Thursday, April 26, 2007

The Confessions World Tour 2006

Choreographed and staged: Jamie King
Tour Producer: Arthur Fogel
Wardrobe: Jean Paul Gaultier

The Band:
Nicki Richards (backup vocals)
Donna De Lory (backup vocals)
Yitzhak Sinwani (backup vocals)

Song Lineup:
Future Lovers
Get Together
Like A Virgin
Live to Tell
Forbidden Love
Like It or Not
I Love New York
Ray of Light
Let It Will Be
Drowned World
Paradise (Not for Me)
Music (Inferno)
La Isla Bonita
Lucky Star
Hung Up

Tour Schedule:
  •  May 21 Los Angeles Forum
  • May 23 Los Angeles Forum
  • May 24 Los Angeles Forum
  • May 27 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • May 28 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • May 30 San Jose HP Pavilion
  • May 31 San Jose HP Pavilion
  • June 3 Los Angeles Staples Center
  • June 5 Fresno Save Mart Center
  • June 6 Fresno Save Mart Center
  • June 8 Phoenix Glendale Arena
  • June 10 Phoenix Glendale Arena
  • June 14 Chicago United Center
  • June 15 Chicago United Center
  • June 18 Chicago United Center
  • June 19 Chicago United Center
  • June 21 Montreal Bell Centre
  • June 22 Montreal Bell Centre
  • June 25 Hartford Civic Centre
  • June 26 Hartford Civic Centre
  • June 28 New York Madison Square Garden
  • June 29 New York Madison Square Garden
  • July 2 New York Madison Square Garden
  • July 3 New York Madison Square Garden
  • July 6 Boston TD Bank Garden
  • July 9 Boston TD Bank Garden
  • July 10 Boston TD Bank Garden
  • July 12 Philadelphia Wachovia Center
  • July 13 Philadelphia Wachovia Center
  • July 16 Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
  • July 18 New York Madison Square Garden
  • July 19 New York Madison Square Garden
  • July 22 Miami American Airlines Arena
  • July 23 Miami American Airlines Arena
  • July 30 Cardiff Millennium Stadium
  • Aug. 1 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 3 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 6 Rome Olympic Stadium
  • Aug. 9 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 10 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 12 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 13 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 15 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 16 London Wembley Arena
  • Aug. 20 Dusseldorf LTU Arena (Germany)
  • Aug. 22 Hannover Niedersachsen (Germany)
  • Aug. 24 Horsens (Denmark)
  • Aug. 27 Paris Bercy Stadium
  • Aug. 28 Paris Bercy Stadium
  • Aug. 30 Paris Bercy Stadium
  • Aug. 31 Paris Bercy Stadium
  • Sept. 3 Amsterdam Arena
  • Sept. 4 Amsterdam Arena
  • Sept. 6 Prague
  • Sept. 7 Prague
  • Sept. 11 Moscow
  • Sept. 16 Osaka Dome, Japan
  • Sept. 17 Osaka Dome, Japan
  • Sept. 20, Tokyo Dome, Japan
  • Sept. 21, Tokyo Dome, Japan
Official Press Release:
Apr 3, 2006 -- Madonna will be dancing and singing across the stages of the world this spring and summer, it was announced today. The "Confessions Tour" with concerts across major US cities, Canada, Europe and Japan will begin in Los Angeles on May 21st. "Confessions" tour dates were officially confirmed by Madonna's managers Angela Becker and Guy Oseary, along with Arthur Fogel, President of The Next Adventure (a Live Nation Company), the tour's worldwide promoter Tour stops in North America for the "Confessions Tour" will include arenas in Chicago, Boston, San Jose, Phoenix, Fresno, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Miami, Montreal and New York. Overseas appearances will take place in arenas, stadiums and outdoor venues in Paris, France; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Cardiff, Wales; Rome, Italy; Dusseldorf and Hannover Germany; Horsens, Denmark; Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. 

The "Confessions Tour" will be directed by longtime Madonna collaborator Jamie King with Stuart Price once again on board as Musical Director. Arianne Phillips and Jean Paul Gaultier, long standing members of Madonna's creative team, will respectively oversee and design costumes for the tour. 

Madonna's previous tour, the 2004 "Re-Invention Tour" was the most successful tour of that year, according to Billboard Magazine. 

The Warner Bros. Records mega star, whose current CD "Confessions On A Dance Floor" debuted at No.1 in 29 countries, has already begun rehearsals in Los Angeles with her talented troupe of musicians and dancers. With a staggering 35 No. 1 hits on Billboard's dance charts during the course of her unparalleled career, it's no surprise that Madonna issued the following mission statement regarding the "Confessions Tour": "I'm going to turn the world into one big dance floor," exhorted the Material Girl. 

The multi-Grammy Award winning artist, songwriter, children's book author, producer and video visionary with an unrivaled reputation for astonishing stage spectacles, has made musical history many times over including International record sales of over 200 million albums. 

A cultural innovator of astonishing diversity and enduring appeal, Madonna has defined our era with a sound, style and vision that has inspired countless artists and millions of fans around the globe. In the process, she has pioneered a new model of creative empowerment, overseeing a multi-faceted career that encompasses virtually every aspect of contemporary culture. 

Existing Madonna Fan Club Icon Members will receive a special pre-sale opportunity prior to the public sales dates outlined below. Members can check for complete details.

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