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REM Forced To Scale Down Cardiff Gig
The Quietus , August 8th, 2008 13:43

REM - Not Sitting Pretty

The shiny happy people of South Wales have delivered a blow to Michael Stipe's mighty beak but turning out in their droves to not buy tickets for REM's forthcoming Millennium Stadium concert.

Promoters Live Nation have been forced to move the concert from the Stadium to the 7,500 seater Cardiff International Arena across the town, though they refused to confirm that poor tickets sales were the reason for the switch.

The concert takes place on August 25th, with Editors and Guillemots as support. And they wonder why tickets aren't selling?

Here's how busy it was when REM last played the Millennium Stadium: