03.05.07 The Police announce European concert dates - Tour begins August 29 in Stockholm...


The Police today confirmed dates for their European Tour which will begin August 29 at the Globe Arena in Stockholm following sold out dates in North America.

Concert dates were also confirmed in the UK, Germany, France, Holland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Switzerland with additional dates and venues to be announced. A combination of outdoor stadiums and indoor arenas will be played.

EUROPEAN TOUR ITINERARY 2007
(WITH ON PUBLIC ON SALE AND FAN CLUB PRESALE DATES)


29 Aug Globe Arena, Stockholm (Public Sale Mar 12/FC Presale Mar 7)
04 Sep NIA, Birmingham (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6)
08 Sep Twickenham Stadium, London (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6)
11 Sep AOL Arena, Hamburg (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13)
13 Sep Arena, Amsterdam (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6)
19 Sep Stadthalle, Vienna (Public Sale Mar 19/FC Presale TBA)
22 Sep Olympiastadion, Munich (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13)
27 Sep Olympic Stadium, Barcelona (Public Sale TBA/FC Presale TBA)
29 Sep Stade de France, Paris (Public Sale Mar 21/FC Presale TBA)
10 Oct SAP Arena, Mannheim (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13)
13 Oct LTU Arena, Dusseldorf (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13)
15 Oct MEN Arena, Manchester (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6)
19 Oct Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6)

Fan Club Presales this week for the shows in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Cardiff will take place at 10am (local time in each of those countries).

The tour will also visit Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, and Denmark with additional cities and venues to be announced.

During their time together The Police had five number 1 albums, a succession of top 10 singles and received six Grammy Awards. The first date in Birmingham will be the band's first live performance in the UK since New Years Eve 1983 when they performed at Wembley Arena during the Synchronicity Tour.

Arthur Fogel, Live Nation Chairman of Global Music said: "The anticipation and excitement to see The Police is overwhelming. We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing the band to fans new and old."

Tickets for the European tour will go on sale beginning Friday, March 9 in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Cardiff and Amsterdam with additional on-sales to follow.

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.

The Police World Tour is produced by The Next Adventure, a Live Nation Company in association with RZO Entertainment, Inc.

For complete The Police Tour & ticket information (including global on sale dates times, and prices) www.thepolicetour.com.
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