Tickets to the Bryan Adams show set for the Harare International Conference Centre were sold out within hours of going on sale, organisers of the show have revealed.
The tickets were selling for between US$30 and US$100 and the concert has been oversubscribed.Organisers, Davies Events, said there have been inundated with calls of people looking for the tickets and space will only be available if some people who have bought the tickets cancel their reservations.
"A total of 3 475 tickets were sold within 13 hours. We are looking forward to a great show. Some people have given us their details in case of cancellations. We have a waiting list, but as it stands there are no more tickets," said the organisers.
Adams rose to fame in North America with his album "Cuts Like a Knife" and turned into a global star with his 1984 album "Reckless". In 1991, he released his popular "Waking Up the Neighbours" album which included "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", one of the best-selling singles of all time.
For his contributions to music, Adams has garnered many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations, 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1992.
Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for contributions to popular music and philanthropic work via his own foundation, which helps improve education for people around the world.
Adams was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2011 and Canada's Walk of Fame in 1998 and in April 2006 he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.