This Week’s Top Tickets: Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Stereophonics, Pete Tong and more

Ariana Grande will bring her Sweetner tour to the UK and Ireland in August and picking up again in September, while Shawn Mendes has announced that extra tickets for every night on his spring arena tour will be released this Friday. 

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for Lytham Festival and Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra have lined up outdoor summer dates at Sandown Park Racecourse and Newmarket Racecourse on July 31 and August 2 respectively as part of the Jockey Club Live series.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has announced she will bring her Sweetner tour to London and Dublin for two nights, Birmingham, Glasgow and Sheffield, beginning in August and picking up again in September. Tickets on sale at 10am on December 21, priced £45.00/£47.50 plus fees.

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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has announced that extra tickets for every night on his spring arena tour will be released at 10am on December 21. Extra tickets will be released for Mendes’ forthcoming UK and European shows including stops in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Dublin and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena for three nights.

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Stereophonics

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for Lytham Festival. The Welsh rockers will top the bill on July 11, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 21, priced £47.50 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra

DJ Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra will bring Ibiza classics to Sandown Park Racecourse and Newmarket Racecourse on July 31 and August 2 respectively as part of the Jockey Club Live series. Tickets go on general sale at 8am on December 21, priced £42.50 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Jess Glynne, Madness, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, The Good, The Bad and the Queen, Arctic Lake, Garbage, San Holo, Idles, Token, Altitudes and Attitude, Elles Bailey, Angie Stone, Hawkwind, Sarah Darling, John Cooper Clarke, Zak Abel, the Waterboys, Cute Is What We Aim For, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, RuPauls Drag Race, the Orb, Rick Astley and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Cher, Janelle Monáe, Jess Glynne, Rudimental, Westlife, Stereophonics, Suede, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Newton Faulkner and more

Iconic superstar Cher will return to the UK and Ireland in 2019 for her first live dates in over 14 years, Westlife have added two extra Cardiff dates to their Twenty tour and R&B star Janelle Monáe has announced a trio of massive shows for next summer, calling at London’s SSE Arena Wembley prior to nights at Dublin’s Trinity College, as part of the venue’s Summer Series, and the Castlefield Bowl in Manchester.

Jess Glynne has expanded her summer tour plans with huge shows in Colwyn Bay and Swansea, with South Wales also hosting Stereophonics next summer for a 20th anniversary celebration of the Welsh rockers’ landmark gig at Swansea’s Morfa Stadium. They’ll also mark 20 years since the release of their second album, ‘Performance and Cocktails’.

Maverick Sabre and Newton Faulkner have both lined up headlining tours, while Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced a massive date at Stockport’s Edgeley Park. Swedish heavy metal icons In Flames have also confirmed they’ll grace the UK in April.

Cher

Cher will bring her Here We Go Again world tour to the UK and Ireland with shows confirmed at London’s O2 Arena, Manchester Arena, Birmingham Arena, the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Leeds’ First Direct Arena and the 3Arena in Dublin in October and November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 14. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Janelle Monáe

On the road in support of her ‘Dirty Computer’ opus, the R&B star has announced shows at London’s SSE Arena Wembley prior to nights at Dublin’s Trinity College, as part of the venue’s Summer Series, and the Castelfield Bowl in Manchester. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 14.

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Jess Glynne

The pop vocalist has announced new summer dates at Colwyn Bay’s Stadiwm Zip World, Singleton Park in Swansea and Sandown Park racecourse in Esher alongside her existing Forest Live dates. She also joins the line up for next year’s Kew The Music series. Tickets are on sale at 10am on December 14.

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Rudimental

The dance outfit will play a DJ set at Newmarket Racecourse on July 26, as part of the Newmarket Nights series. Tickets are on sale at 8am on December 14. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Westlife

The boyband have added extra shows at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on July 1 and 2. Their Twenty tour also features stops in Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Dublin and London. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 14.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers, who put out ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ last year, will play a one-off outdoor show at Singleton Park on 13 July 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 14 (Photo: Andrew Whitton).

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Suede

The indie veterans, who released ‘The Blue Hour’ in September, have lined up stops in Newcastle, Blackburn, Nottingham, Manchester, Bristol, Brighton, Leeds, Cardiff, Southampton and Cambridge during April. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 14.

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

The duo will take over Stockport’s Edgeley Park on June 21 and perform Heaton’s career-spanning collection, ‘The Last King of Pop’, in full. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 14, priced from £30.00 plus fees.

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Newton Faulkner

Faulkner will follow up the release of ‘The Very Best Of Newton Faulkner…So Far’, out on March 29, with UK and Ireland shows in April. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 14.

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Also announced this week:

Hugh Jackman, Snow Patrol, Kip Moore, Wildwood Kin, In Flames, Paul Weller at Greenwich Music Time, Styx, Normandie, Pixar in Concert, Self Esteem, As It Is, Monster Truck, Holding Absence, Children on Zeus, Kew The Music, Midge Ure, Alice Merton, Mr Eazi, George Benson, Ferris and Sylvester, Lanco, We Love the 90’s Christmas Show, Russell Howard, LP, Grace Carter, Watsky, Tom Grennan, Aldous Harding, Hampton Court Palace Festival with the Jacksons and Tears for Fears, the Raven Age, Yak, Al Stewart, Marc Almond, Oh Sees and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Florence and the Machine, Robbie Williams, Muse, Christine and the Queens, Bring Me The Horizon, BST Hyde Park, All Points East, Jess Glynne, Noel Gallagher, Pete Tong, Anderson Paak, The Script, Teenage Cancer Trust Series, Hall and Oates, Hugh Jackman, Michael Ball and more

Two more headliners have been confirmed for London’s British Summer Time Hyde Park series with Florence and the Machine topping the bill on July 13 followed by Robbie Williams the next day. Over at Victoria Park, meanwhile, Christine and the Queens will headline All Points East on May 26 with Bring Me The Horizon set to perform on May 31.

Other big announcements include a handful of Noel Gallagher summer shows, Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra presenting Ibiza Classics at some of the UK’s biggest arenas, Hall and Oates spring dates and the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series’ return to London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Script have also set up their own run of intimate shows in March. There’s also Michael Ball tour dates in April and May plus Hugh Jackman’s debut world tour, which will see the Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winner performing hit songs from The Greatest ShowmanLes Miserables and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra at UK arenas next summer.

Florence and the Machine at BST Hyde Park

Florence + the Machine have announced a huge show in London next year, topping the bill at British Summer Time Hyde Park on July 13. They will be joined by the National, Lykke Li, Khruangbin and Nadine Shah, with more acts due to be announced soon. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Robbie Williams at BST Hyde Park

Robbie Williams has announced he’ll return to London for a massive show at next year’s British Summer Time Hyde Park. The X Factor judge, former Take That member and solo artist will top the bill on the Great Oak Stage at London’s Hyde Park on July 14. Tickets are on sale now.

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Muse

Muse have added a show at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium on June 5 to their Simulation Theory world tour, with plans also in place to call at London Stadium on June 1 and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 8. Tickets for the Bristol stop are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Christine and the Queens at All Points East

Christine and the Queens will top the bill at London’s All Points East festival in Victoria Park next spring, making the step up to festival headliner for the first time on May 26. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Bring Me The Horizon at All Points East

The metal giants, who will release ‘Amo’ on January 25, are set to top the bill at London’s All Points East festival in Victoria Park on May 31, alongside Run The Jewels, Nothing But Thieves, Idles, Scarlxrd and Yonaka. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Jess Glynne

Fresh from wrapping up an arena run of her own, and with plans in the diary to open for the Spice Girls on their comeback tour next year, Glynne has lined up stops at Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest, Sherwood Pines Forest, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase Forest during June and into July. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Noel Gallagher

The former Oasis guitarist will be accompanied by his backing band, the High Flying Birds, at huge summer shows in Cardiff, Norwich, Manchester, Dublin and Exeter during May and June. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 7.

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Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra

Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra have announced a new arena tour for December 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 7.

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Anderson Paak

Fresh from the release of ‘Oxnard’ the multi-instrumentalist has lined up March shows in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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The Script

The pop-rockers, who released their ‘Acoustic Sessions’ EP earlier this year, will head to Bath, Carlisle, Halifax, Southend and Portsmouth in the build up to a Teenage Cancer Trust date at the Royal Albert Hall in London next March. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Teenage Cancer Trust live series with Rudimental, Take That, Doves, the Script and Levellers

Rudimental will top the bill on March 25 and will be joined by Ghetts, Take That will perform on March 28, Doves will take to the stage for the first time in nine years the following day, the Script will headline on March 30 and the run will end on March 31 with A Beautiful Night Out featuring and curated by Levellers. Supporting acts will be announced at a later date. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Hall and Oates

The legendary pop duo will head to Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow during April and into May, with tickets on sale at 10am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman has announced his first world tour. The Man. The Music. The Show. will see the Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winner performing hit songs from The Greatest ShowmanLes Miserables and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra at Manchester Arena, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena and London’s O2 Arena for two dates in early June. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 7.

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Michael Ball

Dubbed Coming Home To You, the tour will take the vocalist to Nottingham, York, Glasgow, Hull, Gateshead, Bristol, Liverpool, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Ipswich, Brighton, Southampton, Oxford, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Cardiff, Blackpool and Leicester during April and May. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Also announced this week:

Sleaford Mods, Lower Than Atlantis, Taking Back Sunday, James, Circa Waves, The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, Olly Murs, Midnight Oil, the Lounge Kittens, Rudimental, Toto, Gipsy Kings, Kew the Music, Wet Wet Wet, Soak, Sports Team, the Australian Pink Floyd Show, Easy Life, Joyce Manor, Black Peaks, the Coral, the Lemonheads, Stella Donnelly, Clean Cut Kid, Can’t Swim, Young Fathers, Yak, Restorations, Ben Elton and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Bob Dylan And Neil Young at BST Hyde Park, The 1975, The Chemical Brothers, Lenny Kravitz, Rod Stewart, Little Mix, Foals, Sounds Of The City, Diversity and more

Legendary artists Bob Dylan and Neil Young have been announced for next year’s British Summer Time series at London’s Hyde Park, while the 1975 will perform a massive show at Bellahouston Park in August as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions series.

As if that wasn’t exciting enough, Rod Stewart and Little Mix have added arena dates to their 2019 tour plans, the Chemical Brothers have announced a new album and accompanying tour dates, Lenny Kravitz will return in the summer and Foals have announced their first show of 2019, confirming a headline performance at next year’s This Is Tomorrow festival! Head below for more.

Bob Dylan and Neil Young at BST Hyde Park

The legendary singer-songwriters will share the bill at next year’s British Summer Time series at London’s Hyde Park on July 12, with Dylan being joined by his band and Young arriving backed by Promise of the Real. Further acts are set to be added to the line up in the coming months. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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The 1975

The alt-pop band will perform a huge show as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 25, with support from Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Ten Tonnes and No Rome. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30.

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The Chemical Brothers

Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons will release ‘No Geography’ next spring followed by a UK tour in November. They also headline an All Points East show at Victoria Park in London on May 30. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 30.

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Lenny Kravitz

The US rocker is set to take over London’s O2 Arena on June 11 supporting his recent record ‘Raise Vibration’, while the line up is also set to feature openers Corinne Bailey Rae and Brass Against. General sale begins at 9am on Friday, November 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Rod Stewart

The legendary singer has added four arena shows to his 2019 tour, calling at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena on November 28, Liverpool’s Echo Arena on December 10 and the O2 Arena in London on December 17 and 19. The new dates will follow up his recently confirmed run of open air concerts during summer, his first UK tour in three years. Tickets for the new dates go on general sale at 9am on November 30 (photo: Sean Hansford).

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Little Mix

The pop group, who recently released ‘LM5’, will now kick off the run on October 4 at the TECA in Aberdeen and have announced two more nights at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 6 and 7 and a third show at Dublin’s 3Arena on October 8. Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 30.

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Foals

The Oxford band will top the bill at This Is Tomorrow festival at Exhibition Park in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday, May 24, following sets from You Me At Six, Nothing But Thieves, the Pale White, Bad Sounds, Anteros, Kawala and Wild Front.

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Sounds Of The City featuring the Wombats, Elbow, the National, Kylie, the Kooks, Haçienda Classical)

The National, Elbow and Kylie are among the acts announced for Manchester’s Sounds Of The City 2019. Also set to head to the city centre’s Castlefield Bowl are Haçienda Classical, the Wombats and the Kooks, with tickets for all shows on general sale at 9.30am on Friday, November 30.

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Diversity

Diversity will celebrate their 10 year anniversary with a huge UK tour in autumn 2019, kicking off the 36 show run at the Regent Theatre in Stoke on September 21 and it will conclude at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre on November 23. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 30.

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Also announced this week:

Lytham Festival with Rod Stewart, Kylie, the Human League, Michael Ball and Sheridan Smith, Hugh Jackman, Manic Street Preachers, Jawbreaker, Papa Roach, Vein, Shvpes, Weezer, Craig David, Stormzy, Slash, Hozier, Tiësto, Paul Young, Razorlight, Tears for Fears, Eddie Izzard, Josh Widdicombe, Danny Baker, Jonathan Pie, Jax Jones, the Zutons, Yasiin Bey, Lisa Stansfield, Squeeze, Armin Van Buuren, Alesso, Gerry Cinnamon, Eagles of Death Metal, King No One, Robert Forster, Stealing Sheep, the Selecter, King Crimson, Keywest, Average White Band, Jaws, Island, the Slow Readers Club, SWMRS, the Virginmarys, Songhoy Blues, Jake Isaac. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Michael Bublé, Rod Stewart, Sheridan Smith, Jack Savoretti, Foo Fighters, Reading And Leeds, Halestorm and more

Michael Bublé, who released ‘Love’ last week, has lined up An Evening With… shows in May and June, while Rod Stewart has added some gigs to his spring and summer tour plans. Foo Fighters have also lined up some pretty big performances, returning in August for open air shows in Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin plus headline sets at Reading and Leeds festivals!

Sheridan Smith has confirmed additional shows around her previously announced date at London’s O2 Arena on March 30, Jack Savoretti will support the release of his new album, ‘Singing To Strangers’, with May dates and Halestorm will be joined by In The Moment and New Years Day for their step up to arenas in November. Head below for more.

Michael Bublé

The Canadian vocalist will return next summer for An Evening With… shows at arenas in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Dublin, Belfast and London, where he’ll play two nights at the O2 Arena, between May 20 and June 9. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 23.

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Rod Stewart

The legendary vocalist will hit the road throughout spring and summer, supporting his new album, ‘Blood Red Roses’, with stops now confirmed in Nottingham, Newcastle Sheffield and Brighton. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 23. Head here for pre-sale tickets (photo: Sean Hansford).

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Sheridan Smith

Prior to her already confirmed show at London’s O2 Arena on March 30 (on sale now), the actress, singer and theatre star will head to Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Manchester and Hull between March 21 and 28. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 23.

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Jack Savoretti

The singer-songwriter will accompany the release of his new album, ‘Singing To Strangers’, with shows in Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, Manchester and London in May, prior to a June night at Westonbirt Arboretum as part of the Forest Live series. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 23.

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Foo Fighters

The Seattle rockers will return in August for huge shows at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park, Belfast’s Boucher Road Playing Fields on August 19 as part of Belfast Vital and the RDS Arena in Dublin on August 21. They’ll also headline Reading and Leeds. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 23.

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Reading and Leeds

The headliners for this year are Foo Fighters, the 1975, Twenty One Pilots and Post Malone, while also set to appear are Bastille, the Distillers, Not3s, Sundara Karma, Denis Sulta, the Amazons, Yungblud, Juice Wrld, Pale Waves, Camelphat, Hayley Kiyoko, Bowling For Soup, Blossoms, Billie Eilish, Stefflon Don, Pvris, Crucast and G Flip. Many more acts are to be announced over the coming months. Weekend tickets go on sale at 9am on November 23.

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Halestorm

The Nashville-based band will bring their Vicious tour to Glasgow, Nottingham, Cardiff and London, where they’ll play the Alexandra Palace, between November 24 and 28. Support will come from In This Moment and New Years Day, with the latter opening the shows. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 23.

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Also announced this week:

The Chemical Brothers, Weezer, Noel Gallagher, This Is Tomorrow festival, Blue Planet II Live in Concert, the Proclaimers, Kraftwerk, Bluedot Festival, AJ Tracey, Troye Sivan, Nina Nesbitt, Craig David, Black Coffee, Bill Burr, Yxng Bane, Tower of Power, Joe and Keyshia Cole, Led Zeppelin Masters, Tom Williams, Men At Work, the Blinders, Therapy? Blood Youth, Peter, Bjorn and John, the Messthetics, Larkin Poe, Set It Off and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Backstreet Boys, Elton John, Muse, Kylie Minogue, Fleetwood Mac, Spice Girls, Robyn, Dido, Jamie Lawson, ABC, Jerry Seinfeld and more

Your guide to the week’s new ticket onsales in the UK is here! The iconic Backstreet Boys will bring their DNA world tour to the UK in June 2019, while the legendary Elton John has announced further shows as part of his colossal final farewell tour.

There’s also new tour dates from pop queen Kylie Minogue, who returns in June with outdoor dates, plus Muse, Fleetwood Mac and Spice Girls are all set to take over stadiums across the UK throughout the summer. Head below for more.

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys have announced a new album and their biggest arena tour in 18 years next year, with shows confirmed all over North America and Europe, calling in Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow and Birmingham before a stop at the O2 Arena in London on Monday June 17. The DNA world tour shares its name with BSB’s upcoming 10th studio album, which is set to land on January 25 via RCA Records. Tickets go on general sale November 16 at 9am.

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Elton John

The legendary singer-songwriter has confirmed the first 2020 UK and Ireland dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, kicking off with two dates at the O2 Arena in London, on November 6 and 7, the arena tour will then head to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Leeds. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Muse

The trio will play London Stadium on June 1 and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 8, plus dates across mainland Europe and North America, in support of their new album ‘Simulation Theory’. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Kylie Minogue

The pop icon has lined up a series of summer outdoor shows in support of her new album ‘Golden’. Catch her at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Blenheim Palace (where support will come from Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the Hackney Colliery Band), the Eden Project, Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, Edinburgh Castle and Hampton Court Palace in London for two nights between June 20 and August 1. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Fleetwood Mac

The legendary band will play London’s Wembley Stadium on June 18, with the new date falling a couple of days after their initial engagement at the venue. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 16.

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Spice Girls

Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Mel C will now begin their Spice World tour at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on May 27. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on November 16.

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Robyn

Alongside dates in Europe and North America, the pop star will bring her new ‘Honey’ album to London’s Alexandra Palace on April 12. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Dido

The singer will release her first album in five years, ‘Still On My Mind’, on March 8, followed by her first tour in 15 years, where she will play songs from the upcoming album alongside classic hits in Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester and London. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Jamie Lawson

The singer-songwriter, who opened for Ed Sheeran earlier this year, will kick off a UK tour on May 2 at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire before heading to Norwich, Birmingham, Manchester, Gateshead, Bristol, Glasgow, wrapping up with Irish stops in Belfast and Dublin. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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ABC

ABC have announced April dates for an orchestral tour celebrating their iconic 1982 album ‘The Lexicon of Love’. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian, Broadway producer and actor will play two shows a night at London’s Eventim Apollo on July 12 and 13, the first at 7pm and second at 9.30pm. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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Also announced this week:

ZZ Top, Mott the Hoople, Cherry Glazerr, Cliff Richard, Michael Bublé, Tourist, Nilufer Yanya, Fatboy Slim, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Whiskey Myers, LANY, Neighbourhood Weekender feat. George Ezra and Richard Ashcroft and Bon Iver, Terrorvision, Fontaines DC, Boss Keloid, Kamasi Washington, Ellie Goulding, Deaf Havana, the Rifles, Skinny Living, Bad Suns, Jay Prince, Stand Atlantic, Azealia Banks, Gaz Coombes, Seán McGowan and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Spice Girls, The Chemical Brothers at All Points East, A-Ha, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice In Chains, David Gray, Paul Weller, Idles, Russell Howard and more

Spice Girls

So, tell me what you want. What you really, really want. Tickets to see the Spice Girls, right? Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie C will reunite and perform at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Edinburgh’s BT Murraryfield Stadium, Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and London’s Wembley Stadium during June. Victoria Beckham won’t be joining them, though, due to her business commitments. Tickets go on sale at 10.30am on Saturday, November 10, while Jess Glynne will support.

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The Chemical Brothers at All Points East

No sooner have you removed the mud from your wellies, than 2019’s festival season is starting to heat up. Only a small number of festivals have started showing their hands, with All Points East confirming the Chemical Brothers as their first headliner. The dance legends will take over the event at Victoria Park in London on May 24 with Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little Simz and Ibibio Sound Machine also on the bill. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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A-Ha

A-Ha will celebrate ‘Hunting High and Low’ with shows at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, London’s Royal Albert Hall and Brighton Centre next November. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd

The legendary southern rock band will return to UK arenas next summer for their Last Of The Street Survivors farewell tour, calling in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where they’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley on June 29. At their final UK shows they will be joined by special guests Status Quo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Alice In Chains

The Seattle grunge icons will play Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on May 23, the Arena Birmingham on May 24 and the SSE Arena Wembley in London the following day, joined by special guests Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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David Gray

The Babylon singer-songwriter will release his first collection of new material in four years, ‘Gold In A Brass Age’, on March 8 through IHT Records/AWAL Recordings, accompanied by an extensive 17-date tour across the UK and Ireland. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 9.

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Paul Weller

The legendary singer-songwriter, who recently returned with ‘True Meanings’, is set to call at Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest, Dalby Forest, Sherwood Pines and Cannock Chase throughout June and into July as part of the Forest Live series. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Idles

The post-punks, who are on the road supporting ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’, have lined up spring shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Norwich, Brighton, Belfast, Dublin, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Electric Ballroom in Camden. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Russell Howard

The comedian will return with his biggest globe-spanning Respite tour in 2019, launching at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena before additional arena shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bournemouth, Manchester, Liverpool and London, where he’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Muse, Rammstein, Elton John, Jingle Bell Ball, 80s Symphonic Live, H E R, Ghetts, Professor Green, The Good The Bad And The Queen, Saint Raymond, The Horrors, Crystal Fighters, Sundara Karma, Cancer Bats, the Snuts, Marvel Universe Live, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, FKJ, Jack and Jack, Kathryn Joseph, The Tiger Lillies, Fatherson, Gentlemans Dub Club, Worriers, Boyz II Men, Mario Rosenstock, The Orielles, Eagle Eye Cherry, Dream State, Ant Middleton and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Bon Jovi, KISS, Bryan Adams, Busted, Rita Ora, The Courteeners, Massive Attack, The Specials, Mark Knopfler and more

Bon Jovi

The rock legends will bring their This House Is Not For Sale tour to Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on June 19, Wembley Stadium in London on June 21 and Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on June 23. It’s their first UK tour in six years and they will be joined by special guests Manic Street Preachers. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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KISS

The rock icons will cross the Atlantic in summer for the European leg of their End of the Road farewell tour, including UK arena shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on July 11. Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on November 2.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian pop-rock legend will bring his Shine A Light tour to Belfast, London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Liverpool, Cardiff and Bournemouth in spring. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2. The run takes its name from Adams’ new LP, which is out next year.

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Busted

The boyband will accompany the release of their new album, ‘Half Way There’, out on February 8, with arena shows in Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester, Birmingham and London. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Rita Ora

The pop vocalist will support her long-awaited ‘Phoenix’ album, out on November 23, with arena shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and Glasgow. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2.

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The Courteeners

The indie band, who released ‘St. Jude Re:Wired’ in April to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary, will play a huge homecoming show at Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 15. Tickets go on general sale at 9:30am on November 2, while James and Pale Waves are set to open.

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Massive Attack

Massive Attack will celebrate 21 years of their seminal ‘Mezzanine’ LP with UK and Ireland arena shows in January, February and March. A remastered version of the 1998 album is set to arrive on November 16. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 2.

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The Specials

The ska legends will release ‘Encore’, their first new music for 37 years, on February 1, followed by an extensive tour during spring. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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Mark Knopfler

The former Dire Straits lead singer and guitarist will be joined by expanded 10-piece band for arena shows in Leeds, Newcastle, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Birmingham during May. The dates will support his upcoming LP, ‘Down The Road Wherever’, which is out on November 16. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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Also announced this week:

David Gray, the Beach Boys, Steve Aoki, Drenge, Hayley Kiyoko, Ministry Of Sound presents The Annual Classical, Tokio Hotel, Gary Numan, While She Sleeps, Escape The Fate, Sundara Karma, Lucy Spraggan, Ten Tonnes, Sea Girls, Four Tet, Seafret, Skinny Lister, Spielbergs, Still Game and many more! Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Little Mix, Fleetwood Mac, The Cure at Glasgow Summer Sessions, The Vaccines, Dave Matthews Band, Manic Street Preachers, Eric Clapton, Il Divo, Jimmy Carr, Mrs Brown’s Boys and more

Little Mix

Little Mix have lined up 2019 arena shows in support of their upcoming album, ‘LM5’, with multiple shows confirmed in Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester and Leeds during October and into November, with things set to get underway at Dublin’s 3Arena and the SSE Arena in Belfast. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 26.

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Fleetwood Mac

The legendary band have confirmed three huge shows in June, with performances lined up at Waldbühne in Berlin on June 6, the RDS Stadium in Dublin on June 13 and London’s Wembley Stadium on June 16. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 26.

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The Cure at Glasgow Summer Sessions

The legendary band, led by Robert Smith, are confirmed as the first headliner for next year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 16, following support from Mogwai, the Twilight Sad and the Joy Formidable. Tickets for the show, which marks the Cure’s first Scottish gig in 27 years, go on general sale at 9am on October 26, while further acts are to be announced in due course.

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The Vaccines

The Vaccines, who put out ‘Combat Sports’ earlier this year, will call in Brighton, Oxford, Blackburn, Newcastle, Motherwell, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton, Leicester, Guildford, and London, where they’ll perform at the Roundhouse, between January 25 and February 8. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

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Dave Matthews Band

Fresh from the release of ‘Come Tomorrow’, the group have inked in two nights at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London on March 12 and 13, alongside dates in Europe. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 26.

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers have announced a tour celebrating 20 years of their album ‘This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours’, with two nights apiece at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire and Manchester’s O2 Ritz, plus shows also planned in Dublin, Cambridge, Bath, Birmingham, Southampton, Edinburgh, York, Liverpool and Leicester in May. Gwenno will open, while the band “hope to announce a special one off show” in their native Wales shortly. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 26.

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Eric Clapton

The legendary guitarist and songwriter, who released ‘Happy Xmas’ earlier this month, will perform at the Royal Albert Hall on May 13, 15 and 16. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 26.

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Il Divo

The vocal group will return to the UK with their Timeless tour, which will see them perform their greatest hits live at concert halls and arenas across the country throughout June and July. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

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Jimmy Carr

The comedian, TV presenter and entertainer has lined up close to 100 UK shows for his Terribly Funny tour, which makes light of all kinds of dreadful things. You have been warned! Presale tickets are available now, ahead of general sale at 10am on October 26.

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Mrs Brown’s Boys

Starring creator Brendan O’Carroll, Mrs Brown’s Boys will bring the D’Musical? tour to 12 cities for 48 arena gigs, kicking off on March 29 in Glasgow before spanning the UK and Ireland throughout 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

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Also announced this week:

Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Chris Stapleton, Country to Country, P!nk, Westlife, Dave Matthews Band, Mark Knopfler, Thunder, Mastodon, Palace, Kaiser Chiefs, Picture This, Disturbed, Tom Walker, Gabrielle, Jimmy Eat World, The Joy Formidable, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Jarrod Dickenson, Beirut, The Pineapple Thief, Ella Mai, Back to the Future In Concert, Titanic Live, Howard Jones, The Hold Steady, Ardal O’Hanlon, Drug Church, The Vryll Society, Bob Mould, The Murlocs, Battle Beast and many more! Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: X Factor Live, Billy Joel, Blossoms, Friendly Fires, Alfie Boe, Russell Watson And Aled Jones and more

X Factor Live

The stage version of the television talent contest will hit some of the UK and Ireland’s biggest venues in February and March, with stops confirmed in Nottingham, Leeds, Birmingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Sheffield, Hull, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast and London, where the show will roll out matinee and evening performances at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 19.

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Billy Joel

Billy Joel is set to play Wembley Stadium on June 22, for what will be his first performance in London in three years and his only UK concert of 2019. Tickets for Billy Joel’s new date go on general sale this Friday, October 19, at 9am.

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Blossoms

The Stockport band will play their biggest headline show to date at their hometown’s Edgeley Park Stadium on June 22 with support from the Coral, Cabbage, the Blinders and Fuzzy Sun. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 19 (Photo: BanditNanna).

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Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires have lined up two nights at London’s Oval Space, plus dates in Newcastle and Bristol, with a rotating cast of supports and some curfews that run on way into the night. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 19.

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Alfie Boe

Alfie Boe has announced An Evening With UK tour for next spring, supporting the release of his new album, ‘As Time Goes By, out on November 23. The classical crossover singer will head to Cardiff, Llandudno, Glasgow, Blackpool, Gateshead, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Harrogate, Nottingham, Leicester,  Bournemouth, Southampton, Brighton and London, where he’ll play the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 19.

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Russell Watson and Aled Jones

The classical vocalists will take to the stage together for their first joint UK and Ireland tour, lining up over 20 shows during September and October, including a performance at the London Palladium. Tickets for the shows go on general sale at 9am on October 19.

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Also announced this week:

P!nk, Westlife, Little Mix, Freya Ridings, Greta Van Fleet, Marillion, The Internet, Loyle Carner, Ed Harcourt, British Sea Power, Chip, Rival Sons, John Grant, Aaron Carter, Craig David, Kew The Music, Neneh Cherry, Sharon Van Etten, Slam Dunk Festival, Dermot Kennedy, Blue October, Catherine Tate, Patton Oswalt, Chris DeBurgh and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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