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Technical Problems Delay Madonna's Concert in Paris

Technical Problems Delay Madonna's Concert in Paris

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 06:45
Madonna performs on stage. (AFP)
Paris, London - Asharq Al-Awsat

In her first concert in Paris organized as part of her "Madame X Tour", over 2,800 spectators had to wait until midnight on Saturday night to see Madonna appear on the stage.

After an admittedly flawless show, Madonna released her audience - without apologizing - a little after 2:15 am on Sunday.

Most were left without public transport, like Jonathan, 28, living in the great Parisian suburbs, AFP reported.

"I don't know how I'm going to get home, but it was still worth the wait. The show was great!" said the young man.

Despite the technical delay, a first part with the only musicians of Madonna in jazz lounge mode was maintained, without counting an intermission of 30 minutes.

Dancer, prisoner, mother, singer, saint, spy, activist … Madonna is all of these at once and much more in this most intimate, committed and probably ambitious show of her career, in residence at the Grand Rex in Paris until March 11.

These twelve performances will complete the tour, which began in New York in September, passed through Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami, Lisbon (which inspired her latest album) and London.

For the Parisian show, Jean-Paul Gaultier, her favorite retired designer who signed for most of her artistic wardrobe, was at the forefront.

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