The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Arctic Monkeys, Ben Howard, Kings Of Leon, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Culture Club, Kylie, André Rieu and more…

ARCTIC MONKEYS

Arctic Monkeys have lined up arena shows across the UK and Ireland during September, following the May 11 release of their new LP, ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ and a summer date at Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 13, priced £39.50 plus fees (Photo: Zackary Michael).

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BEN HOWARD

Ben Howard will perform two nights at the O2 Eventim Apollo in London before heading to Edinburgh Playhouse, Manchester’s Albert Hall and the Eden Project in Cornwall, following the release of his new album, ‘Noonday Dream’, which arrives on June 1. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 13 (5pm for the Eden Sessions), priced £30.00/£35.00/£40.00 plus fees.

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KINGS OF LEON

Kings of Leon will perform at this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 22, with support from the Wombats. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 13.

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CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN

Catfish and the Bottlemen will be joined by Twin Atlantic, DMA’s, Peace and Neon Waltz for a performance as part of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 25. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 13.

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CULTURE CLUB

Culture Club, comprising Boy George, Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and Jon Moss, will bring The Life Tour to arenas in Nottingham, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Brighton, London, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Hull, Glasgow and Leeds between November 9 and 23. Support will come from Belinda Carlisle and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 13, priced £47.50/£49.50 plus fees.

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KYLIE

Kylie Minogue will now play a third date at London’s O2 Arena on September 28, with tickets on sale at 10am on April 13 , priced £55.00 plus booking fees.

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ANDRÉ RIEU

The Dutch violinist will be accompanied by his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra at the SSE Arena Belfast, Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Wembley in London, Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Manchester Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena in December. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 13.

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Also announced this week

Little Steven And The Disciples of Soul, 50 Cent, Leon Bridges, Superorganism, Los Campesinos!, Body Count, Jonathan Davis, Killing Joke, Zach Said, CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, Greenwich Music Time, Nothing Nowhere, August Burns Red, Greta Van Fleet, Barry Manilow, Tash Sultana, Judas, Bad Bunny, Naomi Scott, Michael Schenker, L7, Ded, April Towers, Jess Glynne, the Vamps, Brian Wilson, Boyzone, Hollie Cook, Aurora, Bas, the Black Angels, Ladytron, New Hope Club, Madness, Walter Trout, Jonathan Wilson, King Tuff, 65daysofstatic, Pussy Riot, Thrice, DZ Deathrays, Kris Barras Band, Jenny Hval, John Garcia, Blancmange, LUMP, La Luz and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: The Cure, Courteeners, Kasabian, Bastille, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Jack Johnson and more…

THE CURE

The Cure will celebrate their 40th anniversary by headlining British Summer Time at Hyde Park in London on July 7, in what will be their only European show of the year. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 15, with Interpol, Goldfrapp, Editors, Ride, Slowdive and the Twilight Sad set to provide support.

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COURTEENERS

The Manchester band will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut LP, ‘St. Jude’, with a huge hometown show at Manchester Arena on April 7, following a performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London on March 23 as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 15.

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KASABIAN

Kasabian will perform at Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk, on June 10, as part of the Forest Live series, following a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London on March 23 as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 15.

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BASTILLE

Bastille will take ReOrchestrated on the road in 2018, calling in Manchester, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield and London, where they will play the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 15.

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CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN

Catfish and the Bottlemen have announced outdoor summer shows at Spillers Wharf in Newcastle on May 25 as part of This Is Tomorrow, before heading to Cardiff Castle on July 29. Tickets are on sale at 10am on December 15.

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JACK JOHNSON

Jack Johnson, who put out ‘All The Live Above It Too’ earlier this year, will play the Eventim Apollo in London on July 6, following his appearance in Cornwall for the Eden Sessions. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 15.

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Also announced this week

Simple Minds, Pretenders, Tears For Fears, Pete Tong, Queen Extravaganza, Noel Fitzpatrick the Supervet, The Script, Kodaline, Craig David, Aston Merrygold, Dappy, Astroid Boys, Billy Idol, Reef, Terrorvision, The Wildhearts, King Crimson, Mary Spendor, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Sweats, Willy Mason, Gang of Youths, The Bronx, Dionne Warwick, Goat Girl, The Americans, Man With A Mission, Susanne Sundfør, Spoon, Haux, Butcher Babies, Tigers Jaw, Alfie Boe, Montero, Fatboy Slim, Lucy Dacus, Turnover, Belle And Sebastian, Evil Scarecrow, The Academic, Dream State, Dinosaur Jr, Nigel Kennedy, Beck, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bully, Alanis Morissette and more!

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Metallica At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For March

Thrash legends Metallica have hit #1 on March’s Hot Ticket Chart, bumping Ed Sheeran into second place. Following closely behind are Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, Eminem, who will headline Reading and Leeds and perform as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park in August, and Little Mix, who will kick off their Summer Shout Out tour at the end of May and head out on their Glory Days arena run in September, October and November.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Ricky GervaisWireless FestivalEddie VedderThe xx and Elbow. Come back and see us next month to check if they’ve been able to cling on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye and welcoming some new blood.

1. Metallica
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Steps
4. Eminem
5. Little Mix
6. Jamiroquai
7. Bruno Mars
8. V Festival
9. Stormzy
10. Guns N’Roses
11. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12. Kasabian
13. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
14. U2
15. The Weeknd
16. Micky Flanagan
17. Iron Maiden
18. Catfish And The Bottlemen
19. HIM
20. Lady Antebellum
21. Drake
22. Olly Murs
23. Phil Collins
24. The Next Step
25. Happy Mondays
26. Gorillaz
27. J. Cole
28. Tom Jones
29. Coldplay
30. Hanson
31. Robbie Williams
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. James Arthur
34. Tory Lanez
35. Nashville In Concert
36. Ricky Gervais
37. Wireless Festival
38. Eddie Vedder
39. The xx
40. Elbow

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Queen + Adam Lambert

2. Paramore

3. Tori Amos

4. Royal Blood

5. Gary Numan

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: John Legend, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Ryan Adams, The Darkness, Prophets Of Rage And Erykah Badu

JOHN LEGEND

John Legend has announced a UK arena tour in support of his recent album, ‘Darkness And Light’, which was released last winter, with stops planned in Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff and Birmingham during September. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00/£50.00 plus fees.

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CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN

The indie quartet, who out out ‘The Ride’ last spring, will perform at arenas in Cardiff and Liverpool on June 9 and 30 respectively before heading to Sheffield, where they’ll pitch up at the Don Valley Bowl in mid July. Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 31, priced £20.75/£22.00/£25.00 plus fees.

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RYAN ADAMS

The American singer-songwriter will return late in the summer for a headline set at Green Man followed by a tour of the UK and Ireland, including extra September stops in Bournemouth and Cambridge. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £33.00 plus fees.

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THE DARKNESS

The Darkness will return to the road in November following the September release of the band’s fifth album, including stops in Southampton, Manchester, Blackburn, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Stoke, Nottingham, Norwich, Guildford, Margate, Southend, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Cardiff and Bristol. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced from £27.50/£29.50 plus fees.

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PROPHETS OF RAGE

Prophets of Rage will play London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 13 following their set at Download festival. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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ERYKAH BADU

Erykah Badu will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her debut album, ‘Baduizm’, with show at London’s Eventim Apollo on July 6. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £46.25 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week!!

John Legend

John Legend has announced a UK arena tour in support of his recent LP, ‘Darkness And Light’, with stops planned in Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff and Birmingham during September.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00/£50.00 plus fees.


Catfish And The Bottlemen

The indie quartet will play arena dates in Cardiff and Liverpool on June 9 and 30 before heading to Sheffield on July 14, where they’ll perform at the Don Valley Bowl.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 31, priced £20.75/£22.00/£25.00 plus fees.


Ryan Adams

The American singer-songwriter, who recently put out ‘Prisoner’, will return late in the summer for a headline set at Green Man followed by a tour of the UK and Ireland, including extra September stops in Bournemouth and Cambridge.
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Tickets on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £33.00 plus fees.


Prophets Of Rage

Prophets of Rage will head to the O2 Academy Brixton on June 13 alongside their set at Download festival.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00 plus fees.


The Darkness

The Darkness will follow the September release of their fifth album with shows in Southampton, Manchester, Blackburn, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Stoke, Nottingham, Norwich, Guildford, Margate, Southend, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Cardiff and Bristol.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced from £27.50/£29.50 plus fees.


Sparks

Sparks will support their upcoming new record with the Hippopotamus tour, the UK leg of which will include stops in Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London in September.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £24.00/£29.00 plus fees.


Kate Nash

Kate Nash will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, ‘Made of Bricks’, with a UK tour in August.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on March 31, priced £18.00/£20.00 plus fees.


Bristol Sounds feat. Bonobo, Manic Street Preachers, Craig David and Haçienda Classical

Bonobo, Manic Street Preachers, Craig David and Haçienda Classical, featuring New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook as a guest collaborator, will perform at Lloyds Amphitheatre between June 21 and 24.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £30.00/£35.00/£37.50 plus fees.


Cage The Elephant

The band will call in Nottingham and Cardiff during June, amid their European festival run.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £30.00/£21.00 plus fees.


Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Rodrigo Y Gabriela will play London’s Roundhouse on June 27 before additional headline dates and festival sets across Europe, returning to play Manchester’s Albert Hall on July 14.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £25.00/£29.50 plus fees.


Gogol Bordello

Gogol Bordello will call at Cardiff’s Tramshed, the O2 Academy Bristol, Leeds Beckett University Students Union and Brighton Dome between July 3 and 6, following their date supporting Green Day at London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series on July 1. The band also perform at this year’s Eden Festival in Scotland in June.
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Tickets for their tour are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £22.00/£22.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Lady Gaga, Erykah Badu, Aquilo, Art Garfunkel, Albert Hammond, The Avalanches, ABC, Aviv Geffen, Pet Shop Boys, Beth Ditto, Emeli Sandé, Becky Hill, Sigrid, Jess Glynne, Tom Jones, Striking Matches, Seether, Minus The Bear, Muncie Girls, Eric Gales, Nik Kershaw, Whitney, Tom Mcrae, Walking On Cars, Slowdive, Wet Wet Wet, KC And The Sunshine Band, The Lemon Twigs, The Black Angels, Too Many Zooz, Billy Bragg, Evan Dando, Babeheaven, House Of Pain, Paul Carrack, Charlotte OC, Thea Gilmore, The Living End, Dragonforce, The Flaming Lips, Julie Byrne and more!

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part Two

As Christmas Day edges even closer our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart is well underway. 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 top spot in 2015. Make sure to check back throughout the week to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1. If you missed it, you can check out Part One here.

31. Jess Glynne
32. Black Sabbath
33. Kasabian
34. Catfish and the Bottlemen
35. Shawn Mendes
36. Kings of Leon
37. V Festival
38. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
39. Simply Red
40. The 1975

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James Arthur Jumps To #1 On Stereboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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James Arthur has beaten off some stiff competition to get to #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart this week. Following closely behind him are RadioheadThe WeekndPhil Collins and Take That. That’s some impressive company to be in!

The entry of so many new faces to the chart has meant a bit of a re-jig. Ariana Grande has been bumped from #2 to #8 and Justin Bieber has fallen six places.  But things are looking up for Coldplay, who are up four places, and Little Mix have done well to only move down one spot.

The big name tours have continued to come through thick and fast this week. There are tickets going on sale for Robbie WilliamsBlink 182Cliff RichardBlossoms and James Bay, among many, many others.  Check in with us next week to see if any have been able to steal the top spot from the 2012 X Factor winner.

1. James Arthur
2. Radiohead
3. The Weeknd
4. Phil Collins
5. Take That
6. Coldplay
7. Little Mix
8. Drake
9. Ariana Grande
10. Justin Bieber
11. Catfish and the Bottlemen
12. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
13. Rod Stewart
14. Depeche Mode
15. Kings Of Leon
16. Shawn Mendes
17. Billy Connolly
18. Anastacia
19. Disney On Ice
20. The Cure

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1. Robbie Williams

2. Blink 182

3. Cliff Richard

4. Blossoms

5. James Bay

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Phil Collins Hits #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So it seems Drake‘s time at the top was short lived as this week Phil Collins is at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. He’s followed closely by Kings Of LeonLittle MixJustin Bieber and Peter Kay (Dance For Life).

Coldplay have left the top five this week and slid down to #9,  while Green Day and Kylie are both down six spots from last week. But it’s not all doom and gloom! The Chainsmokers are up four places and Catfish and the Bottlemen one.

This week the run of huge announcements continues, with Take ThatAriana GrandeDeftonesEllie Goulding and Tegan and Sara all confirming UK shows. Check back in with us next week to see if any are able to steal the top spot from Phil.

1. Phil Collins
2. Kings Of Leon
3. Little Mix
4. Justin Bieber
5. Peter Kay (Dance For Life)
6. Drake
7. Catherine Tate
8. Depeche Mode
9. Coldplay
10. Hacienda Classical
11. The Chainsmokers
12. The Courteeners
13. Donny Osmond
14. Still Game
15. Shawn Mendes
16. Catfish and the Bottlemen
17. James Arthur
18. Kylie
19. Green Day
20. Jack Whitehall

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

1. Take That

2. Ariana Grande

3. Deftones

4. Ellie Goulding

5. Tegan and Sara

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Drake Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Drake is dominating the chart this week and has knocked Coldplay off the #1 spot and down to #4, while Justin Bieber has moved into second place, Depeche Mode third and James Arthur fifth.

Busted and Robbie Williams have done well to enter the chart at #6 and #8, respectively. While Iron Maiden have dropped eight places since last week and Good Mourning Mrs Brown a whopping 12! But it’s not been too bad for some, with Green Day rising six places and The Cure and Chance The Rapper returning to the chart.

The last few weeks we’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of big names announcing shows, and this week is no exception! In 2017 Phil Collins will play five nights at the Royal Albert Hall, Kings Of Leon will hit UK arenas, Peter Kay will again take his ‘Dance For Life’ tour on the road in aid of Cancer Research UK,  All Time Low will return for a spring UK & Ireland tour, and Little Mix will head out on an autumn 2017 arena tour.

Come back and see us next week to see if any can knock Drake off the #1 spot.

1. Drake
2. Justin Bieber
3. Depeche Mode
4. Coldplay
5. James Arthur
6. Busted
7. Still Game
8. Robbie Williams
9. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
10. Tory Lanez
11. Sum 41
12. Kylie
13. Green Day
14. Red Hot Chili Peppers
15. The Chainsmokers
16. Iron Maiden
17. Catfish and the Bottlemen
18. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
19. The Cure
20. Chance The Rapper

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

1. Phil Collins

2. Kings Of Leon

3. Peter Kay

4. Little Mix

5. All Time Low

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Coldplay Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Coldplay have knocked The Stone Roses off the top spot and down to #13.  While Still Game has entered the chart in second place, followed closely but the three Bs, Bros, Bieber and Bishop.

This week isn’t going so well for previous top spot holders though. Green Day, who last week were at #9, have fallen 10 places and Eric Clapton is down two. However, making a comeback we have Bon Iver, who has risen from last place to #14 this week.

If you thought last week was a tad ridiculous with how many big names announced tours, then this week will really blow your mind! Depeche Mode have announced a new album and tour and Drake is coming to the UK, as are Kings Of Leon.  Busted have also lined up a UK and Ireland trek, while Kylie is set to return to the Royal Albert Hall for two Christmas shows. Check back in with us next week to see if any have managed to steal the top spot.

1. Coldplay
2. Still Game
3. Bros
4. Justin Bieber
5. John Bishop
6. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
7. Elbow
8. Iron Maiden
9. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
10. Kraftwerk
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Jamie T
13. The Stone Roses
14. Bon Iver
15. Catfish and the Bottlemen
16. Eric Clapton
17. Disney On Ice
18. Twenty One Pilots
19. Green Day (Hyde Park)
20. Shawn Mendes

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

1. Depeche Mode

2. Drake

3. Kings Of Leon

4. Busted

5. Kylie

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