Press release and further details!
Madonna, the world’s tastiest sweetheart, has announced more non-stop treats for her legions of legendary and 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 23rd in Cardiff, Wales with stops in major European markets through September including London (11-September) and Paris (20-September).
The North American leg begins October 3rd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, with stops at New York’s Madison Square Garden on October 6th and 7th, followed by performances in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and more before stopping at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium on November 26th. 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.)
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.
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. There will be a 4 ticket limit per person at the arena performances and a 6 ticket per person limit for stadium events.
Icon Legacy members 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.