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Tickets

For more ticket information on The Born This Way Ball, please click here.
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Depending of the venue, different type of tickets are available but include type possibility: standing also known as General Admission (GA) and seated (these tickets usually have a section name or letter with a row number). Only the general admission tickets are eligible to be part of the Monster Pit (see the Monster Pit tab).

Tour package

For the tour, Live Nation created three packages with a different seating or General Admission option. Each package came with a Lady Gaga merchandise item, a collectible laminate and onsite VIP host.

Package
Highway Unicorn Government Hooker Heavy Metal Lover
Ticket Each package come with one (1) ticket and onsite VIP host
Level 2 reserved seat General Admission standing ticket [A] Level 1 reserved seat [B]
Gifts Lady Gaga merchandise item, collectible Lady Gaga laminate
Notes
[A] The Government Hooker Package give an early entry for General Admission standing area (no access to the Monster Pit)
[B] The Heavy Metal Package include a pre-show hospitality (appetizers and beverages)

Package 1.0 (Asia, Oceana, Europe, Africa, South America)

  • [*] denotes exclusive merchandise not available to buy elsewhere.

Package 2.0 (North America)

  • [*] denotes exclusive merchandise not available to buy elsewhere.

Pre-sale

For the first time, Gaga hold a pre-sale for her fans through Little Monsters for the North American dates. Fans had to click "Join" on the date they wanted to attend and received a pre-sale code via email. This particular pre-sale was held before any of the other pre-sale such as the Citi® Cardmember Presale.

Dates

In April of 2012, Gaga revealed on Twitter that the tour would consist of 110 shows. Additionnally 9 more dates were added for a total of 119 shows. Due to a hip injury, the final 21 shows of the tour were cancelled and the tour ended with 98 concerts. The tour is Lady Gaga's second longest tour behind the Monster Ball 2.0 which had 166 dates. The Monster Pit on 17 shows was not used because of safety and space issues.

The Born This Way Ball marks the Gaga's first tour in all continents, except Antarctica:

  • 80 shows accross Asia, Oceania, Europe, North and South America, Africa and Europe in 2012.
  • 18 shows in North America accross Canada and United States in 2013. Initiallly, 39 shows were planned.

After roughly each three consecutive months on tour, a break was scheduled lasting between a week to a full month.

Announcement

  • The first and second legs were announced on February 8, 2012.
  • European leg was announced on April 9, 2012, which consisted of twenty-one dates.
  • Dates for Latin America were announced on August 6, 2012 via Twitter.
  • The North America first installment dates of the tour as revealed on September 5, 2012.

The first and second legs for the Born This Way Ball were announced the following day, revealing that Gaga would perform concerts in countries such as South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore.Additional dates as part of the Australasia leg were added on February 15, 2012.

In the first few weeks, the tour was met with controversy in some religiously strict countries. This lead to the cancellation of the scheduled show on June 3, 2012 at Gelora Bung Karno Stadiumin in Jakarta, Indonesia.

European leg was announced in March 2012, which consisted of twenty-one dates over a period of two months, initiating in Bulgaria while concluding in Spain.

Dates for Latin America were announced on August 6, 2012 via Twitter. There were two dates in North America and four in South America, with more to be added.

The last announced 21 dates of the tour had been cancelled due to Gaga requiring surgery to repair a labral tear in her right hip cause by the repetitive movements of her performances.

Asia 2012

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green
Total: 16 shows. 8 of them were without a Monster Pit.

Oceania 2012

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green

Europe 2012

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green
First European Leg
August 14 Armeets Arena Yes Sofia Bg
August 16 Piaţa Constituţiei Bucharest Ro
August 18 Wiener Stadthalle Vienna At
August 21 Vingis Park Vilnius Lt
August 23 Riga Mežaparks Riga Lv
August 25 Tallinn Song Festival Grounds Tallinn Ee
August 27 Hartwall Areena Helsinki Fi
August 28
August 30 Ericsson Globe Stockholm Se
August 31
September 2 Parken Stadium Copenhagen Dk
Sep 4 Lanxess Stadium Cologne De
Sep 5
Sep 8 Twickenham Stadium London Gb
Sep 9
Sep 11 MEN Arena Manchester
Sep 15 Aviva Stadium Dublin Ie
Sep 17 Ziggo Dome Amsterdam Nl
Sep 18
Sep 20 O2 World Berlin De
Sep 22 Stade de France Paris Fr
Sep 24 TUI Arena Hannover De
Sep 26 Hallenstadion Zurich Zurich Ch
Sep 27
Sep 29 Sportpaleis Antwerp Be
September 30
October 2 Mediolanum Forum Milan

It

October 4 Stade Charles-Ehrmann Nice Fr
October 6 Palau Sant Jordi Barcelona Es
Second European Leg
December 6 Telenor Arena Yes Oslo No
December 9 SKK Arena Saint Petersburg Ru
December 12 Olimpiyskiy Moscow
Total: 33 shows divided on 2 legs. All with a Monster Pit.

North America 2012-13

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green
First North American Leg
October 26 Foro Sol Yes Mexico City Mx
October 30 Coliseo de Puerto Rico No San Juan Pr
October 31
November 3 Estadio Nacional Yes San José Cr
Second North American Leg
January 11 Roger's Arena Yes Vancouver, BC Ca
January 12
January 14 Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA Us
January 15
January 17 HP Pavilion San Jose, CA
January 20 Staples Center Los Angeles, CA
January 21
January 23 US Airways Center Phoenix, AZ
January 25 MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV
January 26
January 29 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX
January 31 Toyota Center Houston, TX
February 2 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO
February 4 Sprint Center Kansas City, MO
February 6 Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul, MN
February 8 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON Ca
February 9
February 11 Bell Centre Montreal, QC
Cancelled due to hip injury.
February 13 United Center Yes Chicago, IL Us
February 14
February 16 The Palace of Auburn Hills Detroit, MI
February 17 Copps Coliseum Hamilton, ON Ca
February 19 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA Us
February 20
February 22 Madison Square Garden New York City
February 23
February 25 Verizon Center Washington, DC
February 27 TD Garden Boston, MA
March 2 Bryce Jordan Center Penn State, PA
March 3 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
March 6 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
March 7
March 10 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
March 11 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA
March 13 Tampa Bay Times Forum Tampa, FL
March 15 BankAtlantic Center Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL
March 18 Greensboro Coliseum Complex Greensboro, NC
March 20 BOK Center Tulsa, OK
Total: 43 shows divided on 2 legs. All but two with a Monster Pit.
Notes: The tour dates after Montreal, QC were cancelled due to a labral tear of Gaga's right hip caused by strenuous repetitive movements in her performances.

South America 2012

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green
November 6 Estadio Nemesio Camacho Yes Bogotá Co
November 9 Parque dos Atletas Rio de Janeiro Br
November 11 Estádio do Morumbi Sao Paulo
November 13 FIERGS Porto Alegre
November 16 River Plate Stadium Buenos Aires Ar
November 20 Estadio Nacional Santiago Cl
November 23 Estadio San Marcos Lima Pe
November 26 Hipódromo de Asunción Asunción Py

Africa 2012

Dates Location M. Pit City Globe-green
November 30 FNB Stadium Yes Johannesburg Za
December 3 Cape Town Stadium Cape Town

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