Kylie Tickets Fly Out The Door In Minutes
Kylie Tickets Fly Out The Door In Minutes Second & Final Show Added To Meet Demand
Kylie fans have shown just how excited they are about her first ever Auckland concert, snapping up all of the Vector Arena tickets in just 19 minutes this morning.
Promoter Michael Gudinski said that fans were in for a treat. "Kylie's X2008 tour is her biggest production yet. She continues to lift the bar for artists everywhere with the size and quality of her shows.
"She's very excited about touring New Zealand for the first time, and I know she'll be thrilled to hear how fast the concert sold out.
The second and final Auckland show goes on sale now and will take place at Vector Arena on Tuesday 9 December.
The Auckland sell out follows on the heels of similar success across the Tasman yesterday, where Kylie sold out her first Sydney and Melbourne concerts in a matter of minutes. Second concerts were added in both cities immediately.
Tickets on sale from Ticketmaster 09 970 9700 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz
Monday 8 December AUCKLAND - Vector Arena SOLD OUT
Tuesday 9 December AUCKLAND - Vector Arena ON SALE NOW
Ticketmaster 09 970 9700 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz
Sunday 14 December SYDNEY - Acer Arena SOLD OUT
Tuesday 16 December SYDNEY - Acer Arena NEW SHOW!
Ticketek 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au
Friday 19 December MELBOURNE - Rod Laver Arena SOLD OUT
Saturday 20 December MELBOURNE - Rod Laver Arena NEW SHOW!
For further MEDIA information please contact Mushroom Group Promotions
What the International media have said about X2008 so far:
"Minogue reinvents herself as the ultimate 21st-century girl.....Pop is the highest of the arts, because it encompasses all the others.. (and Kylie) is the ultimate practitioner of this ultimate discipline.. (and) on the issue of her supremacy, I won't give an inch...Kylie is actually a pop genius.. The show (sets) a new standard for state-of-the-art mise-en-scène.. It's Kylie's mortality, her humanity, which elevates her above, say, Madonna. As she accepts flowers from the big boys and kisses from the little girls, she exudes easy charm."
THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY - Sunday 13th July - U.K.
"Kylie's X-rated show is pop perfection. The Grand Canyon, the Pyramids, Uluru, and then there's Kylie. Her Showgirl tour in 2006 - all feather and sequin folly - was small fry. The KylieX show is pure, astounding, breathtaking spectacle... Kylie effortlessly, instantly melted 20,000 hearts. Barely five minutes in.. The O2 was already scraping pop heaven."
METRO.CO.UK - Monday 28th July 2008 - UK
"In a word: 'wow' .. In two words: fabulously enjoyable."
EVENING STANDARD Monday 28th July 2008 - UK
"..this show certainly takes some beating. . the cast of acrobat/dancers, musicians and behind the scenes technicians never missed a trick."
THE TIMES - Monday 28th July 2008 - London
"Kylie Minogue wows the crowds .. Talk about your cups runneth over.. From the moment she made her glittering entrance .. she provided the lovestruck crowd with exactly what they came for: pure unadulterated, no strings (but plenty of shiny things) pop. And it was all performed flawlessly by a lady who seems to be enjoying what she does more than she ever has... a bucketload of brilliant pop classics from her 20-year-spanning back catalogue."
THE JOURNAL - Monday 21st - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, U.K.
"..Kylie Minogue was the ultimate showgirl as she made her triumphant return .. for her most flamboyant show yet... while she was keen to showcase material from her latest album, it was all cleverly interspersed with reworkings of her classic hits, ensuring a buoyant crowd .. Ever the master of reinvention, it was very clear where her reported £10million was spent in creating this spectacle of a tour. With no less than eight costume changes, the pop tunes were belted out in a series of stylish vignettes all enrobed by extravagant French designer Jean Paul Gaultier... After some 20 years in showbiz this girl certainly knows her audience, .. as the cheers of the crowd seem to testify.. Certainly her distinctive voice is stronger than ever in this celebratory extravaganza of a gig, .. there's still no one to compare to Kylie - even her super-toned dance troupe are not a patch on our girl when they turn out in her infamous gold hotpants"
THE MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS - Saturday 12th July- U.K.
"STUNNING KYLIE MAKES A TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO THE SECC. Kylie spectacle leaves audience begging for more. TRIUMPHANT Kylie returned to Glasgow at the weekend with a brand new live spectacular and had a packed SECC singing, dancing and begging for more.
Glasgow's unlikely to see a more entertaining spectacle all year."
EVENING TIMES - Friday 7th July- Glasgow, Scotland
"***** Two and a half hours of stunning performances.. featuring a whopping set of 28 tracks, in an elaborate £10m production that was worth every penny.. In the week she received an OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music, Saturday night was the perfect demonstration of how much Kylie deserves that accolade.. The choreography.. was exceptional.. The level of skill as the male acrobats defied gravity was astounding.. (She) delighted the besotted crowd. It was a spectacular performance in which Kylie truly had the X factor and Wow Wow Wowed.""
THE HERALD - Friday 7th July- Glasgow, Scotland
"**** .. her energy is exhausting to behold. ... dressed up with what could be the most striking visuals ever designed for a pop gig... a mix of music, fashion and art that is both stunning and beautiful.
In the midst of it all is Kylie herself, the radiant force around which all the activity bubbles. And yet she remains as approachable as ever.... this is a fantastic spectacle from pop's greatest show pony."
THE GUARDIAN - Friday 7th July- Glasgow, Scotland
"Inspired by her current album, this electrifying extravaganza (represents) a new style spectacular from the Aussie sensation... with a combination of music, dance, theatricality and state-of-the-art staging, projection and lighting. Opening the UK leg of her European tour this amazing £10m production offers a new bench mark for touring shows. Although the special effects plus staging and lighting techniques make this a visual affair, her impressively long set (a good balance of old and new) in this musical marathon ensures that the ears are not forgotten. From the moment she makes her dazzling descent onto the stage to the end of the show's many themed sequences, this lavish production boasts as many costume changes as it has shifts in mood and direction. Indeed like a champ chameleon, this over-the-top performer throws up one surprise after another in this ever-changing night of entertainment. The Melbourne megastar may have recently turned 40, but remains as youthful and innovative as ever."
BELFAST TELEGRAPH - Friday 27th June - N. Ireland
"European tour kicks off with a pop bang.. Kylie Minogue proved she is still the ultimate pop princess. (KylieX2008) promised no-expense spared glamour and it delivered.. fans were treated to much more than a pop concert. The epic theatrical extravaganza ...The hugely technical show featured state-of-the-art graphic staging, with extraordinary choreography, multi-media, lighting and special effects, not to mention outlandish Jean Paul Gaultier designed dresses. It truly was a masterclass in live show creativity. She certainly knows how to put the show in showbusiness.. "
THE IRISH NEWS - Friday 27th June - N. Ireland
"The best party this summer! A Friday-night doesn't get any better than this!... With her dancers, her extravagant staging and her enthusiastic audience Kylie gave us a show we'll long remember."
ILTASANOMAT - Saturday 14th June 2008 - Finland
The entire show worked. The pace was timed brilliantly... it's Kylie's finest. Every song absolutely wrapped around the audience. .. Vocally flawless, the band and producers of the show have produced a live experience that was a complete and total aural feast.
performance by the Australian pop idol (in Atens) impressed
her fans so much they declared it the "Concert of the
Year". TELECONTROL - Saturday 31 May, 2008 - GREECE
"Kylie Minogue appeared in Sofia like the absolute goddess
of professional show business. The Australian diva gave a
phenomenal performance which goes down in history as one of
the great performances of the early 21st
century." STANDART DAILY (National Daily Newspaper) -
Tuesday 20th May - Bulgaria "Kylie Minogue is the most
popular pop diva of all. It would be nigh impossible to
challenge the Kylie Minogue show." NEPSZABADSAG -
Saturday 17th May 2008 - Hungary "This Australian's
production is one of the best touring shows on the planet.
Although the show is clearly a feast for eyes, the truth is
that it's a musical feast to!" AKTUALNE.CZ - Tuesday 13th
May - Czech Republic "Chameleon Kylie wows crowds on
her world tour opening. Kylie Minogue promised her new tour
would be 'spectacular' and the Aussie star certainly didn't
disappoint with her opening show of 'KYLIEX2008" in Paris
last night. The pop petal wowed the Parisian crowd .. The
star has surely been drinking from the cup of youth,
stunning the crowd..!" METRO - Wednesday 7th May -
"The performance by the Australian pop idol (in Atens) impressed her fans so much they declared it the "Concert of the Year".
TELECONTROL - Saturday 31 May, 2008 - GREECE
"Kylie Minogue appeared in Sofia like the absolute goddess of professional show business. The Australian diva gave a phenomenal performance which goes down in history as one of the great performances of the early 21st century."
STANDART DAILY (National Daily Newspaper) - Tuesday 20th May - Bulgaria
"Kylie Minogue is the most popular pop diva of all. It would be nigh impossible to challenge the Kylie Minogue show."
NEPSZABADSAG - Saturday 17th May 2008 - Hungary
"This Australian's production is one of the best touring shows on the planet. Although the show is clearly a feast for eyes, the truth is that it's a musical feast to!"
AKTUALNE.CZ - Tuesday 13th May - Czech Republic
"Chameleon Kylie wows crowds on her world tour opening. Kylie Minogue promised her new tour would be 'spectacular' and the Aussie star certainly didn't disappoint with her opening show of 'KYLIEX2008" in Paris last night. The pop petal wowed the Parisian crowd .. The star has surely been drinking from the cup of youth, stunning the crowd..!"
METRO - Wednesday 7th May - UK