GUNS N’ ROSES ADD ANOTHER UK DATE DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND
Fresh from the powerful Not In This Lifetime World Tour that blew the minds of over 5.5 million fans worldwide
New stadium and festival dates to start 20th May in Lisbon with 12 more shows scheduled across the UK and Europe
GUNS N’ ROSES ANNOUNCED AS THE FIRST MUSIC ACT TO PLAY TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM
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(LONDON, U.K. Wednesday 18 December 2019) – Today Guns N’ Roses have announced an extra UK date on their 2020 world tour, due to phenomenal demand for the first show. This will make Guns N’ Roses the first music act to play at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The event marks the first live music concert to be staged at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium since the venue opened in April earlier this year and the two nights will be the only dates that the band will be performing their enormous and beloved catalogue of hits in the UK.
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Returning to Europe for the third time since their Not In This Lifetime tour kicked off in 2016, Guns N’ Roses have performed their endless run of hits with 160 shows for over 5.5 million fans in stadiums, arenas, and as part of festivals worldwide. The European dates in 2017 and 2018 alone brought the mind-blowing stage show to over 1.6 million fans. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the Not In This Lifetime tour became the third highest grossing tour of all time.
Friday, 31st January, 2020 Miami, Florida American Airlines Arena (Bud Light Super Bowl Music Festival)
Saturday, 14th March, 2020 Mexico City, Mexico Vive Latino Festival
Friday, 3rd April, 2020 Sao Paulo, Brazil Lollapalooza
Wednesday, 20th May, 2020 Lisbon, Portugal Passeio Maritimo De Algés
Tuesday, 2 June, 2020 Hamburg, Germany Volksparkstadion
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Following the group’s 1985 formation, Guns N’ Roses injected unbridled, unrivalled, and unstoppable attitude into the burgeoning Los Angeles rock scene. The spirit went on to captivate the entire world with the release of their 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction –the best-selling U.S. debut ever, moving 30 million copies globally. In 1991, the seven-time platinum Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II occupied the top two spots of the Billboard Top 200 upon release. Over the course of the past decade, Guns N’ Roses have performed sold out shows and headlined festivals worldwide following the critically acclaimed release of 2008’s RIAA platinum-certified Chinese Democracy. Six studio albums later, Guns N’ Roses are one of the most important and influential acts in music history and continue to set the benchmark for live performances connecting with millions of fans across the globe. Since reuniting in 2016, Guns N’ Roses has gone on to sell over 5 million tickets worldwide on the Not In This Lifetime Tour. Guns N’ Roses’ are Axl Rose (vocals, piano), Duff McKagan (bass), Slash (lead guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboard), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar), Frank Ferrer (drums), and Melissa Reese (keyboard).
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is a world-class multi-use venue with a capacity of 62,214, marking it out as one of the biggest stadiums in the UK.
Notes To Editor (About Tottenham Hotspur)
Guns N' Roses joins an impressive list of events that are due to be staged at our new stadium, which includes long-term partnerships with the NFL and Saracens to stage matches, the third and final Rugby League Ashes test between England and Australia in November next year and European Professional Club Rugby's Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup finals in 2021.
A fully retractable grass pitch that reveals an artificial surface underneath, enabling the staging of other major sporting and entertainment events, with partnerships already agreed with the NFL and Saracens to stage matches in Tottenham
The first UK stadium to house its own microbrewery, the longest bar in Europe, 65 different food and drink outlets and is fully cashless
The largest football club retail space in Europe including a museum and incorporating historic listed buildings
A 17,500-seat single tier stand - the largest in the UK
First class conference and banqueting spaces
Only stadium in the world outside the United States that is purpose built for Premier League and NFL matches including dedicated entrances, as well as bespoke dressing rooms, medical and media facilities for either sport
The London Academy of Excellence Tottenham – a new state-funded Sixth Form, financially supported by the Club and delivered in partnership with Highgate School, bringing expertise and first-class teaching from eight further top independent schools, giving the area’s brightest students the best possible access to leading Universities
A 78,000 square foot Sainsbury’s store at Northumberland Park – employing 280 colleagues from the local area
The Cannon Road Development - 100% affordable, 222 new homes and the new Brook House Primary School on the site of an old rubber factory
Berland Court – An affordable housing development nearby Northumberland Park rail station, incorporating the relocation of a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall and a Club merchandise store
Source Live Nation
December 18, 2019 6:00am ET by Pressparty