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

Second Shows Added In Many Major Markets

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - 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.

Citi® is the official credit card of the US leg of Madonna's upcoming world tour. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale through Citi's Private Pass® 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

ABOUT LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment

 

For further information:

For Madonna, Liz Rosenberg Media, +1-212-991-4290, liz@lizrosenbergmedia.com, karenmoss@lizrosenbergmedia.com, nadia@lizrosenbergmedia.com; or Liz Morentin of Live Nation, +1-310-975-6860, lizmorentin@livenation.com

http://www.livenation.com

http://www.madonna.com

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