(music-news.com) - Kylie Minogue returns to her true home - the live stage - when she opens her greatest ever tour KylieX2008 in Paris on May 6th.
The tour will take Kylie through most of Europe and will see her play for the first time in Greece, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Luxembourg, Russia, Latvia and Spain. It will also be her first appearance in Northern Ireland since her first world tour in 1990. The tour ends in London on August 4, the last of a staggering seven nights at the capital's 02 Arena.Ticket sales for the tour currently stand at over half a million and the show itself has cost a breathtaking ?10 million to stage, which makes it the biggest and most expensive show that Kylie has produced to date, easily eclipsing groundbreaking tours like 2002's Fever in ambition and scale.Kylie's wardrobe for this tour has been exclusively designed by master couturier Jean Paul Gaultier and the show will feature at least 7 costumes just for Kylie, with more visual elements being added daily!KylieX2008 also sees Kylie perform with a brand new live band including, for the first time, a brass section and a total of 14 dancers, including 4 acrobats.Kylie's new single 'In My Arms' is released on May 5, on the eve of the start of the tour. Her album 'X' is currently available.The UK/Ireland dates are:JUNE 26 BELFAST ODYSSEY ARENA27 BELFAST ODYSSEY ARENA29 BELFAST ODYSSEY ARENA30 BELFAST ODYSSEY ARENAJULY 5 GLASGOW SECC6 GLASGOW SECC8 GLASGOW SECC9 GLASGOW SECCJULY 11 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENA12 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENA14 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENA15 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENA17 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENA18 MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS ARENAJULY 20 NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA21 NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA23 NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA24 NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENAJULY 26 LONDON 02 ARENA27 LONDON 02 ARENA29 LONDON 02 ARENA30 LONDON 02 ARENAAUG 1 LONDON 02 ARENA2 LONDON 02 ARENA4 LONDON 02 ARENA