I hope this tip gets out in time to help some fans get tickets.
The page saying “please be patient. You will be automatically redirected…” is a croc.
I had a look at the code and all it does is send you back to the home page after 300 seconds (five minutes).
The secret is to keep trying to select the image listing the region where you are from. This link is the one which works.
If you have firefox, you can just open multiple tabs.