Following an electrifying performance at The Whisky on Los Angeles' Sunset Strip, The Police today confirmed their highly-anticipated concert tour will begin on May 28th in Vancouver, playing arenas, some stadiums & making some special appearances throughout North America. The announcement was made via live webcast from the Whisky in LA Monday, Feb. 12th. If you missed it, watch the tour announcement webcast direct at ThePoliceTour.com
Some of the North American tour highlights announced include a headline performance at this year's June 16th Bonnaroo Festival, an appearance at Boston's historic Fenway Park on July 28th and two Madison Square Garden performances in New York City on August 1 and 3. Concert dates were also confirmed in Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, New Orleans, St. Louis, Toronto and Montreal.
Arthur Fogel, Live Nation Chairman of Global Music, also announced that the tour will continue this fall with dates in the UK and Europe, including appearances in Holland, Germany, Italy and France with additional countries to be announced. Additional dates in Mexico, South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand are anticipated. "The anticipation and excitement to see The Police is overwhelming and I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of bringing the band to their fans worldwide," said Mr. Fogel.
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Members of The Police Tour Fan Club will have the chance to access members-only ticket presales. You must be a member to participate in the presale. Join The Police Tour Fan Club now and have the chance to get your tickets before the public. Members will also have access to the members-only Message Boards and will receive an exclusive fan club premium item. For more details go www.thepolicetour.com/signup/
The Police Tour Fan Club ticket holds for the tour are strong in terms of both quantity and quality and we hope that as many fan club members as possible get seats to the show they would like to attend. Although shows in large metropolitan areas (in particular the New York shows at Madison Square Garden) always tend to be very popular and are expected to sell out very quickly.
Special guest Fiction Plane
will join The Police for the North American portion of the tour. Known for their high-energy live shows, this dynamic rock trio will be releasing their 2nd full length album in May. Fiction Plane are: Joe Sumner (Bass); Seton Daunt (Guitar); Pete Wilhoit (Drums). Additional support artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to WaterAid
, an international NGO founded in 1981 and dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education. Working in 17 of the world's poorest countries, WaterAid and its partners have already helped over 10 million people gain access to water and sanitation and is committed to helping to reduce by half the proportion of people living without these basic necessities of life by 2015.
Tickets for the North American leg of The Police tour will be scaled at 5.00, .00 and .00 in most markets (plus applicable service fees) and will go on sale to the public beginning this Saturday, February 17th in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Tickets in Boston and New York City will go on sale Tuesday, February 20th. Additional on sale dates to be announced. There will be a 4 ticket limit per person for all arena shows and a 6 ticket limit per person for the stadium events.
Below, please see information regarding The Police Tour Fan Club members-only presales. To purchase your tickets, please visit the Tour/Tickets page at www.thepolicetour.com/
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ITINERARY 2007
28 May GM Place, Vancouver BC
06 Jun Key Arena, Seattle WA
09 Jun Pepsi Center, Denver CO
15 Jun MGM Grand Garden, Las Vegas, NV
16 Jun Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, TN
18 Jun US Airways Arena, Phoenix, AZ
26 Jun American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
30 Jun New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA
02 Jul Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO
22 Jul Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
25 Jul Bell Centre, Montreal, PQ
28 Jul Fenway Park, Boston, MA
01 Aug Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
03 Aug Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Details of First Ticket Sales
Vancouver: Police Fan Club sale starts Feb 14, 12 noon / Public sale starts Feb 17, 10am
Toronto: Police Fan Club sale starts Feb 14, 12 noon / Public sale starts Feb 17, 10am
Montreal: Police Fan Club sale starts Feb 14, 12 noon / Public sale starts Feb 17, 12 noon
Boston: Police Fan Club sale starts Feb 14, 12 noon / Public sale starts Feb 20, 9am
New York: Police Fan Club sale starts Feb 14, 12 noon / Public sale starts Feb 20, 9am
*Please note that all times are listed as local time and all tour information is subject to change.
Dates for ticket sales in Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Manchester, Phoenix, Dallas, New Orleans and St. Louis yet to be announced.
Additional cities and venues to be announced soon. Stay tuned to ThePoliceTour.com
Tour/Tickets page for more info.
For complete tour & ticket information, fan club memberships and more visit: ThePoliceTour.com