bon jovi news
world tour
songs & albums
photo archives
fan community
dry county archives
bon jovi web guide
Bon Jovi Makes History with O2 Residency 11 June 2010
Suite101 article

Source: Suite101

Bon Jovi kicked off a 12-date residency at London's O2 Arena with an historic rooftop performance as criticism of the band and its ticket prices lingered.

Ever-popular American rock band Bon Jovi opened The O2 arena in London on June 24, 2007 at the start of the Lost Highway Tour. One year to the month since pop star Michael Jackson’s untimely death put an end to his planned 50 shows at venue, Bon Jovi has returned for its own residency that is set to recoup some of The O2’s and AEG Live’s losses. The first of 12 concerts took place on June 7, 2010.
Ticket Price Controversy

There was a fan backlash in 2009 when ticket prices for Bon Jovi's O2 concerts were announced. Ahead of the first show, lead singer Jon Bon Jovi defended the highest prices during an interview with the Daily Mirror, claiming "Those tickets are a couple of special package tickets ... I don't really know what they are, they could be anything."
Playing on the Roof

On June 7, 2010 Bon Jovi became the first artist to play on the roof of The O2, performing a four-song set:


Read more at Suite101: Bon Jovi Makes History with O2 Residency

Related URL:

back to news index / central page

home news music info center tour photo archives fan community archives web guide
Design & site concept © 1995-2015 PWCR. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy.    Cookie Policy.