New Concert Dates Confirmed Including: Los Angeles, Houston, Tampa,
New Orleans, St. Louis & Las Vegas, European Tour Also Announced
LOS ANGELES, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The Police tour continued its sales streak this weekend with additional sell-outs in Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia, St. Paul and Dallas — where sales were so strong that a 2nd show date was announced and sold out. Tickets in Hartford, Hershey, Edmonton and Miami are also selling quickly.
In North America, following last weekends’ sell out of the Dodgers Stadium performance, a new Los Angeles show has been confirmed June 20th at Staples Center. Additional tour dates have also been confirmed in Houston, Las Vegas, New Orleans, St. Louis and Tampa. Tickets for all six performances will go on sale this weekend.
This morning, The Police also confirmed that the European tour will begin August 29th in Stockholm at the Arena. As with the North American tour, The Police will visit stadiums and arenas throughout the UK and Europe with additional dates announced in Birmingham, London, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Prague, Vienna, Munich, Barcelona, Paris, Mannheim, Dusseldorf, Manchester & Cardiff.
Special guest Fiction Plane will join The Police for the North American portion of the tour. Additional artists confirmed for the stadium shows include special guest Foo Fighters at the LA Dodger Stadium performance on June 23rd, and Maroon 5 appearing at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium event.
The North American tour is presented by Best Buy, the leading consumer electronics retailer with nearly 1,000 retail locations in the United States and Canada. Complete details of the Reward Zone program presale can be found at www.bestbuy.com/thepolice. Information about the Canadian concert dates can be found at www.bestbuy.ca/thepolice.
A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to WaterAid, an international NGO founded in 1981 and dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education. For information, visit: www.wateraid.org.
The Police World Tour is produced by The Next Adventure, A Live Nation Company in association with RZO Entertainment, Inc.
For complete tour & ticket information, fan club memberships and more visit: www.thepolicetour.com
About Live Nation
Live Nation (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s largest live music company. Our mission is to inspire passion for live music around the world. We are the largest promoter of live concerts in the world, the second-largest entertainment venue management company and have a rapidly growing online presence. We strive to create superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we own, operate, have booking rights for and/or have an equity interest in more than 160 venues, including House of Blues(R) music venues and prestigious locations such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones Beach in New York and London’s Wembley Arena. Our websites collectively are the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the United States, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In addition, we also produce, promote or host theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment events. In 2006, we connected nearly 60 million fans with their favorite performers at approximately 26,000 events in 18 countries around the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “LYV.”
SOURCE Live Nation
/CONTACT: Tracy Bufferd of Forge Ahead Media, Inc., +1-212-777-5110,
[email protected], for The Police; or John Vlautin of Live Nation,
+1-310-867-7000, [email protected]; or Brian Lucas of Best Buy
(United States), +1-612-291-6131, [email protected], or Heather Seabrook
of Best Buy (Canada), +1-604-412-1011, [email protected]; or Jonathan
Rich of WaterAid America, +1-917-650-5697, [email protected]/
/Web site: http://www.thepolicetour.com /
/Web site: http://www.bestbuy.ca/thepolice /
/Web site: http://www.wateraid.org /
/Web site: http://www.bestbuy.com/thepolice /
/Web site: http://www.livenation.com /
CO: Live Nation; WaterAid America
IN: ENT MUS
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