Britney’s Circus Rolls Into EP
From a Jive Records press release:
‘The Circus Starring Britney Spears’ Returns to North America; Tickets on
Sale Beginning Friday, June 19
LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ — 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 Canada and the U.S.
starting August 20, to perform in 20 cities.
“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 travels 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, LA on March
3, “The pop star…pulled out all the stops before a sell-out crowd of
16,400 to launch her much anticipated world tour,” stated Reuters. To date,
the Circus is the highest grossing tour of 2009 in North America.
Britney is currently touring Europe to rave 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,” says Britney.
Tour dates are:
August 20 Hamilton, ON Copps Coliseum
August 21 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
August 24 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
August 25 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
August 29 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden
August 30 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
September 1 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
September 2 Miami, FL AA Arena
September 4 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
September 5 Greensboro, NC Coliseum
September 8 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
September 9 Chicago, IL Allstate Center
September 11 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
September 12 Grand Forks, IA Alerus Center
September 15 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
September 16 Houston, TX Toyota Center
September 18 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
September 19 Bossier City, LA CenturyTel Center
September 21 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
September 23 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
September 26 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
September 27 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, June 19. Fans can visit
http://www.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