The Police: Sell Out Madison Square Garden, Fenway Park, Canadian Shows; Additional Shows Announced Today

02/20/2007
New York Madison Square Garden - 2 shows sold out in 14 minutes! Boston Fenway Park - 2 shows sold out! Additional Shows Confirmed - E. Rutherford, Los Angeles & Oakland!

LOS ANGELES, Feb 20, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Following last week's momentous performance and announcement of their world tour, tickets for The Police have sold out in all markets announced thus far. Beginning this past weekend with sell-outs in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, this morning also saw immediate sell-outs for the two Madison Square Garden performances (both shows sold out in 14 minutes) as well as complete sell-outs for both Fenway Park performances. In all, 8 shows have sold out with second shows also announced in Vancouver and Montreal.

As a result of this morning's sell-outs a third New York area play at Giants Stadium -- Sunday, August 5th in E. Rutherford has also been confirmed. Tickets for that event will go on sale on Monday, February 26th. In addition, tour promoters The Next Adventure confirmed today that The Police will perform June 13th at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland (tickets on sale Sunday, Feb. 25th) as well as June 23rd at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (tickets on sale Monday, February 26th).

Special guest Fiction Plane will join The Police for the North American portion of the tour. Known for their high-energy live shows, this dynamic rock trio will be releasing their second album in May. Fiction Plane are: Joe Sumner (Bass); Seton Daunt (Guitar); Pete Wilhoit (Drums).

The North American tour is presented by Best Buy. In the United States, members of Best Buy's Reward Zone program will have the opportunity to access tickets prior to the general public. To qualify for the presale, participants need to be 18 years old or older and must have a current Reward Zone program membership that was activated by February 1, 2007. Presale tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster on a first come first served basis. Complete details of the Reward Zone program presale can be found at www.bestbuy.com/thepolice.

A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to WaterAid, an international NGO founded in 1981 and dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education.

The Police World Tour is produced by The Next Adventure, a Live Nation Company in association with RZO Entertainment, Inc.

For complete tour & ticket information, fan club memberships and more visit:

www.thepolicetour.com

About Live Nation
Live Nation is the world's leading live music company, annually connecting more than 60 million fans with their favorite performers at over 30,000 events. We are the largest producer of live concerts in the world, the second-largest venue management company and have a rapidly growing online presence. Live Nation creates superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we own, operate and/or have booking rights for more than 170 venues, including House of Blues-branded music venues and prestigious locations such as San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium, Nikon at Jones Beach in New York and London's Hammersmith Apollo and Wembley Arena. Live Nation's websites collectively are the second most popular entertainment event websites in the United States, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol "LYV." For more information regarding concerts near you, Live Nation and its businesses, please visit our website at www.LiveNation.com.

SOURCE Live Nation

Police Media Inquiries, Tracy Bufferd of Forge Ahead Media, Inc., +1-212-777-5110,
tracy@tracybufferd.com; or Live Nation Media Inquiries, John Vlautin,
+1-310-867-7000, JohnVlautin@LiveNation.com; or Best Buy Inquiries (United States),
Brian Lucas, +1-612-291-6131, Brian.Lucas@bestbuy.com, or Best Buy Inquiries
(Canada), Heather Seabrook, +1-604-412-1011, hseabrook@bestbuycanada.ca; or WaterAid
America, Jonathan Rich, +1-917-650-5697, jrich@wateraidamerica.org

http://www.livenation.com

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