Over the pas 20 years, madame Kylie Minogue has developed into an irresistible pop icon which sells millions of albums worldwide. From a cute neighbour and cute little pop star in the 80s to a pop diva that looks into the camera, tempting like a femme fatale with expensive jewellery.
With her latest masterpiece ‘Aphrodite’ in her pocket, showgirl Kylie will perform in Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall on Thursday March 17th. The Princess of Pop on the first concepts for the tour: ‘The response to ‘Aphrodite’ has been absolutely incredible and has inspired me and my creative team to develop a new show that will take all of us on a euphoric journey of joy, excitement and glamour’. It promises to be a live show that even outreaches her own earlier groundbreaking shows!
Aphrodite-Les Folies Tour 2011 promises to break all previous records – the show is grander than anything you’ve seen to date! This incredible show was created by Kylie and William Baker, her long-time creative collaborator.
Rehearsals started in locations throughout the world before Christmas – Kylie is currently rehearsing with her new band in London; the dancers and aerialists are being put through their paces by not one but three top choreographers in Los Angeles; the tech crew are putting together the props and staging on the East coast in Pennsylvania and Montreal whilst the video team are furiously at work back in the UK. Phew!
The bespoke stage for the European leg of the tour (including UK) is the most technically advanced, complex and precision stage ever created for an arena. It features over a million moving parts, including 30 high impact water jets, rain curtains and fountains! The stage, alone costing over $10million, was built by Tait Towers, the largest staging company in the world, responsible for building stages for the Rolling Stones, U2, Madonna, The Wall etc. etc.
The water elements featured in the show have been designed by the same team who engineered the famous water fountain show at Bellagio in Las Vegas, and the spectacular “World of Colour” show at Disneyland in California. Aphrodite-Les Folies will feature a totally unique “SPLASH ZONE” within the stage itself, where fans can be in the centre of the action in an amazing 4D experience.
The entire production is valued at over $25 million, and will see Kylie joined on stage by a huge cast of dancers and aerial performers along with her live band. The show will be moved throughout Europe by a crew of over 100 personnel in a fleet of 25 trucks!
The Kylie concert has been moved from GelreDome XS in Arnhem to Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam.
The management states: “Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are compelled to move the Kylie concert, originally scheduled for GelreDome XS in Arnhem to the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam on the same date. Fans living in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht will be delighted by the news of the transition to a more central location. Tickets for the show in Arnhem remain valid for the new location and cardholders will receive an email with details of the move and the possibility for restitution. We apologize for any inconvenience. All other shows for Aphrodite Les Folies Tour 2011 remain unchanged and still have some good tickets available! Do not miss it!”
More info on www.livenation.nl