The queen of pop's latest tour kicks off in Tel Aviv this spring. Tickets for the show at Helsinki's Olympic Stadium go on sale on Valentine’s Day, February 14.
The Sticky & Sweet tour last brought the star to Helsinki, where she staged an open-air concert on Jätkäsaari on the south-western tip of the main peninsula. Around 85,000 tickets were sold for the event, making it the largest concert ever staged in the Nordic countries.
Björk & Norah Jones also booked
This time she will have competition, as Icelandic artist Björk also performs in Helsinki on August 12 as part of the annual Flow Festival. The multi-media artist was to have performed at Helsinki's Finlandia Park in July 2008 but cancelled at the last moment due to a voice problem. Björk did sing at the Pori Jazz Festival on Finland's west coast in 1996.
A few weeks earlier, American soul-pop singer Norah Jones will headline this year's Pori Jazz. The New Orleans native will make her first Finnish appearance at the Kirjurinluoto Arena on July 22.
Playing on the same bill will be the American group Robert Randolph & the Family Band as well as Finnish acts the Northern Governors and Honey B. & The T-Bones with M.A. Numminen & Pedro Hietanen
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