This Week’s Top Tickets: The Lumineers, Khalid, Tame Impala, The Divine Comedy, Gary Numan, The Darkness, Stereophonics, Elvis In Concert and more

Earlier this month, the Lumineers announced their return with news of a new studio album and accompanying tour dates across the UK and Europe in November. Khalid, meanwhile, has lined up dates for the European leg of his ‘Free Spirit’ Tour, which shares its name with the Texas singer’s new album.

There’s also tour dates announced by the Divine Comedy and the Darkness, with the former hitting the road in October following the release of their 16-track double album, ‘Office Politics’, while the latter have confirmed winter dates in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Electro pioneer Gary Numan will celebrate the 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour this autumn and Stereophonics will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull, and Llandudno.

The Lumineers

The pop-folk quintet will release ‘III’ on September 13, with a UK and European leg of a world tour following in November. The band will call at arenas in Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on November 27 for their biggest show to date. Tickets go on general sale at 9am local time on April 12.

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Khalid

Following stops in Europe, the Texan singer will bring his ‘Free Spirit’ World Tour to London’s O2 Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, 3Arena Dublin and Belfast’s SSE Arena between September 17 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday April 12.

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Tame Impala

The Kevin Parker-led band, who recently released Patience, will headline London’s O2 Arena on June 8, Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on June 24 and Dublin’s 3Arena on June 26, alongside their performance at this year’s Glastonbury festival. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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The Divine Comedy

The band have autumn shows planned in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Glasgow, Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and London, where they’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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Gary Numan

The electro pioneer will celebrate 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour throughout the autumn, culminating at London’s Roundhouse on October 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 12.

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The Darkness

The Darkness will tour the UK and Ireland in November and December in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull and Llandudno in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Elvis In Concert

The Elvis In Concert Live On Screen experience, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, will head to arenas in Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow and London between November 25 and December 1. Tickets go on sale from 9am on April 12.

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Also announced this week:

Hot Chip, Old Dominion, 5ive, A1, 911, Damage, Tedeschi Trucks Band, JP Cooper, the Midnight Beast, the Zutons, Jethro Tull, Cirque Du Soleil: LUZIA, Ocean Colour Scene, Nilüfer Yanya, Ben Phillips, Little Comets, Ludovico Einaudi, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, SUNN O))), Shura, Beirut, PUP, and moreHead here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Rita Ora, Gary Numan And Alfie Boe

Things are slowing down in the lead up to Christmas, but there are still some good records being churned out. Rita Ora has finally followed up her 2012 debut, Gary Numan has put out a live LP recorded at the amazing O2 Academy Brixton in London and Alfie Boe has released an album that focuses on tracks from the 1930s.

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Alfie Boe- ‘As Time Goes By’ (Decca)

Amy Mcdonald – ‘Woman Of The World (The Best Of 2007-2018)’ (Virgin EMI)

Bauhaus – ‘The Bela Session’ EP (Leaving Records)

Chic – ‘The Chic Organization 1977 – 1979’ (Atlantic/Rhino)

City and Colour – ‘Guide Me Back Home’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

Dan Reed Network – ‘Origins’ (Dan Reed)

Ed Harcourt – ‘Beyond The End’ (Point Of Departure (PIAS))

Gary Numan – ‘Savage (Live At Brixton Academy)’ (BMG)

Jacco Gardner – ‘Somnium’ (Full Time Hobby)

Rita Ora – ‘Phoenix’ (Atlantic)

Take That – ‘Odyssey’ (Polydor)

The Wild Things – ‘You’re Really Something’ (Tuneyloons/AWAL)

Vandenberg’s Moonkings – ‘Rugged And Unplugged’ (Mascot)

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The Pick of Friday’s Tickets: UB40 feat. Ali Astro and Mickey, Gary Numan, Halsey and more

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UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey have announced further shows for their 2019 A Real Labour of Love 40th Anniversary Tour. The reggae legends will call at Bournemouth International Centre on March 25, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on April 5 and the O2 Arena in London on April 6 alongside their previously confirmed stops in Birmingham and Brighton.
Tickets for the new concerts go on sale at 10am on April 6, priced from £39.50 plus booking fees. Further dates are to be announced in due course.

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Gary Numan

Gary Numan has announced a UK tour with The Skaparis Orchestra. The electro pioneer, who released ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ in September, will head to Cardiff, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, London, where he’ll play the Royal Albert Hall, and Glasgow between November 12 and 20.Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 6, priced from £29.50.

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Halsey

Halsey has added a second London show due to demand. The alt-pop star will now play the Eventim Apollo on September 22 and 23, with tickets for the latter on sale at 10am on April 6, priced at £26.50. Halsey’s latest worldwide run will draw a line under touring for her ‘Hopeless Fountain Kingdom’ album.

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Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez has announced a handful of UK shows. The rapper, who recently put out ‘Memories Don’t Die’, is set to call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London during September. Tickets are on sale 10am on April 6, priced from £28.50.

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Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan will embark on his biggest tour to date this autumn. The Bedford singer-songwriter has lined up 15 shows around his previously confirmed date at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on October 16. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 6, priced £16.00 plus fees.

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This Week’s New Releases: Foo Fighters, Ringo Starr And Sløtface

This week is just as nuts as the last. The new Foo Fighters album is finally here, Ringo Starr has released his new record, which features Paul McCartney, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather, Edgar Winter, Don Was and Gary Nicholson, among others, and Norweigian quartet Sløtface have put out their debut LP.

Not enough for ya? Fear not, there’s plenty more to check out below.

Angus & Julia Stone – ‘Snow’ (PIAS)

Arcane Roots – ‘Melancholia Hymns’ (Easy Life Records)

Ariel Pink – ‘Dedicated To Bobby Jameson’ (Mexican Summer)

Deer Tick – ‘Deer Tick Vol. 1’ (Partisan Records)

Deer Tick – ‘Deer Tick Vol. 2’ (Partisan Records)

Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton – ‘Choir Of The Mind’ (Last Gang)

Foo Fighters – ‘Concrete and Gold’ (RCA/Columbia)

Frightened Rabbit – ‘Recorded Songs’ EP

Galantis – ‘The Aviary’ (Warner)

Gary Numan – ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ (BMG)

Hundred Waters – ‘Communicating’ (!K7 Records)

Kiran Leonard – ‘Derevaun Seraun’ (Moshi Moshi)

Lee Ranaldo – ‘Electric Trim’ (Mute)

Michael Nau – ‘The Load’ EP (Full Time Hobby)

Prophets Of Rage – ‘Prophets Of Rage’ (Caroline)

Ringo Starr – ‘Give More Love’ (UMC)

Rostam – ‘Half-Light’ (Nonesuch)

Seaway – ‘Vacation’ (Pure Noise Records)

Sløtface – ‘Try Not To Freak Out’ (Propeller Recordings)

Swimming Tapes – ‘Soft Sea Blue’ EP (Hand In Hive/B3SCI)

Wyclef Jean – ‘Carnival III: The Rise And Fall Of A Refugee’ (Sony)

Yusuf Cat Stevens – ‘The Laughing Apple’ (Decca)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Paramore, Royal Blood, Scouting For Girls, Chris Rea, Tori Amos And Gary Numan

PARAMORE

Paramore will support their upcoming new album with a UK and Ireland tour, with stops planned in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, London, Bristol and Edinburgh between June 15 and 22 as part of a wider European tour. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 28, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.

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ROYAL BLOOD

The duo have confirmed shows at Cambridge Corn Exchange, O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Guildhall in Southampton and O2 Academy Leicester between May 17 and 20, prior to the arrival of their new album. Support will come from Black Honey. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £25.00 plus fees.

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SCOUTING FOR GIRLS

Scouting For Girls have lined up dates for their 10th anniversary tour, including stops in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dublin, Sheffield, Leeds, Exeter, Cardiff, Reading, Bournemouth, London, Norwich, Cambridge, Southend, Newcastle, Guildford, Liverpool, Leicester, Oxford, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester in November and December. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £22.50/£23.00 plus fees.

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CHRIS REA

Chris Rea has announced a new tour to promote his upcoming album, ‘Road Songs for Lovers’, with dates planned across the UK and Ireland between November 21 and December 12. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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TORI AMOS

Tori Amos has announced the European and UK legs of her new world tour, including UK shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Manchester’s Palace Theatre and the O2 Academy Glasgow in October. Tickets for the UK and Irish dates will go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced from £25.00/£45.00 plus fees.

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GARY NUMAN

The electro pioneer will follow the summer arrival of his upcoming album, ‘Savage’, with shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Brighton, Norwich and Southend in October. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 28, priced £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Bananarama, Chris Rea, Gary Numan, Tori Amos, Paramore, Royal Blood, Scouting For Girls and more…

Bananarama

Bananarama’s original line up will tour the UK in November and December, including stops in Glasgow, Blackpool, Newcastle, York, Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Plymouth, Brighton, Ipswich and Southend.
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Chris Rea

Chris Rea has announced a new tour in support of his forthcoming album, ‘Road Songs for Lovers’, with dates planned across the UK and Ireland between November 21 and December 12.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £45.00 plus fees.


Gary Numan

The electro pioneer will follow the summer release of his upcoming LP, ‘Savage’, with shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Brighton, Norwich and Southend in October.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 28, priced £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.


Tori Amos

Tori Amos has announced a new album and the European and UK legs of her world tour, including UK shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Manchester’s Palace Theatre and the O2 Academy Glasgow in October.
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Tickets for the UK and Irish dates will go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced from £25.00/£45.00 plus fees.


Paramore

Paramore have announced a new album and a summer UK and Ireland tour, with stops planned in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, London, Bristol and Edinburgh between June 15 and 22 as part of a wider European tour.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 28, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.


Royal Blood

Royal Blood have lined up shows at Cambridge Corn Exchange, O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Guildhall in Southampton and O2 Academy Leicester between May 17 and 20, prior to the arrival of their new album. Support will come from Black Honey.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £25.00 plus fees.


Scouting For Girls

Scouting For Girls have announced dates for their 10th anniversary tour, including stops in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dublin, Sheffield, Leeds, Exeter, Cardiff, Reading, Bournemouth, London, Norwich, Cambridge, Southend, Newcastle, Guildford, Liverpool, Leicester, Oxford, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester in November and December.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £22.50/£23.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Disney On Ice Presents Passport to Adventure, Newton Faulkner, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Elbow, Father John Misty, Nadine Shah, Status Quo, The Naked And Famous, The Psychedelic Furs, Sylvan Esso, Popcaan, The Districts, The Menzingers, Sheryl Crow, Goldie, Loathe, Holding Absence, Sparks, The View, Dropkick Murphys, And So I Watch You From Afar, Afropunk, Ed Byrne, The Strypes, Marcus King Band, Vola, Ezra Furnam, The Contortionist, Aldous Harding, Black Peaks, The Avalanches, Jane Weaver, Jason Manford, Ricky Gervais, Massive, The Kentucky Headhunters, Beach Fossils and more!

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The Boss Is Still #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Bruce Springsteen has managed to hold onto the top spot for another week, but Coldplay are still hot on his feels, followed by Beyonce and The Stone Roses, whose new single seems to have given them a boost as they’ve risen from #15 last week to #4 this week.

Among the new entries to the top 20 are Diljit DosanjhMarc Anthony and Busted. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is only just hanging on in the chart, dropping from #11 to #19, and AC/DC are joining him on the slippery slop, going from #8 to #15.

I know we say this every week, but there truly is a diverse range of shows going on sale in the next week. You’ve got Paul SimonDisney On Ice presents FrozenJack WhitehallBlack Grape and Louis CK, among many others, to choose from. Come back and see us next week to see if Princess Elsa manages to beat The Boss to #1.

14. Busted
15. AC/DC
20. James

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

1. Paul Simon

2. Disney On Ice Presents: Frozen

3. Jack Whitehall

4. Black Grape

5. Louis CK

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Jake Bugg, Goo Goo Dolls, Gary Numan, Birdy And David Gray

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JAKE BUGG

With his new album, ‘On My One’, set for release on June 17, the singer-songwriter will perform in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, London and Dublin between October 18 and November 5. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £25.00/£26.00 plus fees.

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GOO GOO DOLLS

Goo Goo Dolls, consisting of singer John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will return for their first UK shows since 2013, with stops planned in Norwich, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London between October 8 and 14. Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £27.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.

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GARY NUMAN

The electronica pioneer will perform a string of Classic Album shows this autumn, with stops planned in Sheffield, Liverpool, Coventry, Newcastle, Glasgow, Nottingham, Oxford, Norwich, Portsmouth and Bristol between September 15 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, with prices starting from £29.50, plus fees.

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BIRDY

Having released her new album, ‘Beautiful Lies’, in March, Birdy will kick off a new tour at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 20, before stops in Southampton, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, York, Manchester, finishing up at the O2 Academy Bristol on November 4. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £24.00/£27.00 plus fees.

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DAVID GRAY

David Gray will perform as part of the Greenwich Music Time series at London’s Royal Naval College on July 8. Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £39.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Jake Bugg

With ‘On My One’ set to arrive on June 17, the singer-songwriter will call in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, London and Dublin between October 18 and November 5.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £25.00/£26.00 plus fees.


Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls, consisting of singer John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will call in Norwich, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London between October 8 and 14, their first UK visit since 2013.
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Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £27.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.


Birdy

Birdy, who released ‘Beautiful Lies’ in March, will kick off the new trek at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 20, before heading to Southampton, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, York, Manchester, finishing up at the O2 Academy Bristol on November 4.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £24.00/£27.00 plus fees.


Gary Numan

The electronica pioneer will head out for a run of Classic Album shows, with stops planned in Sheffield, Liverpool, Coventry, Newcastle, Glasgow, Nottingham, Oxford, Norwich, Portsmouth and Bristol between September 15 and 25.
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Don Broco

Don Broco will tour their first two albums across the UK this summer. The band are set to play two nights in each venue, performing their 2012 debut ‘Priorities’ on the first and their 2015 sophomore album ‘Automatic’ on the second, with stops planned in Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds, Bedford, London, Southampton, Norwich and Bristol between July 24 and August 16.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £20.00 plus fees.


UB40

The legendary British reggae band will follow up various summer dates with a month long run of shows kicking off on September 30 at the O2 Academy Leeds.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £28.50/£30.00/£34.00 plus fees


ABC

Martin Fry and band will return with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra for further shows based on music from their ‘The Lexicon Of Love’ albums, with stops planned at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, Newcastle City Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hall, Brighton Dome, Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre, Sheffield City Hall and Colston Hall in Bristol between October 21 and 30.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 13, priced between £35.00 and £46.50 plus fees.


Gabrielle

The R&B and soul singer-songwriter will head to Glasgow, Birmingham, Warrington, Southend, London, Bournemouth and Guildford between October 31 and November 8.
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David Gray

David Gray will perform as part of the Greenwich Music Time series at London’s Royal Naval College on July 8.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £39.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

James Blake, White Denim, Kreator, Eleanor Friedberger, Milburn, Futuristic, Alan Cumming, Noah Guthrie, Dance Gavin Dance, Machine Gun Kelly, Less Than Jake, Skepta, JMSN, Bunny Wailer, Apocalyptica, Into It Over It, Nao, Blue Oyster Cult, Mura Masa, Laura Marling, The Low Anthem, KT Tunstall, The Struts, Dead Kennedys, Motion City Soundtrack, Epica, Khruangbin, Basement, Estrons, Dua Lipa, AREA 11, Akercocke, IAMX, FM, Muncie Girls and many more!

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Bruce Springsteen Returns To #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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You can’t keep The Boss down for long, that much is clear as we see Bruce Springsteen back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, closely followed by ColdplayAdeleKasabian and Beyonce, who have all held top spot in recent weeks.

Meanwhile, Stevie Wonder has risen from #9 to #6, but the Summertime Ball is not having as much good luck, having dropped all the way from #2 to #7. However, AC/DC are climbing their way back into the top 10, going from last but one last week to #8 this week. Could they be heading for that #1 spot again? We’ll see!

Over the next week I think it’s fair to say there’s something for everyone, with tickets going on sale for Jake BuggBirdyGoo Goo DollsDon Broco and Gary Numan, among others. Reckon they’ve got what it takes to boot The Boss off the top spot? Check back in with us next week to find out.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Kasabian
5. Beyonce
6. Stevie Wonder
7. Summertime Ball
8. AC/DC
9. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
10. Rod Stewart
11. Justin Bieber
12. Lionel Richie
13. Bryan Adams
14. Catherine Tate
15. The Stone Roses
16. David Gilmour
17. The Next Step
18. The Who
19. Rob Zombie
20. Travis Scott

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

1. Jake Bugg

2. Birdy

3. Goo Goo Dolls

4. Don Broco

5. Gary Numan

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