This Week’s Top Tickets: Aerosmith, The Eagles, Crowded House, Queen And Adam Lambert, Il Divo, Brockhampton, Greenwich Music Time Feat. Lewis Capaldi, McFly, Ms Lauryn Hill, Mrs Brown’s Boys and more

Aerosmith

The Boston rockers will celebrate their 50th anniversary with performances at London’s O2 Arena on July 15 and Manchester Arena on July 18. The brace of shows are part of a wider summer European tour, with tickets on general sale at 9am local time on December 13.

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The Eagles


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The Eagles will bring their Hotel California Tour to London’s Wembley Stadium next summer, performing the iconic 1976 album in full followed by a greatest hits set on August 29 and 30. The shows will mark the band’s only European concerts of 2020. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 14.

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Crowded House

Crowded House will reunite for their first European tour in more than 10 years, calling in Cardiff, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cork, Dublin, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Roundhouse, between June 16 and July 5. The tour also heads to Berlin, Cologne, Zeeland, Landgraaf, where they’ll play Pinkpop Festival, and Werchter, where they’ll perform at TW Classic festival. Tickets go on sale on December 13, at 9am local time for the UK dates and 10am local time for the European shows. Tickets for the previously announced Irish dates are already on sale.

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Queen And Adam Lambert

Queen and Adam Lambert have added five extra London dates to the UK leg of The Rhapsody Tour next summer. In addition to their five previously announced shows at the O2 Arena, original members Brian May and Roger Taylor, plus longtime frontman Lambert, will also perform at the Greenwich venue on June 8, 17, 18, 20 and 21. Tickets are on sale now.

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Il Divo

The vocal group will bring their Christmas With Il Divo Tour to Southend, Bath, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Harrogate, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Hull, Brighton, Bournemouth, and London, where they’ll perform a huge show at the SSE Arena Wembley on December 12, 2020. Tickets are on sale now.

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Brockhampton

As part of their spring European tour, the rap troupe have lined up shows in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Academy Brixton on May 19. Tickets go on sale at 10am on December 13.

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Greenwich Music Time Feat. Lewis Capaldi, McFly, Ms Lauryn Hill

Lewis Capaldi, McFly and Ms. Lauryn Hill have been confirmed for next summer’s Greenwich Music Time at London’s Old Royal Naval College on July 9, 10 and 11, respectively. Sarah Brightman will also perform on July 6, and Lea Salonga and John Barrowman will co-headline on July 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 13. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Mrs Brown’s Boys

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Live Show Encore Tour will take over UK arenas in summer 2020. Tickets are on sale now.

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Also announced this week:

Slipknot, Knotfest UK, the Who, IAMDDB, M Huncho, the Orb, New Hope Club, the Overtones, Longitude feat. Kendrick Lamar, Tyler the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher, Fletcher, Go West, Paul Young, Madness, Amy Wadge, James Arthur, Beverley Knight, Thundercat, Lee Brice, Feeder, Lovebox feat. Khalid, Disclosure and Tyler the Creator, Rudimental, Ezra Furman, Tom Clarke, Chuck Ragan, Ellie Taylor, Dermot Kennedy, Bryan Ferry, Clutch, Boomtown Rats, John Bishop, Jonathan Pie, Nathaniel Rateliff, Pete Tong and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Brockhampton And Sheer Mag

It may be hard to believe but this week isn’t all about Swifty’s new album. Tongues are also wagging about Brockhampton’s ‘Ginger’ and Sheer Mag’s ‘A Distant Call’, both highly anticipated releases.

You’ve also got plenty more to choose from below, including a surprise EP from Missy Elliott and new records from Jay Som and Knocked Loose, to name a few.

Bristol To Memory – ‘Wake Up’ (Wiretap Records)

Brockhampton – ‘Ginger’ (Question Everything/RCA Records)

CRX – ‘Peek’ (Headless)

The Dead Daisies – ‘Locked And Loaded’ (Spitfire/SPV)

Elvis Presley – ‘American Sound 1969’ (RCA/Legacy)

Eva Bartok – ‘Eva Bartok’ EP (Eva Bartok)

Headie One – ‘Music X Road’ (Relentless)

Jay Som – ‘Anak Ko’ (Lucky Number)

Joyero – ‘Release The Dogs’ (Merge)

Knocked Loose – ‘A Different Shad Of Blue’ (Pure Noise)

Lina Tullgren – ‘Free Cell’ (Captured Tracks)

Midland – ‘Let It Roll’ (Big Machine)

Missy Elliott – ‘Iconology’ EP (Goldmind/Atlantic)

The Night Cafe – ‘0151’ (TNC Recordings)

Noah Gundersen – ‘Lover’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Raphael Saadiq – ‘Jimmy Lee’ (Columbia)

Robert Randolph and the Family Band – ‘Brighter Days’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Sacred Reich – ‘Awakening’ (Metal Blade)

Sheer Mag – ‘A Distant Call’ (Sheer Mag)

Taylor Swift – ‘Lover’ (Taylor Swift)

Twin Atlantic – ‘Live from the World Famous Barrowlands Ballroom’ EP (Red Bull Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Eminem, N.E.R.D And Charli XCX

There’s 10 more sleeps until Christmas, but for many it’s come early as we’ve been treated to a new Eminem album, his first since ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ in 2013. There’s also a new mixtape from Charli XCX with a rather impressive guestlist and N.E.R.D have followed up 2010’s ‘Nothing’.

If none of that tickles your fancy then head below for the rest of the week’s releases.

Asking Alexandria – ‘Asking Alexandria’ (Sumerian)

Boosie BadAzz – ‘BooPac’ (Atlantic)

Brockhampton – ‘Saturation III’ (Question Everything Inc/Empire)

Charli XCX – ‘Pop 2’ (mixtape) (Atlantic)

Eminem – ‘Revival’ (Polydor)

G-Eazy – ‘The Beautiful & Damned’ (RCA)

The Go Ahead – ‘In Harms Way’ (EP) (The Go Ahead)

Jeezy – ‘Pressure’ (Universal)

John Williams – ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ (OST) (Walt Disney Records)

Lala Hathaway -‘Honestly’ (Caroline)

Lemuria – ‘Recreational Hate’ (Turbo Worldwide)

Linkin Park – ‘One More Light – Live’ (Warner Bros)

N.E.R.D – ‘No-One Ever Really Dies’ (Columbia)

Reggie’N’Bollie – ‘Uncommon Problems’ (F.R.O.D)

Sir Rosevelt – ‘Sir Rosevelt’ (Elektra Records)

Temples – ‘Toe Rag Session’ (EP) (Heavenly Recordings)

Various Artists – ‘Bright: The Album’ (Atlantic)

Various Artists – ‘The Shape Of Water’ (OST)(Decca (UMO) Classics)

**Things are a bit quiet in terms of releases over the next few weeks so we’ll see you in the new year. Have a good Christmas everyone!**

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