This Week’s New Releases: Courtney Barnett, James Bay And Quiet Slang

This week is chock-full of new releases! Courtney Barnett’s sophomore LP is FINALLY here, James Bay has also put out his second album, and Warpaint’s Theresa Wayman has released her debut solo album under the moniker TT.

Not quite your cup of tea? There’s a shedload to check out below.

Ash – ‘Islands’ (BMG)

At The Gates – ‘To Drink From The Night Itself’ (Century Media Records)

Big Ups – ‘Two Parts Together’ (Exploding In Sound)

Blair Dunlop – ‘Notes From An Island’ (Gilded Wings)

Brad Mehldau Trio – ‘Seymour Reads The Constitution!’ (Nonesuch)

Burn The Priest – ‘Legion: XX’ (Nuclear Blast)

Charles Watson – ‘Now That I’m A River’ (Moshi Moshi)

​​Courtney Barnett – ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’ (Marathon Artists/Milk!)

Five Finger Death Punch – ‘And Justice For None’ (Eleven Seven)

Frog Eyes – ‘Violet Psalms’ (Paper Bag Records)

GAS – ‘Rausch’ (Kompakt)

Guvna B – ‘Hands Are Made For Working’ (Allo Mate)

James Bay – ‘Electric Light’ (Virgin EMI)

Joe Bonamassa – ‘British Bles Explosion Live’ (Mascot)

John Maus – ‘Addendum’ (Ribbon Music)

Jon Allen – ‘Blue Flame’ (Monologue)

Kelly Willis – ‘Back Being Blue’ (Premium Records)

Kyle – ‘Light Of Mine’ (Atlantic)

The Last Poets -‘Understand What Black Is’ (Studio Rockers)

Lewis Watson – ‘nineties, noughties, tennies’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Mamas Gun – ‘Golden Days’ (Candelion)

Matthew Sweet – ‘Tomorrow’s Daughter’ (Honeycomb Hideout)

Michael Rault – ‘It’s A New Day Tonight’ (Wick Records)

Nick Mulvey – ‘Dancing For The Answers’ EP (Fiction Records)

Now Now – ‘Saved’ (Lab Records)

Otis Redding – ‘Dock Of The Bay Sessions’ (Rhino)

Parquet Courts – ‘Wide Awake!’ (Rough Trade)

Postdata – ‘Let’s Be Wilderness’ (Paper Bag Records)

Quiet Slang – ‘Everything Matters But No One Is Listening’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Ray LaMontagne – ‘Part Of The Light’ (RCA)

Ryley Walker – ‘Deafman Glance’ (Dead Oceans)

The Sidekicks – ‘Happiness Hours’ (Epitaph)

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – ‘Sparkle Hard’ (Domino)

TT – ‘LoveLaws’ (LoveLeaks/Caroline)

Vitamin X – ‘Age Of Paranoia’ (Southern Lord)

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Tour Of The Week: James Bay

James Bay will accompany the release of his second album, ‘Electric Light’, with a world tour. James Bay tickets are on sale now, priced £29.50/£32.50 plus fees.

The follow up to 2015’s ‘Chaos & The Calm’ will arrive on May 18 through Virgin EMI, prior to stops in London, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol, Cambridge, Newcastle and Leicester, plus shows in Europe during June and North America in the autumn.

Bay is currently on the road in US for a short run of spring dates.

James Bay Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun March 25 2018 – SEATTLE Washington – Showbox SoDo (USA)
Tue March 27 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO California – Fillmore San Francisco (USA)
Wed March 28 2018 – LOS ANGELES California – Belasco Theater (USA)
Sat March 31 2018 – CHICAGO Illinois – Metro (USA)
Mon April 02 2018 – WASHINGTON District of Columbia – Lincoln Theatre DC (USA)
Tue April 03 2018 – BROOKLYN New York – Brooklyn Steel (USA)
Thu April 05 2018 – BOSTON Massachusetts – Royale Nightclub (USA)
Fri April 06 2018 – PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania – Theatre Of Living Arts (USA)
Sun April 08 2018 – TORONTO Ontario – Danforth Music Hall Theatre (Canada)
Tue May 29 2018 – LONDON Roundhouse (United Kingdom)
Wed May 30 2018 – MANCHESTER Albert Hall (United Kingdom)
Fri June 01 2018 – SHEFFIELD O2 Academy Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Sat June 02 2018 – BRISTOL Colston Hall (United Kingdom)
Sun June 03 2018 – CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange (United Kingdom)
Tue June 05 2018 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 Academy Newcastle (United Kingdom)
Thu June 07 2018 – LEICESTER DeMontfort Hall (United Kingdom)
Fri June 08 2018 – PARIS Elysée Montmartre (France)
Mon June 11 2018 – AMSTERDAM Melkweg (Netherlands)
Tue June 12 2018 – BERLIN Huxleys (Germany)
Wed June 27 2018 – CORK Live at the Marquee (Ireland)
Thu September 13 2018 – ATLANTA Georgia – Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre (USA)
Fri September 14 2018 – NASHVILLE Tennessee – Ascend Amphitheater (USA)
Sat September 15 2018 – DURHAM North Carolina – Performing Arts Center (USA)
Tue September 18 2018 – NEW YORK New York – Beacon Theatre (USA)
Wed September 19 2018 – NEW YORK New York – Beacon Theatre (USA)
Thu September 20 2018 – WASHINGTON District of Columbia – Anthem (USA)
Tue September 25 2018 – PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania – Festival Pier at Penns Landing (USA)
Wed September 26 2018 – BOSTON Massachusetts – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (USA)
Fri September 28 2018 – TORONTO Ontario – Woodbine Park (Canada)
Sat September 29 2018 – DETROIT Michigan – Masonic Temple (USA)
Mon October 01 2018 – CHICAGO Illinois – Aragon Ballroom (USA)
Tue October 02 2018 – MINNEAPOLIS – State Theatre Minneapolis (USA)
Thu October 04 2018 – DENVER Colorado – Fillmore Auditorium (USA)
Fri October 05 2018 – SALT LAKE CITY Utah – Union Event Center (USA)
Sun October 07 2018 – LOS ANGELES California – Greek Theatre (USA)
Thu October 11 2018 – BERKELEY California – Greek Theatre-U.C. Berkeley (USA)
Sat October 13 2018 – VANCOUVER British Columbia – UBC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre (Canada)
Mon October 15 2018 – PORTLAND Oregon – Theater of the Clouds at Moda Center (USA)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: James Bay, Kacey Musgraves, George Ezra, Demi Lovato, Rudimental, Craig David, Barry Manilow and more…

JAMES BAY

The singer-songwriter, who plays a one off show at Electric Brixton in London tonight, will embark on an international tour beginning on May 29 at the Roundhouse in London before stops in Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol, Cambridge, Newcastle and Leicester, followed by shows in Europe during June and North America in the autumn. The dates will accompany the release of his second album, ‘Electric Light, with tickets on general sale at 9am on March 16.

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GEORGE EZRA

George Ezra, who will release ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ on March 23, has announced plans to tour the UK in November, following up a run of shows this spring and outdoor shows through the summer. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 16.

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KACEY MUSGRAVES

Kacey Musgraves will launch her Oh What A World Tour in Europe this October, with UK stops planned in Bristol, York, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester, Gateshead, Glasgow, Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin and London, where she’ll perform at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The shows will support the release of her new album, ‘Golden Hour’, which is set to arrive on March 30. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 16.

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DEMI LOVATO

In addition to already confirmed stops in London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester, Demi Lovato has added shows in Newcastle, Belfast and Dublin to her summer tour plans. Tickets for the new additions are on sale at 9am on March 16.

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RUDIMENTAL

Rudimental will take over Alexandra Palace in London on October 27, with tickets for the show on sale at 9am on March 16. They also appear at Bestival in August.

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CRAIG DAVID

Craig David will be joined by Rita Ora for shows at Maidstone’s Kent Event Centre and Northampton’s County Ground during August and September. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 16.

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BARRY MANILOW

Barry Manilow will play arena shows in Leeds and Manchester in September, prior to the legendary entertainer’s three night stand at London’s O2 Arena. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 16.

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Also announced this week

Beyoncé And Jay Z, the Zombies, St. Vincent, Jarvis Cocker, Dylan Moran, the Damned, Danzig, Midland, Drake White, Wildwood Kin, Carbon Leaf, Sam Fender, Boy Azooga, Volbeat, Procol Harum, Burt Bacharach, Fickle Friends, the Manor, Frightened Rabbit, Sons of Pitches, Fidlar, Per Gessle’s Roxette, Ride, Ocean Wisdom, Parkway Drive, Aslan, Dearist, Buffalo Tom, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Brooke Candy, 3Teeth, Vintage Trouble, The Midnight Beast, David Ford, Her’s, Combichrist, Wednesday 13, The Flaming Lips, The Wave Pictures, Glenn Hughes, Gender Roles, Paw Patrol Live! and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Glasgow Summer Sessions, Kendrick Lamar, Garbage, James Bay, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, James Taylor, Michael Bolton and more…

GLASGOW SUMMER SESSIONS with Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar will perform at Bellahouston Park on August 29 as part of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions , with further acts to be announced in due course. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 16 priced £59.50 plus fees.

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GARBAGE

Garbage have added additional dates to their ‘Version 2.0’ anniversary tour, with new stops confirmed in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham and Newcastle prior to their previously announced two night stand at the O2 Academy Brixton on September 14 and 15. Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 16, priced £32.50/£38.50 plus fees.

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JAMES BAY

The singer-songwriter has announced his new single, Wild Love, plus details of a London show at Electric Brixton on March 15 and a date as part of Cork’s Live at the Marquee series on June 27. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 16, priced £27.50 plus fees.

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DEMI LOVATO

Demi Lovato has announced a UK arena tour, with stops planned in London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester during June. Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 16, priced £37.50 plus fees.

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CAMILA CABELLO

The former Fifth Harmony member will call at the O2 Academy Glasgow, O2 Academy Birmingham and O2 Academy Brixton in London on June 5, 6 and 12 respectively. Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 16, priced £29.50/£32.50 plus fees.

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JAMES TAYLOR

The legendary singer-songwriter will be joined by Bonnie Raitt for dates in Manchester, Glasgow and Leeds during July, coinciding with Taylor and Raitt’s opening for Paul Simon as part of his farewell tour, with stops planned at London’s Hyde Park and the 3Arena in Dublin. Tickets for Taylor’s headline shows go on sale at 9am on February 16.

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MICHAEL BOLTON

The American singer will bring his Time, Love & Tenderness Greatest Hits tour to venues between October 13 and November 4, including stops in Birmingham, Glasgow, Blackpool, Newcastle, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham and London, where he’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 16, priced from £25.00 plus booking fees.

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Also announced this week

Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Jungle, Haçienda Classiçal, Peace, Emeli Sandé, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, NOFX, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Latitude and Longitude Festivals, Star Shaped Festival, Livewire Festival, Lovebox Festival, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Texas, Feis feat. Van Morrison, Alfie Boe, Jurassic Park Live In Concert, Vance Joy, The Lovely Eggs, Waxahatchee, Lo Moon, Kaiser Chiefs, Toots and the Maytals, UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey, Jorja Smith, The Go Team, John Buckley, Broadside, Indian Queens, Boy Azooga, Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals, The Hold Steady, Mr. Jukes, Pendulum, Okkervil River, Amanda Palmer, Alanis Morissette, Saxon, Skyline Series feat. Echo and the Bunnymen, Bananarama, James Arthur, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Wayward Sons, Tune Yards, Mallory Knox, the Blinders, Wild Child, Gerry Cinnamon, Rachel Parris, Dead Swans, Sarah Blasko, Rufus Wainwright, American Nightmare, Damian Marley, Carmody, the Skids, the Exploited and more!

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The Boss Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Boss has done it, he’s knocked The Next Step off the top spot, where they’ve been for two weeks, and down to #12. In second position is Stevie Wonder, followed by ColdplayAC/DC and new entry Donny Osmond.

This week we also welcome to the chart Corey TaylorEuro 2016Shawn Mendes, and The Stone Roses. New entries have meant a bit of a re-jig and we see Beyonce and The Tenderloins swap places, Jeff Lynnes ELO go from #6 to #11 and previous chart queen Adele go from #5 to #13.

Over the next week there are tickets going on sale for some massive shows, including Bear GryllsSummertime BallSelena GomezMcFly and Travis Scott. Have any of them got what it takes to give The Boss the boot off the #1 spot? Come back and see us next week to find out.

8. Kygo
13. Adele

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

1. Bear Grylls

2. Summertime Ball

3. Selena Gomez

4. McFly

5. Travis Scott

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond sets up arena shows for his The Soundtrack Of My Life UK tour in early 2017.
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Tickets on sale at 10am on April 22, priced from £40.00/£60.00, plus fees.


Katherine Jenkins

The Welsh classical singer will bring her Celebration tour to Southend, Southampton, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and Nottingham, rounding off with a performance at London’s Barbican Hall on December 27.
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Tickets on general sale starting 9am on April 19, priced between £29.50 and £50.00, plus fees.


Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman will be joined by Wildwood Kin for a marathon UK winter tour, accompanying his new record, ‘Ballads of the Broken Few’.
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Tickets on sale at 10am on April 22, priced between £15.00 and £26.50 plus fees.


The Levellers

The Levellers will be joined by Dreadzone and Ruts DC for  a handful of Beautiful Nights shows in December.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 22, priced at £25.00 plus fees.


The Enemy

The Enemy have expanded their autumn farewell tour, adding extra nights at London’s O2 Forum, the O2 Ritz in Manchester and the O2 ABC in Glasgow, with new shows booked at O2 Academies in Bristol, Leicester and Liverpool, plus a a fourth night at Coventry’s Empire on October 6.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 22, priced at £20.00/£21.00 plus fees.


Steve Vai

Steve Vai will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his ‘Passion And Warfare’ album at the O2 ABC in Glasgow, the London Palladium, the O2 Academy Newcastle, the O2 Ritz in Manchester, Brighton Dome and the O2 Academy Bristol, between June 1 and 7.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 22, priced between £28.50 and £30.00 plus fees.


Stereophonics 

Stereophonics will warm up for their summer tour with intimate shows at the UEA in Norwich on May 15 and Cambridge’s Corn Exchange the following day.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 22, priced at £35.00 plus fees


Beck

The alt-rock singer-songwriter plays London’s O2 Academy Brixton and Manchester’s Albert Hall on June 28 and 29 respectively, following up appearances at Glastonbury and Fold festival.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on April 22, priced at £46.00/£42.50 plus fees.


James Bay

The Hertfordshire singer-songwriter has lined up a performance at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 12.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on April 22, priced from £35.00, plus fees.


Corey Taylor

The Slipknot frontman will call at London’s KOKO on May 8.
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Tickets on general sale at 9am on April 22, priced at £25.00 plus fees


Also announced this week, so far

Art Garfunkel, Band Of Skulls, Teleman, The Kills, Moose Blood, Mono, Escape The Fate, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Afro Celt Sound System, Barenaked Ladies, Hoodie Allen, Dick Valentine, Will Varley, Martha Ffion, Mac DeMarco, Fields Of Nephilim, Frank Turner, Dag Nasty, Richmond Fontaine, Neil Cowley Trio, Nicholas Allbrook, Status Quo, Hopsin, Nails, Charlotte Carpenter, Max Jury, The Devil Makes Three, Fit For An Autopsy, Dan Reed Network, Bad Breeding, When Our Time Comes, Melvins, Diamond Head, M83, The Virginmarys, The Fall Of Troy and many more!

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Stevie Wonder Steals #1 Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Stevie Wonder has done it, he’s taken the top spot from chart queen Adele, who is now sitting pretty at #2. Following closely behind are newcomers The Tenderloins, as well as Little Mix and Nashville In Concert.

Coldplay have left the top five this week and are now at #6, while Justin Bieber has climbed two places from last week to #7, but Bruce Springsteen has dropped a whopping six places to #8, with only Bristol Summer Series and Placebo below him in the top 10.

Over the next week you can look forward to tickets going on sale for Status QuoChris BrownFetty WapBiffy Clyro and Tom Jones (new date), among many others. Come back next week to see if any of them are able to claim the #1 spot.

18. AC/DC
20. Dynamo

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

1. Status Quo

2. Chris Brown

3. Fetty Wap

4. Biffy Clyro

5. Tom Jones (new date)

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Bruce Springsteen Rises To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Boss has been in the top 10 since he entered the chart two weeks ago, but this week Bruce Springsteen has managed to knock Beyonce off the #1 spot and down to #5. Meanwhile, Adele is holding steady at #2 and the remaining top five slots have been taken up by chart newcomers The Specials and Catfish And The Bottlemen.

We also welcome to the chart V FestivalSteel Panther and Richard Ashcroft, while we say goodbye to Jess GlynneOcean Colour Scenethe OffspringJeff Lynnes ELOX Factor LiveTeenage Cancer TrustNeil Young and the Next Step.

Make sure to start scraping your pennies together as there’s lots going on sale this week, including StereophonicsBellyEnnio MorriconeNoel Gallagher and Jake Bugg. Reckon any of them can bump the Boss off the top spot? Check back with us next week to find out.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Adele
3. The Specials
4. Catfish And The Bottlemen
5. Beyonce
6. V Festival
7. Coldplay
8. Little Mix
9. AC/DC
10. The 1975
11. Justin Bieber
12. Richard Ashcroft
13. Dynamo
14. Rod Stewart
15. Steel Panther
16. David Gilmour
17. Twenty One Pilots
18. James Bay
19. Rihanna
20. Shawn Mendes

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Bryson Tiller Returns To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, there’s been a lot of yo-yoing happening at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart lately. Adele‘s #1, then Bryson Tiller is, then Adele‘s back on top and this week Bryson Tiller returns to the top spot, relegating Adele to #2 .

We’ve said goodbye to a few acts this week, but welcomed in some new blood, in the form of Madness, James Bay, Massive Attack, Milburn, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie and Rihanna, who surprised dropped her new album last week.

We got a few blasts from the past going on sale over the next week, including BustedThe CorrsTom Jones and Anastacia. In fact the only odd one out is newcomer Shawn Mendes, who put out his debut album late last year.

 

1. Bryson Tiller
2. Adele
3. AC/DC
4. Justin Bieber
5. Hozier
6. Coldplay
7. Madness
8. James Bay
9. Brian Wilson
10. Massive Attack
11. The 1975
12. Strictly Come Dancing
13. The Human League
14. Dynamo
15. Milburn
16. Little Mix
17. Billy Joel
18. Rihanna
19. Lionel Richie
20. Rod Stewart

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

1. Busted

2. The Corrs

3. Tom Jones

4. Shawn Mendes

5. Anastacia

 

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Brian Wilson, New Order, Bullet For My Valentine, Iggy Pop, James Bay And The Corrs

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BRIAN WILSON

Brian Wilson will perform ‘Pet Sounds’, the Beach Boys’ 1966 album, in its entirety for a final time during a forthcoming world tour, including UK shows in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gateshead, Liverpool and Nottingham between May 15 and June 1. Tickets on sale at 10am tomorrow, priced from £38.50, £45.00 and £55.00, plus fees.

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NEW ORDER

Having returned last year with their first studio album in over a decade, ‘Music Complete’, New Order will joined by special guests for a massive homecoming show at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 9. Tickets are on sale at 9.30am tomorrow, priced at £45.00 plus fees.

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE

Having put out ‘Venom’ last summer, Bullet For My Valentine will hit Newport, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London between November 24 and December 9. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £30.00 plus fees.

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IGGY POP

Iggy Pop will bring his Post Pop Depression tour to London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 13, backed by band members Joshua Homme, The Dead Weather’s Dean Fertitia and Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, in support of their upcoming collaborative album, ‘Post Pop Depression’, out on March 18. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced from £26.00 plus fees.

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JAMES BAY

James Bay will follow a four nights at London’s Eventim Apollo this spring with Forest Live shows at Thetford Forest and Cannock Chase, before a concert at Tynemouth Priory and Castle in July. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced from £34.50 plus fees.

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THE CORRS

The Corrs, who returned with ‘White Light’ late last year, will follow their current arena tour with Jockey Club Live dates at Newmarket, Haydock Park and Epsom Downs racecourses in June. Tickets go on sale at 8am tomorrow, priced between £30.00 and £40.00, plus fees.

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