The Police, whose 2007 reunion tour racked up industry awards from Billboardand Pollstar, will return to North America this summer to play their final area appearances, this time mostly in arenas and amphitheaters in markets where they did not perform in 2007. An additional 30 dates have been confirmed beginning May 1 at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, ON and culminating Aug. 4 at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, NY. Elvis Costello and The Imposters will join The Police for the North American leg of the tour.
In 2007, The Police concert schedule included sold out performances at many of the most historic and renowned stadiums around the world including: Fenway Park (Boston), Wrigley Field (Chicago) and Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles), Twickenham Stadium (London), Stade de France (Paris) and River Plate Stadium (Buenos Aires) They will return to Europe this summer for a select number of festivals, including the Isle of Wight and Hyde Park Festivals in the UK, the Rock In Rio Festival in Spain and the TW Festival in Belgium. They will also return to Germany, France, Spain and Italy performing at various arenas and stadiums through June and early July.
Tickets for the North American concert dates will sell at face value for $225, $90 and $50 in most markets (plus applicable service fees) and will go on sale on Feb. 23-25. Citi card customers will have first crack at tickets on Feb. 18. There will be a four ticket limit per person in the amphitheatre pavilions and for the top price tiered tickets in the arenas.
The Police/Elvis Costello & the Imposters itinerary:
May 1 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
May 3 Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
May 4 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
May 10 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
May 13 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
May 14 Omaha, NE Qwest Center
May 16 Orlando, FL Amway Center
May 17 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre (formerly Sound Advice)
May 20 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 21 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center
May 23 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand
May 24 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Wireless Pavilion
May 26 San Diego, CA Coors Amphitheatre
May 27 Los Angeles, CA The Hollywood Bowl
July 11 Portland, OR Clark County Amphitheatre
July 12 Seattle, WA The Gorge
July 14 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 16 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion
July 17 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 19 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
July 21 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 25 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater
July 26 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
July 28 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
July 29 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
July 31 Boston, MA Tweeter Center
Aug. 1 Saratoga, NY SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
Aug. 3 Holdmel, NY PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 4 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Last Updated on February 15, 2008 by By Bob Grossweiner & Jane Cohen
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I can’t wait to get my hands on a set!