American pop superstar Beyonce will perform in Tel Aviv in early August as part of her new Formation tour, Hebrew media reported Thursday. She will be performing twice, both times at Yarkon Park, the reports said.
Sources at the Bluestone Group artist agency and representatives of the singer have reached an agreement on the performances but have yet to sign a contract, Israel’s Ynet news website said Thursday.
The agency has previously brought pop giants such as Rihanna, Bon Jovi and Enrique Iglesias to Israel.
Beyonce’s homepage details two legs of the tour, one in the US from late April to early June and then a short European leg from late June to late July. Shows scheduled for Israel did not appear on her website at the time of this writing.
Last week, rumors started spreading about the possibility of a Bruce Springsteen concert in late July; Madonna and Britney Spears may also come to Tel Aviv over the course of summer 2016.
Springsteen may just be wishful thinking, but Madonna is currently on a world tour and is in talks with several Israeli producers to perform this summer, reported Tourist Israel. Ditto for Britney Spears, who hasn’t yet performed in the land.
Madonna’s last Tel Aviv concert was in 2012, when she launched her world tour from Israel with 30,000 fans in attendance at the Ramat Gan Stadium.
Israel Hayom reported last week that several Israeli producers were working together to bring Beyoncé. According to Israel Hayom, the production would cost $7 to $8 million.
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