Bjork, the eccentric Icelandic pop star, is to perform in
Shanghai as part of her current world tour.
The city hosts her only appearance in the Chinese mainland on
the tour to promote her new album, "Volta."
The concert is on March 2 at the Shanghai International
Gymnastic Center in Changning District. Tickets, from 300 yuan
(US$41) to 1,600 yuan, are on sale now from 404-707-9999 or at
Local organizer Emma Entertainment says it expects the concert
to sell out quickly.
Also appearing at the venue are American jazz singer Harry
Connick Jr (March 9) and the multi-platinum selling,
California-based rock band Maroon 5 (March 22).
It will be Connick's second appearance in China's mainland. He
visited the country in 1995.
The chart-topping Maroon 5, however, will be making their China
Tickets for both concerts are available from 404-707-9999 or at
Meanwhile, Incubus, the Californian alternative rock band, will
play the 1,600-seat Yunfeng Theater on Beijing Road W. on March
Tickets, priced between 400 yuan and 600 yuan, are on sale at
6289-3919 or at www.cwest.cn.
(Shanghai Daily January 25, 2008)