Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Circus is going back to America!

Confirmed on twitter and her official site:

Missed the Circus? Maybe not.... -Britney

The Circus is coming back to the states and I’ve made some really hot changes. Check out http://BritneySpears.Com for the new dates.-Britney


Los 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.

"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 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.

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