Lady Gaga

Thu May 10 - Sun May 13, 2012 Saitama Super Arena

Time Out says

Tokyo is one of the first shows on the itinerary for Lady Gaga's upcoming world tour, which is expected to take in a total of 110 dates worldwide (a figure that sounds impressive until you consider that she originally said it'd be a record-breaking 450). The singer has described the Born This Way Ball as 'an electro-metal pop-opera', and of all the artists in the world of contemporary pop, she's probably the one best positioned to deliver on such an extravagant concept. Extravagance comes at a price, mind you: tickets for Gaga's show at Saitama Super Arena run to as much as ¥25,000 (for access to a 'Super Premium Arena Standing' area from which you can presumably reach out and stroke Ms. Germanotta's hair throughout the performance). There are also a range of packages that bundle tickets and merchandise, dubbed 'Government Hooker' (¥32,000), 'Highway Unicorn' (¥25,000) and 'Heavy Metal Lover' (¥36,000), the latter coming complete with free booze and eats.


Open May 10, 12, 13

Time May 10: Doors 5pm. Gig 7pm; May 12: Doors 4pm. Gig 6pm; May 13: Doors 3pm. Gig 5pm

Admission ¥9,500 on the door; ¥9,000-¥25,000 adv

Venue Saitama Super Arena

Address 8 Shintoshin, Chuo-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama

Transport Saitama Shintoshin station (Keihin-Tohoku, Utsunomiya/Takasaki lines)


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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