Dublin to get into the groove – but only until 11pm
From the Irish Independent:
Madonna can flash any body part she wants in Dublin tomorrow night – but she’d better be off stage before 11 PM.
Promoters MCD have confirmed that the superstar has not been issued with any guidelines about her performance for her only Irish concert at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, however, she has been warned that the show must wrap up by the 11 PM curfew.
Under the terms of the Dublin City Council licence, Madonna must finish her performance at the venue before 11 PM, or incur a large fine.
Bruce Springsteen closed his marathon three-hour-plus concert at the RDS last Tuesday at 10.46 PM, well before the 11 PM curfew.
In July 2009, Springsteen and his E Street band racked up an estimated 50,000 in fines when they breached the curfew by 15 minutes at the RDS with their first concert, and 19 minutes at their second gig.