The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Pearl Jam, Taylor Swift, Nickelback, The Killers, Sounds Of The City, Andrea Bocelli, Nashville In Concert and more…

PEARL JAM

The grunge legends will return to the UK next summer for two nights at the O2 Arena in London on June 18 and 19 as part of a wider European tour. The shows will be their only UK appearances of the year. Tickets go on general sale at 11am on December 8.

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TAYLOR SWIFT

Taylor Swift has added a second show at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on June 9, Croke Park in Dublin on June 16 and Wembley Stadium in London on June 23 to her Reputation tour due to demand. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 8.

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NICKELBACK

The Canadian rockers will be joined by special guests Seether at arena shows in Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham and London, where they’ll hit the O2 Arena on May 11. Tickets go on sale at 10am on December 8.

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THE KILLERS

The Las Vegas band, who released ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ back in September, will head over for summer shows at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea on June 23 and the Macron Stadium in Bolton on July 13, alongside UK and European festival sets.

The band have been confirmed as headliners of next year’s Isle Of Wight Festival and TRNSMT in Glasgow, where they’ll top the bill on July 8, with synth-pop trio Chvrches and Franz Ferdinand also set to perform. Tickets for all dates go on sale beginning 9am on December 8.

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SOUNDS OF THE CITY with Shed Seven, Haçienda Classical, Levellers, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Shed Seven, Levellers, Rag’n’Bone Man and Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are among the acts announced for Manchester’s Sounds Of The City series next summer. Also set to head to Castlefield Bowl are Haçienda Classical, New Model Army, Elvis Costello, Reverend and the Makers, the Twang and Stereo MCs. Tickets go on sale at 10am on December 8.

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ANDREA BOCELLI

The Italian tenor will perform at the 3Arena in Dublin on October 31, followed by a date at the O2 Arena in London on November 2. Ticket go on sale at 10am on December 8.

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NASHVILLE IN CONCERT

TV stars Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio will return to UK arenas in 2018 for a farewell tour, with April dates confirmed in Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchster, Cardiff and London. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 8.

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Also announced this week

Milk Teeth, Converge, A-Ha, The The, Katie Melua, Billy Ocean, MGMT, Tokio Myers, Black Foxxes, Arcane Roots, Yes Lad, Mist, Jonas Blue, Walk Off The Earth, Damien Dempsey, X Ambassadors, Damage, Hardy Caprio, John Cooper Clarke, The Bluetones, Alex Lahey, The Hubbards, Lotto Boyzz, Elli Ingram, Holding Absence, Loathe, Modern Life If War, Savage Messiah, NF, Angel Olsen, Picture This, Mahalia, Aurora, MisterWives, Stefflon Don, Earthless, Dodie, Open Mike Eagle, Bryde, METZ, The Fallen State, Bonafide, Rae Morris, Jonathan Wilson, Playboi Carti, Nathaniel Rateliff, White Room, LA Witch, Beth Orton, Katherine Jenkins, Heritage Live, Hardwell, Levellers, The Manor, Hopsin, The Texas Gentlemen, High Contrast, The Word Alive and many more!

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Metallica At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For March

Thrash legends Metallica have hit #1 on March’s Hot Ticket Chart, bumping Ed Sheeran into second place. Following closely behind are Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, Eminem, who will headline Reading and Leeds and perform as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park in August, and Little Mix, who will kick off their Summer Shout Out tour at the end of May and head out on their Glory Days arena run in September, October and November.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Ricky GervaisWireless FestivalEddie VedderThe xx and Elbow. Come back and see us next month to check if they’ve been able to cling on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye and welcoming some new blood.

1. Metallica
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Steps
4. Eminem
5. Little Mix
6. Jamiroquai
7. Bruno Mars
8. V Festival
9. Stormzy
10. Guns N’Roses
11. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12. Kasabian
13. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
14. U2
15. The Weeknd
16. Micky Flanagan
17. Iron Maiden
18. Catfish And The Bottlemen
19. HIM
20. Lady Antebellum
21. Drake
22. Olly Murs
23. Phil Collins
24. The Next Step
25. Happy Mondays
26. Gorillaz
27. J. Cole
28. Tom Jones
29. Coldplay
30. Hanson
31. Robbie Williams
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. James Arthur
34. Tory Lanez
35. Nashville In Concert
36. Ricky Gervais
37. Wireless Festival
38. Eddie Vedder
39. The xx
40. Elbow

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Queen + Adam Lambert

2. Paramore

3. Tori Amos

4. Royal Blood

5. Gary Numan

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Ed Sheeran Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For February

Ed Sheeran has done it, he’s knocked U2 off the top spot and all the way down to #16 on February’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind in second place is Celine Dion, who will return to the UK this summer for an arena tour. At #3 is J.Cole who brings his 4 Your Eyez Only world tour to the UK and Ireland this autumn,  while Drake, who will return to the UK next week for the final dates of the UK and Ireland leg of his Boy Meets World tour, has dropped one place from last month’s chart to fourth position and Ricky Gervais, who next week continues with the UK and Ireland leg of his Humanity world tour, finishes off the top five.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have ElbowThe ChainsmokersEminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)The xxSum 41 and Rag’n’Bone Man. Check back in with us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be bidding them adieu.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Celine Dion
3. J.Cole
4. Drake
5. Ricky Gervais
6. Little Mix
7. Nashville In Concert
8. John Mayer
9. Stormzy
10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
11. The Weeknd
12. Lady Gaga
13. Rod Stewart
14. Jamiroquai
15. Bruno Mars
16. U2
17. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
18. Neil Diamond
19. Wireless Festival
20. Ryan Adams
21. Olly Murs
22. Guns N’Roses
23. Leftfield
24. Micky Flanagan
25. Green Day
26. Kehlani
27. Giggs
28. James Arthur
29. Bob Dylan
30. Robbie Williams
31. Adele
32. TRNSMT
33. Kings of Leon
34. PVRIS
35. Elbow
36. The Chainsmokers
37. Eminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)
38. The xx
39. Sum 41
40. Rag’n’Bone Man

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Shed Seven

2. Steps

3. Tom Jones

4. Happy Mondays

5. Penn and Teller

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Top Tours This Week

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire will headline Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 6, following up sets at the Isle of Wight Festival, Belsonic at Belfast’s Ormeau Park and Malahide Castle near Dublin.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £49.00/£49.50 plus fees.


Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran will play London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s concert series on March 28, prior to his previously announced arena dates in Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and London during April and into May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17.


Green Day

Green Day will play Sheffield Arena on July 3, following their headline set at London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series, and Belfast and Dublin shows.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £39.50 plus fees.


Wiley

The grime star, who recently put out ‘Godfather’, will call at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on November 3.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £29.75 plus fees.


American Football

American Football will return to the UK and Ireland this autumn, with stops planned in Brighton, Manchester, Edinburgh and Dublin between September 1 and 4.
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Tickets for the Dublin show go on sale at 9am on February 17, while all other dates go on sale at 10am, priced £23.50/£25.00 plus fees.


Lulu

Lulu will embark on the biggest tour of her career this autumn, starting on October 1 at the Concord Club in Eastleigh and ending at Cliffs Pavilion in Southend on November 25.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 17, prices start at £30.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys will head to Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on June 21 before a date at the Motorpoint Arena the next day as part of their Super tour plans.
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Tickets for the new dates are on sale at 10am on February 17, prices start at £39.50 plus fees.


Nashville In Concert

Stars of the television series Nashville, including cast members Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio, will head to Birmingham, London, where they will play two nights at the Royal Albert Hall, Brighton, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin between June 9 and 20.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday February 17, prices start at £32.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Kings Of Leon, Jack Savoretti, The Divine Comedy, Brian Wilson, Texas, Pixies, KT Tunstall, Ladysmith Black Mambaza, Seasick Steve, The Shires, Clean Bandit, Dropkick Murphys, Geko, Giggs, Tangerines, Courtesans, Gregory Porter, Pond, Tall Ships, Frankie Ballard, Jason Isbell, Afro Celt Sound System, Rob Zombie, Chain Of Flowers, Judas, Snarky Puppy, Madina Lake, Cat Power, Why?, When We Were Wolves, Holding Absence, Stiff Little Fingers and many more!

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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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Coldplay Still Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Since The Boss’s tour has ended Coldplay have been able to defend their #1 position and remain at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for another week. Following closely behind is Simply Red at #2, with Rod Stewart,  The 1975 and The Stone Roses making up the rest of the top five.

Climbing the chart this week we have Elton John, who has shot from #17 to #11,  and Justin Bieber, who was only just holding on at #20 last week, but is now at #10. Meanwhile, moving down the chart we have Bad Company and Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Black SabbathTom OdellJess GlynneLukas Graham and Frightened Rabbit, among others, will go on sale. Come and see us next week to check if any have been able to knock Coldplay off the top spot.

1. Coldplay
2. Simply Red
3. Rod Stewart
4. The 1975
5. The Stone Roses
6. Beyonce
7. Lionel Richie
8. Summertime Ball
9. Paul Simon
10. Justin Bieber
11. Elton John
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
14. Bad Company
15. Rihanna
16. Parklife
17. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
18. Passenger
19. Barry Manilow
20. Nashville In Concert

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

1. Black Sabbath

2. Tom Odell

3. Jess Glynne

4. Lukas Graham

5. Frightened Rabbit

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Springsteen’s Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Bruce Springsteen has managed to hold on to the #1 spot for another week, followed closely by Coldplay, who are in the same position as last week, at #2.  Adele has risen from #9 last week to third position this week, and knocked down Michael Ball and Alfie Boe to #4, while chart newcomer Melanie Martinez does well to go straight into the top 5.

We also welcome Richard Ashcroft and Fetty Wap to the top 20.  However, as new blood arrives, we must bid adieu to some acts. AC/DC are back in last place, while Jack Whitehall has dropped from #5 to #17 and Beyonce has also not had a great week, leaving the top 10 and this week finding herself at #13.

Over the next week there are a shedload of shows going on sale, including Catfish and the BottlemenBad CompanyPharrell WilliamsOf Mice And Men and The Jesus And Mary Chain. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to knock The Boss off the top spot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
5. Melanie Martinez
6. Stevie Wonder
7. The Stone Roses
8. Paul Simon
9. Elton John
10. Rod Stewart
11. Madness
12. Summertime Ball
13. Beyonce
14. Richard Ashcroft
15. Justin Bieber
16. Kasabian
17. Jack Whitehall
18. Nashville In Concert
19. Fetty Wap
20. AC/DC

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The Next Step Rise To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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In a surprise move The Next Step have risen to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating last week’s #1, Adele, to #3. At #2 and up five places are Coldplay, with Stevie Wonder and Bruce Springsteen completing the top five.

Returning to the chart this week we have Jeff Lynnes ELOJess Glynne and 5 Seconds Of Summer, among others. However, we also seem to have some acts who are on their way out, with Catfish and the Bottlemen down from #10 to #15 and Kygo dropping five places to take up the last position on the chart.

This week there are some massive shows going on sale. Seasick Steve has announced a 10 Years Out Of The Doghouse one-off show at the SSE Arena Wembley, Maximo Park are playing a huge hometown gig this summer and Kaiser Chiefs are heading to Cardiff’s SSE Swalec Stadium, with Dizzee Rascal and Everything Everything, in July.

1. The Next Step
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Stevie Wonder
5. Bruce Springsteen
6. Little Mix
7. Jeff Lynnes ELO
8. Jess Glynne
9. Riverdance
10. Nashville In Concert
11. 5 Seconds Of Summer
12. Muse
13. Miranda Sings
14. AC/DC
15. Catfish and the Bottlemen
16. David Gilmour
17. Beyonce
18. The Tenderloins
19. Years and Years
20. Kygo

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

1. Seasick Steve

2. The Temper Trap

3. Kaiser Chiefs

4. Noel Gallagher

5. Maximo Park

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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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