Sunday, February 26, 2012

Seattle Gay News hosts Oscar Party today at Purr

Oscar Sunday has arrived.

Seattle Gay News and Purr have teamed up once again to host an Academy Awards bash, starting today at Purr (1518 11th Avenue) at 4pm.

No cover charge. Free prizes. Multiple flat-screen TVs to watch all the action. Plus, drink specials and good food in a festive, casual environment (no specific dress code).

Everyone is invited, but arrive early for the best seating.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Morgan Page interviews with Seattle Gay News

Grammy-nominated electronic artist and producer Morgan Page, who has mixed records for dozens of artists including Madonna, David Bowie and the B-52's, goes one-on-one with Seattle Gay News in the upcoming February 24 issue.

Headed to the Coachella Festival in April and currently on a headlining tour, Page was reached via email while in Germany and spoke about his forthcoming new album In the Air, the electronic music scene, and what's store for the rest of 2012.

Grab a copy of Seattle Gay News this weekend, or search for it online at, to read our interview with Morgan Page, who performs February 25 at The Showbox Market.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Madonna adds 2nd Seattle concert at Key Arena

Madonna x 2.

The Material Girl has added a second show at Seattle's Key Arena on October 3. Seattle Gay News is awaiting the official press release for ticket details, but from our research it appears pre-sales begin February 14 and general public ticket sales start February 21. If these dates are inconsistent with the tour promoter's press release, we'll post a correction.

Get ready for Madonna-mania on October 2 and 3!

Monday, February 6, 2012

Madonna heading to Seattle on 2012 tour

Seattle Gay News is rejoicing with many Madonna fans around the world because the recent Super Bowl star (sorry, Eli) is set to perform here on October 2, 2012.

The Material Girl will embark on a lengthy tour from May 2012 to early 2013 with included stops in Israel, United Arab Emirates, France, Germany, and several dates across the United States and Canada. The tour will reportedly wind down in Australia early next year. It appears that tickets for Madonna's scheduled Seattle concert will go on sale February 13, but we're awaiting an official notice of this.

Below is what appears to be Madonna's tour itinerary:


29-May Tel Aviv, Israel Ramat Gam Stadium On Sale Feb. 10
3-Jun Abu Dhabi Yas Arena On Sale Feb. 27
7-Jun Istanbul, Turkey Turk Telecom Arena On sale soon
11-Jun Zagreb, Croatia Maksimir Stadium On Sale Feb. 17
14-Jun Milan, Italy Stadio San Siro On Sale Feb. 13
16-Jun Florence, Italy Stadio Franchi On Sale Feb. 13
20-Jun Barcelona, Spain Palau Sant Jordi On Sale Feb. 16
24-Jun Coimbra, Portugal Estadio Cidade de Coimbra On Sale Feb. 11
28-Jun Berlin, Germany O2 Arena On Sale Feb. 13
2-Jul Copenhagen, Denmark Parken Stadium On Sale Feb. 13
4-Jul Gothenburg, Sweden Ullevi Stadium On Sale Feb. 17
7-Jul Amsterdam,The Netherlands Ziggo Dome On Sale Feb. 11
12-Jul Brussels, Belgium Stade Roi-Baudouin On Sale Feb. 17
14-Jul Paris, France Stade De France On Sale Feb. 14
17-Jul London, UK Hyde Park On Sale Feb. 10
21-Jul Edinburgh, UK Murrayfield Stadium On Sale Feb. 10
24-Jul Dublin, Ireland Aviva Stadium On Sale Feb. 17
29-Jul Vienna, Austria Ernst-Happel-Stadion On Sale Feb. 24
1-Aug Warsaw, Poland National Stadium On Sale Feb. 17
7-Aug Moscow, Russia Olimpiski Arena On sale soon
8-Aug St. Petersburg, Russia SKK Arena On sale soon
12-Aug Helsinki, Finland Olympic Stadium On Sale Feb. 14
15-Aug Oslo, Norway Telenor Arena On Sale Feb. 20
18-Aug Zurich, Switzerland Stadion Letzigrund On Sale Feb. 24
21-Aug Nice, France Stade Charles-Erhmann On Sale Feb. 14


28-Aug Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center On Sale Feb. 13
30-Aug Montreal, QC Bell Centre On Sale Feb. 18
1-Sep Quebec City, QC Plains of Abraham Site On Sale Feb. 17
4-Sep Boston, MA TD Garden On Sale Feb. 13
6-Sep New York, NY Yankee Stadium On Sale Feb. 13
10-Sep Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place On Sale Feb. 13
12-Sep Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre On Sale Feb. 13
15-Sep Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall On Sale Feb. 27
19-Sep Chicago, IL United Center On Sale Feb. 13
23-Sep Washington, D.C. Verizon Center On Sale Feb. 13
29-Sep Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena On Sale Feb. 13
2-Oct Seattle, WA Key Arena On Sale Feb. 13
6-Oct San Jose, CA HP Pavilion On Sale Feb. 13
10-Oct Los Angeles, CA Staples Center On Sale Feb. 13
13-Oct Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand On Sale Feb. 27
16-Oct Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center On Sale Feb. 27
20-Oct Dallas, TX American Airlines Center On Sale Feb. 27
24-Oct Houston, TX Toyota Center On Sale Feb. 27
27-Oct New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena On Sale Mar. 5
30-Oct Kansas City, MO Sprint Center On Sale Mar. 5
1-Nov St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center On Sale Mar. 5
3-Nov St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center On Sale Feb. 27
10-Nov Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena On Sale Mar. 5
15-Nov Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena On Sale Mar. 5
17-Nov Atlanta, GA Philips Arena On Sale Mar. 5
TBC Miami, FL To Be Confirmed On Sale Soon