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Beyonce New Zealand Concert Confirmed

Beyonce New Zealand Concert Confirmed

Monday 8th July, 2013 9:02AM

Beyoncé's heavily rumoured visit to New Zealand in October has been confirmed. The worst kept tour secret this year, the show was officially announced yesterday with the superstar bringing her 'Mrs. Carter World Tour' to New Zealand for one Auckland date  - here are the details...

The Mrs. Carter World Tour starring Beyoncé

Friday 18th October, Vector Arena Auckland

General release tickets on sale Friday 19th July - pre-sales start Wednesday 10th July:

BeyHive Blog - 10am July 10 - 5pm July 11
MasterCard - 2pm July 12 - 5pm July 15
My Live Nation - 3pm July 16 - 11am July 17
Ticketmaster - 2pm July 17 - 5pm July 18

Here's a promo clip for the tour...

Press Release:

THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR Starring BEYONCÉ

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2013

SUNDAY JULY 7, 2013; THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR starring BEYONCÉ is heading down under for shows in Australia and New Zealand this October – November, for what is one of the most highly anticipated tours of the year, extending the tour’s already successful global run across North America and Europe.

The tour will kick off at Auckland’s Vector Arena on Friday, October 18.

Sponsored by Pepsi, Coty and MasterCard, tickets for all shows go on-sale at 10am on Friday July 19.

Following her historic performance at the Pepsi SuperBowl XLVII Halftime Show in New Orleans, Beyoncé officially returned to a full-time touring schedule, her first since the I AM...WORLD TOUR in 2009, with a new, bolder state-of-the-art production.

THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR starring BEYONCÉ, the Biggest Tour of 2013, with its explosive special effects and intricate, strobe-laden light show, is an artistic triumph and the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date. It is bigger in scope than any of her previous shows, fittingly designed for the vastness of arenas.

For an exclusive look at this spectacular live show featuring footage from the European leg in broadcast quality format click here: http://bit.ly/BeyonceTrailer

A special pre-sale for registered members of Beyoncé’s BeyHive Blog will begin at 10.00am Wednesday July 10. Fans can go to Beyonce.com to sign up now for the chance to be the first to purchase tickets.

My Live Nation members can also be among the first to purchase tickets during the members’ pre-sale commencing 3pm Tuesday July 16. Head to www.livenation.co.nz to register.

MasterCard card holders can access pre-sale tickets from 2pm Friday July 12 via www.livenation.co.nz

In both Australia and New Zealand, Beyoncé has enjoyed massive success with albums ‘Dangerously in Love’, ‘B’Day’, ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ and "2011's '4'. plus numerous smash hit singles such as ‘Run The World (Girls)’, ‘Love on Top’, ‘If I Were A Boy’, ‘Single Ladies’, ‘Halo’ and ‘Crazy in Love’.

The critics have consistently praised her energetic stage shows likening her to the best entertainers of the past with her own brand of sass and class that makes her the artist of the future.

“Beyoncé has a breathtaking need to entertain.” New York Times

“Beyoncé twisted all the theatrics into her musical performance flawlessly, demonstrating her many talents as an artist.” Vancouver Sun

“A masterclass in performance… Two hours of uplifting escapism.” The Times, UK

“The concert had the air of an ancient goddess worship ceremony. Beyoncé was compelling to watch, and often blistering in her vocal attack.” The Daily Telegraph, UK

THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR Starring BEYONCÉ

AUCKLAND VECTOR ARENA FRIDAY OCTOBER 18

TICKETS ON SALE 10AM FRIDAY JULY 19

Pre-sale Tickets: BeyHive Blog 10am July 10 until 5pm July 11
MasterCard 2pm July 12 until 5pm July 15
My Live Nation 3pm July 16 until 11am July 17
Ticketmaster 2pm July 17 until 5pm July 18

All times listed are local





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