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)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Jess Glynne, Tom Odell, Kurupt FM, The Twang, The Orb and more…


The pop vocalist will support her new album, ‘Always In Between’, which is out on September 21, with November dates in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Newcastle, Leeds, Dublin, Cardiff, Nottingham and Bournemouth. Tickets are on sale at 9am on July 6.

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Tom Odell will release his new album, ‘Jubilee Road’, the follow up to 2016’s ‘Wrong Crowd’, on October 12, with a UK run set to begin the same day. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on July 6.

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Kurupt FM will bid farewell with a UK tour in November, with the stars of People Just Do Nothing set to call in Oxford, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Bristol, Brighton and London. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 6. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Fresh from opening for Shed Seven at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, the band have inked in December dates in Birmingham, Manchester, London and Glasgow. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on July 6. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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The Orb will embark on a 30th anniversary greatest hits tour this autumn, with stops planned in Cardiff, Bristol, Newcastle, Liverpool, Brighton and Sheffield between October 11 and 20. System 7 will support on all dates, except Newcastle. Tickets go on sale at 9am on July 6.

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Also announced this week

Paul McCartney, Hugh Cornwell, Belle and Sebastian, Ben Howard, Noel Gallagher, Ocean Colour Scene, Vance Joy, Jain, Overkill, Ride, Christine and The Queens, Pete Tong, Sigrid, Bry, Fatherson, Didirri, KickThePJ, 808Ink, Aslan, Gerry Cinnamon, Anna Meredith, Ugly Kid Joe, Eliza and the Bear, Mattiel, Arkells, Mark Watson, Lucy Porter, Kagoule, Willy Mason, Skeletonwitch, MANTAR, Sharkmuffin, Talvin Singh, Dessa, Brand New Friend, Fizzy Blood, Self Esteem and more.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Heritage Live Featuring Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre And Louisa

HERITAGE LIVE with Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre and Louisa

Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre and Louisa will combine to celebrate girl-power pop music within the grounds of Audley End House and Gardens near Saffron Walden on July 14 as part of the Heritage Live series.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 9am on April 11, prior to general sale at 9am on April 13, priced £57.50 plus booking fees.

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Ticket Offer: Jess Glynne 2 For 1 Tickets

Ticketmaster has launched a special offer giving you the opportunity to buy two tickets for the price of one to Jess Glynne’s show at Wincanton Racecourse on July 1.

This offer is bookable until July 1 via this page only. A service charge will apply per ticket and a processing fee may apply per transaction. Tickets must be bought in pairs. This offer is subject to availability, cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount and does not apply to tickets already booked.

Check back for further ticket offers as and when we receive them.

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Ticketmaster 24-Hour Flash Sale

Ticketmaster have launched a 24-hour flash sale on tickets to live events this summer, including offers on tickets for the Beach Boys, Kaiser Chiefs, Clean Bandit, the Charlatans, Jess Glynne, Rod Stewart, UB40, The Mission, Hans Zimmer and more. Click here to take advantage of Ticketmaster’s new offer before 9:00am on Saturday May 13.

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part Two

As Christmas Day edges even closer our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart is well underway. We’ve been working our way from the bottom up, counting through 10 a day, until we reach the top and crown the successor to Adele, who took the top spot in 2015. Make sure to check back throughout the week to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1. If you missed it, you can check out Part One here.

31. Jess Glynne
32. Black Sabbath
33. Kasabian
34. Catfish and the Bottlemen
35. Shawn Mendes
36. Kings of Leon
37. V Festival
38. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
39. Simply Red
40. The 1975

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Top Tours This Week!!



Adele will perform at London’s Wembley Stadium on June 29 and July 1 as ‘The Finale’ for the pop giant’s tour in support of ’25’, which came out last year. Both will be 360° shows, performed in the round.
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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. A golden circle area around the stage is also being created, with tickets starting at £175.00 plus fees.


KISS will play four UK arena shows next spring, with stops planned at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 27, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena the following day, Manchester Arena on May 30 and the O2 in London on May 31, as part of a wider European tour.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on December 2, priced £45.00/£37.50 plus fees.

Olly Murs

Olly Murs will follow up his spring arena run with summer open air shows in Lincolnshire, Carlisle, Colchester, Tetbury, Wrexham, Thetford Forest, York, Canterbury, Scarborough, Northampton, Sussex, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Exeter, Bournemouth, Sandown, Swansea and Newbury during June, July and August. He will also appear at Jersey’s Big Gig In The Park on July 15.
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Tickets for the new dates will go on general sale at 9am on December 2, prices start at £39.50/£42.50 plus fees.

Bryan Adams

The Canadian pop-rocker will bring his Get Up tour back to the UK in summer, with open air shows planned at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, Cornbury festival at Oxford’s Great Tew Park, Colwyn Bay’s Eirias Stadium, Powderham Castle, Sixways Stadium in Worcester and Britts Park in Carlisle between July 7 and 15.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 2, priced £49.00/£50.00/£55.00 plus fees.

Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft has announced a trio of arena shows alongside his set at Manchester’s Sounds of the City series, with stops planned in Glasgow, Birmingham and Leeds during April before his set at the Castlefield Bowl in June.
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Tickets on sale at 9.30am on December 2, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

Laura Marling

Laura Marling will accompany the release of her new album, ‘Semper Femina’, out on March 10, with a UK tour. Stops include Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Oxford, Birmingham, Brighton, London and Salisbury.
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Tickets will go on sale at 10am on December 2, priced £20.50/£21.50 plus fees.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

The Australian Pink Floyd Show will return to the UK for shows in Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol, Plymouth, Cambridge, Newcastle, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool, Grimsby, Ipswich, Oxford, Southend, Bournemouth, Leicester, Portsmouth, Guildford, Brighton and London between September 29 and October 28.
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Tickets go on sale at 10am on December 1, prices start at £29.50 plus fees.

Green Day

The pop-punk giants will be joined by Rancid for sets at Belfast’s Ormeau Park and Dublin’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham on June 28 and 29, following their trio of UK arena shows earlier in the year.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 2, priced £49.00/€58.65 plus fees.

Little Mix

Little Mix have added a fresh batch of UK dates due to demand, including further stops in Aberdeen, Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Manchester and London during October of next year. The group recently put out their new album, ‘Glory Days’.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am December 1, priced £25.00 plus fees.

Jess Glynne

Jess Glynne has lined up five open air performances next summer, including a stadium date at Llanelli’s Parc y Scarlets before Jockey Club Live shows at racecourses in Aintree, Wincanton, Carlisle and Newmarket.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on December 2, priced £28.00/£35.00/£45.00 plus fees.

Penn And Teller

Penn & Teller will bring their Direct From Vegas show  to the O2 Apollo Manchester on June 10 and Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium on June 15, before a five night run at the Eventim Apollo in London.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 2, priced £37.50/£38.75/£42.75 plus fees.

Also announced this week, so far

Ghost, ZZ Top, Kid Ink, Enter Shikari, Counterfeit, Against The Current, Aphex Twin, Circa Waves, Norma Jean Martin, Fleet Foxes, Barry Adamson, Kadhja Bonet, Leo Stannard, Christopher Cross, Wilko Johnson, Tom Walker, Teenage Cancer Trust shows feat. Olly Murs, Romesh Ranganathan, The Who, Paul Weller, Pet Shop Boys, Sons Of Pitches, The Dears, Jojo, Gabrielle Aplin, Vant, Cabbage, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Palace, The Big Moon, Spring King, Sango, Devendra Banhart, The Moonlandingz, The Rifles, Dan Owen, Royal Republic, Hellions, The Japanese House, Greywind, The Mission, Marillion, Jordan Rakei and many more!

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Bon Iver Bound To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


We’re a bit tardy with your latest instalment of the Hot Ticket Chart, but you can now check out the rankings from September 12 to 18 below.

Bon Iver have bumped comeback kings Green Day off the #1 spot and down to #8. Meanwhile, we’ve got Korn and Limp Bizkit in second place, with Shawn MendesJustin Bieber and Yusuf Cat Stevens making up the rest of the top five.

Elton John is back in the top 10, followed by Olly Murs, who has dropped five places since the last chart. We also welcome newcomers Tory Lanez and The Pretty Reckless, who have entered at #10 and #18, respectively.

Over the next week we’ve got some huge names with shows on sale, including KraftwerkIron MaidenTwo Door Cinema ClubBlossoms and Jimmy Eat World. Come back and see us soon to find out if any of them beat Bon Iver to the top of the chart.

1. Bon Iver
2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
3. Shawn Mendes
4. Justin Bieber
5. Yusuf Cat Stevens
6. Elton John
7. Olly Murs
8. Green Day
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Tory Lanez
11. Frankie Valli
12. David Gilmour
13. Jess Glynne
14. Catfish and the Bottlemen
15. Marvel Universe Live
16. Jamie T
17. Billy Connolly
18. The Pretty Reckless
19. The 1975
20. Twenty One Pilots

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

1. Iron Maiden

2. Kraftwerk

3. Two Door Cinema Club

4. Blossoms

5. Jimmy Eat World

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Biffy Clyro At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


It took us a while to recover from the bank holiday shenanigans, so we’ve doubled up and given you a chart covering August 22 to September 4.

Reading Festival headliners Biffy Clyro have knocked the event off the top spot and taken #1 position on the chart. Following closely behind are fellow festival headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers, while making up the rest of the top five we have The CourteenersTwenty One Pilots and South West Four.

We’ve had lots of show announcements recently, which has meant a lot of movement on the chart and welcoming some new blood, including Twenty One PilotsFrank Turner, Dave ChappelleOliver Heldens and You Me At Six.

This week we’ve had even more MASSIVE tours announced. Green Day have confirmed a trio of UK arena shows, as well as a North American tour, Shawn Mendes has lined up a world tour,  Olly Murs will be calling at arenas across the UK and Ireland in 2017, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are getting back on the road next year, and Ne-Yo will play two UK arena shows in November. Come back and see us next week to see if any have managed to bump the Biff from the top spot.

1. Biffy Clyro
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. The Courteeners
4. Twenty One Pilots
5. South West Four
6. Justin Bieber
7. Reading Festival
8. Dave Chappelle
9. You Me At Six
10. Frank Turner
11. Creamfields
12. Catfish and the Bottlemen
13. The Chemical Brothers
14. Oliver Heldens
15. David Gilmour
16. The Cure
17. Marti Pellow
18. Chase and Status
19. Jess Glynne
20. Tennents Vital

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

1. Green Day

2. Shawn Mendes

3. Olly Murs

4. Frankie Valli

5. Ne-Yo

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Reading Festival Remains At The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


As it’s been a busy few weeks we thought we’d do a bigger chart for you this week and cover ground from August 8 to 21. As you can see Reading Festival continues to reign supreme at the top of the chart, followed closely by V Festival, while Leeds Festival has come in at #10.

Making up the rest of the top half of the chart we have Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)Justin BieberLouis CKSimply RedSouth West FourDavid Gilmour and Pixies. Meanwhile, the once queen of the chart, Adele, is in the penultimate position of the top 20, followed only by Chance The Rapper.

Recently we’ve had some real corker of shows announced, including You Me At SixJames and The CharlatansKaiser ChiefsBilly Ocean and Bullet For My Valentine. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to steal the top spot.

1. Reading Festival
2. V Festival
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)
4. Justin Bieber
5. Louis CK
6. Simply Red
7. South West Four
8. David Gilmour
9. Pixies
10. Leeds Festival
11. Roman v Fousey
12. The Cure
13. Travis Scott
14. Blossoms
15. Catfish and the Bottlemen
16. The Libertines
17. Rod Stewart
18. Jess Glynne
19. Adele
20. Chance The Rapper

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

1. You Me At Six

2. James and The Charlatans

3. Kaiser Chiefs

4. Billy Ocean

5. Bullet For My Valentine

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