Sticky & Sweet Tour: Live Nation Press Release
Already the biggest grossing tour in history for a solo artist, Madonna’s ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour’ is once again set to be the sweet success story of the summer. Ticket sales for the 2009 leg of Madonna’s phenomenally successful ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour’ went on sale this weekend and tour promoters Live Nation have already reported immediate sell-outs.
In London and Manchester where tickets sold out in minutes on Friday, second shows have now been confirmed for July 5th in London and July 8th in Manchester, marking Madonna’s final UK dates in 2009. On Saturday, having never previously performed in Belgium, over 70,000 tickets were sold for the Werchter Festivalpark concert, making it an incredible one-day sell-out event.
Yesterday morning, tickets in Oslo sold out as quickly as they could be processed and disappeared in under 30 minutes. In Helsinki, Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet August 6th performance (76,000 tickets sold), will be the biggest show by one artist ever organized in Finland. Gothenburg’s performance was also an immediate sell-out with over 55,000 tickets sold in two hours.
In 2008, the ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour’ was seen by 2,350,285 fans in 58 cities. With record breaking ticket sales everywhere, including 650,000 tickets sold in her series of South American dates, 72,000 tickets at Zurich’s Dubendorf Airfield – the largest audience ever assembled for a show in Switzerland, 75,000 tickets in London and four sell outs in New York’s Madison Square Garden (60,364 tickets).