Top Tickets This Week: Wolf Alice, Jake Bugg, Tom Odell, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Westlife, Laura Marling, Rag’N’Bone Man, Newton Faulkner, All Points East and more

Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice will tour the UK and Ireland in January 2022, with stops lined up in Glasgow, Newcastle, Norwich, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Southampton, Bexhill, Dublin, Birmingham, Plymouth, Bristol and London, where they’ll play the Eventim Apollo. The trek will support their upcoming album, ‘Blue Weekend’, out on June 11. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Jake Bugg

The singer-songwriter will support his upcoming fifth studio album, ‘Saturday Night, Sunday Morning’, with 17 shows in spring, beginning in Newcastle on March 14 and wrapping up at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on April 5. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Tom Odell

Tom Odell has confirmed The Monsters Tour for 2022, with 15 shows announced across the UK and Ireland between February 15 and March 8. The trek will support his upcoming album of the same name, due out on June 25. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK will return to the stage in 2022, with The Official Tour Ru-Turns set to kick off at the Regent Theatre in Ipswich on February 1, wrapping up with three dates at the London Palladium between February 27 and March 1. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 26.

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Westlife

Due to demand, the Irish group will double up at London’s Wembley Stadium on August 22, the day following their rescheduled concert at the venue. Tickets go on sale at 10am on March 26.

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Laura Marling

The singer-songwriter will kick off a 12-date tour on October 4 in Birmingham and wrap up on October 20 at London’s Roundhouse. It marks her first headline UK run since touring ‘Semper Femina’ in March 2017. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 26.

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Rag’N’Bone Man


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The powerhouse vocalist will support his upcoming album, ‘Life By Misadventure’, with shows in Brighton, Dublin, Belfast, Leeds, Bristol, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Plymouth, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and London between October 17 and November 6. He has also confirmed a Live After Racing show at Doncaster Racecourse on July 17. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 26.

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Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner has confirmed The Interference (Of Light) Tour for the autumn, supporting his upcoming album of the same name with 15 shows across the UK and Ireland between October 11 and November 2. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 26. The dates will follow Faulkner’s rescheduled autumn shows beginning in September.

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All Points East

Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club and Róisín Murphy are among the acts announced for the Monday, August 30, line up of All Points East. After the cancellation of last year’s event due to COVID-19, it will return to Victoria Park in London for its third instalment on the August bank holiday weekend — later than its usual spot in May.

Jamie xx and Kano are confirmed as the double headliner for Saturday August 28 with Bicep topping the bill on the Sunday, August 29, for All Points East presents Field Day. Tickets are on sale now.

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Also announced this week:

  • Rammstein have postponed their UK and European tour for a second time to summer 2022.
  • The Cribs have moved their UK tour to spring 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions, adding dates in the process.
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor has rearranged her Kitchen Disco Tour to 2022, adding extra dates.
  • Dave, Megan Thee Stallion and Skepta lead the line up for Parklife Festival 2021.
  • André​ Rieu has added three dates to his rescheduled UK and Ireland tour in 2022.
  • Russ has lined up shows in Manchester and London as part of his 2022 Shake The Globe Tour.
  • Richard Ashcroft has moved his shows at the London Palladium to October.
  • Fontaines D.C. have rearranged their tour plans again, adding a third Manchester date.
  • Black Midi have announced an autumn show at London’s Alexandra Palace.
  • Magic Mike Live arena tour will hit the UK and Ireland in 2022.
  • Dry Cleaning will tour the UK and Ireland in 2022.
  • Jacob Collier has announced the Djesse World Tour for 2022.
  • Madness, The Streets, and Royal Blood to headline Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival.
  • The Great Escape festival has announced the first 68 acts for its debut digital edition.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: McFly, Craig David, Bon Iver, FKA Twigs, Pet Shop Boys, Supergrass, James Arthur, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club, Andrea Bocelli, Jake Bugg, Five Finger Death Punch and more

McFly

Having recently hinted at their return with social media posts, the pop-rock band have ended a three-year hiatus by confirming a headline performance at the huge London venue on November 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Craig David

The singer, DJ and producer will celebrate the 20 year anniversary of his debut album ‘Born To Do It’ with performances in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Brighton, Nottingham and London, where he’ll play the O2 Arena, during April. Tickets for the Hold That Thought Tour go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Bon Iver

The experimental indie-electronica band will head to London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Arena Birmingham, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, Manchester Arena, SSE Hydro in Glasgow and Dublin’s 3Arena between April 26 and May 3, 2020, after a stint in Europe. Tickets  go on general sale at 9am on Friday September 13.

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FKA Twigs

Fresh from revealing details of her second album, ‘Magdalene’, the London artist has announced a show at the O2 Academy Brixton on November 25 as part of a European tour behind the record’s release. Her plans also include stops in Cologne, Zurich, Milan, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys will bring their first greatest hits-focused tour to arenas in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow between May 28 and June 6. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Supergrass

The Oxford Britpop greats have announced dates across the UK, Europe and North America to celebrate 25 years since the release of their seminal debut album, ‘I Should Coco’. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 13.

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James Arthur

The singer-songwriter and former X-Factor winner, who releases his third album ‘You’ on October 18, will perform in Cardiff, London, Birmingham, Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and Manchester. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Editors

The British band will perform at Arena Birmingham, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, Vicar Street in Dublin and Glasgow Barrowland between February 27 and March 3. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 13.

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Bombay Bicycle Club

Between January 20 and February 12, 2020, the indie-pop band will perform in Cambridge, Bournemouth, Leicester, Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Brighton, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast and London, where they’ll take over Alexandra Palace. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13, and support will come from the Big Moon and Liz Lawrence.

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Andrea Bocelli

The Italian tenor has confirmed shows at the O2 Arena on October 16 and 3Arena on October 21, 2020. Tickets go on general sale on September 13, from 9am for the Irish date and 10am for the UK show.

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Jake Bugg

The Nottingham singer-songwriter, who put out his latest album ‘Hearts That Strain’ in 2017, will kick off the run on November 16 with a hometown show at Rock City before stops in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and London, where he’ll play the Roundhouse. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Five Finger Death Punch

The Las Vegas metallers will be joined by thrash legends Megadeth and breakout rockers Bad Wolves at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on January 30 and London’s SSE Arena Wembley on January 31. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Also announced this week:

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Ronnie Wood, GOT7, Muna, Collabro, Tegan and Sara, Deaf Havana, Bat For Lashes, the Coronas, Clannad, Jon Hopkins, Firedance, the Maine, Turnover, Ocean Wisdom, Skindred, John Barrowman, BBMAK, Randy Newman, Set It Off, Gabrielle Aplin, the Wildhearts, Backyard Babies and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Brian Jones And Jake Bugg Were Born

On February 28, 1942 Brian Jones, founding member of the Rolling Stones, was born. Sadly he died on July 3, 1969 aged 27. He shares a birthday with Nottingham-based singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who was born on the same day in 1994. Happy birthday Jake!

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Top Tours This Week: Noel Gallagher, Paloma Faith, Dua Lipa, Bon Iver, Machine Head, The Prodigy, Asking Alexandria, Black Veil Brides and more…

This week is definitely a mixed bag. Noel Gallagher will return to the road next spring in support of his upcoming new LP, ‘Who Built The Moon?’, The Prodigy will tour the UK this winter and Asking Alexandria will team up with Black Veil Brides for a co-headline run across the UK in January.  If none of that floats your boat there’s plenty more to choose from below.

Noel Gallagher

The former Oasis guitarist will again be backed by the High Flying Birds for spring dates in support of ‘Who Built The Moon?’, which is out on November 24.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29.
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Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith has announced a March UK and Ireland arena tour to accompany her new LP, ‘The Architect’.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Dua Lipa

The pop singer-songwriter, who put out her self-titled debut earlier this year, will call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London next spring, following up a run of autumn dates.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Bon Iver

Bon Iver will play four shows at the Eventim Apollo in London in February, replacing the slate of shows in the capital pulled earlier this year.
Tickets will be available to those who had tickets to the cancelled gigs first, with general sale following at 10am on October 3.
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Jake Bugg

The singer-songwriter, who recently released ‘Hearts That Strain’, has lined up shows in Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Carlisle, Douglas, Bristol, London, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Margate, Warwick, Oxford, Southampton, Exeter and Brighton during February and March.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Belle And Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian have announced plans to tour the UK and Ireland during March.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29.
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Deacon Blue

The Scottish pop-rock band will bring their To Be Here Someday – 30th Anniversary tour to venues across the UK between November 13 and December 15 in 2018.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Machine Head

Machine Head will bring their Catharsis tour to Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Roundhouse, during March.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29.
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The Prodigy

The dance legends will call in Manchester, Doncaster, Plymouth, Glasgow and Wolverhampton prior to three nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London in December.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 29.
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Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria

Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria will bring The Resurrection Tour to Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, between January 23 and 27.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29.
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Also announced this week, so far

The Chainsmokers, Friendly Fires, Runrig, Michael McIntyre, Fast and Furious Live, Bowling For Soup, Jorja Smith, Megan McKenna, Callum Beattie, Tom Grennan, Cloud Nothings, Witchsorrow, Ray BLK, MiC Lowry, Shopping, Lisbee Stainton, All Tvvins, The Go Team, The Wonder Stuff, Kew The Music, Gypsy Kings, The Human League, Jools Holland, Stereophonics, Shed Seven, Tall Ships, Jim Jefferies, Seafoal, Venom Prison, Wild Beasts, Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, Brave Giant, Celebrating David Bowie, Belly Squad, Wilkinson, Peach Pit, Beth Hart, Orange Goblin, Louise Redknapp, Game of Thrones Live, John Boden and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Blondie And Jake Bugg

BLONDIE

Having already confirmed stops in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and London, the legendary new wave band have added new shows at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, Brighton Centre and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena this autumn. Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 11, prices start at £50.00 plus fees.

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JAKE BUGG

The singer-songwriter, who will release ‘Hearts That Strain’ on September 1, will play acoustic shows in Bath, Cardiff, Leicester, Hull, Edinburgh, Forres, Strathpeffer, Perth, Stoke, Bexhill-on-Sea, Reading and Liverpool in November. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 11, prices start at £22.50/£25.00 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Blondie, Jake Bugg, Destroyer, Decapitated, Employed To Serve and more…

New wave legends Blondie have expanded their autumn tour with new shows in Nottingham, Brighton and Cardiff, while Jake Bugg has announced he will unplug for an acoustic tour in November, following up the release of his new album, ‘Hearts That Strain’, which arrives on September 1. With Bloodstock festival taking over the fields of Catton Hall this weekend, we also have tour news from Polish metallers Decapitated, who will return in the autumn for dates with King Parrot, Venom Prison and Thy Disease.  Employed To Serve are also set to return to the road later this year for their first UK headline shows in support of their second album, ‘The Warmth Of A Dying Sun’.

Blondie

Having already confirmed stops in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and London, the new wave legends will now also call at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, the Brighton Centre and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena this autumn.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 11, prices start at £50.00 plus fees.


Jake Bugg

The singer-songwriter, who will put out ‘Hearts That Strain’ on September 1, is set to unplug for shows in Bath, Cardiff, Leicester, Hull, Edinburgh, Forres, Strathpeffer, Perth, Stoke, Bexhill-on-Sea, Reading and Liverpool in November.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 11, prices start at £22.50/£25.00 plus fees.


Destroyer

Destroyer, aka Dan Bejar, will tour the UK later this year, following the release of his new album ‘Ken’, which is due to arrive on October 20 through Merge Records/Dead Oceans.
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Tickets are on sale now, prices start at £15.00/£18.00 plus fees.


Decapitated

The Polish metallers, who perform at Bloodstock festival this weekend, will return in November with King Parrot, Venom Prison and Thy Disease. Stops include Norwich, Nottingham, Bristol, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Stoke, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and London, where they’ll play the Underworld.
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Tickets are on sale now, prices start at £16.00/£18.00 plus fees.


Employed to Serve

Having just finished touring alongside Milk Teeth, the Woking hardcore band have lined up their first UK headline shows in support of their second album, ‘The Warmth Of A Dying Sun’, which arrived in May through Holy Roar Records. The tour gets underway on November 3 in Brighton before stops in Oxford, Leeds, Newcastle, Birmingham, Nottingham and Edinburgh.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 11.


Also announced this week, so far

Michael Malarkey, Sacred Paws, Flaws, Jake Clemons, Josh Flowers, Magnum, Mighty Oaks, Peace, Rhys Lewis, City Calm Down, Matt Maltese, Sleeptalking, Noga Erez, Amy MacDonald, Be Charlotte, Newton Faulkner, Josh Kelley, And So I Watch You From Afar, Tigercub, Craig Gallagher, Seamus Fogarty, John Smith, Marshmello, Normandie, William Ryan Key, Kurupt FM, Grave Pleasures, Baywaves, Eric Gales, Michael Head and the Red Elastic Band, King King, White Wine and many more!

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On This Day In Music: Brian Jones And Jake Bugg Were Born

On February 28, 1942 Brian Jones, founding member of the Rolling Stones, was born. Sadly he died on July 3, 1969 aged 27. He shares a birthday with Nottingham-based singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who was born on the same day in 1994. Happy birthday Jake!

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Adele

Adele will perform in the round at London’s Wembley Stadium on June 29 and July 1, as ‘The Finale’ to her current tour supporting ’25’, which came out last year.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on Friday December 2, priced from £45.00 to £95.00 seating and £75.00 standing, plus booking fees.


The xx

The xx have announced a string of UK shows in March, including five nights at the O2 Academy Brixton, as part of their I See You European tour.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 25, priced from £26.50/£30.75 plus fees.


Kings Of Leon at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Kings Of Leon, who released ‘WALLS’ last month, will play Hyde Park on July 6 as part of the British Summer Time series, with Pixes and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats also on the bill.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on November 30, priced £62.50 plus fees.


The Kooks

The Kooks will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a UK tour in spring, including a huge date at London’s Alexandra Palace on May 13. They will play tracks from their back catalogue, as well as b-sides and new material.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on November 25, priced £25.00/£27.50 plus fees.


KT Tunstall

KT Tunstall will return to the road in May for shows in Harrogate, Edinburgh, Northampton, London, where she’ll play the Barbican, Guildford, Scunthorpe, Warrington, Coventry and Llandudno.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 25, priced £17.50/£18.50 plus fees.


Jack Savoretti

Jack Savoretti will bring his Sleep No More tour to Cambridge, Leicester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Margate and London between March 18 and 29 in support of his new album, from which the tour takes its name.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on November 25, prices start at £22.50 plus fees.


Live From Times Square Featuring Jake Bugg, James and Hacienda Classical

Jake Bugg, James and Hacienda Classical are the first acts confirmed to perform as part of Newcastle’s Live from Times Square series on July 27, 28 and August 4 respectively. Special guests for all shows are to be confirmed in the coming months.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on November 25, priced £30.00/£35.00/£40.00 plus fees.


UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro And Mickey

UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, the founding members of the legendary British reggae-pop troupe, will play a mix of arena, stadium and open air shows in May and June, plus a date at Chelmsford City Racecourse on August 12. Support comes from special guests Level 42 and the Original Wailers.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on November 25, priced £35.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have lined up a show at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on June 3 as part of the Hull City of Culture 2017 celebrations, with the Divine Comedy and Billy Bragg also set to appear as special guests.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9.30am on November 25, priced £28.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

WWE Live, Axwell and Ingrosso, While She Sleeps, Loyle Carner, The Beach Boys, Hans Zimmer, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Amy MacDonald, The Menzingers, HalfNoise, With Confidence, Angel Olsen, Haken, Cigarettes After Sex, The Selecter, The Beat featuring Ranking Roger, Dreadzone, Slotface, Mona, Seth Lakeman, Youngr, Hacienda Classical, James, Jake Bugg, Gruff Rhys, Path and the Giant, The Bottom Line, Drenge, The Comet Is Coming, Picture This, Dodie, The Amazons, Glenn Hughes, Jaws, Jake Isaac, Broken Teeth, Bear’s Den and more!

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Black Sabbath Soar To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Rock royalty Black Sabbath have risen to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating Coldplay to second place. Making up the rest of the top five we have The Stone RosesBeyonce and Jess Glynne.

Rihanna is also having a good week, going from #15 last week to #7 this week. Meanwhile, not having such a good time are Lionel Richie and Paul Simon, who have gone from #7 and #9 last week to #10 and #15 this week, respectively.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Rizzle KicksFrankie VallieProfessor Brian CoxJake Bugg and Brian Fallon, among others, go on sale. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them can give Black Sabbath the boot and take over the #1 spot.

1. Black Sabbath
2. Coldplay
3. The Stone Roses
4. Beyonce
5. Jess Glynne
6. Stevie Wonder
7. Rihanna
8. Rod Stewart
9. Simply Red
10. Lionel Richie
11. Nashville In Concert
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Elton John
15. Paul Simon
16. The Tenderloins
17. Bryan Adams
18. Madness
19. David Gilmour
20. Barry Manilow

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

1. Rizzle Kicks

2. Frankie Vallie

3. Professor Brian Cox

4. Jake Bugg

5. Brian Fallon

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This Week’s New Releases: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jake Bugg and Laura Mvula

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There are plenty of new releases to choose from this week. You’ve got the Red Hot Chili Peppers releasing their eleventh album, Jake Bugg putting out his third and Laura Mvula her second. If none of that tickles your fancy, you’ve also got Margaret Glaspy offering up her debut LP and Gojira following up 2012’s ‘L’enfant Sauvage’, plus loads more which you can check out below.

Case/Lang/Veirs – ‘Case/Lang/Veirs’ (CLV/Anti-)

Gojira – ‘Magma’ (Roadrunner UK)

Jake Bugg – ‘On My One’ (Virgin)

Laura Mvula – ‘ The Dreaming Room’ (RCA)

Let’s Eat Grandma – ‘I, Gemini’ (Transgressive)

Margaret Glaspy – ‘Emotions and Math’ (ATO)

PAWS – ‘No Grace’ (FatCat)

Red Hot Chili Peppers – ‘The Getaway’ (Warner Bros)

Swans – ‘The Glowing Man’ (Mute)

Weaves – ‘Weaves’ (Memphis Industries)

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