In London and Manchester where tickets sold out in minutes on Friday, second shows have now been confirmed for July 5th in London and July 8th in Manchester, marking Madonna’s final UK dates in 2009. On Saturday, having never previously performed in Belgium, over 70,000 tickets were sold for the Werchter Festivalpark concert, making it an incredible one-day sell-out event.
This morning, tickets in Oslo sold out as quickly as they could be processed and disappeared in under 30 minutes. In Helsinki, Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet August 6th performance (76,000 tickets sold), will be the biggest show by one artist ever organized in Finland. Gothenburg’s performance was also an immediate sell-out with over 55,000 tickets sold in two hours.
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).
Special Guest for Sticky & Sweet 2009, Paul Oakenfold has long been one of the most important names 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.
viagogo is the Official Premium Ticketing Partner for Madonna’s European Tour 2009. Premium tickets and VIP packages will be available from Friday 6th February 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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Produced by Live Nation Global Touring. MADONNA With special guest: PAUL OAKENFOLD 2009 'STICKY & SWEET TOUR' ITINERARY 4-July London, United Kingdom The 02 London Sold Out! 5-July London, United Kingdom The 02 London On sale Feb. 12 7-July Manchester, United Kingdom MEN Arena Sold Out! 8-July Manchester, United Kingdom MEN Arena On sale Feb. 12 11-July Werchter, Belgium Festivalpark Sold Out! 14-July Milan, Italy San Siro On sale now 21-July Barcelona, Spain Olympic Stadium 23-July Madrid, Spain Vicente Calderon 28-July Hamburg, Germany Trab-Arena Hamburg On sale Bahrenfeld Feb. 13 30-July Oslo, Norway Vallehovin Sold Out! 04-Aug Tallinn, Estonia Tallinn Song Festival Ground 06-Aug Helsinki, Finland West Harbour Sold Out! 09-Aug Gothenburg, Sweden Ullevi Sold Out! 11-Aug Copenhagen, Denmark Parken On sale now 13-Aug Prague, Czech Republic Chodov Natural On sale Amphitheatre Feb. 14 15-Aug Warsaw, Poland Bemowo Airport 18-Aug Munich, Germany Olympic Stadium On sale Feb. 13 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. ABOUT LIVE NATION:
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