Top Tickets This Week: Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Culture Club, Don Broco, Eagles Of Death Metal, Ashe, The Cadillac Three, Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Mo Gilligan, and more

Madness

The British ska-pop legends will take The Ladykillers Tour across the UK this winter, with arena shows lined up in Dublin, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bournemouth, Brighton, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Cardiff, Nottingham, Newcastle, Birmingham and London, where they’ll return to the O2 Arena on December 18. Special guests on all dates will be Squeeze, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 9.30am on May 21.

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Manic Street Preachers


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Manic Street Preachers will support their newly announce album, ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’, with an autumn UK tour and a huge London show at the SSE Arena Wembley on December 3. They will be joined by The Anchoress for all dates except London. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 21.

They also play two previously announced arena shows in Cardiff this summer alongside UK festival appearances.

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Culture Club

Culture Club will headline Scarborough Open Air Theatre on August 14, following their previously announced Heritage Live concerts. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 21.

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Don Broco

The band will support their upcoming album, ‘Amazing Things’, with a UK tour this autumn. The run includes two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on November 5 and 6, with tickets for all dates on general sale at 10am on May 21.

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Eagles Of Death Metal

Eagles Of Death Metal will take The 24th Anniversary Tour to Brighton, Cardiff, Newcastle, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Manchester and Bristol between November 22 and December 6. Fronted by Jesse Hughes and Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme, though the latter no longer features as part of their live line up, the California band will be joined on all dates by special guests Bones UK. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 21.

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Ashe

Ashe has announced The Fault Line Tour for spring 2022, with stops lined up in Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham and London, where she’ll take over the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on May 31. The dates will follow her two previously confirmed sold-out gigs at Lafayette in London this September. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 21.

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The Cadillac Three

The Nashville trio will bring their 10th anniversary celebrations to Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, London, Cardiff, Dublin, and Belfast during December. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 21.

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Nile Rodgers and CHIC

The funk pioneer and band will perform at Margate’s Dreamland and Cardiff’s Alexandra Head on September 18 and 19, respectively, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 11am on May 21.

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Mo Gilligan

Mo Gilligan has announced a huge show at London’s O2 Arena. Taking place on December 8 and billed as The Black British Takeover, the event will feature a headline set from the comedian following appearances from special guests to be revealed in due course. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 21.

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Also announced this week:

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Culture Club Confirm Summer Date At Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Culture Club

The British pop icons will head to the Yorkshire coast for a performance at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on August 14. Pre-sale tickets are available from 9am on May 20, ahead of general sale at 9am on May 21. The gig will follow their previously announced Heritage Live concerts.

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This Week’s New Releases: Robyn, Andrea Bocelli And Culture Club

This week there are some corkers for you! Robyn has returned with the follow up to 2010’s ‘Body Talk’, Andrea Bocelli has released his album featuring collaborations with Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, and Josh Groban, among others, while Boy George and Culture Club are back with their first studio album of original material in nearly 20 years.

There’s lots more to check out below if none of those tickle your fancy.

Andrea Bocelli – ‘Si’ (Decca)

Antarctigo Vespucci – ‘Love in the Time of E-Mail’ (Big Scary Monsters)

B.E.D – ‘B.E.D’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Blackberry Smoke – ‘Southern Ground Sessions’ (Earache)

Bloodbath – ‘The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn’ (Peaceville)

Boy George And Culture Club – ‘Life’ (BMG)

Daughters – ‘You Won’t Get What You Want’ (Ipecac)

David Crosby – ‘Here If You Listen’ (BMG)

Dean Wareham vs. Cheval Sombre – ‘A Sentimental Education’ (Double Feature)

Dolores Haze – ‘Play Hard Fuck Hard Love Hard’ (Warner Music)

Georgia Anne Muldrow – ‘Overload’ (Brainfeeder)

Hush Kids – ‘Hush Kids’ (Hush Kids/Tone Tree Music)

Jessica Moss – ‘Entanglement’ (Constellation)

Julia Holter – ‘Aviary’ (Domino)

The Kinks – ‘The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society – 50th Anniversary’ (BMG)

Laura Gibson – ‘Goners’ (City Slang)

NAO – ‘Saturn’ (RCA)

Paul Smith – ‘Diagrams’ (Billingham Records)

RAY BLK – ‘Empress’ (Universal/Island)

Robyn – ‘Honey’ (Island/Universal/Konichiwa Records)

Saves the Day – ‘9’ (Rude Records)

Seth Lakeman – ‘The Well Worn Path’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Shad – ‘A Short Story About A War’ (Secret City Records)

Soap&Skin – ‘From Gas To Solid/You Are My Friend’ (Play It Again Sam)

The Struts – ‘Young & Dangerous’ (Polydor)

Thom Yorke – ‘Suspiria’ (XL)

Tom Odell – ‘Jubilee Road’ (Sony)

Ty Dolla $ign and Jeremih – ‘Mih-Ty’ (Def Jam/Universal)

Ty Segall – ‘Fudge Sandwich’ (In the Red Records)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘IC-01 Hanoi’ (Jagjaguwar)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Boy George!

On June 14, 1961 Culture Club vocalist Boy George, born George Alan O’Dowd, was born. Happy birthday George!

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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.

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

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On This Day In Music: Culture Club Hit #1 With Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

On October 23, 1982 Culture Club reached #1 on the UK singles chart with Do You Really Want To Hurt Me.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Boy George!

On June 14, 1961 Culture Club vocalist Boy George, born George Alan O’Dowd, was born. Happy birthday George!

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Top Tours This Week!!

Culture Club

The original line up of the pop troupe, fronted by Boy George, will call at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey on July 20, Newmarket Racecourse the following day and Liverpool’s Haydock Park Racecourse on July 22 as part of the Jockey Club Live series.
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Echobelly

Echobelly will tour the UK this spring in support of their sixth album, ‘Anarchy and Alchemy’, with stops planned at Cardiff’s Globe, Birmingham’s O2 Institute, the Open in Norwich, the Plug in Sheffield, York’s Fibbers and London’s Scala between May 18 and June 8.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £15.00 plus fees.


Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids, who released ‘L.A. Divine’ last week, will call at Concorde 2 in Brighton, London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire and the O2 Ritz Manchester in early July.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 14, priced £15.00/£17.00/£28.00 plus fees.


Goat

Goat will play their only UK show of 2017 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on July 29 with special guests the Moonlandingz and Manchester synth-pop artist Jane Weave. Additional guests are to be announced shortly.
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Mac DeMarco

Having already lined up two London dates next month and stops in Newcastle and Edinburgh to accompany a headline set at End of the Road this August, Mac Demarco will call in Nottingham, Liverpool, Glasgow and Manchester either side of his previously announced show in Dublin on November 22.
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Joyce Manor

The pop-punks will begin a co-headlining run at London’s Scala on July 4 before additional stops in Oxford, Southampton, Leeds, Manchester, Durham, Glasgow, Dublin, Bristol and Brighton, where the tour will wrap up at the Haunt.
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Killing Joke

Killing Joke will head to London’s Scala on June 12 as part of a short run of dates across Europe. Support comes from Yonaka and Blackwaters.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £37.50 plus fees.


Paw Patrol Live

Paw Patrol Live!: Race To The Rescue will tour the UK and Ireland this summer, including shows at the SSE Arena Wembley in London, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena, Manchester Arena, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, the SECC Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, SSE Arena Belfast and the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin between August 4 and September 10.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £25.00/£30.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Ho99o9, Amy MacDonald, Sigrid, Migos, Dub FX, Diet Cig, Paradisia, Oh Wonder, The Goon Sax, Lea Michele, Dr. Dog, The South (ex Beautiful South), The Musical Box, Shabba Ranks, Harken, Passenger, Pauper Kings, Joseph J. Jones, Mac DeMarco, Thundercat, When We Were Wolves, Cody ChesnuTT, Frankie Cosmos, Darren Hayman and more!

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

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Culture Club And Paw Patrol Live

CULTURE CLUB

The original line up of Culture Club, fronted by Boy George, will call at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey on July 20, Newmarket Racecourse the following day and Liverpool’s Haydock Park Racecourse on July 22. Tickets are on pre-sale at 8am on April 11, 24 hours ahead of general sale, priced from £30.00/£39.00/£42.00 plus fees.

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PAW PATROL LIVE

Paw Patrol Live!: Race To The Rescue, which is based on the animated Nickelodeon TV series, will head to the SSE Arena Wembley in London, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena, Manchester Arena, Leeds’ First Direct Arena and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena this summer, plus dates at the SECC Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, SSE Arena Belfast and the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin, which are on sale now. Tickets for select dates are on pre-sale at 9am on April 12, ahead of general sale at 9am on April 13, priced £25.00/£30.00 plus fees.

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On This Day In Music: Culture Club Hit #1 With Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

On October 23, 1982 Culture Club reached #1 on the UK singles chart with Do You Really Want To Hurt Me.

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