Madonna Announces 2012 World Tour Dates
If you thought Madonna was going to strip off those high-heeled boots and put her feet up after the Super Bowl halftime show, think again. (This is Madonna we’re talking about, after all.)
Instead, the pop star is gearing up for a world tour that will launch in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 29.
Madge is taking her tour to “arenas, stadiums and special outdoor sights” around the globe, a statement says. She’ll also head back Down Under, where she hasn’t held a concert in 20 years, to wrap the tour up in early 2013.
According to Billboard, the tour should have close to 90 dates, the most she’s ever performed. Her last tour, 2008’s “Sticky & Sweet,” had 85 dates and grossed $408 million, Billboard reports.
The North American portion of her worldwide extravaganza includes 26 cities, with the first tour stop being in Philadelphia on August 28. She’ll perform at New York’s Yankee Stadium on September 6, and hit the West coast with an October 10 performance at the Staples Center in L.A.
The European portion will also have 26 shows, including stops in London, Paris, Milan and Berlin.
Tickets go on sale in Tel Aviv and the U.K. on February 10, with admission to North American tour dates going on sale February 13 via Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.