Tatar-inform.ru informs that tomorrow at 12.00 AM local time (+3 GMT) Roxette press conference will broadcasted on the site. The conferece is said to be held today, though. Roxette will spend 3 days in Kazan, before they kick off to Samara. And yes, they are in Russia now.

Update 1: Roxette is in Kazan – here is press report with TV-clip.

Update 2 – quotes from the conference:

  • 80% of the tickets to Kazan show were sold
  • Rehearsals take place from 12 till now (4 pm)
  • On March 1st Roxette will have a cultural programme – Kazan Kremlin and so on.
  • About 25 songs will be performed, 3 songs from the new album will be included.
  • The show will last for about 100 minutes.
  • Kazan is the best selling city among other Russian ones.
  • Thanks to Ilya!

    Update 3 – Expressen reports from Kazan and quotes the tour manager:

  • Until August Roxette will have sold 1 million tickets.
  • This is one of the biggest Swedish tours ever, Roxette only competing with themselves.
  • All 6 dates in South Africa are sold out (?).
  • They had to add 4 (?) dates due to popular demand in Germany.