This Week’s Top Tickets: The Lumineers, Khalid, Tame Impala, The Divine Comedy, Gary Numan, The Darkness, Stereophonics, Elvis In Concert and more

Earlier this month, the Lumineers announced their return with news of a new studio album and accompanying tour dates across the UK and Europe in November. Khalid, meanwhile, has lined up dates for the European leg of his ‘Free Spirit’ Tour, which shares its name with the Texas singer’s new album.

There’s also tour dates announced by the Divine Comedy and the Darkness, with the former hitting the road in October following the release of their 16-track double album, ‘Office Politics’, while the latter have confirmed winter dates in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Electro pioneer Gary Numan will celebrate the 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour this autumn and Stereophonics will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull, and Llandudno.

The Lumineers

The pop-folk quintet will release ‘III’ on September 13, with a UK and European leg of a world tour following in November. The band will call at arenas in Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on November 27 for their biggest show to date. Tickets go on general sale at 9am local time on April 12.

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Khalid

Following stops in Europe, the Texan singer will bring his ‘Free Spirit’ World Tour to London’s O2 Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, 3Arena Dublin and Belfast’s SSE Arena between September 17 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday April 12.

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Tame Impala

The Kevin Parker-led band, who recently released Patience, will headline London’s O2 Arena on June 8, Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on June 24 and Dublin’s 3Arena on June 26, alongside their performance at this year’s Glastonbury festival. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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The Divine Comedy

The band have autumn shows planned in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Glasgow, Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and London, where they’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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Gary Numan

The electro pioneer will celebrate 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour throughout the autumn, culminating at London’s Roundhouse on October 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 12.

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The Darkness

The Darkness will tour the UK and Ireland in November and December in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull and Llandudno in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Elvis In Concert

The Elvis In Concert Live On Screen experience, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, will head to arenas in Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow and London between November 25 and December 1. Tickets go on sale from 9am on April 12.

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Also announced this week:

Hot Chip, Old Dominion, 5ive, A1, 911, Damage, Tedeschi Trucks Band, JP Cooper, the Midnight Beast, the Zutons, Jethro Tull, Cirque Du Soleil: LUZIA, Ocean Colour Scene, Nilüfer Yanya, Ben Phillips, Little Comets, Ludovico Einaudi, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, SUNN O))), Shura, Beirut, PUP, and moreHead here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Stevie Wonder, The Killers, Will Young, Lighthouse Family, Sleaford Mods, Skunk Anansie, Tom Walker, Zara Larsson, Kelly Jones, Machine Head, David Blaine and more

Stevie Wonder at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Stevie Wonder has been confirmed as the final headliner for this year’s British Summer Time series in London, topping the bill on July 6 following a set from very special guest Lionel Richie. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29, priced from £75 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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The Killers

The Las Vegas band will take over Ormeau Park as part of Belfast’s Belsonic series on June 25,with special guest Lewis Capaldi. They’ll also play against the backdrop of Cardiff Castle on June 28, the day before their headline appearance on Glastonbury Festival’s Pyramid Stage. Tickets for the Welsh show go on sale at 9am/9.30am respectively on March 29.

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Will Young

The singer has lined up over 20 dates throughout October, following up the release of his new album ‘Lexicon’, out on June 14. Stops include Torquay, Cardiff, Brighton, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, where he’ll perform at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Lighthouse Family

The duo will support their first album in 18 years, ‘Blue Sky In Your Head’, with an autumn UK tour, calling in Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, Halifax, Manchester, Bexhill-On-Sea, Bournemouth and London, where they’ll finish up the run at the Palladium on November 11. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Sleaford Mods

The duo, who released ‘Eton Alive’ in February, will perform at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in London on November 15. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Skunk Anansie

Having already sold out shows in London, Manchester and Bristol, the band have confirmed additional stops in Brighton, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham and Cardiff during August and September. They’ll be joined by Liverpool noise punks Queen Zee on all dates. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Tom Walker

The singer-songwriter, who scooped the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act last month, will get his autumn trek underway on October 24 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton before heading to Liverpool, Cardiff, Norwich, Dublin, Swindon, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, and Birmingham. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Zara Larsson

The Swedish pop vocalist will play Manchester’s Albert Hall on May 21 and London’s Electric Brixton on May 22, ahead of her set at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29, priced from £22.50 for Manchester and £25 for London plus fees.

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Kelly Jones

The Stereophonics frontman has lined up solo shows in June and July, calling in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sheffield, Liverpool, Cardiff, Brighton, Bath, Cambridge, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham and London, where he’ll play the Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Machine Head

Following an extensive European run, the band will bring their ‘Burn My Eyes’ 25th anniversary celebrations to Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, during November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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David Blaine

The world famous magician, illusionist and stunt artist will bring his Real Or Magic Tour to six cities, Edinburgh, Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth, and London, where he’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo on June 18 and 19. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday, March 29.

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Also announced this week:

Jake Clemons, Joe and Brandy, White Lies, Squeeze, the Mersey Beatles, Easy Life, Cassia, Penguin Cafe, Peter Perrett, Maximo Park, Nick Offerman, the B-52s, Billy Ocean, Gossip, Belle and Sebastian, Brothers Osborne, Thompson Square, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, Feeder, Ash, Alabama 3, Tape Face, Static-X, Kip Moore, Kris Barras Band, Death Grips and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, BTS, Kings Of Leon, Die Antwoord, Groove Armada, Pete Tong, Julio Iglesias, Adam Ant and more

Pop vocalist Christina Aguilera will bring her X Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in November, while country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced the UK leg of her Cry Pretty Tour for June and July. The summer will also see Kings of Leon return to headline Fusion Presents in Liverpool with support from Franz Ferdinand, Echo and the Bunnymen, Circa Waves and Sam Fender.

If you prefer your music a little more edgy, South African hip hop duo Die Antwoord take over London’s O2 Academy Brixton following their Download festival appearance in June, while at the other end of the spectrum, Julio Iglesias will bring his 50 year anniversary celebrations to London’s SSE Arena, Wembley in June and 1980s pop icon Adam Ant will perform his 1982 debut solo album, ‘Friend Or Foe’, across the UK this autumn.

Christina Aguilera

The multiple Grammy Award-winning pop vocalist will bring her X Tour to arenas in the UK and Ireland during November, with shows lined up in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London, where she’ll play Wembley’s SSE Arena. The dates will mark her first UK tour in 13 years, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 9am on March 8, priced £50/£55 plus fees.

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Carrie Underwood

The country superstar has lined up shows at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Glagsow’s SSE Hydro, Manchester Arena and London’s SSE Arena Wembley between June 28 and July 4 for the UK leg of her Cry Pretty Tour. Tickets are on sale now, priced £35 plus booking fees.

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BTS

BTS have confirmed second shows in London and Paris, due to huge demand for tickets. The K-Pop group will double up at Wembley Stadium on June 2 and Stade de France on June 8, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 8.30am (9am Paris) on March 8, priced £45 plus fees.

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Fusion Presents Kings Of Leon

The Nashville indie-pop band will head to Sefton Park in Liverpool on August 30 as part of Fusion Presents, a new one-day event run by the organisers of Fusion Festival. They’ll be joined on the day by support acts Franz Ferdinand, Echo and the Bunnymen, Circa Waves, and Sam Fender. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 8, priced £54.50 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Die Antwoord

The South African hip hop duo will take over London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 17, following up their slot on the main stage at Download festival. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £32.50 plus fees.

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Groove Armada

The electronic duo will play London’s Old Royal Naval College on July 5 as part of the Greenwich Music Time concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday March 8, priced from £35.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Pete Tong

The DJ will be joined by conductor Jules Buckley and the 60-piece Heritage Orchestra at Swansea’s Singleton Park on July 27 to perform reshaped classic Ibiza tracks. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £49.50 plus fees. He’ll also perform at Durham’s Emirates Riverside. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Julio Iglesias

The legendary singer will celebrate 50 years in the music industry with a huge show at the SSE Arena Wembley in London on June 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £60 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Adam Ant

The 1980s pop icon will perform his 1982 debut solo album, ‘Friend Or Foe’, in full at 26 shows, between November 7 and December 12. His set will also include his hits and personal favourites from other records. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 8.

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Also announced this week:

Vampire Weekend, Barbra Streisand at British Summer Time, Mac DeMarco, the National, Billy Corgan, Downs Festival featuring Ms Lauryn Hill, Black Star Riders, Bananarama, Nile Rodgers And CHIC, Tears For Fears, Black Flag, Peabo Bryson, Trevor Horn, the Wedding Present, Fetty Wap, Ashley McBryde, the Rifles, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Alex Aiono, the Melvins, Eels, Whitney, Little Simz, Twinnie, the Alarm, Lloyd Cole, the Flaming Lips, Emmy The Great, Richard Hawley, Sigala, Midland and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: BTS, Dave, Sigrid, k.d. lang, Peter Doherty, Shed Seven, Gomez, and more

K-Pop sensation BTS will bring their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself Tour to London’s Wembley Stadium on June 1, while Sigrid has announced an autumn UK tour in support of her debut album ‘Sucker Punch’, out on March 8. The Norwegian singer also supports George Ezra on his UK arena tour, before joining Maroon 5 in Europe this spring.  Away from pop, indie-rockers Gomez will celebrate their 1999 album ‘Liquid Skin’ with a summer tour and Shed Seven have lined up their annual winter Shedcember19 Tour. Peter Doherty will showcase his new band the Puta Madres across the UK in May, while south London rapper Dave will pair the release of his debut album ‘Psychodrama’ with a spring tour, which is on sale now.

BTS

The K-Pop boyband sensation BTS will bring their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself Tour to London’s Wembley Stadium on June 1. The  shows is part of the group’s world tour behind their ‘Love Yourself: Answer’ album, which arrived last summer. They also have shows lined up in Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Jersey. Tickets go on general sale at 8.30am on Friday March 1, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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Dave

South London rapper will accompany the release of his debut album, ‘Psychodrama’, with a spring UK tour including two dates at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. A handful of shows have already sold out. Tickets are on sale now, priced £20.00/£25.00 plus fees.

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Sigrid

The Norwegian vocalist, who will release her debut album ‘Sucker Punch’ on March 8, will call in Leeds, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where she’ll play the Eventim Apollo, between November 23 and December 4. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1, priced £23.50/£26.50 plus fees.

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k.d. lang

The Canadian powerhouse vocalist has added UK and Ireland shows in July to her ongoing world tour celebrating the silver anniversary of her sophomore album, 1992’s ‘Ingénue’. The Ingénue Redux Tour will mark her first full UK run in over a decade, with support coming from special guest Leonard Grigoryan and Grigoryan Brothers on select dates. Tickets go on general sale beginning 10am on March 1.

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Peter Doherty

Along with his band the Puta Madres, the Libertines frontman will hit the road in the UK and Ireland in May, playing in Belfast, Dublin, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and London between May 3 and 12. Tickets go on sale on March 1 at 9am, priced £27.50/£30.00 plus fees.

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Shed Seven

The York five-piece will have lined up shows in November and December, calling in Stoke, Birmingham, Nottingham, Carlisle, Blackburn, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Scunthorpe, Liverpool, Llandudno, Cambridge, Norwich, Newcastle, London, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Bristol, Manchester, and Leeds — where they’ll play the First Direct Arena. Additionally, the Leeds show will see them joined by special guests the Twang and Reverend and the Makers. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1.

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Gomez

The indie-rockers will play shows in July to celebrate the 20th anniversary reissue of their 1999 sophomore album, ‘Liquid Skin’. Stops include Bexhill-on-Sea, Sheffield, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll play the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1, while a release date for the reissue is yet to be confirmed.

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Also announced this week:

Ariana Grande, Erykah Badu and Jhene Aiko, Hot Chip, Cage The Elephant, Band of Horses, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Ministry, Citadel Festival with Catfish and the Bottlemen, the Proclaimers, Pale Waves, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Stone Temple Pilots, Beverley Knight, Chris Shiflett, Pkew Pkew Pkew, the Beths, Palace, Devlin, Snarky Puppy, Living Colour, Amber Run, Lights, Confidence Man, Shakey Graves, Jason Byrne, Dylan Moran and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Rod Stewart, Alice Cooper, Nick Cave, Lewis Capaldi, Marina, TRNSMT Feat. Stormzy, Catfish and The Bottlemen and George Ezra, One OK Rock, Hozier, Jack Whitehall and more

The legendary Rod Stewart has added arena shows in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham to his autumn tour plans, while original shock-rocker Alice Cooper will take over arenas in October for his The Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour. There’s also shows announced by Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, who puts out his long-awaited second album in March, as well as Scottish musician Lewis Capaldi, who’ll embark on his biggest headline tour to date following the release of his debut album ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’ this spring.

Marina, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, will support her new record with a spring UK tour, while the prodigious musical genius Nick Cave will bring an evening of talk and music to intimate venues in June. Alexisonfire are back with a new track, Familiar Drugs, plus a headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. Japan’s One OK Rock, meanwhile, will bring their Eye Of The Storm Tour to Manchester and London this spring as part of a wider European trek in support of the recently released album of the same name. Lastly, fresh from hosting this week’s Brit Awards, comedian Jack Whitehall has announced his Stood Up UK and Ireland tour for November and December.

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart has added new shows at Manchester Arena on November 23, the First Direct Arena in Leeds on December 11 and Arena Birmingham on December 13 to his autumn UK tour plans. The legendary vocalist, who released ‘Blood Red Roses’ last year, also has open air concerts lined up throughout summer. Tickets for the three new dates go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced from £55.00 plus booking fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Alice Cooper

Iconic shock-rocker will bring his Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour to arenas in Manchester, Leeds, Brighton, Birmingham, Cardiff, Aberdeen for the first time ever, and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena on October 10. Support on all dates will come from the Stranglers and the MC50, original frontman Wayne Kramer’s celebration of 50 years of the MC5’s ‘Kick Out The Jams’ album. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £40.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Nick Cave

The Godfather of Goth has announced that he will bring his Conversations With Nick Cave Tour to the UK in June with stops lined up in Cardiff, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Nottingham, Liverpool and Brighton. Tickets are on sale now, priced £30.00/£75.00 plus fees.

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Lewis Capaldi

The Scottish singer-songwriter will embark on his biggest headline tour to date in November, following the spring release of his debut album, ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’. Stops include a huge show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton and two homecoming dates at the O2 Academy Glasgow. He also calls in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton, Norwich, and Edinburgh. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced £19.50/£22.50 plus fees.

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Marina

Marina, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, will accompany the release of her fourth album ‘LOVE + FEAR’ with a spring UK tour. Her plans also include North American dates in the autumn. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced £25.00/£30.00 plus booking fees.

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TRNSMT Festival with Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and George Ezra

Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and George Ezra lead the first annoucement for this year’s TRNSMT, with Gerry Cinnamon, Years and Years, Example, Mabel, Bastille, Richard Ashcroft, DMA’s, Sigrid, Sundara Karma, Sam Fender, Snow Patrol, Jess Glynne, the Kooks, and more set to perform at Glasgow Green between July 12 and July 14. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced from £59.50 plus fees.

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One OK Rock

The Japanese rock band will bring their Eye Of The Storm Tour to Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s Roundhouse in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £29.50 plus fees.

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Hozier

The Irish singer-songwriter will tour the UK this autumn in support of his long-awaited second album, ‘Wasteland, Baby!’, which is set to arrive on March 1. Hozier also performs at Cork’s Irish Independent Park and Belfast’s Ormeau Park as part of the Belsonic series in June. Tickets for the tour, meanwhile, go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced £29.50 plus fees.

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Jack Whitehall

Comedian Jack Whitehall has announced over 25 arena shows for the initial leg of his Stood Up Tour, with stops planned in Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Nottingham, Cardiff, Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle, Brighton, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester and London, where he’ll play three nights at the O2 Arena. The tour currently runs between November 16 and December 22. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £20.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week:

Foals, Tom Chaplin, Happy Mondays, Methyl Ethel, Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon, Jeremy Loops, Roachford, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Amanda Palmer, Bikini Kill, BTS, Empire of the Sun, Pierce Brothers, Ludovico Einaudi, Ricky Gervais, Alex Lahey, Stereolab, Jack Savoretti, Bros, Bry and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Things We Love This Week: Kylie, Manchester Orchestra, Rivers Cuomo

CHRISTMAS TIIIMEEEEEE, MISTLETOE AND COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF WIIINEEEEEE

Ahem. Please do excuse the outburst, but it’s the last day of school and everyone is EXCITED. Merry Christmas to you, dear reader.

Kylie at Glasto

After the first headliner was confirmed as Stormzy a few weeks ago, another act for Glastonbury 2019 has been announced and it’s none other than the iconic pop star Kylie Minogue. Slotting nicely into the Sunday afternoon Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage, she’ll likely play all the hits, as well as her new material from 2018 LP ‘Golden’. YEAH!

Manchester Orchestra – The Silence video

Manchester Orchestra earlier this week released their video for ‘Black Mile To The Surface’ closer The Silence. A dark and brooding slow build of a song, the accompanying beautifully-shot video features footage of the band recording and performing it live over the past year or so.

While taking it on tour recently, the band have been playing some awesome pranks via Instagram.

 

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(Wait for it) Columbus, OH Tonight! 🎥: @francishunt

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Rivers Cuomo – Two Broken Hearts

I’ll be honest, the main reason Two Broken Hearts was included in this week’s edition of the blog was because of the lyric “chocolate and alcohol”, which is basically going to be my entire life for the next two weeks.

See you in the new year, when I’ll be four stone heavier and my blood will be 86% merlot.

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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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Stereophonics

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for the Lytham Festival. The Welsh rockers will top the bill on July 11.

Pre-sale is open now, prior to general sale at 9am on December 21, priced £47.50 plus fees.

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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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Pre-Sale Tickets: Florence and the Machine at BST Hyde Park, Christine and the Queens at All Points East, Hall and Oates, Kew The Music, Toto, Gipsy Kings and Midnight Oil

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.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on December 6, prior to general 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.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale at 9am on December 6 with general sale beginning at 9am on December 7.

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Hall and Oates

The legendary pop duo will play arena shows in Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow during April and into May.

Pre-sale is open now, prior to general sale at 10am on December 7.

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Kew The Music with Beverley Knight, Billy Ocean, Jools Holland, Craig David and Rick Astley

Beverley Knight, Billy Ocean, Jools Holland and Rick Astley have been confirmed to perform at next year’s Kew The Music series in west London next summer. They join Craig David at the series, with further acts to be announced in the coming months.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on December 6 ahead of general sale at 10am on December 7.

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Live at Chelsea with Toto and Gipsy Kings

Toto and Gipsy Kings have been announced for next year’s Live At Chelsea series, with Toto performing at London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea on June 13, followed by a set from Gipsy Kings on June 14.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on Thursday, December 6. General sale starts 24 hours later at 10am on December 7.

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Midnight Oil

As part of a European tour supporting their recent ‘Armistice Day’ live album, the iconic Australian rock band will play June shows in Manchester and Dublin prior to a night at the O2 Academy Brixton in London.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on December 6, prior to general sale at 10am on December 7.

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