This Week’s Top Tickets: Little Mix, Fleetwood Mac, The Cure at Glasgow Summer Sessions, The Vaccines, Dave Matthews Band, Manic Street Preachers, Eric Clapton, Il Divo, Jimmy Carr, Mrs Brown’s Boys and more

Little Mix

Little Mix have lined up 2019 arena shows in support of their upcoming album, ‘LM5’, with multiple shows confirmed in Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester and Leeds during October and into November, with things set to get underway at Dublin’s 3Arena and the SSE Arena in Belfast. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Fleetwood Mac

The legendary band have confirmed three huge shows in June, with performances lined up at Waldbühne in Berlin on June 6, the RDS Stadium in Dublin on June 13 and London’s Wembley Stadium on June 16. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


The Cure at Glasgow Summer Sessions

The legendary band, led by Robert Smith, are confirmed as the first headliner for next year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park on August 16, following support from Mogwai, the Twilight Sad and the Joy Formidable. Tickets for the show, which marks the Cure’s first Scottish gig in 27 years, go on general sale at 9am on October 26, while further acts are to be announced in due course.

Compare and Buy Tickets


The Vaccines

The Vaccines, who put out ‘Combat Sports’ earlier this year, will call in Brighton, Oxford, Blackburn, Newcastle, Motherwell, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton, Leicester, Guildford, and London, where they’ll perform at the Roundhouse, between January 25 and February 8. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Dave Matthews Band

Fresh from the release of ‘Come Tomorrow’, the group have inked in two nights at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London on March 12 and 13, alongside dates in Europe. Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers have announced a tour celebrating 20 years of their album ‘This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours’, with two nights apiece at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire and Manchester’s O2 Ritz, plus shows also planned in Dublin, Cambridge, Bath, Birmingham, Southampton, Edinburgh, York, Liverpool and Leicester in May. Gwenno will open, while the band “hope to announce a special one off show” in their native Wales shortly. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Eric Clapton

The legendary guitarist and songwriter, who released ‘Happy Xmas’ earlier this month, will perform at the Royal Albert Hall on May 13, 15 and 16. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Il Divo

The vocal group will return to the UK with their Timeless tour, which will see them perform their greatest hits live at concert halls and arenas across the country throughout June and July. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Jimmy Carr

The comedian, TV presenter and entertainer has lined up close to 100 UK shows for his Terribly Funny tour, which makes light of all kinds of dreadful things. You have been warned! Presale tickets are available now, ahead of general sale at 10am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Mrs Brown’s Boys

Starring creator Brendan O’Carroll, Mrs Brown’s Boys will bring the D’Musical? tour to 12 cities for 48 arena gigs, kicking off on March 29 in Glasgow before spanning the UK and Ireland throughout 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 26.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Also announced this week:

Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Chris Stapleton, Country to Country, P!nk, Westlife, Dave Matthews Band, Mark Knopfler, Thunder, Mastodon, Palace, Kaiser Chiefs, Picture This, Disturbed, Tom Walker, Gabrielle, Jimmy Eat World, The Joy Formidable, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Jarrod Dickenson, Beirut, The Pineapple Thief, Ella Mai, Back to the Future In Concert, Titanic Live, Howard Jones, The Hold Steady, Ardal O’Hanlon, Drug Church, The Vryll Society, Bob Mould, The Murlocs, Battle Beast and many more! Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

Read More

This Week’s New Releases: John Grant, Kurt Vile And Quavo

With talks of hurricanes hitting the UK it’s time to hole up in the house with some new records. And this week there’s plenty on offer. John Grant has put out the follow up to 2015’s ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’, Kurt Vile has released LP #8 and Quavo has taken a step away from Migos for just long enough to release his solo project, ‘Quavo Huncho’.

Atreyu – ‘In Our Wake’ (Spinefarm Records)

Basement – ‘Beside Myself’ (Warner Brothers/Fueled By Ramen/Run For Cover)

Belly – ‘Immigrant’ (Roc Nation Records)

The Bottle Rockets – ‘Bit Logic’ (Bloodshot Records)

Broncho – ‘Bad Behavior’ (Park The Van Records)

Calvin Johnson – ‘A Wonderful Beast’ (K Records)

Colter Wall – ‘Songs Of The Plains’ (Young Mary’s Record Co.)

Connan Mockasin – ‘Jassbusters’ (Mexican Summer)

The Dodos – ‘Certainty Waves’ (Polyvinyl Records)

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – ‘Look Now’ (Concord Records)

Eric Clapton – ‘Happy Xmas’ (Polydor Records)

Jaakko Eino Kalevi – ‘Out Of Touch’ (Weird World)

Jess Glynne – ‘Always In Between’ (Atlantic Records)

John Grant – ‘Love is Magic’ (Bella Union)

John Hiatt – ‘The Eclipse Sessions’ (New West Records)

Justin Courtney Pierre – ‘In The Drink’ (Epitaph)

Kurt Vile – ‘Bottle It In’ (Matador)

Martin Barre – ‘Roads Less Travelled’ (Cleopatra Records)

Matthew Dear – ‘Bunny’ (Ghostly International)

Nazareth – ‘Tattooed On My Brain’ (Frontiers Records)

Parcels – ‘Parcels’ (Kitsuné Musique)

Polyphia – ‘New Levels New Devils’ (Rude Records)

Primal Scream – ‘Give Out But Don’t Give Up: The Original Memphis Sessions’ (Sony)

Quavo – ‘Quavo Huncho’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records/Capitol Records)

Tom Morello – ‘The Atlas Underground’ (BMG)

Valley Maker – ‘Rhododendron’ (Frenchkiss Records)

The Watson Twins – ‘Duo’ (The Watson Twins)

William Basinski and Lawrence English – ‘Selva Oscura’ (Temporary Residence Ltd)

Read More

On This Day In Music: Eric Clapton Announces Cream Split

On July 10, 1968 Eric Clapton announced that Cream would split following their current tour.

Read More

The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Taylor Swift, The Script, TRNSMT Feat. Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eric Clapton, Frankie Valli, The Vaccines and more…

TAYLOR SWIFT

Taylor Swift will bring her Reputation tour to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Dublin’s Croke Park and Wembley Stadium in London on June 8, 15 and 22 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 1.

Compare and Buy Tickets


THE SCRIPT

The Script, who released ‘Freedom Child’ earlier this year, will perform at Thetford Forest on June 7 and Westonbirt Arboretum a week later, following up their February UK and Ireland arena tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, priced £42.50 plus booking fee.

Compare and Buy Tickets


TRNSMT with Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher

Stereophonics and Liam Gallagher are the first two headliners announced for next year’s TRNSMT series at Glasgow Greeen, with the Welsh rockers topping the bill on June 29, followed by the former Oasis frontman on June 30. The Script, James Bay and Jessie J Courteeners, Wolf Alice and J Hus are also confirmed to perform across the two days.

TRNSMT will take over Glasgow Green over two weekends, between June 29 to July 1 and July 6 to 8, with tickets on sale at 9am on December 1. Further acts will be announced in due course.

Compare and Buy Tickets


QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE

Queens of the Stone Age will headline Finsbury Park in London on June 30, with Iggy Pop, Run The Jewels, the Hives, Deap Vally, Black Honey and Skinny Girl Diet also set to perform. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, priced from £52.50 plus fees.

Compare and Buy Tickets


THE VACCINES

The indie quartet will tackle shows in Bristol, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow and Sheffield prior to their previously confirmed stop at the Alexandra Palace in London on April 14. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1.

Compare and Buy Tickets


ERIC CLAPTON at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Eric Clapton will headline British Summer Time at Hyde Park in London on July 8 with Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark Jr also set to perform. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 1.

Compare and Buy Tickets


FRANKIE VALLI

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will bring down the curtain with seven arena shows in autumn 2018, including stops in Leeds, Glasgow, Birmingha, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena on December 2. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 1, with prices starting at £45.00 plus booking fee.

Compare and Buy Tickets


Also announced this week

Little Mix, Bruno Mars, Il Divo, Gary Numan, Echo And The Bunnymen, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, King Crimson, Alfie Boe, LCD Soundsystem, Will Heard, Lower Than Atlantis, Turbowolf, Stone Free Festival feat. YES and The Scorpions, Camel, Jeff Dunham, Father John Misty, The Academic, Capturing Pablo, Boardmasters Festival, Victorious Festival, Annie Mac Presents AMP Sounds, Jacob Banks, Angus and Julia Stone, Lovebox, Hacienda Classical, Scott Matthews, Neon Waltz, Col3trane, Shakey Graves, Derren Brown, Chris Ramsey, Joanna Lumley, Massive Wagons, Outlya, The Rubens, Martha Ffion, Gorgon City, Obituary, Bridges, JD McPherson, The Boxer Rebellion, Hampton Court Palace Festival feat. Joe Bonamassa, Jools Holland, The Beach Boys and Gary Barlow, Jon Boden, Rews and more.

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

Read More

Michael Ball And Alfie Boe At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

Stereoboard Hot Ticket Chart: December 12 – December 18

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have knocked Adele off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and down to #8.  Making up the rest of the top five we have Guns N RosesBob DylanJustin Bieber and Bruno Mars, the latter of which has risen two places since our last instalment.

Not having such a good week are Micky Flanagan, who has dropped from #5 to 12th place, Olly Murs, who is down eight places and Paul Weller,  who is down 14 from last week. However, it’s not all bad, Jeff Lynnes ELO are back in the chart, Robbie Williams is up two spots and Bob Dylan and Tom Petty have secured themselves top 10 positions in their first week on the chart.

If you’re stuck for some last minute Christmas presents there are a shedload of tickets going on sale this week, including Olly Murs (new dates)DeftonesHans ZimmerTyga and The Human League. Come back and see us in the new year to see who will kick off 2017 at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.

1. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
2. Guns N Roses
3. Bob Dylan
4. Justin Bieber
5. Bruno Mars
6. Jeff Lynnes ELO
7. Robbie Williams
8. Adele
9. Tom Petty
10. Coldplay
11. Olly Murs
12. Micky Flanagan
13. Strictly Come Dancing
14. Little Mix
15. Drake
16. Eric Clapton
17. The Weeknd
18. Paul Weller
19. Still Game
20. Phil Collins

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

1. Olly Murs (new dates)

2. Deftones

3. Hans Zimmer

4. Tyga

5. The Human League

Read More

Micky Flanagan Hits #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

micky_flanagan_lj_180716

Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan has knocked Robbie Williams off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and down to #3. Making up the rest of the top five we have Cliff RichardBruno Mars and Emeli Sandé.

Meanwhile, Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park) has fallen from #2 to #8, Drake from #7 to #9 and Coldplay are down six places.  The shift may be due to this week’s newcomers, which, in addition to the above, include The Vamps and Sting.

Over the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Adele‘s Wembley Stadium shows,  Kings Of Leon‘s British Summer Time date, The xx‘s tour, which includes seven stops at the O2 Academy Brixton, The Kooks‘ ‘The Best Of’ UK tour, and Jeff Lynne’s ELO. Check in with us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to make it to #1.

1. Micky Flanagan
2. Cliff Richard
3. Robbie Williams
4. Bruno Mars
5. Emeli Sandé
6. The Vamps
7. Still Game
8. Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)
9. Drake
10. Coldplay
11. Justin Bieber
12. James Arthur
13. The Weeknd
14. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
15. Aerosmith (Ireland)
16. Jack Whitehall
17. Rod Stewart
18. Sting
19. Eric Clapton
20. Little Mix

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

1. Adele

2. Kings Of Leon

3. The xx

4. The Kooks

5. Jeff Lynne’s ELO

Read More

Robbie Williams Rises To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

robbie_williams_js_101116

Robbie Williams has knocked James Arthur off the #1 spot and down to #5 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Making up the rest of the top five we have Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)Blink 182 and Coldplay.

The Weeknd, who last week was in third position, is currently at #6, followed by Drake, who is actually up one spot from the previous week, with Jack Whitehall taking his place at #8. Meanwhile, Take That have fallen four places, Justin Bieber five and Ariana Grande is down seven.

In the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Bruno MarsMicky FlanaganEmeli SandéSting and The Vamps, among many, many others, including the XX. Come back and see us next week to see if anyone is able to tip the former Take That member off the top spot.

1. Robbie Williams
2. Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)
3. Blink 182
4. Coldplay
5. James Arthur
6. The Weeknd
7. Drake
8. Jack Whitehall
9. Take That
10. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Eric Clapton
13. Little Mix
14. Bonobo
15. Justin Bieber
16. Ariana Grande
17. Rod Stewart
18. Jingle Bell Ball
19. Depeche Mode
20. Green Day

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

1. Bruno Mars

2. Micky Flanagan

3. Emeli Sandé

4. Sting

5. The Vamps

Read More

Coldplay Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

coldplay_js_261115

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

Read More

The Stone Roses Storm To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

the_stone_roses_lj_120516

The Stone Roses have stormed to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, knocking last week’s #1, Eric Clapton, all the way down to #14. Following closely behind we have chart newbies Good Mourning Mrs Brown and Kraftwerk, and Justin Bieber, who has slipped one place since last week.

Only just clinging onto a spot in the top 20 are Bon Iver, who have dropped seven places to come in last on the chart, while Strictly Come Dancing have gone down 13 and Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit) have fallen from #14 to #19.  However, it’s not all doom and gloom,  Jamie T is up seven places, David Gilmour has returned and Professor Brian Cox has joined the chart.

This week there has also been some massive news: Bros have reformed and announced a HUGE show, Coldplay will play Cardiff and Dublin shows as part of their 2017 European tour and Green Day are the first headliner to be announced for the British Summer Time series at Hyde Park. Add to that John Bishop‘s tour and the X Factor Live and you’ve got one hell of a week! Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have been able to steal the top spot.

1. The Stone Roses
2. Iron Maiden
3. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
4. Kraftwerk
5. Justin Bieber
6. Two Door Cinema Club
7. The Chainsmokers
8. Jamie T
9. Green Day
10. Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. Elton John
12. Olly Murs
13. Shakin Stevens
14. Eric Clapton
15. Professor Brian Cox
16. Strictly Come Dancing
17. Catfish and the Bottlemen
18. David Gilmour
19. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
20. Bon Iver

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

1. Bros

2. Coldplay

3. Green Day

4. John Bishop

5. X Factor Live

Read More