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Andre Rieu Brings His Celebration of Music Tour to the St. Pete Times Forum on Friday, December 10

 Tickets go on sale this Saturday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m.

TAMPA BAY - The 2010 tour will be very special. Says Rieu, “[this] year will be the ‘Celebration of Music Tour’. I always say that music is the most wonderful thing in the world. Music triggers emotions. I want to bring an ode to waltzes and polkas that bring joy, to romantic ballads and to many more beautiful melodies. It will be a very special night.” Besides the United States and Canada, Rieu will bring his new tour to Mexico, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and all over Europe.

André Rieu is one of the best selling live acts in the world. Billboard, the leading music industry publication, has published an overview of the 25 best selling tours of 2009 and Rieu ranked number six, outselling artists like Britney Spears, Coldplay and Beyonce.
Rieu sold 834,992 tickets in 2009 for a gross of almost $96 million.

Rieu, who has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, travels with his own orchestra, the Johann Strauss Orchestra, and an entourage of over 100 people in total. His concerts are known for their festive atmosphere. He encourages his audiences to get out of their seats and waltz in the aisles.
Tickets: Tickets for this event go on sale this Saturday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office and all Ticketmaster Outlets. To order tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at . Tickets are priced at $39.00, $75.00, $99.00, and $139.00. Prices do not include service fees. For dinner reservations at Medallions Restaurant on the day of the event please call . For more information, please call or visit Advanced parking passes are available at and the St. Pete Times Forum Box Office.




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