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Posted on Mon, Mar 12, 2012 : 8:08 a.m.

Madonna adds Detroit's Joe Louis Arena to 2012 tour

By Staff


Mark Humphrey | AP

Concert promoter LiveNation today announced an added date for Madonna's 2012 world tour at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Nov. 8.

Before today's announcement, the tour did not include a stop in Michigan, the singer's home state. She was born in Bay City, grew up in Rochester and studied dance at the University of Michigan before pursuing her career in New York.

Tickets—priced at $48, $93 and $173—will go on sale Monday, March 19 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at,, all Ticketmaster retail outlets, via Charge-By-Phone (800-745-3000) or the Joe Louis Arena Box Office.

The iconic singer, dancer and actress continues to draw strong interest. She performed at halftime of the Super Bowl this year, and tour ticket sales have been strong enough to add second dates in New York, Los Angeles, San Jose, Toronto, Chicago, Miami and Vancouver. Her new album, "MDNA," comes out March 26.

“Madonna’s track record as a world class entertainer and touring artist speaks for itself. Her artistry, talent and creative productions get bigger and better with each tour and Madonna 2012 will be no exception. We are thrilled to have her back on the road and know her fans feel the same,” Arthur Fogel, CEO of Live Nation Entertainment Global Touring and Madonna tour promoter, said in a prepared statement.


Wolf's Bane

Mon, Mar 12, 2012 : 2:49 p.m.

If I want to see an old lady perform, I'm going to hold out for Joan Rivers.