The big announcement of today was that Lady Gaga has confirmed that the ARTPOP Ball global tour will now kick off its European leg in Dubai on 10 September 2014 due to the addition of a new show at Meydan Racecourse. The announcement was made today by AMI Live and ATW LIVE in association with Live Nation Global Touring.
The ARTPOP Ball tour is supporting the multi-platinum-selling artist’s latest album ARTPOP which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200. With over 775,000 tickets sold to date, the multi-month tour which opened last week in Ft. Lauderdale – complete with latex, tentacles, sequins and more – will travel to 35 cities and festivals throughout North America before it moves to Asia and Australia prior to its arrival in the Europe.
“Lady gaga is at the top of her performance game and the staging presents a truly unique fan experience -a great show,” said Arthur Fogel, President – Global Touring and Chairman – Global Music.
“The UAE is a becoming a top-10 destination for global entertainment, with an outstanding calibre of musicians, artists, performers and related events held here and the infrastructure is in place for further entertainment growth,” says Chairman and CEO of AMI Live, Marco Rios. “Lady Gaga is an ideal first show for our introduction in the Middle East – a performer with influences from diverse cultures, who is contemporary, dynamic, inclusive and a headline-maker,” Rios added.
For local concert information please see below or visit: www.ladygaga.ae
Tickets for the concert date go on sale this Thursday, May 15th at 12pm on www.ticketmaster.ae or call 800 86834.