Madonna, the world's tastiest sweetheart, has announced more non stop treats for her legions of legendary and devoted fans.
Following the latest news that 'Hard Candy' has debuted at #1 around the globe, it has been confirmed that Madonna's 'Sticky & Sweet Tour' will begin (hip) hopping around the world on August 23rd, 2008 in Cardiff, Wales with stops in major European markets through September including London (11 September) and Paris (20 September).
Madonna UK Tour Dates
23rd August - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
(Ticket Prices: £150, £100, £85, £75, £65, £55)
11th September - Wembley Stadium, London
(Ticket Prices: £160, £110, £90, £85, £75, £65)
TICKETS ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY MAY 16th, 2008
Tickets available from Live Nation or 24 hr box office 0844 576 5483 (all tickets subject to booking fee. There will be a 6 ticket per person limit for stadium events). For VIP Candy Shop and hot ticket packages, visit Live Nation - Madonna
The U.S. leg of the 'Sticky & Sweet Tour' begins October 3rd, 2008 at the Izod Center in E. Rutherford, New Jersey, with stops at NY's Madison Square Garden on October 6th and 7th, followed by performances in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and more before stopping at Miami's Dolphin Stadium on November 26th.
Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour will also visit Mexico and South America later this year. (Show dates, and on sale information in these markets will follow at a later date.)
Confirmed today by Guy Oseary, Madonna's manager and Arthur Fogel, CEO Global Touring and Chairman Global Music, Live Nation who is producing the tour, Sticky & Sweet, will play arenas and stadiums throughout Europe and North America including a number of cities where Madonna has not performed in the past fifteen years.
'Sticky & Sweet' will be directed by Madonna's long time creative collaborator Jamie King. The musical director will be Kevin Antunes. The complete tour itinerary is listed below with additional cities and dates to be announced.
For complete tour and ticket information, fans can visit: www.livenation.com and www.madonna.com.
'Hard Candy', Madonna's 11th studio album for Warner Bros. Records debuted at number one in 27 countries around the world thus far, including the USA, JAPAN, FRANCE, UK, GERMANY, CANADA, ITALY, AUSTRALIA, NETHERLANDS, SOUTH AFRICA, SWEDEN, DENMARK, IRELAND, FINLAND, AUSTRIA, CHILE, SPAIN, MEXICO, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, SLOVENIA, PORTUGAL, BELGIUM, BRAZIL, SWITZERLAND, ISRAEL, U.A.E.
Madonna and Live Nation entered into a revolutionary partnership last fall and her last three worldwide tours were produced by Live Nation.
A multi-Grammy award winner and recent inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Madonna has long been known for groundbreaking multi-dimensional tours that consist of visual and audio extravaganzas with non stop singing and breathtaking dancing. Madonna's last outing, 2006's acclaimed Confessions Tour played in 25 countries including Moscow and reached a collective audience of over 1.3 million fans and was the highest grossing concert tour of all time by a female artist.
"I'll be your one stop Candy Shop. Everything that I've got." - Madonna "CANDY SHOP" from "HARD CANDY"
Tickets for "Sticky and Sweet" will go on sale beginning Friday, May 16th, 2008 in London, Paris, Cardiff and Nice followed by on sales Saturday, May 17th in Amsterdam, Boston and Chicago with E. Rutherford and New York City on sale Monday, May 12th. Tickets will range from $55.00 through $350 ($375.00 in Las Vegas) offering a variety of excellent seats at all price levels. Additional on-sales vary and are listed below or available at www.livenation.com & www.madonna.com. There will be a 4 ticket limit per person at the arena performances and a 6 ticket per person limit for stadium events.
Icon is Madonna's official fan club. Legacy members of Icon get first access to tickets starting May 12th, 2008. Fan club members who join May 1st and later will not have access to presale tickets. However, all ticket buyers for the tour get a free trial one year Virtual Icon membership which provides access to the largest digital archive of Madonna photos online, a social networking community of dedicated Madonna fans, contests, news and much more. Sign up for Icon at Madonna.com today.
viagogo is the Official Premium Ticketing Partner for Madonna's European Tour 2008. Premium tickets and VIP packages will be available from Friday 16th May, 2008 on www.viagogo.co.uk. In addition, viagogo will be the Official Secondary Ticketing Exchange where fans can buy and sell their tickets. viagogo facilitates the exchange between someone who wants to sell and someone who wants to buy a ticket for a live event. It guarantees that buyers receive their tickets in time for the show and sellers receive payment. viagogo is Europe's leading ticket exchange.
*Not applicable for Sticky & Sweet shows in Germany & Italy.
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Madonna Sticky & Sweet Tour Dates 2008:
Dates could be added or changed! Go to Madonna's Official Website for the latest tour dates, ticket information and more.
23 August Cardiff Millennium Stadium
26 August Nice Stade Charles Ehrmann
28 August Berlin Olympic Stadium
2 September Amsterdam Arena
4 September Dusseldorf LTU Arena
6 September Rome Olympic Stadium
9 September Frankfurt Commerzbank Arena
11 September London Wembley Stadium
20 September Paris Stade de France6
3 October E. Rutherford Izod Center
6 October New York City Madison Square Garden
7 October New York City Madison Square Garden
15 October Boston TD BankNorth Garden
18 October Toronto Air Canada Centre
22 October Montreal Bell Centre
26 October Chicago United Center
30 October Vancouver BC Place Stadium
1 Nov Oakland Oracle Arena
4 Nov San Diego Petco Park
6 Nov Los Angeles Dodger Stadium
8 November Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
11 November Denver Pepsi Center
16 November Houston Minute Maid Park
19 November Philadelphia Wachovia Center
22 November Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
24 November Atlanta Philips Arena
26 November Miami Dolphin Stadium
Additional dates and venues to be announced.
Madonna's Sticky & Sweet tour will also visit Mexico and South America later this year. Show date and on sale information to follow.
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