Madonna’s ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour’ Goes Back on the Road Summer 2009

“This is a first for me. I’ve never extended a tour before. I’m excited to be going back on the road, visiting places I’ve never been and returning to places I love” commented Madonna about the new run of dates.

Raves around the globe for the tour include the London Times which remarked, “In the premiere league of song-and-dance spectaculars, the queen of pop remains unrivaled and undefeated.” “The choreography, visuals and live talent were world class and mind-blowingly well executed, intelligent and witty,” glowed The Independent (UK).

In 2008, the ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour was seen by 2,350,285 fans in 58 cities. With record breaking ticket sales everywhere, including 650,000 tickets sold in her series of South American dates, 72,000 tickets at Zurich’s Dubendorf Airfield – the largest audience ever assembled for a show in Switzerland, 75,000 tickets in London and four sell outs in New York’s Madison Square Garden (60,364 tickets).

“This new run of dates will further solidify Madonna’s position as one of the top selling touring artists of all time,” said Arthur Fogel, Live Nation’s Chairman of Global Music and CEO of Global Touring/Artist Nation.

Special Guest for Sticky & Sweet 2009, Paul Oakenfold has long been one of the most important–if not the most important–name in modern club culture. He has remixed The Rolling Stones U2, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dog, Muse New Order, The Cure, Massive Attack and even Elvis Presley and produced The Happy Mondays. The two time Grammy nominee is in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the biggest DJ in the world. His new artist album, ‘Pop Killer’ is due out later this year.

Madonna’s multi-Grammy-nominated CD ‘Hard Candy’ debuted at Number One in over 37 countries.

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                      2009 'STICKY & SWEET TOUR' SCHEDULE

  4-July     London, United Kingdom       The 02 London   On sale Feb. 06
  7-July     Manchester, United Kingdom   MEN Arena       On sale Feb. 06
  11-July    Werchter, Belgium            Festivalpark    On sale Feb. 07
  14-July    Milan, Italy                 San Siro        On sale Feb. 06
  21-July    Barcelona, Spain             Olympic Stadium
  23-July    Madrid, Spain                Vicente Calderon
  28-July    Hamburg, Germany             Trab-Arena Hamburg Bahrenfeld
  30-July    Oslo, Norwary                Vallehovin      On sale Feb. 09
  04-Aug     Tallinn, Estonia             Tallinn Song Festival Ground
  06-Aug     Helsinki, Finland            West Harbour    On sale Feb. 09
  09-Aug     Gothenburg, Sweden           Ullevi          On sale Feb. 09
  11-Aug     Copenhagen, Denmark          Parken          On sale Feb. 09
  13-Aug     Prague, Czech Republic       Chodov Natural Amphitheatre
  15-Aug     Warsaw, Poland               Bemowo Airport
  18-Aug     Munich, Germany              Olympic Stadium
  20-Aug     Ljubljana, Slovenia          Hippodrome

          In 2009, Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour will also visit Marseille
            in addition to performances in Bulgaria, Hungary, Russia,
                                  Romania, and Serbia.

          For complete Tour and Ticket Information, Fan Club Memberships,
            VIP Packages, Merchandise and more visit:  WWW.MADONNA.COM


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