Spice Girls fans claim they were turned away from the Coventry leg of the tour, despite possessing tickets. Fans of the girlband took to Twitter on Monday following the show at the Ricoh Arena to lament the venue's poor security checks, bad crowd management and terrible parking arrangements. Hoards of fans voiced that there experience of seeing Emma Bunton, 43, Geri Horner, 46, Mel Brown, 43, and Mel C, 45, was ruined due to the way they were treated by staff and by being left stuck in a car park that cost £25 hours after the concert ended. Not happy: Ticket holders who attended the Spice Girls concert at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Monday were left fuming due to the venue (pictured in Manchester on Saturday) One disgruntled fan typed on the micro blogging site: 'Bag checks were stopped. Security throwing people out for no reason. People with tickets not allowed in as standing pitch full. Now 1H15 to get out carpark and I've moved 6 inches.' … [Read more...] about Spice Girls tour: Coventry concert descends into chaos
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If you believe everything you read, the sound at the Spice Girls' recent comeback shows has been zig-ah-zig-awful.Some fans who attended the opening night in Dublin complained about muffled vocals and being unable to hear the band speaking between songs.Mel B acknowledged the issues in an Instagram video, saying she hoped "the vocals and the sound will be much, much better" for the second show in Cardiff. But it's not just the Spice Girls who have suffered from sound issues this week. The Strokes were beset by problems when they played their first UK show in four years at the All Points East festival in London on Saturday, with one fan comparing the gig to "underwater karaoke".The audience was filmed chanting "turn it up" during their set, while another festival-goer complained: "If you want to replicate the experience of going to @allpointseastuk put your laptop volume on 50% and stand two rooms away".Over the last few years, outdoor shows by Eminem, The Killers, Blur and Paul Simon … [Read more...] about What’s behind the Spice Girls’ sound problems?
They kicked off their hotly-anticipated reunion tour with a bang in Dublin's Croke Park on Friday, but many viewers were left disappointed over the stadium's sound problems. And The Spice Girls continued to leave their fans divided over their string of performances as they took to the stage at Cardiff's Principality Stadium in Wales on Monday evening. While some praised members Emma Bunton, 43, Geri Horner, 46, Mel Brown, 43, and Mel C, 45, for their 'incredible' and 'magical' set, others complained about the gig's 'wet' conditions and 'terrible' audio issues again, which caused angered viewers to leave the show prematurely. Unfortunate: The Spice Girls continued to leave their fans divided over their string of performances as they took to the stage at Cardiff's Principality Stadium in Wales on Monday evening Storming the stadium in their iconic eye-catching ensembles, which saw the group change a whopping six times, the Spice Girls showcased their vocal prowess … [Read more...] about Spice Girls tour: Fans complain of sound issues AGAIN in Cardiff
(CNN)The Spice Girls kicked off their highly anticipated reunion tour in Dublin on Friday night, however some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "awful" sound problems during the show. It was the first time the 90s girl group had performed in seven years, where more than 70,000 fans watched Emma "Baby Spice" Bunton, Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell Horner, Melanie "Sporty Spice" Chisholm and Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown perform the band's biggest hits. However, some fans complained on Twitter about how they struggled to hear the group. "There's something wrong when the crowd at @spicegirls concert are all sitting down because no one has a clue what song is on because the sound really is THAT bad," one user wrote. While others said it was the "worst sound I've ever heard at a concert" and that "loads of people [are] leaving." There's something wrong when the crowd at @spicegirls concert are all sitting down because no one has a clue what song is on because the sound really … [Read more...] about Spice Girls concert’s ‘awful’ sound disappoints fans
Emma Stone has revealed that she had a 'meltdown' when she discovered that she had landed tickets to see the Spice Girls on tour. In an interview with chat show host Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, Hollywood star, 30, said that she and American pop band HAIM would be seeing the iconic girl group later this year in London. Unable to contain her excitement, the Oscar-winner shared how she and the members of HAIM would also be inviting two lucky fans to join them for the long-awaited reunion concert. Exciting! Emma Stone, 30, told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Thursday she had a 'meltdown' when she discovered that she had landed tickets to see the Spice Girls on tour Emma delightedly said: 'Myself and the band HAIM, they are so great and we're pals and the night before my 30th birthday in November they came over and we were talking about some ideas and Este, who is the bass player, said ''we should go to the spice girls concert'' and we all had a mini … [Read more...] about Emma Stone had a ‘meltdown’ when nabbiong tickets for Spice Girls tour