Roxette to play in Norway and Denmark as well

(Updated) - The Norwegian newspaper Aftenbladet reported yesterday that Roxette will perform in Viste Strand pop festival in Stavanger August 21. The pop festival "Den store sommerfesten" ("The Big Summer Fest") is arranged for the fourth time.

According to one of the organizers, Per Vervik, this will appeal to people throughout the Rogaland southern county as well as pop fans far beyond the country borders. He also points out that it will be an outdoor concert as well as the only Roxette performance in Norway.

"Per Gessle knows what it takes to capture listeners' attention with his songs. In addition, Marie Fredriksson is a brilliant vocalist and together they have played themselves into people's minds", says Per Vervik to the journal.

He continues to add that Roxette will go to Randaberg with a full band and full stage production, just as the other gigs in Sweden and Russia. 8000 tickets will go on sale Friday March 5 09.00 on  and the cost is between 550NOK and 850 NOK (€68-105).

The supporting act is Paperboys.

Update: Roxette will also play in Denmark, at Smukfest, which takes place between 4th and 8th of August. That makes a total of five dates and according to d&d management that is all:

August 8 - Skanderborg, Denmark
August 14 - Anderstorp, Sweden
August 21 - Stavanger, Norway
September 10 - Moscow, Russia
September 12 - St. Petersburg, Russia

Tomos85 and Randall contributed to this article

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