European Dates Announced for Beyonce's 'I Am...' World Tour
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European dates have been announced for Beyonce's "I AM..." World Tour, beginning Sunday, April 26 in Croatia and running through Sunday May 31 at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast (please see itinerary following).
The most heavily anticipated concert event of the year, Beyonce's "I AM..." Tour will mark the artist's first full-length concerts since 2007's sold-out "The Beyonce Experience" and will premiere live performances of songs from I AM...SASHA FIERCE, her latest international #1 chart-topping album.
A #1 best-seller in the United States and Japan, I AM...SASHA FIERCE features the singles "If I Were A Boy" (#1 UK airplay/singles, #1 Norway singles, #1 Sweden singles, #1 South Africa airplay, #1 Korea airplay, #1 Brazil airplay and #1 Denmark digital singles) and "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)," which hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 & R&B charts best-selling album and has spent three weeks at #1 on Germany's airplay-based club charts.
The world-renowned top designer, director and photographer Thierry Mugler will work as creative advisor and costume designer on Beyonce's "I AM..." Tour.
Beyonce's new concert production promises to showcase the music and film superstar, along with her extraordinary all-female band, performing musical hits, classics, and surprises in a newly-created high-tech state-of-the-art concert environment.
BEYONCE'S "I AM..." WORLD TOUR 2008 - EUROPEAN DATES DAY DATE CITY VENUE ON SALE Sun 26-Apr Zagreb, Croatia Arena 15-Dec Tue 28-Apr Vienna, Austria Stadthalle 17-Dec Wed 29-Apr Budapest, Hungary Arena TBC Thu 30-Apr Prague, Czech Republic O2 20-Dec Sat 2-May Rotterdam, Holland Ahoy 20-Dec Tue 5-May Paris, France Bercy 17-Dec Wed 6-May Strasbourg, France Zenith 17-Dec Thu 7-May Antwerp, Belgium Sportpalais 19-Dec Fri 8-May Berlin, Germany 02 TBC Sun 10-May Herning, Denmark MCH Arena TBC Mon 11-May Gothenburg, Sweden Scandinavium 17-Dec Wed 13-May Stockholm, Sweden Globen 17-Dec Fri 15-May Koln, Germany Arena 19-Dec Sat 16-May Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion 19-Dec Mon 18-May Lisbon, Portugal Atlantico 12-Dec Tue 19-May Madrid, Spain Palacio Desportes 16-Dec Wed 20-May Barcelona, Spain Palau St Jordi 16-Dec Sat 23-May Birmingham, UK NIA 12-Dec Mon 25-May London, UK 02 12-Dec Wed 27-May Manchester, UK MEN 12-Dec Fri 29-May Dublin, Ireland The O2 17-Dec Sun 31-May Belfast, UK Odyssey Arena 17-Dec www.beyonce.com www.beyonceonline.com www.houseofdereon.com www.dereon.com www.musicworldentertainment.com www.columbiarecords.com
First Call Analyst:
SOURCE: Music World/Columbia Records
CONTACT: Yvette Noel-Schure, Columbia Records, Media, New York,
+1-212-833-4483, Yvette.Noel-Schure@sonybmg.com; or Jennifer Turner, Music
World Artist Management, New York, +1-212-293-0970,