This Week’s Top Tickets: Stevie Wonder, The Killers, Will Young, Lighthouse Family, Sleaford Mods, Skunk Anansie, Tom Walker, Zara Larsson, Kelly Jones, Machine Head, David Blaine and more

Stevie Wonder at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Stevie Wonder has been confirmed as the final headliner for this year’s British Summer Time series in London, topping the bill on July 6 following a set from very special guest Lionel Richie. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29, priced from £75 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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The Killers

The Las Vegas band will take over Ormeau Park as part of Belfast’s Belsonic series on June 25,with special guest Lewis Capaldi. They’ll also play against the backdrop of Cardiff Castle on June 28, the day before their headline appearance on Glastonbury Festival’s Pyramid Stage. Tickets for the Welsh show go on sale at 9am/9.30am respectively on March 29.

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Will Young

The singer has lined up over 20 dates throughout October, following up the release of his new album ‘Lexicon’, out on June 14. Stops include Torquay, Cardiff, Brighton, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, where he’ll perform at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Lighthouse Family

The duo will support their first album in 18 years, ‘Blue Sky In Your Head’, with an autumn UK tour, calling in Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, Halifax, Manchester, Bexhill-On-Sea, Bournemouth and London, where they’ll finish up the run at the Palladium on November 11. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Sleaford Mods

The duo, who released ‘Eton Alive’ in February, will perform at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in London on November 15. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Skunk Anansie

Having already sold out shows in London, Manchester and Bristol, the band have confirmed additional stops in Brighton, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham and Cardiff during August and September. They’ll be joined by Liverpool noise punks Queen Zee on all dates. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Tom Walker

The singer-songwriter, who scooped the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act last month, will get his autumn trek underway on October 24 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton before heading to Liverpool, Cardiff, Norwich, Dublin, Swindon, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, and Birmingham. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29.

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Zara Larsson

The Swedish pop vocalist will play Manchester’s Albert Hall on May 21 and London’s Electric Brixton on May 22, ahead of her set at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29, priced from £22.50 for Manchester and £25 for London plus fees.

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Kelly Jones

The Stereophonics frontman has lined up solo shows in June and July, calling in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sheffield, Liverpool, Cardiff, Brighton, Bath, Cambridge, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham and London, where he’ll play the Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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Machine Head

Following an extensive European run, the band will bring their ‘Burn My Eyes’ 25th anniversary celebrations to Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, during November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 29.

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David Blaine

The world famous magician, illusionist and stunt artist will bring his Real Or Magic Tour to six cities, Edinburgh, Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth, and London, where he’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo on June 18 and 19. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday, March 29.

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Also announced this week:

Jake Clemons, Joe and Brandy, White Lies, Squeeze, the Mersey Beatles, Easy Life, Cassia, Penguin Cafe, Peter Perrett, Maximo Park, Nick Offerman, the B-52s, Billy Ocean, Gossip, Belle and Sebastian, Brothers Osborne, Thompson Square, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, Feeder, Ash, Alabama 3, Tape Face, Static-X, Kip Moore, Kris Barras Band, Death Grips and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Stevie Wonder To Headline British Summer Time Hyde Park With Special Guest Lionel Richie

Stevie Wonder at British Summer Time Hyde Park

Motown legend Stevie Wonder has been announced as the final headliner for this year’s British Summer Time series at Hyde Park in London. The icon will top the bill on July 6, following a set from very special guest Lionel Richie.

Pre-sale tickets are available at 9am on March 28, prior to general sale at 9am on March 29, priced from £75 plus fees.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Brian Wilson, Lionel Richie And Chino Moreno!

On June 20, 1942 Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was born. On the same day in 1949 soul legend and former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie came into the world. As if that wasn’t enough, on June 20, 1973 Deftones frontman Chino Moreno was born. Happy birthday all!

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On This Day In Music: Lionel Richie Starts Six Week Run At #1 With Hello

On March 24, 1984 Lionel Richie started a six week run at the top of the UK singles chart with Hello.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: U2, Eminem, The Gaslight Anthem, Paloma Faith, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon and more…

U2

The irish rock giants have added extra shows to their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour, including new shows at Dublin’s 3Arena on November 9 and 10, a stop at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 27, plus second dates at Manchester Arena on October 20 and the O2 Arena in London on October 24. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2.

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EMINEM

Eminem will play two shows at Twickenham Stadium in London on July 14 and 15 as part of his Revival tour. Tickets go general sale at 9am on February 2, priced £80.00 plus fees.

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THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

The Gaslight Anthem will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘The ’59 Sound’ with shows at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London, Dublin’s Vicar Street, Glasgow’s Barrowland and the O2 Apollo in Manchester between July 20 and 25, following up their previously confirmed comeback show at New York’s Governors Ball in June. Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 2.

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PALOMA FAITH

In addition to her spring arena dates, the vocalist will bring her The Architect tour to open air venues in June, July and August, including an appearance in London as part of the Hampton Court Palace festival line up plus a handful of Forest Live dates and racecourse shows as part of the Jockey Club Live series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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LIONEL RICHIE

The pop icon will head to stadiums and outdoor venues in Northampton, Perth, London, Lincoln, Shrewsbury, Leigh, Carlisle, Scarborough, Chesterfield, Hove and Holkham between June 1 and 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on February 2.

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PAUL SIMON

Paul Simon will headline the closing night at British Summer Time Hyde Park, topping the bill in London on July 15, with special guests James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt also confirmed to perform. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 2, priced £69.95 plus booking fees.

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Also announced this week

The Shires, George Ezra, Frank Turner, Glassjaw, 2000trees feat. At The Drive In and Enter Shikari, Star Wars: A New Hope Live in Concert, Teenage Cancer Trust feat. Def Leppard, UB40’s Ali, Astro and Micket, Chi and Nile Rodgers, Roger Daltrey and Russell Howard, Just Jack, Kodaline, Jeremy Loops, The Virginmarys, TRNSMT feat. Arctic Monkeys, Kele Okereke, Martha, Ocean Colour Scene, Deacon Blue, Heaven 17, Ultimate Painting, Sophie, Hatchie, Madison Beer, BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend, Arlissa, Festival of Voice, Tax The Heat, Gaz Coombes, Kevin Hart, Russell Brand, Kevin Hart, Sara Pascoe, David O’Doherty, Michael McIntyre, Jools Holland, Pip Blom, Sports Team, Lets Eat Grandma, Hawkwind, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Wye Oak, Laura Veirs, Cool Britannia, Anna Burch, Cellar Darling, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Parklife feat. The xx and Liam Gallagher, Nine Below Zero, Havok, Beans on Toast, Tom Clarke from the Enemy, A Place to Bury Strangers, Eric Prydz, Fatboy Slim, Born Ruffians and more.

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

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Brian Wilson, Lionel Richie And Chino Moreno!

On June 20, 1942 Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson was born. On the same day in 1949 soul legend and former Commodores frontman Lionel Richie came into the world. As if that wasn’t enough, on June 20, 1973 Deftones frontman Chino Moreno was born. Happy birthday all!

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On This Day In Music: Lionel Richie Starts Six Week Run At #1 With Hello

On March 24, 1984 Lionel Richie started a six week run at the top of the UK singles chart with Hello.

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Queen Bey Continues To Reign Supreme On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We had a few technical difficulties last week so unfortunately there was no chart. Did you miss us? Well, whether or not you did, we’re back!

Beyonce is continuing her reign at the top of the chart for another week, while making up the rest of the top five we have Jeff Lynnes ELOStevie WonderMorrissey and Wireless Festival.

But not everyone is having such a good week. The Boss has dropped from #11 to #15, Stereophonics have slid two places and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are only just still in the chart, going from #16 last week to last position this week.

Over the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Billy ConnollyPJ HarveyThe 1975Christine And The Queens and Clean Bandit, to name a few. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have managed to bump Beyonce off the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Jeff Lynnes ELO
3. Stevie Wonder
4. Morrissey
5. Wireless Festival
6. David Gilmour
7. Chance The Rapper
8. Lionel Richie
9. Justin Bieber
10. David Brent
11. Coldplay
12. Jess Glynne
13. Lovebox Festival
14. Rod Stewart
15. Bruce Springsteen
16. Black Sabbath
17. Stereophonics
18. Rihanna
19. Catfish And The Bottlemen
20. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

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

1. Billy Connolly

2. PJ Harvey

3. The 1975

4. Christine And The Queens

5. Clean Bandit

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Beyonce Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Queen Bey has done it, having kicked off the UK leg of her ‘Formation’ tour this week, she’s back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by ColdplayRihannaStevie Wonder and Lionel Richie, who make up the rest of the top five. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Black Sabbath, have come in at #10.

New to the chart this week is Professor Brian Cox, who has entered at a modest 13th position. However, he is still above Elton John who has slipped from #14 to #18 and Jeff Lynnes ELO who have re-entered the top 20, just, at #19. Simply Red are also only just clinging on, having dropped from #9 to #20.

Over the next week tickets will go on sale for Fifth HarmonyDavid GilmourWhite LiesJason Donovan and The Janoskians, among many more. Come back and see us next week to see if Queen Bey has been bumped from the top spot.

1. Beyonce
2. Coldplay
3. Rihanna
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Lionel Richie
6. Jess Glynne
7. Rod Stewart
8. Justin Bieber
9. Madness
10. Black Sabbath
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
13. Professor Brian Cox
14. The Cure
15. Stereophonics
16. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
17. Billy Joel
18. Elton John
19. Jeff Lynnes ELO
20. Simply Red

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

1. Fifth Harmony

2. David Gilmour

3. White Lies

4. Jason Donovan

5. The Janoskians

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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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