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Bruno Mars sets record for highest attendance at Spark Arena

Bruno Mars sets record for highest attendance at Spark Arena for a concert artist.

TUESDAY, MARCH 6 2018: AUCKLAND Bruno Mars conquered Auckland last week with four incredible totally sold-out shows at Spark Arena on February 27, 28 and March 2, 3.

The Bruno Mars 24k Magic World Tour presented by Live Nation has set a new record for the highest audience attendance at Spark Arena for a concert artist, attracting 48,783 fans from around New Zealand across the four nights.

“It was a thrill to watch Bruno and his band practice their own particular brand of magic for New Zealand fans for four stunning nights”, said Michael Coppel, Chairman of Live Nation Australia.

“Congratulations to Bruno for setting a new attendance record at Spark Arena in Auckland for The Bruno Mars 24k Magic World Tour. We thank you for the four incredible shows you played here, and for giving your New Zealanders, who travelled from all over the country, an unforgettable experience that has now officially gone down in history,” said Roger Field, CEO, Live Nation Australia and New Zealand.

Returning to New Zealand after his highly acclaimed shows at the same venue in 2014 Bruno left no doubt as to his phenomenal stage presence and vocal prowess. The critics raved:

This seems like a big call, but Bruno Mars' show might just be the best live show I've ever seen in New Zealand. - NZ Herald

Not a soul left Spark Arena thinking the man can’t belt them out, his vocals shone … - STUFF

A special kind of magic was unmistakable in the way Mars made everyone feel during his 24K Magic concert. - 13th Floor

Bruno Mars presented the 24K Magic World Tour last night with showmanship and musicianship like no other. – Coup De Main

The previous venue record was held by BEYONCÉ with 44,596 tickets sold across four shows during the ‘THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR’ in 2013.

The Bruno Mars tour marks what is shaping up to be another busy year at Spark Arena with a number of major tours that have already played the venue in recent weeks, including Roger Waters, Robbie Williams and Queen + Adam Lambert, with several other major multi-night concert tours announced for later in the year, including P!NK, Katy Perry, Celine Dion and Sam Smith amongst others.

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