The Arctic Monkeys are coming to Greece, and fans are eagerly awaiting a thrilling musical experience! With early bird tickets for the long-awaited concert sold out within five minutes, it’s clear that music-loving fans across the country are eager to dance and sing along with one of England’s favorite bands.
An incredible four thousand tickets to the highly awaited Arctic Monkeys concert sold out at lightning speed, kicking off a night that’s sure to be unforgettable.
In its official announcement, the organizers stated: “Your response to the 7/19  pre-sale launch, headlined by Arctic Monkeys, has been unprecedented! The 4,000 early bird tickets of €65 were sold out within the first 5 minutes. The pre-sale will now continue with the next two phases, where the prices will be €70 and €75 until the specific tickets are sold out.”
Arctic Monkeys hit Athens’ stage alongside two other acts. Swedish garage punk sensation The Hives, and British singer-songwriter Willie J Healey.
Arctic Monkeys: four childhood friends
Twenty years ago, four lifelong friends from High Green, the northernmost suburb of Sheffield, England, changed the music landscape as they formed a band together. Little did they know that this venture would soon reach global fame and inspire countless others on their creative paths.
Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders, and Nick O’Malley have seen their fame skyrocket since 2006. Initially releasing demos for free online, the band soon found themselves signed to the renowned Domino Records label, the remarkable result of sheer word of mouth.
In October 2005, the group released their first single, “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor.”
An infectious hit, its soaring vocals and guitar riffs catapulted the band to international fame. This song served as the launchpad for one of the most iconic acts in indie rock history, transforming them into superstars of their generation.
Arctic Monkeys’ 2006 album, fittingly titled Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not was a huge success right out of the gate. It instantly shattered sales records and racked up numerous awards in just a single year.
With the release of their second studio album, Favourite Worst Nightmare, the Arctic Monkeys skyrocketed to international fame. They soon found themselves headlining at Glastonbury and performing two momentous sold out shows in Manchester, proving once again that dreams do come true.
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