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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Top Tickets This Week: Mumford And Sons, Richard Ashcroft, Olly Murs, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, Muse, Lana Del Rey, Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael, Gladys Knight and more

Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons will support their upcoming fourth album, ‘Delta’, with stops across the UK and Ireland throughout November including a London show at the O2 Arena. The band also travel North America, Australia, New Zealand and continental Europe into spring 2019. Tickets go on sale at 9am local time on October 12.

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Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft will hit the road for a UK tour next spring, calling in Portsmouth, Cardiff, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Hull, Birmingham, Doncaster, Leicester and London between April 19 and May 5. The former Verve frontman, who is touring behind his fifth solo album, ‘Natural Rebel’, out on October 19, also has a string of previously confirmed shows lined up for the autumn. Tickets for the spring dates go on sale at 9.30am on October 12.

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Olly Murs

The pop giant will support the release of his upcoming album, ‘You Know I Know’, out on November 9, with a massive arena tour in May and June, including a date at Gloucerster’s Kingsholm Stadium and two London shows at the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 12.

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Post Malone

The American vocalist, who released ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ in April, has lined up spring dates in Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where he will perform at the O2 Arena. He will also play shows throughout Europe between February 22 and March 11. Tickets go on general sale from 9am on October 12.

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Ed Sheeran

Sheeran will wrap up his record-breaking Divide tour at Ipswich’s Chantry Park on August 26, following three previously announced homecoming shows at the venue alongside two dates at Leeds’ Roundhay Park. Tickets for the final date will go on sale at 10am on October 12.

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Muse

The rock trio, whose upcoming album ‘Simulation Theory’ is out on November 9, will play the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London on December 3. The charity show will benefit the Prince’s Trust, with general sale beginning at 9am on October 12.

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Lana Del Rey

The singer, who recently returned with new tracks Mariners Apartment Complex and Venice Bitch, will perform at Dublin’s Malahide Castle on June 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 12.

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Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael

Direct from London’s West End, tribute act Joseph Sansome, aka Fastlove, will bring to life a respectful and moving tribute to the late great George Michael at 14 specially selected shows. The concerts are promised to be bigger than ever, featuring new songs, video walls and George Michael’s very own saxophonist, Ed Barker, performing songs including I Can’t Make You Love Me and I Knew You Were Waiting, Careless Whisper, Outside, One More Try and I’m Your Man!

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Gladys Knight

The soul legend will follow up her previously announced shows in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, London, Bournemouth, Nottingham and Glasgow, with stops at Liverpool’s EchoTwo arena on July 3 and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena the following day. Tickets for the new dates go on sale at 9am on October 12.

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Also announced this week:

The Cure, Marillion, George Ezra, Joe Jackson, Band of Skulls, Ward Thomas, Cub Sport, The Vamps, Hobo Johnson, Greywind, Beans on Toast, Wreckless Eric, Simply Dylan, The Undertones, Radkey, The Wailers, Sundara Karma, 10cc, Electric Six, Octavian, Brass Against, Ry X, Decapitated, Greta Van Fleet, The Bootleg Beatles, Leo Sayer, Circa Waves, P.O.D., Alien Ant Farm, Ricky Gervais, Emarosa, Chastity, Giorgio Moroder, Chip, Du Blonde, Alex Vargas, Kris Barras Band and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Eagles, Art Garfunkel, Bastille, Anne Marie, Take That, Peter Andre, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Andrea Bocelli and more

The Eagles

The legendary rock band, now comprising Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey, will play London’s Wembley Stadium in June before heading to arenas in Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and Glasgow. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 5.

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Art Garfunkel

The legendary singer-songwriter, of Simon & Garfunkel fame, has lined up shows in Oxford, Brighton, Cambridge, Southend, Cardiff, Salford, Liverpool, Birmingham, York, and Gateshead between April 6 and 20. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 5.

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Bastille

During January and into February, the band will play shows in Dublin, Birmingham, Brighton, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, ahead of the release of their new album. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 5.

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Anne Marie

The pop vocalist has lined up shows across the UK and continental Europe, including stops at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and London’s Eventim Apollo, as well as in Dublin and Belfast, in support of her debut album, ‘Speak Your Mind’. The new shows will follow a series of previously confirmed dates next month. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 5.

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Take That

The trio have added extra dates in Sheffield on April 12 and Birmingham on May 19 plus huge shows at Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on June 6 and Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on June 8 to their 2019 Greatest Hits Live tour. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen will also call in Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin, London, Milton Keynes, Southampton, Bristol, Norwich, Middlesbrough and Huddersfield as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations. Tickets for the new dates go on general sale at 9.30am on October 5.

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Peter Andre

The Mysterious Girl singer will perform his greatest hits at 25 shows across the UK, including two performances in London at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire and IndigO2 on March 11 and 12, in celebration of 25 years in showbusiness. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 5. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton will perform his upcoming career-spanning collection, ‘The Last King of Pop’, with Jacqui Abbott at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, Sheffield City Hall and London’s Royal Albert Hall in November. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 5.

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Andrea Bocelli

In addition to his previously confirmed shows at Dublin’s 3Arena and the O2 in London later this year, the Italian tenor will call in Birmingham, Glasgow, Belfast and Leeds on October 19, 20, 24 and 26, 2019 respectively. Tickets for the new dates go on sale at 10am on October 5.

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Also announced this week:

Mumford and Sons, Olly Murs, Skepta, Geroge Ezra, Hanson, Avatar, Inglorious, The Kingdom Choir, Children In Need Rocks, The Vamps, The Japanese House, Rudimental, Bruno Major, The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice, Hollywood Undead, Lala Lala, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Ride, The Stranglers, Billy Lockett, Steve Hackett, The Manor, Ocean Colour Scene, SonReal, Daniel Sloss, The Amorettes, Black Grape, Haley, Glenn Hughes, Art Brut, Dilly Dally, Fangclub, Isaac Gracie, Al Murray, Bill Ryder-Jones, Y&T, Cake, She Drew The Gun, Pop Will Eat Itself, Midge Ure and many more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Metallica, Take That, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Romesh Ranganathan and more

Metallica

Metallica will bring their Worldwired tour back to the UK and Europe next summer, with shows confirmed at Dublin’s Slane Castle on June 8, Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 18 and Twickenham Stadium in London on June 20 alongside dates across the continent. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 28, with Ghost and Bokassa set to provide support (photo: Ros Halfin)

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Take That

Take That will be joined by special guest Rick Astley for live dates throughout spring 2019, including six shows at the O2 Arena in London, performing their greatest hits live. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on Friday, September 28.

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Ed Sheeran

The singer-songwriter, who released ‘‘÷’ last year and is currently on the road in North America, will play two shows at Leeds’ Roundhay Park and three at Chantry Park in Ipswich next August, with tickets on general sale now, priced from £75.00 plus fees.

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey will bring her All I Want For Christmas Is You tour to the UK and Europe, calling in Nottingham, Leeds and London in December. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 28.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

The British singer will be accompanied by a full orchestra and band in Cambridge, Nottingham, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Dublin between June 2 and 13. Prior to this she will perform at London’s Royal Bush Hall on October 3. Tickets for the 2019 dates go on general sale at 9am on September 28.

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Catfish and the Bottlemen

The indie quartet have confirmed new arena shows in Nottingham, Plymouth, Hull, Dublin and Belfast in February. They’ve also pushed back their previously announced November date at the SSE Arena Wembley in London to February 22. Tickets for the original show remain valid with extra tickets plus tickets for the new dates on general sale at 10am on September 28.

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Romesh Ranganathan

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan has announced details of the Cynic’s Mixtape tour, which kicks off in Southend on September 13, 2019, with dates running through to the following year, currently ending at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in London on April 18, 2020. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 28. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week:

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Peter Hook Presents Joy Division Orchestrated, Nick Mason, The Residents, Steel Panther, Powerwolf, Skindred, Melissa Etheridge, The Waterboys, Dodie, Rob Lowe, Bradley Wiggins, One OK Rock, Haiku Hands, The Twilight Sad, The Gritterman, King King, Scott Bradlee’s Postermodern Jukebox, Wet Wet Wet, Dodgy, Stiff Little Fingers, Twin Bandit, Steph Cameron, Julia Jacklin, Gavin James, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Mona, The Kingdom Choir, Vonda Shepard and Sharon Corr, The Hunna and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Rod Stewart, The 1975, Kaiser Chiefs, Bryan Ferry, White Lies, Embrace, The Stranglers, UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro And Mickey, Strictly Come Dancing Live and more

Rod Stewart

The legendary singer-songwriter will play outdoor venues in Southampton, York, Milton Keynes, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Bolton in May and June next year, as part of world tour supporting upcoming LP, ‘Blood Red Roses’. The dates will mark Stewart’s first UK tour in three years. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 21. Head here for pre-sale tickets (photo: Sean Hansford).

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The 1975

The alt-pop quartet will tour the UK and Ireland in January, following up the release of their new album ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’, which is set to arrive on November 30 via Dirty Hit/Interscope Records. The band have also promised to release another album in May. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on September 21, while Pale Waves and No Rome will open.

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Kaiser Chiefs

The Leeds indie-pop band will support their recently announced seventh studio album, which is expected to come out at the start of the new year, with over 20 live dates in January and February, including a stop at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 21.

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Bryan Ferry

The former Roxy Music frontman will play London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 17 as part of his 2019 world tour. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 21.

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White Lies

White Lies have announced their upcoming ‘Five’ LP and an accompanying UK tour, with shows lined up in Brighton, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Cambridge, London and Birmingham at the beginning of January. Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 21.

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Embrace

The band will celebrate the 21st anniversary of their 1998 debut album, ‘The Good Will Out’, with shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol, Nottingham, Leamington, Leeds and London, where they’ll perform at the Roundhouse, between March 5 and 16. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 21.

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The Stranglers

The legendary British new wave punks will be joined by special guests Dr Feelgood at shows in Scunthorpe, Aberdeen, Dunfermline, Glasgow, Nottingham, Reading, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Guildford, Southend, Cambridge, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, between March 5 and 30. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 21.

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UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey have added four dates to their A Real Labour of Love 40th anniversary tour, with the reggae legends set to call at Hull’s City Hall on March 27, Manchester’s O2 Apollo on March 31, Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on April 1 and Sheffield City Hall on April 3. General sale begins at 10am on September 21. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour

Choreographed by TV judge Craig Revel Horwood and presented by 2017 series winner Ore Oduba, the tour will return to arenas in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Nottingham and London throughout January and February. Tickets are on sale at 8am on September 21. Head here for pre-sales.

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Also announced this week:

Ed Sheeran, the Dandy Warhols, Amy MacDonald, the Struts, Calum Scott, Kero Kero Bonito, Steve Mason, KT Tunstall, Jordan Mackampa, Hozier, Walter Trout, Paul Smith, Perturbator, Stone Broken, Samantha Harvey, Blood Red Shoes, J Mascis, Jacob Banks, Cloud Nothings, Nervus, Tremonti, Calpurnia, Russell Kane, Omid Djalili, Arenacross and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Elton John, Architects, Groove Armada, Stefflon Don, The Wonder Years, Mayday Parade, Gladys Knight, Levellers and more

Elton John

The legendary singer-songwriter and musician will bring his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to the UK next summer, with new shows planned at Hove Central County Ground on June 9 and Cardiff City Stadium on June 15. The dates fall either side of his previously announced concerts in Dublin. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 14.

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Architects

Architects will return with their new album, ‘Holy Hell’, on November 9, followed by huge shows at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse, the O2 Academy Glasgow, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and London’s SSE Arena Wembley in January. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 14, while Beartooth and Polaris are set to open (photo: Ed Mason).

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Stefflon Don

The London-based rapper and singer, who released ‘Secure’ last month, will call in Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Norwich, and London, where she’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo, during November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 14.

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Groove Armada

The duo, Andy Cato and Tom Findlay, will head to the Marble Factory in Bristol, SWG3 in Glasgow, London Electric and Manchester’s Store Street between November 29 and December 2 as part of their Twenty One Live tour. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 14.

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The Wonder Years and Mayday Parade

The bands will co-headline shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Bristol and London during February, following up the release of their albums, ‘Sister Cities’ and ‘Sunnyland’, which arrived in April and June respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 14.

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Gladys Knight

The soul legend has lined up shows throughout June and into July, calling in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Nottingham and Glasgow either side of two nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Tickets are on sale now, priced £45.00/£50.00 plus booking fees.

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Levellers

The Brighton folk band, who released ‘We The Collective’ in March, will bring their 30th anniversary One Way Of Life tour to Cardiff, Brighton, Bristol, Norwich and Nottingham between November 21 and 25. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 14.

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Also announced this week:

The 1975, Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Nao, Lea Salonga, Headie One, 4U A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, Charles Esten, Wild Nothing, Jay Rock, Nicholas Allbrook, Peter Bibby, Villagers, the Armed, DMAs, Maribou State, Nadine Shah, Lawson, Stone Broken, Shakin’ Stevens, De Staat, Buckcherry, Hoobastank, Strictly Come Dancing, Bowling For Soup, David Duchovny, All Them Witches, Saint Raymond, Of Mice and Men, Amy MacDonald, Gerry Cinammon, Greta Van Fleet and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Ozzy Osbourne, Fatboy Slim, Wolf Alice, Ms Lauryn Hill, Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Katherine Jenkins, Steely Dan, Tim Minchin and more

Ozzy Osbourne

The Prince of Darkness will be joined by legendary British metallers Judas Priest for the UK leg of No More Tours 2 in 2019, with arena shows lined up in Dublin, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena on February 11. Ozzy is currently on the road in North America, while tickets for the new UK dates go on general sale at 9am on September 7.

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Fatboy Slim

The Brighton DJ will call in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and Nottingham early next year, promising: “I’ll be slap bang in the middle of the dance floor, right up close to you all at every show!” Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 7.

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Wolf Alice

The indie quartet will draw a line under touring in support of their ‘Visions of a Life’ album with shows at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse and the O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 18 and 19 respectively. Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 7.

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Ms Lauryn Hill

The singer-songwriter and former Fugees member has added a second London show to her ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ 20th anniversary tour, with a new stop lined up at the SSE Arena in London on December 17, following her previously confirmed date at the O2 Arena on December 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 7.

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Nile Rodgers and CHIC

The legendary disco outfit have lined up stops in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London in December, following up the release of their long-awaited new LP ‘It’s About Time’. Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 7.

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Katherine Jenkins

The Welsh vocalist will support her new record, ‘Guiding Light’, with a UK and Ireland tour next spring. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 7.

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Steely Dan

Donald Fagen and band will be joined by Steve Winwood for performances in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Dublin in February. Tickets are on sale at 10am on September 7.

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Tim Minchin

The Australian comedian and composer will bring his Back tour to venues across the UK in 2019, including multiple dates in London. Tickets are on sale now.

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Also announced this week:

Chase and Status, Raleigh Ritchie, Skid Row, Neil and Liam Finn, Yo La Tengo, WSTR, Big Tobz, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Wilko Johnson, Ben Ottewell, the Magic Numbers, the Lemon Twigs, Turnstile, John Grant, SG Lewis, Pagan, Rufus Du Sol, Low, Julia Holter and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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