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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On July 13, 1991 Bryan Adams hit #1 on the UK singles chart with (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, which featured on the soundtrack for one of our editor’s favourite Kevin Costner films, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. It stayed at the top of the chart for a whopping 16 weeks!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Bryan Adams And Ryan Adams!

On November 5, 1959 Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams was born. On the same day in 1975 American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Foo Fighters, Bryan Adams, Bruno Mars, British Summer Time Hyde Park, Gary Barlow, Seal, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott

FOO FIGHTERS

The rock giants will play two shows at the London Stadium and another at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium in June, following up the recent release of their ‘Concrete and Gold’ LP. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 20, prices start at £39.50 plus fees.

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BRYAN ADAMS

The Canadian pop-rocker will support his upcoming album, ‘Ultimate’, with shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and London, where he’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley and the O2, in May. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20, priced £37.50/£39.50 plus booking fees.

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BRUNO MARS

Bruno Mars will top the bill at London’s Hyde Park on July 14 as part of the British Summer Time series, with Khalid set to open. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 20, priced £65.95 plus fees.

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GARY BARLOW

The Take That member, who released his new book, A Better Me, this week, has lined up over 30 dates across the UK and Ireland between April 16 and June 9. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 20, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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SEAL

The vocalist, who is set to release ‘Standards’ on November 10, will call in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gateshead, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham and London in February. Tickets are on sale at 10am on October 20, priced from £32.50 plus booking fees.

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PAUL HEATON AND JACQUI ABBOTT

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, who kick off a tour of the UK and Ireland later this week, have confirmed Forest Live shows at Delamere Forest, Thetford Forest, Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Sherwood Pines, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase in June. Billy Bragg is set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20, priced £33.50 plus 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: Bruno Mars, Bryan Adams, Foo Fighters, Gary Barlow, Seal, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott, Levellers, Walk The Moon, Tonight Alive and more…

In addition to announcements by Foo Fighters, Gary Barlow and Seal last week, we have more big ticket news to reveal. Bruno Mars has been announced as the second headliner of the British Summer Time series at Hyde Park in London, Bryan Adams is set to return to the UK in the spring, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced shows as part of Forest Live, Levellers will support a new acoustic record with unplugged dates in February and March, Walk The Moon have announced plans to tour the UK in April and Tonight Alive have announced they will accompany their new LP, ‘Underworld’, with a UK tour in March. Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s tour news below:

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars will top the bill at London’s Hyde Park on July 14 as part of the British Summer Time series, with Khalid set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Bryan Adams

The Canadian pop-rocker will support his new album ‘Ultimate’ with shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and London, where he’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley and the O2, in May.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20.
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Foo Fighters

The rock giants will play two shows 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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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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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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Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, who kick off a tour of the UK and Ireland later this week, have announced Forest Live shows at Delamere Forest, Thetford Forest, Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Sherwood Pines, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase in June. Billy Bragg is set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Levellers

The band will accompany the release of their unplugged LP, ‘We The Collective’, with February shows in Wrexham, Preston, Buxton, Cheltenham, Yeovil, York, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Basingstoke, Cambridge, Leicester, Bexhill On Sea, Winchester and London, where they’ll play the Roundhouse. Support comes from Ginger Wildheart on all dates except London.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20.
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Walk The Moon

The Cincinnati pop-rock quartet will return at the start of April for shows at the O2 Ritz in Manchester, Stylus in Leeds, Birmingham’s O2 Institute, O2 Academy Bristol, Norwich’s Waterfront Theatre, Glasgow’s O2 ABC and the O2 Forum in London.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 20, prices start at £18.00/£21.00 plus booking fees.
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Tonight Alive

Tonight Alive will tour the UK in March next year, following up the release of their new album, ‘Underworld’, which arrives on January 12 through Hopeless Records.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 20.
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Also announced this week, so far

Cliff Richard, Khalid, James and Ola, Nathan Carter, Bon Iver, Majid Jordan, Tom Chaplin, Nick Hayward, The Dunwells, The Wytches, Calexico, The Hunna, Amanda Palmer, Elder Island, The Pale White, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Turbowolf, Willie J Healey, As It Is, Sofi Tukker, Idlewild, Country to Country, Grumpy Old Women, Jocelyn Brown, Samantha Fish, Blind Pilot, The Magic Gang, Colter Wall, Belly, Spring King, High Tyde, Hannah Trigwell, Gengahr, Ella Mai, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Pale Seas, 36 Crazyfists and more.

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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On July 13, 1991 Bryan Adams hit #1 on the UK singles chart with (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, which featured on the soundtrack for one of our editor’s favourite Kevin Costner films, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. It stayed at the top of the chart for a whopping 16 weeks!

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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part Three

So, the big day is only two sleeps away and our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart is in full swing. We’ve been working our way from the bottom up, counting through 10 a day, until we reach the top and crown the successor to Adele, who took the crown in 2015. Make sure to check back tomorrow to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1. If you missed them, make sure to check out Parts One and Two.

 

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Adele Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Stereoboard Hot Ticket Chart: November 28 – December 11

We had a few glitches last week so weren’t able to bring you the chart on time. But we’ve doubled up so you can rest easy because you haven’t missed a thing.

Having announced The Finale shows at London’s Wembley Stadium Adele has found herself back at #1 on the chart. Following closely behind are Guns N RosesOlly MursPaul Weller and  Micky Flanagan.

Meanwhile, the last chart’s top spot holder, Bruno Mars, has dropped to #7, Bryan Adams has entered the chart in an impressive sixth position, Little Mix are up four places, Strictly Come Dancing are down four and we’ve got a bunch of new names joining us, including Emeli SandeRicky GervaisKISS and Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow.

In the lead up to Christmas there are a lot of big shows for the new year going on sale, including Justin Bieber, Bob Dylan, Tom PettyAlice Cooper and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to dethrone the chart queen.

1. Adele
2. Guns N Roses
3. Olly Murs
4. Paul Weller
5. Micky Flanagan
6. Bryan Adams
7. Bruno Mars
8. Coldplay
9. Robbie Williams
10. Ricky Gervais
11.Emeli Sande
12. The Weeknd
13. Little Mix
14. KISS
15. Still Game
16. Drake
17. Phil Collins
18. Strictly Come Dancing
19. Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow
20. Jack Whitehall

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

1. Justin Bieber

2. Bob Dylan

3. Tom Petty

4. Alice Cooper

5. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Paul Weller, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Deacon Blue, Bryan Adams And Pretenders

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PAUL WELLER

In addition to his previously announced Teenage Cancer Trust show at the Royal Albert Hall on March 31, the former Jam frontman will call in Bristol, Northampton, Leicester, Doncaster, York, Blackburn, Liverpool, Watford, Folkestone and Reading between April 1 and 13. Tickets are on pre-sale at 10am on December 8, 24 hours ahead of general sale, prices start at £39.00 plus fees.

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RAG ‘N’ BONE MAN

Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, aka Rory Graham, will embark on a UK tour following the release of his debut album, ‘Human’, out on February 10 through Columbia/Best Laid Plans. Stops include Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham, along with two nights at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, between April 18 and 24. Tickets for the Bristol and London shows are on pre-sale at 9am on December 8, 24 hours ahead of general sale, priced £14.00/£18.00 plus fees.

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DEACON BLUE

Deacon Blue will headline next year’s Montrose Music Festival on May 26, with the Beach Boys set to bring the festival’s 10th anniversary celebrations to an end the following day. Tickets are for Deacon Blue’s performance are on pre-sale at 9am on December 8,  24 hours ahead of general sale, priced £35.00 plus fees.

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BRYAN ADAMS

Bryan Adams has added a show at Bught Park in Inverness on July 16 to his summer tour plans. Tickets are on pre-sale at 9am on December 8, ahead of general sale the following day, priced £49.00 plus fees.

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PRETENDERS

Chrissie Hynde and band will call in Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Cardiff, Cambridge, London, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Portsmouth, Birmingham, Liverpool and Oxford, between September 30 and October 18, following their spring date at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Tickets for all shows except Portsmouth are on pre-sale now, ahead of general sale at 10am on December 9, priced £35.00 plus fees.

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Check back for further details on pre-sale tickets and offers as and when we receive them.

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