The Millennium Stadium is proud to announce that Cardiff’s iconic venue will play host to Take That’s Progress Live 2011 on Tuesday 14 June 2011 – the band’s biggest tour yet and the first time they have toured together as a five-piece since 1995.

Gary, Howard, Jason, Mark and Robbie, the most exciting reunion in British pop, confirmed at a press conference in London (today) that they will hit the road next year for a monumental 14-date summer stadium tour around the UK before heading to Europe for a further six shows.

Progress Live 2011 will be a feast for the imagination, charting the evolution and progress of Take That and Robbie Williams through their extraordinary 20-year history.

The spectacular live shows will celebrate Take That’s biggest hits from the last two decades and, will also see Robbie take to the stage to perform songs from his incredible chart-topping solo career.

The Millennium Stadium has proved itself to be the venue of choice for Take That and Robbie Williams since the city-centre arena opened its doors to live music legends over a decade ago, with both acts re-booking consecutive shows due to the high demand for tickets.

“The Millennium Stadium has become a must play venue for all the big acts and I’m thrilled that Take That have announced that they will be returning next summer, said WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis.

“Over 120,000 Take That fans will remember the fantastic Circus Live Tour at the venue last summer, and many will remember the band’s first Millennium Stadium show in 2006, and today’s announcement promises to be another spectacular occasion.

“The Millennium Stadium brought Robbie Williams to Cardiff in 2001 for two sell-out dates however to welcome a five-piece Take That is a landmark occasion for all the fans and I’m sure that thousands of people out there will be looking to get their hands on the best of the band’s tickets this Friday (29 October).”

Between them, Take That and Robbie Williams have sold over 80 million albums, had 13 number one albums, 17 number one singles, played to over 14.5 million people live, won 19 BRIT Awards, eight MTV awards and five Ivor Novello awards; and the list goes on.

Progress Live 2011 follows the band’s time-honoured tradition of starting in the UK’s North East, kicking off at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on the 30 May, then heading to The City of Manchester Stadium, Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, Dublin Croke Park, Glasgow Hampden Park, Birmingham Villa Park and finally London’s Wembley Stadium for four nights.

The band then head to Europe for shows at Milan’s San Siro Stadium, Copenhagen Parken, Amsterdam Arena, Hamburg Imtech Arena, Dusseldorf Esprit Arena and Munich Olympiastadion.

UK Tickets go on sale at 09.00, Friday 29 October 2010

Samsung Electronics is proud to announce that it has become the Presenting Partner of Take That’s Progress Live 2011 (UK only), a partnership that will allow Samsung to showcase its latest technology and enable millions of fans to capture and share exclusive footage from the tour. In announcing its headline sponsorship, Simon Stanford, Managing Director of Samsung Mobile UK and Ireland said:

"Samsung is thrilled to come on board as the Presenting Partner for the Take That Progress Live 2011 UK Tour and we are very enthusiastic about working with one of the biggest and best names in the music world. We intend this partnership to take Samsung's position in mobile entertainment to new heights and allow us to market our leading mobile technology and brand to millions of Take That fans, whilst adding value to and enhancing their overall anticipation and enjoyment of the tour. Samsung's loyal customers can look forward to enjoying money can't buy experiences and offerings, and an extensive range of exclusive content."

Take That also release their brand new album Progress on 22 November, with the first single, The Flood, released on 15 November. The album, which has been produced by Stuart Price, comes 20 years after the band first sang live as a group on the TV show The Hitman & Her in 1990.

Progress Live 2011 Presented by Samsung full Tour Dates:

Monday 30 May 2011 Sunderland Stadium of Light
Friday 3 June 2011 City of Manchester Stadium
Saturday 4 June 2011 City of Manchester Stadium
Sunday 5 June 2011 City of Manchester Stadium
Tuesday 7 June 2011 City of Manchester Stadium
Tuesday 14 June 2011 Cardiff Millennium Stadium
Saturday 18 June 2011 Dublin Croke Park
Wednesday 22 June 2011 Glasgow Hampden Park
Thursday 23 June 2011 Glasgow Hampden Park
Monday 27 June 2011 Birmingham Villa Park
Friday 1 July 2011 Wembley Stadium
Saturday 2 July 2011 Wembley Stadium
Sunday 3 July 2011 Wembley Stadium
Tuesday 5 July 2011 Wembley Stadium
Tuesday 12 July Milan San Siro
Saturday 16 July Copenhagen Parken
Monday 18 July Amsterdam Arena
Friday 22 July Hamburg Imtech Arena
Monday 25 July Düsseldorf Esprit Arena
Friday 29 July Munich Olympiastadion

Progress Live 2011 Produced By SJM Concerts and KSE

Tickets are priced at: £55 / £65 / £75 / £85

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