Sunday, June 5, 2011

Take That Concert Live City of Manchester Stadium June 2011, Progress Tour CoMS

On 26 October the band announced that they would be embarking on a huge UK stadium tour entitled Progress Live starting in Sunderland on 27 May, and finishing with a record breaking 8 nights at London's Wembley Stadium in July 2011.

The tour includes 8 nights in Manchester, on the 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 June 2011. This live feed is at the City of Manchester Stadium during the tour:

City of Manchester Stadium

Progress Live Tour Information:

Progress Live is the eighth concert tour by British male vocal group Take That. The tour, sponsored by Samsung, will support their sixth studio album, Progress as they visit the biggest cities in the UK and Europe. It is the first tour wherein all five original members will perform since 1995. In its infancy, the tour accomplished many accolades including selling one million tickets within 24 hours. The tour has quickly become the biggest tour in the United Kingdom, beating Michael Jackson's This Is It with demand for tickets a reported 30 times higher for Progress Live They will play 8 nights each at the City of Manchester Stadium and also Wembley Stadium – breaking the previous record held by Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour set in 1987.

In early 2010, the media reported Take That members Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow were recording a duet in Los Angeles, California. Since this announcement, numerous rumors emerged of Williams reuniting with the band. In July 2010, the band confirmed Williams joining and also announced all five members recorded an album. Later in the year, the group announced their upcoming tour to promote the album. The announcement of the tour was well received by both the media and public. Once tickets were available, many ticket venders website's and hotlines crashed due to the amount of use. The popularity of the tour surpasses their previous fest, which was viewed by over 600,000 spectators with over 1.75 million people expected to attend the shows.