Britney Spears to perform in Scarborough

She’s smashed Las Vegas. Now Britney Spears is about to hit the real big time – with a gig in Scarbados!

Britney Spears is taking her Piece Of Me show on the road after it wrapped in Las Vegas.

The pop princess ended her award-winning residency on New Year’s Eve after a four-year stint at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

She has now announced a limited tour of the show, entitled Britney: Piece Of Me, in Europe and on the east coast of the US – where she will perform in intimate venues to capture the feel of the Vegas production.

And it hits Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Friday, August 17. Tickets go on sale this Friday (January 26) – full details below.

‘Something truly special’

Britney to take to the Scarborough sands. Photograph: PA Wire
It will be the last time Spears will perform the show.

The singer will hit the road this summer, starting out with a concert in Washington DC on July 12. Stops on the US leg will include Atlantic City and New York.

Spears will then head to Europe where she will perform at Brighton Pride on August 4. After Scarborough she will play a show at the O2 Arena in London on August 24.

Show director Peter Taylor said: “Britney Spears is quite simply one of the biggest music stars in the world. Her live shows are stunning events and her tours sell out across the globe.

“We are delighted to be bringing her ‘Piece Of Me’ show here to the UK. This is going to be something truly special.”

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Musical legend

Britney’s musical career boasts countless awards and accolades, including six Billboard Music Awards and Billboard’s Millennium Award, which recognizes outstanding career achievements and influence in the music industry as well as an American Music Award and the 2011 MTV Video Vanguard Award.

Britney has earned a total of six No.1-debuting albums on the Billboard 200 chart and eight Top 10 Albums in the UK.

She has 24 top 40 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 – five of which went to No.1 – 22 Top 10 UK singles and five UK No.1s. Britney has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and won for Best Dance Recording in 2005.

How to get tickets

Tickets for Britney Spears at Scarborough Open Air Theatre go on sale at 10am on Friday (January 26)

They are available via www.livenation.co.uk

Or www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com

Or in person from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office – 01723 818111

Or the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636)