Madonna World Tour 2012 Includes Instant Sell Outs in Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City’s Yankee Stadium, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle, Washington, Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver
Feb 13, 2012 20:01:00 (ET)
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Madonna Dance party keeps getting bigger. Following immediate one day sellouts in many of the major markets of Madonna’s tour, Live Nation Entertainment has announced that due to the overwhelming demand, additional shows have been added including New York City’s Yankee Stadium on September 8th, Washington DC’s Verizon Center on September 24th and Seattle on October 3rd. Tickets for the additional shows in these markets go on sale February 21st. Additional shows in Europe thus far include Berlin June 30th, on sale Friday, Feb. 17th and in Amsterdam July 8th, on sale Saturday, Feb. 18th.
In North America, advance interest was so great that 2nd shows were announced in Los Angeles, San Jose, Toronto, Chicago and Vancouver – all of which went on sale today. The sell outs follow Madonna’s historic performance at the Bridgestone Super Bowl Half Time which was the largest viewed halftime performance in the history of the Super Bowl reaching 47.1 million households, along with pre orders for the Material Girl’s upcoming MDNA album which reached the No. 1 spot in 50 out of 51 markets on iTunes. MDNA is scheduled to be released on March 26th on Interscope Records.
The Madonna 2012 World Tour begins May 29th 2012 in Tel Aviv, Israel and will stop in 26 European cities before starting in North America in August. The shows will include arenas, stadiums and special outdoor sights including the Plains of Abraham in Quebec and a return visit to South America as well as Australia where she has not performed in 20 years. A complete tour schedule follows this release.
US residents ordering tickets online to a US performance will receive their choice of a digital or physical copy of Madonna’s new MDNA album with every ticket purchased.
CitiÂ® is the official credit card of the US leg of Madonna’s upcoming world tour. CitiÂ® cardmembers will have access to presale through Citi’s Private PassÂ® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com .
Icon is Madonna’s official fan club. Lifetime Legacy members of Icon will receive first access to tickets and VIP Packages. Registered free Icon members will have the opportunity to purchase an “Icon Live Pass,” which gives them access not only to ticket & VIP Package pre-sales, but also to a tour devoted forum and an exclusive tour gift. Fans can sign up for a free Icon membership at Madonna.com today.
VIP Packages will are available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit: www.VIPNation.com
Madonna’s 2012 World tour is produced and promoted by Live Nation Global Touring.
MADONNA 2012 WORLD TOUR ITINERARY EUROPE 29-May Tel Aviv, Israel Ramat Gam Stadium On sale now 3-Jun Abu Dhabi Yas Arena On Sale Feb. 27 7-Jun Istanbul, Turkey Turk Telecom Arena On sale soon 11-Jun Zagreb, Croatia Maksimir Stadium On Sale Feb. 17 14-Jun Milan, Italy Stadio San Siro On sale now 16-Jun Florence, Italy Stadio Franchi On sale now 20-Jun Barcelona, Spain Palau Sant Jordi On Sale Feb. 16 24-Jun Coimbra, Portugal Estadio Cidade de Coimbra On Sale Feb. 11 28-Jun Berlin, Germany O2 Arena SOLD OUT 30-Jun Berlin, Germany O2 Arena On sale Feb. 17 2-Jul Copenhagen, Denmark Parken Stadium On sale now 4-Jul Gothenburg, Sweden Ullevi Stadium On Sale Feb. 17 7-Jul Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome SOLD OUT 8-Jul Amsterdam, Netherlands Ziggo Dome On sale Feb. 18 12-Jul Brussels, Belgium Stade Roi-Baudouin On Sale Feb. 17 14-Jul Paris, France Stade De France On Sale Feb. 14 17-Jul London, UK Hyde Park On sale now 21-Jul Edinburgh, UK Murrayfield Stadium On sale now 24-Jul Dublin, Ireland Aviva Stadium On Sale Feb. 17 29-Jul Vienna, Austria Ernst-Happel-Stadion On Sale Feb. 24 1-Aug Warsaw, Poland National Stadium On Sale Feb. 17 7-Aug Moscow, Russia Olimpiski Arena On sale soon. 9-Aug St. Petersburg, Russia SKK Arena On sale soon 12-Aug Helsinki, Finland Olympic Stadium On Sale Feb. 14 15-Aug Oslo, Norway Telenor Arena On Sale Feb. 20 18-Aug Zurich, Switzerland Stadion Letzigrund On Sale Feb. 24 21-Aug Nice, France Stade Charles-Erhmann On Sale Feb. 14 NORTH AMERICA 28-Aug Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center SOLD OUT 30-Aug Montreal, QC Bell Centre On Sale Feb. 18 1-Sep Quebec City, QC Plains of Abraham Site On Sale Feb. 17 4-Sep Boston, MA TD Garden SOLD OUT 6-Sep New York, NY Yankee Stadium SOLD OUT 8-Sep New York, NY Yankee Stadium On Sale Feb. 21 10-Sep Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place SOLD OUT 12-Sep Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre SOLD OUT 13-Sep Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre SOLD OUT 15-Sep Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall On Sale Feb. 27 19-Sep Chicago, IL United Center On sale now 20-Sep Chicago, IL United Center On sale now 23-Sep Washington, D.C. Verizon Center SOLD OUT 24-Sep Washington, DC Verizon Center On sale Feb. 21 29-Sep Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena SOLD OUT 30-Sep Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena On sale now 2-Oct Seattle, WA Key Arena SOLD OUT 3-Oct Seattle, WA Key Arena On Sale Feb. 21 6-Oct San Jose, CA HP Pavilion SOLD OUT 7-Oct San Jose, CA HP Pavilion On sale now 10-Oct Los Angeles, CA Staples Center SOLD OUT 11-Oct Los Angeles, CA Staples Center On sale now 13-Oct Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand On Sale Feb. 27 16-Oct Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center On Sale Feb. 27 20-Oct Dallas, TX American Airlines Center On Sale Feb. 27 24-Oct Houston, TX Toyota Center On Sale Feb. 27 27-Oct New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena On Sale Mar. 5 30-Oct Kansas City, MO Sprint Center On Sale Mar. 5 1-Nov St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center On Sale Mar. 5 3-Nov St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center On Sale Feb. 27 10-Nov Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena On Sale Mar. 5 15-Nov Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena On Sale Mar. 5 17-Nov Atlanta, GA Philips Arena On Sale Mar. 5 TBC Miami, FL To Be Confirmed On Sale Soon
The tour will also visit South America and Australia. Additional cities and venues to be announced. Itinerary subject to change.For complete tour and ticket information, Fan Club memberships, VIP Packages, merchandise and more visit: WWW.LIVENATION.COM & WWW.MADONNA.COM
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