This Week’s Top Tickets: Snow Patrol, Courteeners, James Blunt, Gregory Porter, Madness, Agnes Obel, Kano, Lamb Of God and more

Snow Patrol

The Reworked Tour will see the Northern Ireland quintet perform reimagined versions of tracks from their back catalogue, as well as new songs from their ‘Reworked’ EP, at shows in Cardiff, Plymouth, Oxford, Llandudno, Nottingham, London, Ipswich, Leicester, Brighton, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester and Edinburgh between November 13 and December 5. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 6.

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Courteeners

The Manchester trio will put out ‘More. Again. Forever’ on January 17 following headline shows at London’s Olympia on November 30 and Manchester Arena on December 14. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 6.

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James Blunt

The singer, who is set to release ‘Once Upon A Mind’ on October 25, will perform at arenas in Birmingham, Manchester, Hull, Newcastle, Nottingham, Cardiff and Brighton between February 14 and 22, 2020. He will also play the Royal Albert Hall in London on April 7, 2020. Tickets for all dates go on general sale at 9am on September 6.

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Gregory Porter

The Grammy Award-winning jazz and soul singer will head to Manchester, Cardiff, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham, Hull, Bournemouth, Brighton and London, where he’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall for four nights, between May 9 and 26, 2020. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 6, priced from £42.50 regionally and £45.00 in London, plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Madness

The ska legends will return to the the iconic Camden Roundhouse on December 15, 16 and 17 for performances of past, present, and future material. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on September 6.

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Agnes Obel

The Danish artist will kick off the UK and Ireland leg of the trek on March 29 in Dublin before heading to Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Whitley Bay, Cambridge, Birmingham, Salisbury and London, where she’ll play the Eventim Apollo on April 9. Her plans also include dates across mainland Europe, with tickets for the shows on general sale from 9am local time on September 6.

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Kano

Due to overwhelming demand, the London MC has extended his Hoodies All Summer Tour with shows in Bournemouth, Cardiff, Bristol, Liverpool, London, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and Manchester between January 31 and February 15, 2020. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 6.

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Lamb Of God

The Virginia mosh lords will return with German legends Kreator and Texan crossover thrashers Power Trip, with stops lined up in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Academy Brixton on April 25. Tickets for the State Of Unrest Tour go on general sale at 10am on September 6.

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Also announced this week:

Bombay Bicycle Club, Average White Band, Cigarettes After Sex, Declan McKenna, Toni Braxton, Levellers, John Newman, Villagers, Meute, Milk Teeth, AJ Tracey, Skindred, J.I.D., Miles Kane, Dane Baptiste, Jack Dee, Glasvegas, Editors, Ty Dolla $ign, Max And Iggor Cavalera, Collabro and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Suggs – What A King Cnut

SUGGS – WHAT A KING CNUT

Madness frontman Suggs McPherson has announced new autumn dates for his What A King Cnut – A Life In The Realm Of Madness tour.

Following the popularity of his My Life Story spoken word tour, he will take the new show “about how on earth he got there” and “about the surprises that awaited him when he did” to Shrewsbury, Worcester, Lancaster, Durham, Stockton on Tees, Northallerton, Scarborough, Illkley, Southport, Cheshire, Barrow In Furness, High Wycombe, Epsom, Weston Super Mare, Wimborne Minster, Kings Lynn, Crawley, Bury St Edmunds, Stafford and Glasgow during October and November.

Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 10am on June 1.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Rudimental, Florence And The Machine, Daddy Yankee, Frank Turner, John Grant, Incubus, Madness, The Damned and more…

RUDIMENTAL

Rudimental have announced an October tour, including a second night at London’s Alexandra Palace due to demand, alongside new stops in Glasgow, Nottingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester and Bournemouth. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 27.

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FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE

Florence and the Machine will play shows at Halifax’s Victoria Theatre on May 5, Baths Hall in Scunthorpe the following day, and London’s Royal Festival Hall on May 8, prior to opening the Rolling Stones’ London Stadium show on May 25. Tickets are on sale at 10am on April 27.

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DADDY YANKEE

The King of Reggaeton will play a huge show at the SSE Arena Wembley in London on August 10, with support from Dominican vocalist Natti Natasha. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 27.

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FRANK TURNER

The folk-punk singer-songwriter’s new LP, ‘Be More Kind’, is out on May 4, with shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Bournemouth, Cardiff and London set to follow between January 22 and February 3. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 27.

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JOHN GRANT

The American singer-songwriter will call in Dublin, Birmingham, Bangor, Brighton, London, Bath, Sheffield and Manchester throughout June, August, October and November. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 27.

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INCUBUS

The California band will play the O2 Academy Birmingham, the O2 Academy Brixton, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, Belfast’s Ulster Hall and Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in early September as part of a European tour. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 27.

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MADNESS

The legendary ska-pop troupe will bring their The Sound of Madness Tour to arenas in December, including stops in Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Birmingham, Glasgow, Hull, Reading, Cardiff, Brighton, and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on April 27, with the Fratellis set to support on all dates except Minehead and Cardiff.

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THE DAMNED

David Vanian, Captain Sensible, Monty Oxymoron, Pinch and Paul Gray will call in Brighton, Norwich, Cheltenham, London, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Coventry and Oxford between November 19 and December 1. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 27.

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Also announced this week

Stereophonics, Biffy Clyro, Bullet For My Valentine, Christine and The Queens, Coasts, A Perfect Circle, SikTh, Teenage Fanclub, Hiss Golden Messenger, Tom Chaplin, Kurt Vile, Hobo Johnson, Tiny Moving Parts, The Contortionist, Tom Walker, The Sherlocks, Emma Blackery, Sons Of Bill, Myles Kennedy, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, L.A. Witch, Kelis, Alexisonfire, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Clare Bowen, Enation, John Oates, K Flay, the Wood Brothers, Bill Bailey, Chris Ramsey, Rachel Parris, Luisa Omielan, Paul Merton, Joshua Radin, William Fitzsimmons, Jade Bird, Will Varley, the Sheepdogs, the Bootleg Beatles, Jaret Reddick, Afro Celt Sound System, Ry Cooder, 808 State, Okkervil River and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: U2, Def Leppard, Lenny Kravitz, Shakira, Madness, Jack White and more…

U2

U2 will bring the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour to Manchester Arena on October 19 and the O2 Arena in London on October 23 as part of a wider European tour. The tour follows up the band’s 14th studio album, ‘Songs of Experience’, which arrived late last year. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 26, prices start at £35.00 plus booking fees.

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DEF LEPPARD

The British rock legends will perform 1987’s ‘Hysteria’ in its entirety, plus other hits, at 11 arena shows, including a return to Sheffield Arena for a homecoming date, and their first ever show at the O2 arena in London. The tour also features stops in Dublin, Belfast, Cardiff, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. Tickets go on sale at 9am on January 26, priced £37.50 plus fees.

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LENNY KRAVITZ

Lenny Kravitz will bring his Raise Vibration Tour to the O2 Apollo Manchester on June 19, Birmingham Arena the following day and the SSE Arena Wembley in London on June 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 26, priced £42.50/£47.50 plus fees.

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SHAKIRA

Shakira will bring her El Dorado Tour to the O2 Arena in London on June 11. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 26, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.

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MADNESS

Madness have announced four Stately Madness UK shows in July, playing Englefield House in Reading, Thetford’s Euston Park, Ragley Hall in Alcester and Alnwick Castle. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 26, priced £37.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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JACK WHITE

The White Stripes frontman, who is set to release ‘Boarding House Reach’ on March 23, will head to the UK for two London shows at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on June 27 and 28. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 26, priced £36.50 plus fees.

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Also announced this week

Britney Spears, Elton John, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Lily Allen, Run DMC, Avenged Sevenfold, Eels, Rodriguez, Alexandra Burke, George Ezra, Hinds, SG Lewis, Reef, Bleed From Within, Camden Rocks, James Blunt, Plan B, Kaiser Chiefs, Lightning Seeds, David Sedaris, Bruno Major, Steve Hackett, Hudson Taylor, Willy Mason, Tash Sultana, Wireless Festival feat. J Cole, Stormzy, DJ Khaled, The Pearl Harts, Nick JD Hodgson, Oddity Road, Kamasi Washington, Not3s, Theo Katzman, Vundabar, Partner, The Musical Box, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Del Amitri, Team Picture, The Dire Straits Experience, Isaac Gracie, Cabbage, Soul II Soul, Lee Nelson, Marillion, Hippie Sabotage, Demob Happy, Reverend And The Makers, Matthew And The Atlas, Stewart Francis, We Came As Romans, Theory, Deer Shed Festival, Dinosaur Jr., Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats, the Vaccines, Vök, King King, Bluedot Festival, Love Supreme Festival, Green Man Festival, Rewind Festival, Yellow Days, George Fitzgerald, George Clinton, Loma, the Garden, Jimmy Cliff and more.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Run DMC, Madness And Lee Nelson

RUN DMC

The legendary hip hop group will play the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London on July 5, marking their first UK show in three years.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 9am on January 25, prior to general sale at 10am on January 26, priced £38.50 plus fees.

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MADNESS

Madness have announced four Stately Madness UK shows, with shows planned at Englefield House in Reading, Thetford’s Euston Park, Ragley Hall in Alcester and Alnwick Castle in July.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10am on January 25, 24 hours prior to general sale at 10am on January 26, priced £37.50 plus fees.

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LEE NELSON

Due to demand (and to cover his legal fees), the comedian has extended his Serious Joker stand up tour with extra shows starting in early May and culminating at the end of June.

Pre-sale tickets are available from 12pm on January 25.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Wayne Coyne And Suggs!

On January 13, 1961 both Madness vocalist Graham McPherson, aka Suggs, and Wayne Coyne, frontman for the Flaming Lips, were born. Happy birthday both!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Madness’ Drummer Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate!

On October 19, 1960 Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodgate, drummer for Madness, was born. Happy birthday Woody!

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Ticket Offer: House Of Common Festival

Ticketmaster have launched a new offer giving you the opportunity to buy two tickets for £60.00 plus fees for House of Common Festival, which will be headlined by ska-pop legends Madness on August 28.

The child-friendly festival has also just announced details of a Minor Madness arena with performers and activities for kids (under 11’s go for free).

The special offer ends at 23:59 on Sunday, June 18 and is bookable via this page only, subject to availability.


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Pre-Sale Tickets: Clean Bandit, Kaiser Chiefs and House Of Common Festival

CLEAN BANDIT

Clean Bandit will be joined by Louisa Johnson for a Jockey Club Live concert at Sandown Park on June 8. Tickets are on 24 hour pre-sale at 9am on February 7, priced £40.00 plus fees.

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KAISER CHIEFS

Kaiser Chiefs will play Aintree Racecourse on May 19 and Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre on May 25, following their run of arena shows later this month in support of their recent album, ‘Stay Together’. Tickets for the Aintree date are on pre-sale now, prior to general sale at 9am on February 8, while tickets for the Scarborough performance are available from 9am on February 8, 48 hours ahead of general sale. Prices start at  £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.

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MADNESS

Madness will play their only London show of 2017 at this year’s House of Common at Clapham Common on August 28. Further acts are to be announced in the near future. Tickets go on pre-sale at 12pm on February 8, prior to general sale at 9am on February 9, prices start at £32.50 plus fees.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday To Wayne Coyne And Suggs!

On January 13, 1961 both Madness vocalist Graham McPherson, aka Suggs, and Wayne Coyne, frontman for the Flaming Lips, were born. Happy birthday both!

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