New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Live Nation Entertainment) 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.
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:
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