LADY GAGA EUROPEAN TOUR + UK SHOWS
aaamusic | On 13, Apr 2012
Five-time Grammy Award winner LADY GAGA is set to make her triumphant return to the stage this Spring with THE BORN THIS WAY BALL. In this brand new tour, Lady Gaga will perform her latest album Born This Way as well as music from both The Fame and The Fame Monster. The Born This Way Ball, produced globally by Live Nation, will begin on April 27th, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.
The Born This Way Ball announces performances in 21 European cities, following overwhelming ticket on-sales throughout Australia and Asia, including multiple sell outs in Melbourne, Auckland, Hong Kong, Singapore and more. The European leg of the tour begins August 14th in Sofia, Bulgaria and will come to London on 8th September and to Manchester on 11th September .
Famed German electronic dance music DJ and producer ZEDD will join the tour as Lady Gaga’s special guest for all concerts in Asia starting April 27th in Seoul and ending June 3rd in Jakarta, Indonesia. Supporting Lady Gaga for the European leg of The Born This Way Ball will be the newly reformed British rock band THE DARKNESS. Lady Gaga’s longtime performance partner and DJ, LADY STARLIGHT, has been confirmed as a special guest DJ for all concert dates in Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.
Lady Gaga’s last tour – The Monster Ball – captivated audiences around the globe, receiving rave reviews in every city. The Sun called it “the best live show you will see this year,” and The Observerpraised it as “a performance of truly gargantuan proportions”.
“The Haus of Gaga and I have worked for months conceiving a spectacular stage,” said Lady Gaga. “The Born This Way Ball is an Electro-Metal Pop-Opera; the tale of the Beginning, the genesis of the Kingdom of Fame. How we were birthed and how we will die celebrating.”
The Born This Way Ball will be Lady Gaga’s first tour since the release of her album Born This Way (Streamline/Konlive/Interscope), which has sold nearly 6 million copies worldwide since its release in May 2011.The album is the follow-up to back-to-back Grammy Award-winning albums 2009’s The Fame Monster, and 2008’s The Fame. Combined, The Fame and The Fame Monster have sold 15 million albums worldwide, while Lady Gaga’s hit singles have combined sales of over 65 million worldwide.
Sept 8 London, UK Twickenham Stadium
Sept 11 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena
Tickets for The Born This Way Ball go on-sale for London & Manchester at 9m on 13th April. Ticket prices will range from £50 – £80 for London and £60 – £80 for Manchester, and be available at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or www.LiveNation.co.uk
For VIP Experiences and Hospitality buy online at www.LiveNationExperience.co.uk or call 0207 009 3484