THE CIRCUS STARRING BRITNEY SPEARS RETURNS TO NORTH AMERICALos Angeles, CA (June 10th, 2009) - Britney Spears in association with AEG Live is bringing "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" back to North America. Currently touring Europe, Britney will return to North America this August to perform in 20 cities.
TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH
"The Circus Starring Britney Spears" is a dazzling display of music, dance, magic and theatrics. With its cast of nearly 50 dancers, magicians, clowns and acrobats and a traveling staff of over 200, the 50 million dollar extravaganza will return to North American with an unprecedented 60 tons of equipment in 34 trucks for what has already proven to be the most electrifying musical event ever.
"The Circus Starring Britney Spears" kicked-off in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on March 3, 2009, and is the highest grossing tour of 2009 in North America to date. "The pop star...pulled out all the stops before a sell-out crowd of 16,400 to launch her much anticipated world tour," states Reuters. Britney is currently touring Europe to raves reviews. "The Circus starring Britney Spears, the relentlessly high octane and superbly choreographed affair delighted 23,000 assembled fans" claims the UK's Daily Mail, and The Financial Times stating "...with costume changes, a mini-magic show and blingy bicycles, the presentation was a feast for the eyes."
"I'm so excited to bring The Circus back to North America. I've made some really cool changes to the show that I think my fans are really going to love. I also get to bring the show to some new cities we missed the first time around," exclaims Britney.
Tour dates are:
* 20 - Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum
* 21 - Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
* 24 - New York, NY - MSG
* 25 - New York, NY - MSG
* 29 - Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden
* 30 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center
* 1 - Orlando, FL - Amway Arena
* 2 - Miami, FL - AA Arena
* 4 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
* 5 - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
* 8 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
* 9 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Center
* 11 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
* 12 - Grand Forks, IA - Alerus Center
* 15 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
* 16 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
* 18 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
* 19 - Bossier City, LA - CenturyTel Center
* 21 - El Paso, TX - Don Haskins Center
* 23 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
* 26 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay
* 27 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay
Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, June 19th. Fans should visit BritneySpears.com for tour and ticketing information.
Britney Spears is one of the top-selling artists of the last decade, and to date she has sold in excess of 63 million albums worldwide: ...Baby One More Time (1999); Oops!... I Did It Again (2000); Britney (2001); In The Zone (2003) and Blackout (2007). Her current album Circus released on her birthday, December 2, 2008, debuted No. 1 in six countries including Canada, Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, and Top 10 in an additional seven countries.