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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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: 30 Seconds To Mars, The Streets, Billy Joel, Niall Horan And X Factor Live

30 Seconds To Mars

30 Seconds to Mars, who recently put out their new single, Walk On Water, will call in Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, London and Birmingham during March. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 13, prices start at £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.

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THE STREETS

Mike Skinner and his band will reform in April to perform their greatest hits in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll wrap up with three dates at the O2 Academy Brixton. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 13, prices start at £39.50/£43.50 plus fees.

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BILLY JOEL

Billy Joel will play his only UK show of 2018 at Manchester’s Old Trafford Football Ground on June 16, prior to a previously confirmed date at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on June 23. Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on October 13, priced £40.00 plus fees.

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NIALL HORAN

The former One Direction member will play March shows in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Glasgow, London, Cardiff, Bournemouth and Brighton, following up the release of his solo debut album, ‘Flicker’, which is out on October 20. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 13, prices start at £35.00/£39.50 plus fees.

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X FACTOR LIVE

The stage version of the TV talent contest will return to arenas across the UK and Ireland in February and March, and for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner each night. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 13, prices start at £20.00 plus booking fees.

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Check Stereoboard’s event pages for a full list of latest of announcements.

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Top Tours This Week: The Vamps, Niall Horan, Foo Fighters, Macklemore, Gary Barlow, 30 Seconds To Mars, The Streets, Billy Joel, Bryan Ferry, X Factor Live, Seal and more…

In terms of this week’s tour news, spring is in the air! The Vamps, former One Direction member Niall Horan and Macklemore have all lined up their own tour dates for next spring, 30 Seconds To Mars will hit UK arenas in March and The Streets will return for their The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light Tour in April, playing their greatest hits, The X Factor has also confirmed its live tour will return to arenas across the UK and Ireland in February and March.  Plenty more to look at below.

The Vamps

The boyband will be joined by Jacob Sartorius and New Hope Club at shows in Sheffield, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Newcastle, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, London, Brighton, Nottingham, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester in April and May.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 11.
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Niall Horan

The former One Direction member, whose solo debut ‘Flicker’ is out on October 20, will play March shows in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Glasgow, London, Cardiff, Bournemouth and Brighton, with Julia Michaels set to open.
Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 13.
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Foo Fighters

The rock giants will play two nights at the London Stadium and another at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium in June, following up the release of their ‘Concrete and Gold’ LP.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Macklemore

The rapper will play shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin, London and Birmingham in April and May, following up the recent release of his latest album, ‘Gemini’.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 13.
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Gary Barlow

The Take That member, who is set to release his new book, A Better Me, next week, has lined up 34 dates across the UK and Ireland between April 16 and June 9.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 20.
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30 Seconds To Mars

The pop-rock trio, who recently returned with a new single, Walk on Water, will perform at arenas in Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, London and Birmingham during March.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 13.
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The Streets

Mike Skinner and his band will reform in April to perform their greatest hits in Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll finish up with two dates at the O2 Academy Brixton.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 13.
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Billy Joel

Billy Joel will play his only UK show of 2018 at Manchester’s Old Trafford Football Ground on June 16, prior to a previously confirmed date at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on June 23.
Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on October 13.
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Bryan Ferry

The former Roxy Music frontman play shows during April and into May, including stops in Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Belfast, Bristol, Oxford, Birmingham and London, where he’ll perform at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 13.
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X Factor Live

X Factor Live, the stage version of the TV talent contest, will return to arenas across the UK and Ireland in February and March, and for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner each night.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 13.
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Seal

The vocalist will support his new album, ‘Standards’, out on November 10, with shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gateshead, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham and London in February.
Tickets are on sale at 10am on October 20.
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Also announced this week, so far

The Rasmus, The National, Paradise Lost, Alestorm, Rex Orange County, Khalid, Dermot Kennedy, Poppy, Paul Young, Marti Pellow, Cults, Findlay, Jessarae, Sasha, Mr. Scruff, Gabrielle Aplin, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Jason Manford, Tim Vine, Beck, Dave, Disney On Ice Worlds Of Enchantment, Hue And Cry, Moose Blood, Deer Tick, Oliver Heldens, Sea Girls, Otherkin, Jen Cloher, Sextile, ho99o9, Don MacLean,  The Mavericks and many more.

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Green Day Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, Green Day have managed it, they’ve knocked festival favourites Biffy Clyro off the top spot and down to #6.  Completing the rest of the top five we have Olly MursFrankie ValliJustin Bieber and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

This week we welcome some new names to the chart, including Lucy SpragganThe Next StepJimmy Eat WorldMarvel Universe LiveShawn Mendes and Christine and the Queens, among others. The new blood has meant we’ve had to say goodbye to some acts, but we’ve still got some familiar faces who are holding firm in the top 20,  such as The CureCatfish and the BottlemenTwenty One Pilots and Dave Chappelle.

We’ve had a big re-jig this week, so it’s anyone’s guess as to what next week’s chart will look like, especially considering there are tickets going on sale for Elton JohnKorn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit), Bon IverThe Pretty Reckless and Taking Back Sunday.  Check back in with us to see if any of them manage to steal the #1 spot from the punk trio.

1. Green Day
2. Olly Murs
3. Frankie Valli
4. Justin Bieber
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Biffy Clyro
7. Lucy Spraggan
8. Twenty One Pilots
9. The Next Step
10. The Cure
11. Jimmy Eat World
12. The Courteeners
13. Marvel Universe Live
14. Dave Chappelle
15. Billy Joel
16. Shawn Mendes
17. David Gilmour
18. Catfish and the Bottlemen
19. Christine and the Queens
20. Status Quo

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Elton John

2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)

3. Bon Iver

4. The Pretty Reckless

5. Taking Back Sunday

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Reading Festival Reaches #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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With the event only two weeks away Reading Festival has topped Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by V Festival, which will take place next week. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Avenged Sevenfold, have dropped to #7 and Justin Bieber is a non-mover in fourth place.

Death Grips have done well to enter the chart at #8, while below them are Pixies, having fallen from #6 last week. Beyonce is also on her way down the chart, coming in at #15, as is Jamie T, who now holds the penultimate position.

On sale in the next week are some seriously big name shows. You’ve got Super Furry AnimalsThe Flaming Lips, SkeptaSuicide Silence and Sean Paul, among many, many others. Come back and see us next week to see if Reading Festival will continue its reign at the top of the chart.

1. Reading Festival
2. V Festival
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)
4. Justin Bieber
5. The Libertines
6. Rod Stewart
7. Avenged Sevenfold
8. Death Grips
9. Pixies
10. The Cure
11. Bryan Adams
12. Simply Red
13. Billy Connolly
14. Adele
15. Beyonce
16. Louis CK
17. South West Four
18. Travis Scott
19. Jamie T
20. Billy Joel

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Super Furry Animals

2. The Flaming Lips

3. Skepta

4. Suicide Silence

5. Sean Paul

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Beyonce Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Queen Bey has done it, having kicked off the UK leg of her ‘Formation’ tour this week, she’s back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by ColdplayRihannaStevie Wonder and Lionel Richie, who make up the rest of the top five. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Black Sabbath, have come in at #10.

New to the chart this week is Professor Brian Cox, who has entered at a modest 13th position. However, he is still above Elton John who has slipped from #14 to #18 and Jeff Lynnes ELO who have re-entered the top 20, just, at #19. Simply Red are also only just clinging on, having dropped from #9 to #20.

Over the next week tickets will go on sale for Fifth HarmonyDavid GilmourWhite LiesJason Donovan and The Janoskians, among many more. Come back and see us next week to see if Queen Bey has been bumped from the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Coldplay
3. Rihanna
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Lionel Richie
6. Jess Glynne
7. Rod Stewart
8. Justin Bieber
9. Madness
10. Black Sabbath
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Professor Brian Cox
14. The Cure
15. Stereophonics
16. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
17. Billy Joel
18. Elton John
19. Jeff Lynnes ELO
20. Simply Red

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Fifth Harmony

2. David Gilmour

3. White Lies

4. Jason Donovan

5. The Janoskians

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Bryson Tiller Returns To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, there’s been a lot of yo-yoing happening at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart lately. Adele‘s #1, then Bryson Tiller is, then Adele‘s back on top and this week Bryson Tiller returns to the top spot, relegating Adele to #2 .

We’ve said goodbye to a few acts this week, but welcomed in some new blood, in the form of Madness, James Bay, Massive Attack, Milburn, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie and Rihanna, who surprised dropped her new album last week.

We got a few blasts from the past going on sale over the next week, including BustedThe CorrsTom Jones and Anastacia. In fact the only odd one out is newcomer Shawn Mendes, who put out his debut album late last year.

 

1. Bryson Tiller
2. Adele
3. AC/DC
4. Justin Bieber
5. Hozier
6. Coldplay
7. Madness
8. James Bay
9. Brian Wilson
10. Massive Attack
11. The 1975
12. Strictly Come Dancing
13. The Human League
14. Dynamo
15. Milburn
16. Little Mix
17. Billy Joel
18. Rihanna
19. Lionel Richie
20. Rod Stewart

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Busted

2. The Corrs

3. Tom Jones

4. Shawn Mendes

5. Anastacia

 

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Bryson Tiller Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Cart

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Kentucky hip hop artist Bryson Tiller has done what many believe to be impossible, he’s bumped Adele off the #1 spot and reached the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.  Following closely behind Adele  is Kevin Hart who’s climbed three places to get to #3, knocking AC/DC down to #4.

Entering the chart this week, above Justin Bieber and Coldplay, with a top 5 position is Ocean Colour Scene. Also new to the top 20 are William SingeBRIT Awards and WWE, among others. However, as we wave hello to the new chart entries we must bid adieu to the old. So, this week we say goodbye to Bring Me The HorizonFutureTwenty One PilotsStrictly Come DancingMassive AttackJeff Lynnes ELOBilly JoelLionel RichieDynamo and Stereophonics.

Over the course of the next week we have a whole lot of tickets for some huge shows going on sale, including Jamie LawsonKaiser ChiefsWeezerWolfmother and Tinie Tempah. Reckon any of them can steal the chart’s top spot? Check back next week to find out.

1. Bryson Tiller
2. Adele
3. Kevin Hart
4. AC/DC
5. Ocean Colour Scene
6. Justin Bieber
7. Coldplay
8. BRIT Awards
9. Little Mix
10.Bryan Adams
11. David Gilmour
12. The Libertines
13. Hozier
14. Disney On Ice
15. Rod Stewart
16. The 1975
17. Billy Connolly
18. William Singe
19. WWE
20. Muse

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Jamie Lawson

2. Kaiser Chiefs

3. Weezer

4. Wolfmother

5. Tinie Tempah

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Adele Back At The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, it seems Justin Bieber‘s stint at #1 was short lived as he’s been bumped to #2 by Adele. Holding firm in the same positions as last week are AC/DC and Coldplay, but leaving the top 10, and chart completely, are Rod StewartMariah Carey and Neil Young.

Meanwhile, making a chart comeback is comedian Kevin Hart, who re-enters at #6, and Hozier who has made an impressive leap from #19 last week to #8 this week. Bring Me The Horizon have also done well getting into the top 10 in their first week on the chart.

In the next week we have a mixed back of tickets going on sale, including TriviumZZ TopHans ZimmerPublic Image Ltd and The Proclaimers. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have managed to break into the top 20.

1. Adele
2. Justin Bieber
3. AC/DC
4. Coldplay
5. Disney On Ice
6. Kevin Hart
7. Little Mix
8. Hozier
9. Bring Me The Horizon
10. Bryan Adams
11. Future
12. Twenty One Pilots
13. Strictly Come Dancing
14. Massive Attack
15. Jeff Lynnes ELO
16. Billy Connolly
17. Billy Joel
18. Lionel Richie
19. Dynamo
20. Stereophonics

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Trivium

2. ZZ Top

3. Hans Zimmer

4. Public Image Ltd

5. The Proclaimers

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Justin Bieber Steals #1 Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, he may not have reached Christmas #1 but Justin Bieber can sleep soundly knowing he’s topped Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for the last week of 2015. Closely followed by Adele and previous chart kings AC/DC.

Keeping top 10 positions for another week are ColdplayRod Stewart and Lionel Richie. Meanwhile, new to the top half of the chart are Mariah CareyNeil Young and Strictly Come Dancing.

Although only just in the top 20, making a comeback are HozierThe Corrs and Rihanna, with Jeff Lynnes ELO holding steady at #13 and Dynamo dropping only one place since our last instalment.

For the first week of the new year we’ve got some big names going on sale, including Bring Me The HorizonNellyGov’t MuleFloyd Mayweather Jr and The Burning Crows. Check back next week to see if they can make it into the top 20.

1. Justin Bieber
2. Adele
3. AC/DC
4. Coldplay
5. Rod Stewart
6. Mariah Carey
7. Neil Young
8. Lionel Richie
9. Strictly Come Dancing
10. Disney On Ice
11. Bryan Adams
12. Rihanna
13. Jeff Lynnes ELO
14. Kygo
15. Little Mix
16. Billy Joel
17. Elton John
18. Dynamo
19. Hozier
20. The Corrs

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Bring Me The Horizon

2. Nelly

3. Gov’t Mule

4. Floyd Mayweather Jr

5. The Burning Crows

 

 

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