Top Tickets This Week: AJ Tracey, James, Imelda May, Status Quo, Fatboy Slim, The Libertines, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Katherine Ryan and more

AJ Tracey

AJ Tracey has announced the Flu Game Tour for November, with arena shows lined up in Dublin, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23. The trek shares its name with Tracey’s second album, released last week (April 16).

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James

James will return to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on September 9, with tickets for the show on general sale at 9am on April 23. They’re also due to appear at Playground Weekender, Deer Shed FestivalNeighbourhood Weekender and the Isle of Wight Festival, and will hit the road for a UK and Ireland arena tour with Happy Mondays in the autumn.

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Imelda May

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The Dublin singer-songwriter will embark on her Made To Love Tour in 2022, kicking off on April 4 at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and wrapping up with three homecoming performances at Vicar Street on May 13, 14 and 15. The gigs mark her first proper trek in over five years and will support her sixth LP, ’11 Past The Hour’, released last week (April 16) via Decca Records. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23.

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Status Quo

The legendary British rockers, who put out ‘Backbone’ in 2019, will call in Belfast, Dublin, Hull, Stockton, Liverpool, Birmingham, Southend, Ipswich, Leicester, Guildford, Manchester, Cardiff, Oxford and Bath between February 27 and March 18. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 23.

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Fatboy Slim

The Brighton DJ and producer will take over the Telegraph Building in Belfast on October 23 to help celebrate events promoter Shine’s 25th Birthday. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23. He’ll also headline Blackpool Rocks on June 26, with tickets on sale at 9am on April 23.

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The Libertines

The band will now kick off their Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour at Margate’s Winter Gardens on November 20. They’ll also hit the O2 Academy Leicester on December 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 23.

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the group will now hit the road in summer 2022, beginning with a new stop at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena on June 26. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 23.

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Katherine Ryan

Due to demand, the Canadian comedian and star of Netflix show The Duchess has added 12 new dates to her Missus Tour. She’ll now also call in Doncaster, Manchester, Worthing, Milton Keynes, Llandudno, Bromley, Hastings, Brighton, Norwich, Torquay, Peterborough and Grimsby during spring 2022. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 23.

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Also announced this week:

  • Culture Club have lined up four Heritage Live shows for the summer.
  • Nile Rodgers and CHIC will top the bill at Hampton Court Palace Festival on August 22, following a newly announced third performance by Tom Jones the day before.
  • Django Django have announced plans to tour the UK and Europe this autumn.
  • Waterparks have rescheduled their See You In The Future Tour of the UK to 2022.
  • Feeder have confirmed a summer date at Newport’s Tredeger Park.
  • Gemma Collins has announced The GC’s Big Night Out Tour for October.

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Top Tickets This Week: The Libertines, Snow Patrol, Dermot Kennedy, Tom Jones and more

The Libertines

The Libertines have confirmed 15 up close and personal shows for their Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour in November and December. Stops include Bournemouth, Brighton, Norwich, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield, and London, where they’ll play two nights at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 16.

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Snow Patrol

The Northern Ireland indie-rock giants will take over the Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on September 26 as part of the Sounds Of The City concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on April 16. The band, who released ‘Wildness’ in 2018, will also headline Scaroborough Open Air Theatre, the Isle Of Wight Festival, and TRNSMT Festival in September. They’ll also appear at the rescheduled Lytham Festival in June 2022.

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Dermot Kennedy

The Irish vocalist will perform at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on September 21 as part of the Sounds Of The City concert series. He has also added a third night at London’s Alexandra Palace on September 25 to his previously rescheduled tour plans. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale at 9am on April 16.

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Tom Jones

The legendary vocalist will perform at Rhyl Events Arena in Wales on September 1, with tickets on general sale at 10am on April 16.  The 80-year-old will also celebrate his upcoming album, ‘Surrounded By Time’, with a performance of the record in full at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on July 27. Tickets for that show go on sale at 9am on April 16.

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Top Tickets This Week: The Offspring, Easy Life, Del Amitri, UB40, Bree Runway, Julien Baker and more

The Offspring

The California band will be joined by The Hives for arena shows during November, calling in Dublin, Cardiff, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London, where they’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley. The Let The Bad Times Roll Tour will support their album of the same name, which is due out on April 16 through Concord Records. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 9.

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Easy Life

Easy Life have announced the Life’s A Beach Tour for November, with UK and Ireland stops lined up in Bristol, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Portsmouth, Brighton, Belfast, Dublin and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton. The trek will support the release of their debut album of the same name, due out on June 4. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 9.

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Del Amitri

Del Amitri will support their new record, Fatal Mistakes’, with an autumn 2021 UK tour and two homecoming shows in Glasgow in December 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 9.

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UB40

The reggae legends — James Brown, Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Martin Meredith, Tony Mullings, Laurence Parry and Brian Travers — will take over Sandwell Valley Country Park in Birmingham on August 1. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 9. The hometown performance will precede the band’s Bigga Baggariddim Tour throughout November and December.

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Bree Runway

Bree Runway has announced a headline show at Colours in London for September 28. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 9.

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Julien Baker

Julien Baker will support her new album, ‘Little Oblivions’ with shows in London, Leeds, Dublin, Glasgow, and Manchester during May 2022, as part of a larger European trek. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 9.

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Also announced this week:

  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK have added even more extra dates to their 2022 UK tour due to huge demand.
  • Guns N’ Roses have rearranged their UK and European shows for a second time to summer 2022.
  • The Damned have moved their UK shows to February 2022 due to COVID-19.
  • Glass Animals have added extra dates to their Dreamland Tour.
  • Fatboy Slim has announced an extra night at Brighton Centre.
  • Zucchero has moved his UK shows for a second time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Rag’n’Bone Man will headline Friday September 10 at the Cambridge Club Festival.

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Top Tickets This Week: Beartooth, Digga D, Jungle, Girl in Red and more

Beartooth

Beartooth have confirmed three UK shows for 2022. The Ohio band will play the O2 Academy Birmingham, Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse and London’s O2 Academy Brixton on February 18, 19 and 20, respectively, as part of The Below Tour across Europe.

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Jungle

Alongside news of their new album ‘Loving In Stereo’, Jungle have confirmed an extensive run of worldwide tour dates, including two shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton and a performance at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse during September.

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Girl In Red

Girl In Red will support her debut album, ‘If I Could Make It Go Quiet’, with the Make It Go Quiet Tour of the UK and Europe in spring 2022.  She’s lined up stops in Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester and London, where she’ll perform at the Roundhouse on May 5.

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Digga D

Digga D has confirmed the Made In The Pyrex Tour for the autumn. The British rapper will support his mixtape of the same name with shows in Glasgow, Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham and London during October and November.

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Also announced this week:

  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK have added even more extra dates to their 2022 UK tour due to huge demand.
  • Stereophonics will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.
  • The inaugural YAM Carnival will take over Clapham Common, London in August.
  • Experimental rockers Black Midi will take over Alexandra Palace on November 11.
  • Super Furry’s frontman Gruff Rhys will support his new solo album with an autumn UK tour.
  • Alestorm will tour the UK and Ireland in late 2021 with Gloryhammer and Aether Realm.
  • Idles have announced a huge homecoming concert in Bristol for September.
  • Anne-Marie has confirmed two outdoor UK shows for the summer.
  • Mclusky will celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Do Dallas’ with a UK tour in April 2022.

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Top Tickets This Week: Wolf Alice, Jake Bugg, Tom Odell, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Westlife, Laura Marling, Rag’N’Bone Man, Newton Faulkner, All Points East and more

Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice will tour the UK and Ireland in January 2022, with stops lined up in Glasgow, Newcastle, Norwich, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Southampton, Bexhill, Dublin, Birmingham, Plymouth, Bristol and London, where they’ll play the Eventim Apollo. The trek will support their upcoming album, ‘Blue Weekend’, out on June 11. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Jake Bugg

The singer-songwriter will support his upcoming fifth studio album, ‘Saturday Night, Sunday Morning’, with 17 shows in spring, beginning in Newcastle on March 14 and wrapping up at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on April 5. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Tom Odell

Tom Odell has confirmed The Monsters Tour for 2022, with 15 shows announced across the UK and Ireland between February 15 and March 8. The trek will support his upcoming album of the same name, due out on June 25. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK will return to the stage in 2022, with The Official Tour Ru-Turns set to kick off at the Regent Theatre in Ipswich on February 1, wrapping up with three dates at the London Palladium between February 27 and March 1. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 26.

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Westlife

Due to demand, the Irish group will double up at London’s Wembley Stadium on August 22, the day following their rescheduled concert at the venue. Tickets go on sale at 10am on March 26.

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Laura Marling

The singer-songwriter will kick off a 12-date tour on October 4 in Birmingham and wrap up on October 20 at London’s Roundhouse. It marks her first headline UK run since touring ‘Semper Femina’ in March 2017. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 26.

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Rag’N’Bone Man


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The powerhouse vocalist will support his upcoming album, ‘Life By Misadventure’, with shows in Brighton, Dublin, Belfast, Leeds, Bristol, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Plymouth, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and London between October 17 and November 6. He has also confirmed a Live After Racing show at Doncaster Racecourse on July 17. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner has confirmed The Interference (Of Light) Tour for the autumn, supporting his upcoming album of the same name with 15 shows across the UK and Ireland between October 11 and November 2. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 26. The dates will follow Faulkner’s rescheduled autumn shows beginning in September.

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All Points East

Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club and Róisín Murphy are among the acts announced for the Monday, August 30, line up of All Points East. After the cancellation of last year’s event due to COVID-19, it will return to Victoria Park in London for its third instalment on the August bank holiday weekend — later than its usual spot in May.

Jamie xx and Kano are confirmed as the double headliner for Saturday August 28 with Bicep topping the bill on the Sunday, August 29, for All Points East presents Field Day. Tickets are on sale now.

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Also announced this week:

  • Rammstein have postponed their UK and European tour for a second time to summer 2022.
  • The Cribs have moved their UK tour to spring 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions, adding dates in the process.
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor has rearranged her Kitchen Disco Tour to 2022, adding extra dates.
  • Dave, Megan Thee Stallion and Skepta lead the line up for Parklife Festival 2021.
  • André​ Rieu has added three dates to his rescheduled UK and Ireland tour in 2022.
  • Russ has lined up shows in Manchester and London as part of his 2022 Shake The Globe Tour.
  • Richard Ashcroft has moved his shows at the London Palladium to October.
  • Fontaines D.C. have rearranged their tour plans again, adding a third Manchester date.
  • Black Midi have announced an autumn show at London’s Alexandra Palace.
  • Magic Mike Live arena tour will hit the UK and Ireland in 2022.
  • Dry Cleaning will tour the UK and Ireland in 2022.
  • Jacob Collier has announced the Djesse World Tour for 2022.
  • Madness, The Streets, and Royal Blood to headline Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival.
  • The Great Escape festival has announced the first 68 acts for its debut digital edition.

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Top Tickets This Week: Fatboy Slim, Architects, Black Pumas, DMA’s and more

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim will take his We’ve Come A Long Way Together! Tour to arenas in Cardiff, London, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow and Nottingham between November 4 and 20. The trek will also include his rescheduled free party at Brighton Centre on November 11 for all NHS and blue light staff. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on March 19.

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Architects


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The Brighton metalcore giants will take their For Those That Wish To Exist Tour to arenas in Leeds, Glasgow, Nottingham, Cardiff, and London in 2022. The trek will support the band’s new album of the same name, released in February. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 19. Architects also have a handful of intimate album launch shows in the diary for summer 2021.

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Black Pumas

The Texas-based duo will double up at the Roundhouse on November 7, the day after their previously confirmed show at the London venue. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 19. Other stops on their Know You Better Tour, which was originally planned for autumn 2020, include Glasgow, Birmingham, Dublin and Manchester.

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DMA’s

The Australian trio will play a show in Bath on October 27 as part of the rescheduled UK leg of The Glow Tour, supporting their 2020 album of the same name. Other stops on the trek include Norwich, Hull, Newcastle, Southampton, Liverpool and London, where they’ll play Alexandra Palace, during October.  Original tickets will be honoured, with the new show on general sale at 10am on March 19.

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Also announced this week:

  • Rag’n’Bone Man has announced the Life By Misadventure Tour for October and November.
  • Tom Odell has confirmed The Monsters UK Tour for 2022.
  • Foals have pushed back their Swansea and Cardiff shows to August and rearranged dates to 2022.
  • Kaiser Chiefs have moved their Cardiff Castle show to August.
  • Jamie Cullum has moved his UK shows for a second time to the autumn.
  • Joe Satriani has rescheduled the UK leg of his Shapeshifting Tour to 2022.
  • The Streets have confirmed a second show at the inaugural South Facing Festival this summer.
  • The Vamps have rescheduled the Cherry Blossom Tour to September.
  • Olly Murs has moved his UK and Ireland shows.
  • Barry Manilow has rescheduled his UK arena tour for a second time to summer 2022.
  • Korn have announced an immersive global livestream event for April.

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Top Tickets This Week: The Killers, Tim Minchin, Enter Shikari, Cee Central, Tom Grennan, Ghetts, RTRN II Dance, KSI, Charlie Simpson and more

The Killers

The Las Vegas band have rescheduled the UK and Ireland leg of their Imploding The Mirage Tour to summer 2022, adding an extra date at Falkirk Stadium in the process. Original tickets remain valid, with the extra gig on general sale at 9am on March 12.

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Tim Minchin

The Australian comedian and musical theatre composer will take his Back Encore Tour to Birmingham, Brighton, Newcastle, Leeds, Hull, Manchester, London, Portsmouth, Nottingham, Leicester, Ipswich, Blackpool, Stockton, Cardiff, Plymouth and Bournemouth between October 23 and November 28. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12. Head here for pre-sales.

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Enter Shikari

Due to COVID-19, Enter Shikari have moved their UK shows for a second time to December, adding new performances in Lincoln, Hull, Bristol, Liverpool, and Leeds in the process. Original tickets remain valid, with the new dates on general sale at 10am on March 12.

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Cee Central

The West London rapper will support his ‘Wild West’ album with shows in Glasgow, Dublin, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and London between September 29 and October 6. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12, the same day his new record arrives.

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Tom Grennan

The vocalist has confirmed two Irish shows for 2022, calling at Olympia Theatre in Dublin and Belfast’s Ulster Hall on March 28 and 29 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12, the same day his new album ‘Evering Road’ is released. He also has an autumn UK tour in the diary.

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Ghetts

The grime superstar will hit venues in Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where he’ll take over the Roundhouse on November 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12.

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RTRN II Dance

RTRN II Dance will take over Clapham Common in London on August 29, with Chase & Status featuring Rage, Andy C featuring Tonn Piper, Sub Focus B2B Wilkinson, and more. Tickets go on general sale at 12pm on March 12.

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KSI

Due to COVID-19, KSI has rescheduled his UK tour to October, adding extra stops in Brighton, Oxford, Liverpool and Dublin in the process. Original tickets will be honoured, with the new shows on sale at 10am on March 12.

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Charlie Simpson

The Busted and Fightstar frontman will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Young Pilgrim’ with a show at the O2 Forum in London on November 5. Tickets go on general sale at 12pm on March 12.

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Also announced this week:

  • Biffy Clyro have rescheduled The Fingers Crossed Tour to October and November.
  • Everything Everything have moved their upcoming UK and Ireland tour to spring 2022.
  • JLS have rescheduled their Beat Again Tour for a second time to October and November.
  • The Pussycat Dolls have postponed their previously rescheduled UK and Ireland tour.
  • The 2021 Eden Sessions have been postponed.
  • Amaranthe have announced co-headline UK shows with Beyond The Black.
  • Doves, Manic Street Preachers and Nile Rodgers reschedule shows at the Piece Hall in Halifax.
  • The 2021 Kew The Music concert series has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Neck Deep have moved their All Distortions Are Intentional UK Tour for a second time to January 2022.
  • Lawson have announced a headline UK tour for October and November.
  • Bloodstock add further acts to the 2021 line up, including replacement headliner Kreator.
  • The Chemical Brothers join Creamfields line up.
  • Bicep, Floating Points, The Blessed Madonna and more set for Field Day 2021.
  • Jamie xx and Kano will headline All Points East in London in August.
  • Dizzee Rascal, The Streets, Supergrass and more set for inaugural South Facing Festival in London.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Amaranthe And Beyond The Black Line Up Co-Headline Shows In Manchester And London

Amaranthe and Beyond The Black

Amaranthe (pictured) will team up with Beyond The Black for a co-headlining show at Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town in January 2021. Grab pre-sale tickets now, prior to general sale at 10am on March 12.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: The Sisters Of Mercy Confirm Autumn London Roundhouse Shows

The Sisters Of Mercy

Legendary goth band The Sisters Of Mercy will celebrate their 40th anniversary with three shows at London’s Roundhouse in September. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, with general sale open from 10am on March 12.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Russell Watson Confirms Three Last Night Of The Proms Summer Shows

Russell Watson

As part of the Heritage Live summer series, the English tenor will be accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra for Last Night Of The Proms concerts at Ardingly Showground, Englefield House and Audley End on July 18, July 25 and August 15, respectively. Pre-sale tickets are available now, ahead of general sale at 9am on March 12.

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