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Just two hours after pre-sale tickets for Coachella 2013 went on sale at 10am PST, they were gone.Sorry slow-moving music fans, but you’ll have to wait until January until more tickets go on sale. And it gets worse: the price of tickets is higher than ever before.
A three-day general admission wristband is selling for $349 in 2013, which is $34 more than this year. VIP wristbands will put you back $799 next year, almost $100 higher than the 2012 price.
The 2013 festival will again take place over two weekends: April 12-14 and April 19-21.
And if you tried getting tickets today, early bird got the worm.
Here at the Business Insider offices, we were prepared:
But things got pretty tense as we waited on standby (it says our “chances are looking good!):
Laura Stampler, a reporter for BI’s advertising page, started stress-eating while she stared at the standby page for 10 minutes:
Matt Lynley, a reporter on SAI and Coachella veteran who purchased one ticket, remained cool as a cucumber:
But sadly, just five minutes later, entertainment reporter Kirsten Acuna’s standby page told her things weren’t looking good and that they would “be sold out very soon”:
Moral of the story: Hurry up, hippies.
Those who were fast enough to score tickets, here’s what you apparently have to look forward to:
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