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Amazon is the exclusive ticket agent for intimate Robbie Williams show

By | Published on Tuesday 6 December 2016

Robbie Williams

Good news for fans of Robbie Williams and disruption of “the entire live entertainment experience”. Now you can combine your two hobbies and buy tickets for an intimate performance of tracks from Amazon’s latest album via Robbie Williams’ ticketing platform. Or it might be the other way round.

So, yes, ahead of next year’s stadium shows, Williams will play a gig at St John At Hackney Church later this month, and the only way you can get tickets is to buy them off Amazon.

The web giant has been quietly ramping up its ticketing operations of late of course and, as previously reported, in recent job ads for new ticketing execs cited ambitions to totally disrupt an “industry that has not fundamentally changed since the 1970s”. And who knew that would mean locking Robbie Williams in a church until he sang some songs?

Says the firm: “To celebrate the success of his number one hit album ‘The Heavy Entertainment Show’, Robbie Williams has confirmed he will perform a special one-off gig at St John At Hackney Church ahead of his forthcoming stadium tour, exclusively for Amazon Tickets customers”.

Tickets went on sale at 9am this morning. By which I mean, tickets have sold out. Though given that Ticketmaster recently declared Robbie’s upcoming shows as the most hotly anticipated gigs of the coming year, perhaps they’ll have some for sale on one of their lovely secondary sites. Yeah, disrupt that Amazon why don’t you?