Competition: win an “early entry” pass for the concert in Barcelona

In cooperation with Roxette’s Management and Live Nation we are happy and proud to offer you the chance to enter the Palau Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona on November 19th, 2011 before everyone else does. This means that you and a couple of other lucky winners will be able to enter the venue some minutes before the doors are open to the general public.  Regular entry will begin soon afterwards.

As usual, to participate in this competition simply write an email to judith @ roxetteblog . com including the following information:

– your name
– your nickname on Roxetteblog
– cell phone number

and answer to these questions:

– The neverending Roxette tour goes on next year, name one of the countries Roxette has planned to visit in February-March.

The winners will be chosen randomly amongst all participants who answered the question correctly.

The contest will run until Tuesday 15th of November 18:00 CET.

Good luck!

Don’t forget to read the small letter below.

Contest terms and conditions:
– you can only participate once
– we will randomly pick the winners among all valid emails (valid means: with name, nickname, cell phone number and correct answer).
– the winners will be notified latest on 17th of November and will be required to reply to the email confirming their attendance to the concert.
– further instructions where/when to meet will be sent per email or SMS probably on the day of the concert. If you are not at the meeting point at the agreed time, the prize will be given to somebody else!
– the winners will have to have a valid ticket for the concert and are responsible for their transport to and from the venue and any costs that might arise.
– the prize is for one person only, so the winners won’t be able to take their friend(s) with them.
– Roxetteblog will not enter into any correspondence regarding the result of the contest.
– in the event the priority entry is cancelled for any unforeseen reason, no other prize will be offered as replacement.
– of course, all submitted data will only be used for the purpose of the contest, to contact you for confirmation and instructions, and won’t be given to third parties
– last but not least, be ready to have fun!!

Roxette to record the Barcelona show for a live DVD

Per Gessle announced yesterday that Roxette’s concert in Barcelona on November 19th will be recorded for a live DVD. Here is what Per wrote on Roxette Official Facebook page:
It was just decided that the Barcelona show will be recorded for a glorious DVD-release down the road. Bring your banners!!!
The concert was sold-out by end of August and last week it was announced that the concert had been moved to a bigger venue, Palau Sant Jordi.

Additional tickets are on sale on these websites:  | | and El Corte Ingles.

The Spanish Fanclub is also organising a party after the concert.
Palau Sant Jordi, DVD, party.. no excuse to miss this concert! It’s going to be a night to remember!

Updated: Barcelona concert sold-out, got moved to bigger venue

Posted August 23: Both and websites no longer sell tickets for the intimate Barcelona concert at Sant Jordi Club on 19th November 2011. This means that over 3,000 tickets are gone and the show is sold out. You still have a chance to see Roxette on the Spanish soil – in Madrid on 18th November. Palacio Vistalegre takes up to 14,000 people, so there are still some tickets left.

Thanks to Mariana Gumuzio for this information.

Update September 7: Great news for Spanish fans! Due to strong demand the concert got moved to the much bigger Palau Sant Jordi. This is what Live Nation Spain posted today:

CHANGE OF LOCATION OF ROXETTE’S CONCERT IN BARCELONA! Due to the huge demand for tickets by the fans of  the Swedish band, the concert of ROXETTE in Barcelona will be moved to PALAU SANT JORDI.

The tickets bought so far are valid for both the standing and the sitting areas.


Tickets can be purchased at the links mentioned above and directly at  Roxette played in Palau Sant Jordi both in 2001 and in 1994. The new location is right next to the initially planned Sant Jordi Club. The Club just takes up to 3,000 people, which is very little and was more or less clear that the concert would have to be moved. Palau takes, in comparison, up to 24,000 people, when all the seats are available.

Additional tour dates in Germany in Autumn!

Live Nation has sent out the first dates of the additional dates which will be added to the Roxette World Tour 2011. The dates are, so far, for Germany and Spain (already known) only.

“The concerts have been great so far,” tells Per Gessle. “Marie and the band are in top form and the response of the audience has been incredible. And it is also great that the new album has been received like this. We are very happy and look forward to this exciting year!”

2011.10.13 – TUI Arena – Hannover, Germany
2011.10.14 – Gerry Weber Stadion – Halle (Westfalen), Germany
2011.10.16 – SAP Arena – Mannheim, Germany
2011.10.17 – Schleyerhalle – Stuttgart, Germany
2011.10.19 – König-Pilsner Arena – Oberhausen, Germany
2011.10.24 – O2-World – Berlin, Germany
2011.10.25 – O2-World – Hamburg, Germany
2011.10.27 – Arena Nürnberg – Nuremberg, Germany
2011.11.18 – Palacio Vistalegre – Madrid, Spain – pre-sale starts March 16, normal sale March 18
2011.11.19 – Sant Jordi Club – Barcelona, Spain – pre-sale starts March 16, normal sale March 18

Information about ticket sales in Germany is still not available.

In addition, apparently Live Nation Spain has cancelled the Golden Ring tickets which were announced last week, so currently only the normal tickets (49 EUR) are listed on the website.

More dates to come, hopefully in other countries and Stockholm too! For the complete tour agenda so far, visit our World Tour 2011 page!

Update: Tickets for Germany will go on sale this Friday, March 18 at 9 in the morning.

A short note about releases: The interest in the countries where “Charm School” hasn’t been released yet is very high. However, the album won’t contain the same track list in all countries. For example, China has forbidden Roxette to release “Sleeping In My Car” due to the sexual content. Therefore the live version of this song, which is included in the Deluxe version of “Charm School”, will be excluded.