Madonna Confirms Sticky and Sweet Concert in Bulgaria for August
Sofia News Agency, 11 Feb 2009
Madonna finally confirmed Wednesday that she will be coming to Bulgaria. The concert, one of the largest ever in Bulgarian music history, is to be organised by 'Sofia Music Enterprises' and will be held in the National Stadium "Vasil Levski" on the evening of August 29.
Tickets for the event, which is part of Madonna's Sticky and Sweet World tour, will go on sale on February 19 at 9 am. Ticket prices range from BGN 100 to BGN 200. These are some of the cheapest prices for tickets to see Madonna in Europe.
Special Guest for Sticky & Sweet 2009, Paul Oakenfold will also be performing in Sofia, he has long been one of the most important names in modern club culture.
Already the biggest grossing tour in history for a solo artist, Madonna's ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour' is once again set to be the sweet success story of the summer. Ticket sales for the 2009 leg of Madonna's phenomenally successful ‘Sticky & Sweet Tour' went on sale last weekend and tour promoters Live Nation have already reported immediate sell-outs.
In London and Manchester where tickets sold out in minutes last Friday, second shows have now been confirmed for July 5th in London and July 8th in Manchester marking Madonna's final UK dates in 2009. Last Saturday, having never previously performed in Belgium over 70 000 tickets were sold for the Werchter Festivalpark concert making it an incredible one-day sell-out event.
In 2008, the 'Sticky & Sweet Tour was seen by 2 350 285 fans in 58 cities. With record breaking ticket sales everywhere, including 650 000 tickets sold in her series of South American dates, 72 000 tickets at Zurich's Dübendorf Airfield - the largest audience ever assembled for a show in Switzerland, 75 000 tickets in London and four sell outs in New York's Madison Square Garden (60,364 tickets).