Alt-rock pioneers Pixies will tour the UK and Europe this autumn, while legendary British indie band Embrace will celebrate music from ‘The Good Will Out’ and ‘Out of Nothing’ at London’s Alxeandra Palace Theatre on December 6. Stockport band Blossoms, meanwhile, have lined up festival warm up shows in Cardiff, Leicester, Lincoln and Stoke.
Former Eternal vocalist Louise Redknapp will follow the release of ‘Heavy Love’ with a run of dates in spring 2020, while Machine Gun Kelly has confirmed the UK leg of his Hotel Diablo Tour, fresh from portraying drummer Tommy Lee in the Netflix adaption of the Mötley Crüe autobiography, The Dirt. There’s also fresh dates confirmed by Maverick Sabre and former Fugees member Ms Lauryn Hill, who will headline Blackpool’s Livewire Festival in August.
The pioneering alt-rock band will play a host of venues, kicking off at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on September 13 before stops in Plymouth, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, where they’ll play Alexandra Palace. The run also includes two Irish dates in Belfast and Dublin and falls within the same month as the Boston band are due to release their currently untitled seventh studio album. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 5, priced from £39.50 (£45 for London) plus fees.
Embrace will celebrate songs from ‘The Good Will Out’ and ‘Out Of Nothing’ at a huge show at Alexandra Palace Theatre in London on December 6. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 5, priced £30 plus fees.
The indie-pop quintet will be joined by Fuzzy Sun and Inhaler in Cardiff, Leicester, Lincoln and Stoke around their previously announced hometown show at Stockport’s Edgeley Park Stadium on June 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 5, priced £22.50 plus fees.
Ms Lauryn Hill
Ms. Lauryn Hill will headline this year’s Livewire Festival, topping the bill at Blackpool’s Tower Headland Arena on Saturday August 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 5.
The singer-songwriter, who released ‘When I Wake Up’ last week, has confirmed shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where he’ll tackle the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on November 22. Tickets are on sale now, priced £17.50/£20 plus fees.
Machine Gun Kelly
The rapper and actor, who recently starred in the Netflix adaption of the Mötley Crüe autobiography, The Dirt, will take his Hotel Diablo World Tour to Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham and London in August. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 5, priced £27.50/£30 plus fees.
Following previously announced shows in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Dublin, the pop superstar will close the run at the SSE Arena Belfast on November 3. Tickets for the new date go on general sale at 9am on April 5.
The former Eternal vocalist will put out ‘Heavy Love’ on October 18 and follow it up with shows next March, calling in Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cambridge and London. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 5, priced £22.50/£25 plus fees.
Also announced this week:
Perry Farrell, White Lies, Madness, Eric Paslay, 80s Invasion, Amanda Palmer, DJ Yoda, Craig Finn, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live in Concert, The Comet Is Coming, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Next Step, Rudimental and Little Mix at Fusion Festival, Jon Bellion, Attila, Bombay Bicycle Club, Frank Skinner, The Twilight Sad, Starcrawler, Heart of a Coward, Rico Nasty, Action Bronson, the Divine Comedy, Mushroomhead, Mattiel, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, Hot Chip and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.