July 07, 2016 - 8:00 PM
KELOWNA - Looks like the rebel wasn’t yelling loud enough.
Just a week before his July 14 concert at Prospera Place, word is Billy Idol ticket sales aren’t selling like the promoters hoped they would.
Public relations people didn’t much want to talk about why tickets for the famed British punk rocker aren’t moving, but the tickets available through Groupon Kelowna at almost half price are a good indication things aren't going well.
While Kelowna is known as a last-minute town, floor seats in the 20th row are still available through selectyourtickets.com just a week before showtime. Bowl tickets are also available on the site for half price.
Idol rose to fame as a member of late 70s punk band Generation X. He went solo in the 1980s and had a string of hits, including “Dancing With Myself”, “White Wedding”, “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes Without A Face.”
Idol has sold out concerts in Kelowna before making the soft ticket sales for his latest concert even more of a mystery.
Prospera Place marketing manager Sean Bianchini refered a request for an interview to selectyourtickets.com which did not respond.
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