he admits that the relationship this summer was “strained”. So the pains growing. However, he says that he loves Coldplay and Chris Martin very much and that his favorite song is “Speed of Sound”.
Annabella and Gustavo hugging and standing very close to each other. “We arrived at five in the morning, it’s so hard to be here, but when our relationship started at our last party here in Porto, we thought we should come.”
Sergio has just arrived, about nine in the morning in line. “I can’t be here sleeping, and now I have to wait, if I can, I did,” he says. Despite the confidence, he looks at the line and counts people. luck cast.
Fans have been waiting for more than 24 hours to get admission tickets to Coldplay in Coimbra
About half a thousand people line up at FNAC and Worten stores in Forum Coimbra to buy tickets for the Coldplay concert in May 2023.
Doors open at 10am and fans have been in line for more than a day. João Capitão arrived at FNAC’s door at 8.30am on Wednesday morning. “I’ve been taking turns with my dad,” he says.
With the captain, Sonia Pedro arrived shortly thereafter. “It was enough for you to rest and continue talking,” he says.
At Worten’s door, upstairs, sisters Joana and Inês Carvalho arrived at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. “I’ve never seen Coldplay before, I can’t miss this opportunity,” he revealed.
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