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Metallica to perform in Tartu next summer

BC, Tallinn, 19.09.2018.Print version

Heavy metal legends Metallica are about to perform at the former Soviet military airfield behind the compound of the Estonian National Museum (ERM) in Tartu next summer, accroding to the Postimees said LETA/BNS.

The newspaper has not received a confirmation form potential organizers, however.

Postimees said the concert to take place in July 2019 is expected to draw an audience of 60,000-70,000. According to plans the stage would be put up in front of the B entrance of ERM and fans will be watching the show on the runways of the former Raadi military airfield.

"I am not staging anything now, everything's open at this point. In our business a lot can change in a single day -- one day you have nothing and next day it's there for you," Eva Palm, chief promoter of Live Nation Estonia, said.

Tartu municipality governor Jarno Laur said that there has been a discussion on a certain event, but refused to disclose the name of the promoter or the artist.

Metallica has performed on three occasions in Estonia earlier.

Metallica's home page shows the dates of their U.S. tour until March 2019.

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