Westlife: How to get Wembley 2020 tickets when they drop on Friday 20th!

Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Kian Egan and Nicky Byrne of Westlife announce first every show at Wembley Stadium on September 12, 2019 in London, England.

Westlife are back! The Irish boyband have announced a one-off show at Wembley next year, here's how you can get tickets!

Irish boyband Westlife have announced that they are set to play their biggest ever UK concert next year when they will take to the stage under the world-famous Wembley arch.

To celebrate the group's 20th anniversary, the band will headline a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the historic venue which has hosted the likes of Ed Sheeran, The Spice Girls, Take That and Beyonce since the new stadium opened in 2007.

Tickets for the event are scheduled to go on sale at 9am on Friday, September 20th and here's how you can, hopefully, get hold of them. 

Kian Egan, Shane Filan, Mark Feehily and Nicky Byrne of Westlife announce first every show at Wembley Stadium on September 12, 2019 in London, England.

Westlife at Wembley

Westlife's Wembley concert is scheduled for Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 so you'll have quite a wait on your hands if you do manage to get tickets.

The concert will act as the headline event on the group's Twenty Tour, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Irish boyband.

While Westlife will, of course, be headlining the gig, they will be joined by the supporting acts James Morrison and All Saints.

Where to buy tickets from

As with most concerts, tickets will be sold on websites such as Ticketmaster and Live Nation.

Tickets are scheduled to go on general sale on Friday, September 20th at 9am but there are several presale events as well.

On Wednesday, September 18th, O2 have a priority presale event starting at 9am which runs until Friday at 8am, an hour before general release.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, September 19th, both Live Nation and Ticketmaster have their own presale events which will begin at 9am and will also run until an hour before general release.

Westlife Spectrum

Hints and Tips: How to get tickets

Concert tickets are already tricky to get hold of for big events and Westlife's Wembley gig is going to be no different and with a concert capacity of 90-105,000, snapping up tickets is likely going to be an arduous task.

Thankfully, there are a number of hints and tips to beat the Ticketmaster system and secure your spot for the gig in question.

1. Create an account

First up in our handy hints and tips list is to create an account. It'll speed you up no end if you're already registered on sites like Ticketmaster so you don't have to run the risk of missing out by inputting all your details at the last minute.

2. Be ready!

As well as having a practice on the Ticketmaster site, so you know where everything is, it's wise to have everything set up with plenty of time to spare ahead of the tickets going on sale.

3. Multiple methods

Why risk missing out on tickets because you're only using one method to search?

Get your laptop, phone and tablet at the ready and try different browsers to give your chances of getting a ticket a boost. 

Hell, you could always recruit other family members and friends to your cause, especially if you're after a number of tickets to the same gig.

4. Do not refresh the page

On sites such as Ticketmaster, it's best to let the page refresh itself otherwise you could end up losing your place in the queue and when it's an exclusive gig, that's the last thing you want.

5. Use your phone to call

Thanks to the invention of the smartphone, the vast majority of ticket sales will no be online meaning that you could actually stand a better chance of picking up tickets the old fashioned way, you know, using your phone to actually call up the ticket office.

For more hints and tips on how to beat the Ticketmaster system, check out Vulture's list of the best tricks to bagging those sought-after tickets.

Tickets for Westlife's Wembley show go on general sale at 9am on Friday, September 20th... Good luck!

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