Thursday, May 08, 2008
Dear Madonna fans,
Madonna, the world's tastiest sweetheart, has announced more non stop treats for her legions of legendary & devoted fans. Following the latest news that "HARD CANDY" has debuted at Number 1 around the globe, it has been confirmed that Madonna's "STICKY & SWEET TOUR" will begin (hip) hopping around the world on August 23 in Cardiff, Wales with stops in major European markets through September, including London (September 11) and Paris (September 20).
The U.S. leg of the "STICKY & SWEET TOUR" begins October 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, with stops at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 6 and 7, followed by performances in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and more, before stopping at Miami's Dolphin Stadium on November 26. 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.) Visit Madonna.com news to read the full press release now.
ICON FAN CLUB PRESALES: The Madonna Icon fan club presales will begin at 10am LOCAL TIME based on the schedule outlined in the above tour date grid.
NOTE ABOUT ICON MEMBERSHIPS AND TICKET ACCESS: The cut off to join Icon and receive access to ticket presales was April 30, 2008. Only those Icon Fan Club members who signed up for Platinum membership before May 1, 2008, and whose account is currently in good standing will have access to fan club ticket presales. If you joined the Icon site as a Platinum member after April 30, 2008 you will NOT have access to ticket presales.
We HIGHLY recommend that you review the presale instructions in advance of participating in an Icon presale event. Our fan club sale system will generate your fan club sale passcode for you when the shows go live. Eligible Icon members will be able to purchase up to 4 tickets with their membership.
Visit the Madonna.com tickets page starting on May 12 for a chance to participate in the presale!
This from the press release:
Confirmed today by Guy Oseary, Madonna's manager and Arthur Fogel, Live Nation's CEO Global Touring and Chairman Global Music, 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.
TICKETS: Tickets for "Sticky & Sweet" will go on sale beginning Friday, May 16th 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 19th. Tickets will range from .00 through 0 (5.00 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 and 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.
MADONNA.COM: 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.
Showdate - City - Venue - On sale Date:
23-Aug - Cardiff Millennium Stadium - Fri. May 16
26-Aug - Nice Stade Charles Ehrmann - Fri. May 16
28-Aug - Berlin Olympic Stadium - Wed. May 21
02-Sept - Amsterdam Arena - Sat. May 17
04-Sept - Dusseldorf LTU Arena - Wed. May 21
06-Sept - Rome Olympic Stadium - Fri. May 23
09-Sept - Frankfurt Commerzbank Arena - Wed. May 21
11-Sept - London Wembley Stadium - Fri. May 16
20-Sept - Paris Stade de France - Fri. May 16
03-Oct - E. Rutherford Izod Center - Mon. May 19
06-Oct - New York City Madison Square Garden - Mon. May 19
07-Oct - New York City Madison Square Garden - Mon. May 19
15-Oct - Boston TD BankNorth Garden - Sat. May 17
18-Oct - Toronto Air Canada Centre - Sat. May 24
22-Oct - Montreal Bell Centre - Sat. May 24
26-Oct - Chicago United Center - Sat. May 17
30-Oct - Vancouver BC Place Stadium - Sat. May 24
01-Nov - Oakland Oracle Arena - Sun. June 1
04-Nov - San Diego Petco Park - Sun. June 1
06-Nov - Los Angeles Dodger Stadium - Sun. June 1
08-Nov - Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena - Sat. May 31
11-Nov - Denver Pepsi Center - Sat. May 31
16-Nov - Houston Minute Maid Park - Sat. May 31
19-Nov - Philadelphia Wachovia Center - Mon. June 2
22-Nov - Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall - Mon. June 2
24-Nov - Atlanta Philips Arena - Sat. May 31
26-Nov - Miami Dolphin Stadium - Sat. May 31
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.
Woot! Presale tickets for the NYC shows at Madison Square Garden go on sale Monday May 12 at 10AM local time, tickets for the LA show at Dodger Stadium go on sale Tuesday May 27 at 10AM local time. Click HERE for a full list of presale ticket dates and times for the initial tour stops that accompany today's announcement -- hopefully I'll be seeing some of y'all somewhere along the Sticky & Sweet Tour. [Source]