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Madonna to Get Sticky in Oakland

Musical legend brings 'Sticky & Sweet Tour" to Bay Area

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    Madonna performs on stage as she premieres her "Sticky and Sweet Tour" at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium in Wales, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008.

    Her divorce may be getting sticky but her shows are still pretty sweet.

    Another musical legend rolls into the Bay Area this weekend for a two night stint.

    Madonna is bringing her "Sticky & Sweet Tour" to Oakland on Saturday and Sunday.

    She is also bringing 3,500 wardrobe elements, 36 clothing designers, 100 pairs of knee pads, 12 trampolines, 69 guitars, a traveling personnel of 250, five keyboards, three members of the Russian Romani group the Kolpakov Trio and 18 dancers.

    Hey we all need a few props when we get older don't we?

    "Now that I've warmed up in Europe, I'm ready to come home and do the show for my

    U.S. fans," Madonna said in a statement about her tour, which began in Europe.

    The diva's tour is sold out across the country.

    The tour travels to Mexico City after her U.S. Stints where the scheduled Nov. 29 and 30 shows sold 100,000 tickets in three hours, Live Nation, the tour's promoter, said.

    The two shows in Oakland are sold out.