P!nk adds second night at Glasgow's Hampden Park

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Due to phenomenal demand P!nk adds a second night at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on Her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2019

Tickets go on sale Tuesday 23 October 10AM

Due to the incredible demand from her Scottish fans, P!NK has added an extra night at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on the Sunday 23 June 2019 as part of her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2019.

A second night at Hampden Park has now been added to cope with the huge demand from fans eager to see the International Pop Icon perform live when she arrives here next summer.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday 23 October at 10AM and are priced from £45.00 to £125.00. Tickets sold subject to booking fee.

P!nk announces UK stadium shows for June 2019

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International Pop Icon P!NK has today announced five stadium shows for the UK next summer as part of her P!NK Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2019. Famed for her immensely powerful and unique voice and her high-octane live shows, UK fans are in for a treat when she hits our shores next year. Kicking off at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on the 20 June, she then plays Hampden Park in Glasgow, Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, before bringing the UK tour to a close with two epic nights at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday 23 October at 10 am.

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P!NK’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour, which started in Phoenix in March 2018, has already seen her thrill audiences across America, Australia and New Zealand with esteemed music magazine Variety claiming "I can say without too much fear of hyperbole that, in decades of concert-going and reviewing, Pink's is the most 'holy f---ing s---' act of physicality I’ve ever seen as part of a pop show”. Aside from her acclaimed headline appearance at V Festival in 2017, these will be P!NK’s first live shows in the UK since 2013 and her first in Scotland since 2010. She will also be among one of the first acts to play Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium.

Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has released 7 studio albums, 1 greatest hits album, sold over 57 million albums equivalents, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1). In addition, she is the recipient of three Grammy Awards (19 nominations), one Daytime Emmy Award, three Billboard Music Awards, seven MTV Video Music Awards (including the 2017 Michael Jackson Vanguard Award recipient), two MTV Europe Awards, two People’s Choice Awards, was named Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2013 and has sold out arenas all over the world.

Her seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma is certified platinum, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s 200 chart and marked a career high for first week sales. Additionally, the album debuted at #1 in 10 other countries, on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart and Digital Albums Chart. The first single, “What About US” is also certified platinum, received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance and reached #1 on the Adult Pop Songs chart earning her ninth leader on the chart, the most number-ones at the format for a female (second overall).

P!nk will be joined on this tour by special guests Vance Joy, KidCutUp and Bang Bang Romeo.

Australian singer songwriter Vance Joy shot to fame with the hit single Riptide and has already had collectively over one billion streams on Spotify.

International DJ Kid Cut Up, has been opening for P!nk throughout her Beautiful Trauma World Tour dates so far. Creating unique remixes and edits, his work has been picked up by radio stations across the US as well as artists including The Chainsmokers, Diplo and DJ Khaled.

The hotly tipped, female fronted, British alt-rock band Bang Bang Romeo, described as a “hard edged Fleetwood Mac”, will also join P!nk.

P!NK is a huge supporter of various charities, including: Make a Wish Foundation, Autism Speaks, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry. She remains on the UNICEF team as an Ambassador. She recently graced the cover of People Magazine’s The Beautiful Issue.

Elton John has announced two new shows in Scandinavia

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Elton John has announced two new shows in Scandinavia.

The first Norwegian date of his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour at Bergenhus Festning Koengen on June 4th 2019 and a second date at Copenhagen Royal Arena on June 6th 2019.

Tickets go on general sale Wednesday, 10th October at 10.00am.

The second Copenhagen date has been added after the initial date - announced as part of Elton’s epic final tour announcement at Gotham Hall, New York in January- sold out immediately.

Starting in Vienna, Austria on May 1st, 2019, the European Farewell Yellow Brick Road concerts will hit Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Norway, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Switzerland.

“I want to thank my extraordinary fans for their overwhelming support throughout my career and especially their interest in being there to celebrate my final Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour,” said Elton John. “I am so excited for the start of the tour and can’t wait to see everybody on the road.”

The tour kicked off in the U.S. on September 8th, 2018, to rave reviews. The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before

Paul McCartney announces special Japanese show

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Paul McCartney will perform his most intimate Japanese concert ever on 5th November 2018 at Ryoguku Kokugikan.

The concert will take place when Paul brings his new Freshen Up tour to Japan at the end of October for two shows at the Tokyo Dome as well as visiting the city of Nagoya for the first time for a show at the Nagoya Dome.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday 12 October.

For further information visit paulmccartney.com

Freshen Up world premier: What the media say

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Paul McCartney kicked off his new world tour in Quebec, Canada on Monday night in front of 17,000 fans. Here is what the media had to say about his show at the Videotron Center:

McCARTNEY GREAT AGAIN FOR THE THIRD TIME
The legend made Québec rock on the opening night of his new spectacle.
— JOURNAL DE QUEBEC

A MAGICAL REUNION WITH PAUL McCARTNEY
With energy, class and a lot of humour, throughout the night – Paul took us from the first recording of the Beatles all the way to the all-new Fuh You, with some Wings hits along the way too.
— LE SOLEIL

PAUL McCARTNEY WORLD PREMIERE WITH FRESHEN UP AT VIDEOTRON CENTER
A mega show with giant screens on each side of the stage, a screen in the centre and hundreds of lights, spotlights, explosions of fire, and smoke ... Nothing has been spared to make this show one of the most memorable of our lives.
— INFO-CULTURE

Paul McCartney arrives in Montreal tomorrow for the second of four shows in Canada before heading to Austin October for two shows at Austin City Limits. The tour will then head to Japan for three shows in late October and rounds off the year with shows in Europe from late November.

Farewell Yellow Brick Road: What the media say

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On Saturday night Elton welcomed his audience to the first date on the 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour' in Allentown, PA.

“Good evening Allentown and welcome to the very first show on the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. This is quite a night for us and for me especially because this has been two-and-a-half years in the making and thinking about, and I hope you enjoy what we’re gonna play for you and show for you."

Elton John Dazzles at Farewell Tour Launch
— Rolling Stone

Breaking hearts, Elton John kicks off final world tour
— CNN

Elton John’s farewell tour begins on an amazing note
— USA Today

“Your Song,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Someone Saved My Life Tonight,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “The Bitch is Back,” “Rocket Man,” “Daniel,” and “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” — all songs John has undoubtedly played hundreds, if not thousands, of times — are performed with a joy of someone who still really loves what they do and has every intention of saying goodbye to these timeless pieces properly.
— The Hollywood Reporter

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will play more than 300 shows in front of an estimated six-million people across five continents before ending in 2021.

Paul McCartney announces three new US dates

Paul McCartney has added three new dates to his eagerly anticipated Freshen Up tour, making for a total of eight confirmed shows on Paul’s first Stateside run since the One On One Tour that played to some two million fans around the world during 2016 and 2017.

The Freshen Up tour is Paul’s first outing following the release of his brand new studio album, Egypt Station, released September 7th on Capitol Records and generating rave reviews: Rolling Stone has raved, "Macca keeps adding new gems to his songbook, with nothing to prove except he’s the only genius who can do this… And, oh yeah — in his spare time, he happens to still be the greatest live performer on Earth,” while Entertainment Weekly described the album as "the still-vital life force of a superstar who has been there and everywhere and is glad just to be here now."

The U.S. leg of Freshen Up will now open with Paul’s return to New Orleans on May 23, where he will rock the Smoothie King Arena for the first time since 2014. On June 3, Paul will make his live debut in Fort Wayne IN, playing the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. And On June 26, Paul will visit the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix AZ, another city he hasn’t played since 2014.

Tickets will go on sale to the public at Monday, September 17th at 10am local time.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for New Orleans, LA, Fort Wayne, IN, and Phoenix, AZ before the general public beginning Tuesday, September 11 at 10am local time through Thursday, September 13 at 10pm local time.

For further information, visit paulmccartney.com

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Elton John announces first UK dates of ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour

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Elton John today announces the first U.K. shows of his eagerly anticipated ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour, with two huge outdoor shows: at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove on Sunday 9th June and Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 15th June, marking Elton’s last ever show in Wales.

Elton first played at the home of Sussex Cricket 12 years ago, and this will be his third visit to The 1st Central County Ground, a venue he enjoys playing very much. Elton’s final show in Wales on 15th June 2019 will be his 10th visit to the capital and his 14th visit to the country, having first performed in the city in 1976, playing two nights at the Capitol Theatre.

Tickets go on general sale on Friday 14th September 2018 at 10AM.

The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour kicks off in Allentown, Pennsylvania tomorrow night having been announced at Gotham Hall, New York in January. The first 79 dates in North America sold out immediately, with this latest tour announcement following the news that Billboard have named Elton the No.1 top-performing solo male artist in the chart’s history.

“I want to thank my extraordinary fans for their overwhelming support throughout my career and especially their interest in being there to celebrate my final Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour,” said Elton John. “I am so excited for the start of the tour and can’t wait to see everybody on the road.”  

He goes on to say - I am very happy to announce the launch of my UK Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour with concerts in Hove and Cardiff. The audiences in the South Coast and Wales have always been some of the most welcoming and exciting I have played in front of over the past forty-two years and the band and I are so excited to say goodbye in the most fantastic way. It’s going to be amazing!”

The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.

The love and appreciation Elton’s fans have shown to him throughout his legendary career continues to be at an unprecedented level,” said Jay Marciano, Chairman and CEO, AEG Presents, promoters of the global Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

Sussex Cricket Chief Executive Rob Andrew talks of Elton visiting the venue for the final time - “We’re honoured and incredibly excited that Elton has chosen The 1st Central County Ground to kick-off the final tour of an incredible career.

“The fact that such a musical legend has decided to join us for a third time and for such a momentous occasion shows not only what a brilliant reception he receives here in Sussex but also how highly regarded our ground is as a concert venue. We can’t wait to welcome Elton and all his fans next June.”

Cardiff City FC Executive Director & CEO, Ken Choo talks of hosting Elton’s 10th visit to the capital - “We’re delighted to be welcoming Sir Elton John to our Stadium next summer. I’m a great admirer of him as a performer and the charitable work he has done for a number of years around the globe.

“Once again, Cardiff City Football Club will proudly be hosting a global act. I know that the South Wales public will enjoy a fantastic evening of entertainment with Sir Elton at our home."

Tickets can be purchased from -

ticketmaster.co.uk

axs.com/uk

gigantic.com

alttickets.com

VIP and Hospitality packages are available for both shows. For more information please head to ticketmaster.co.uk/eltonjohn and the venue’s websites at sussexcricket.co.uk and cardiffcityfc.co.uk

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