CELINE DION ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED
2008-09 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
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45-Date Arena Tour Launches August 12th, 2008 in Boston and Continues Through January of 2009
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Tickets On Sale Beginning November 16, 2007
November 7, 2007 -- In a little more than a month from now, the final curtain will rise and fall, on Celine Dion's record breaking engagement of A NEW DAY... at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. December 15th, 2007 marks the end of a remarkable journey of five consecutive years of sold-out performances, playing to nearly 3 million people. But as this incredible journey comes to an end, a brand new adventure begins….Celine embarks on her Taking Chances World Tour with stops in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe, before returning to the US and Canada.
Today, Celine announced plans for the North American leg of this tour…45 arena dates which will launch in Boston on August 12, 2008. The tour will wind its way throughout the U.S. and the singer’s native Canada over the course of six months, culminating on January 30, 2009 in Ft. Lauderdale. It promises to be another spectacular live concert event where Celine will perform her biggest hits, along with songs from her new English album Taking Chances which will be released on November 13th. The show, which is being directed by Jamie King (Madonna's Confessions World Tour, Christina Aguilera's Back to Basics World Tour, Ricky Martin's Livin’ La Vida Loca World Tour) will accompany Celine's performances with a visual feast of color, fashion, dance and surprise!
“These past five years of performing at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas have been an incredibly rewarding experience for myself and my family, but I'm ready to hit the road again, with my husband and son by my side", says Dion. It's going to be so exciting to tour the US and Canada again, and perform everything with a brand new show. I just can’t wait!”
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Tickets for the highly anticipated tour go on sale beginning Friday, November 16, 2007.
"With A New Day..., Celine’s powerhouse performances and uncanny ability to connect with fans forever changed the landscape of Las Vegas entertainment,” said John Meglen, AEG Live/Concerts West President. “That experience raised her already impressive artistry to a new level, one that we’re excited to bring to fans all over North America.”
Throughout her career Celine has been honored with over 1000 Awards, including Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, World Music, Juno and Felix Awards. She is the biggest-selling female artist of all time.
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For more information, contact:
For Celine Dion: Marleah, Leslie & Associates
Kim Jakwerth, 323.966.4669, Kim@marleahleslie.com
For AEG Live: Scoop Marketing
Hannah Kampf, (213) 639-6160 firstname.lastname@example.org