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Short but intense Roxette gig at Tele2 Arena

Out of the blue there came a post from Per on Roxette’s Facebook page tonight:

FRIDAY UPDATE: Greetings an hour before gig #63 on the XXX tour. We’ve found ourselves at the Tele2Arena in jolly Stockholm playing for the Tele2 company and their customers, guests and friends. Look forward to this, folks. The train keeps a-rollin’. Vids coming up! /P.

We’d been looking forward to something still this year, but this time it was hard to find out what Per meant with his comment in September:

Yep, could be the last Rox concert this year. Might pop up something else as well. Will let you know, folks! /P.

So now we know it was about another corporate gig. And by that, being a corporate show, it can’t get a number. Just like the Warsaw gig didn’t get a number, because that one was also a kind of a private gig. Once tickets are not on official sale and a concert is a closed event, it just can’t be part of a tour. Not of the XXX tour for sure. We already had a number discussion with Mr. G when we didn’t count the cancelled show in Mainz. Then we gave in (because of the T-shirts… 🙂 ), but now we won’t. We can’t. 😉 We go on counting again from the first gig in South Africa. #62 is going to be Johannesburg if there is no other official tour date before that show.

So the band performed at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. Gyllene Tider played there in 2013 as the first musical act. Hopefully, the sound of the arena has improved during the past 2 years. Capacity of the venue is 30,000 for all-seater football events and 45,000 for concerts. Madonna did a show there some days ago for 40,557. We don’t have any confirmations on how many attended the Tele2 party.

One of the interesting things at this short Rox gig was that Dea is doing the Julgalan shows around Sweden and the premiere was exactly tonight. This way she couldn’t be on stage with Roxette, but there has to be a back-up vocalist and yes, Helena was happy to come back and join the gang for this bonanza.

It probably wasn’t worth bringing the XXX tour stage set to Tele2 for this short happening, so curtains were used as background design and the technicians played with the lights to make it look more interesting for the crowd.

Roxette went on stage after 11 pm and performed 7 songs.

Setlist

1. Sleeping In My Car
2. Dressed For Success
3. Dangerous
4. How Do You Do!
5. Joyride (intro: Gyllene Tider – Ljudet av ett annat hjärta)
6. Listen To Your Heart
7. The Look

 

Per after the show:

Short but sweet gig at Tele2 tonight. 7 songs. Great crowd, Helena did a fab comeback. Vids tomorrow, folks! /P.

Looking forward to those videos!

 

Photos and videos:

Instapics: 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13;

Instavids: SIMC; DFS; LTYH; TL;

 

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Pic by bystrom

 

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Official presales of Marie Fredriksson tickets on Coop, Tele2 and Comviq

All international fans got kind of upset when they heard that Marie Fredriksson’s tickets are being sold in presale by Coop, Tele2 and Comviq – exactly the same partners e.g. Gyllene Tider used earlier this year. But don’t worry – though the official sale starts on Monday it doesn’t seem many tickets are bought already.

We have decided to check (but not yet to buy – I have to make up my mind which gigs to go) how the whole process looks like and for which gigs you can choose tickets yourself and for which you can only pick up the category. Here’s a brief summary of what we’ve done. When I write that you cannot choose the exact seat – it means that system randomly picks them up for you – in the most of cases you can only choose category, not the exact place you want to sit.

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#gtsommar Exclusive presale of Gyllene Tider’s tickets on Friday, January 25

Gyllene Tider has got a support from several big Swedish brands during the 2013 tour. This summer the real Gyllene Tider fans will…

…watch TV4
…be drinking Falcon beer (5.2% of course; brand is owned by Carlsberg)
…eat at Harrys and win GT tickets there
…do shopping at Coop
…call our friends and families through Tele2/Comviq services

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Additionally Coop, Tele2 and Comviq are organizing very special presale of all GT tickets on Friday, January 25 at 9:00 am CET. You just have be an owner of Comviq/Tele2 SIM cards or be a member of Coop loyality programme. More information about this presale is available in the links above. Tele2 informs that one can purchase maximum 4 tickets per concert and there will be only a limited amount available. Tickets cost will be the same as for the general sale.

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