Top Tickets This Week: Gary Barlow, Pearl Jam, Olly Murs, Eric Clapton, Little Mix, Rag’n’Bone Man, Kodaline, Bill Bailey, Penn And Teller and more

Gary Barlow

The Take That member and songwriter will play summer dates at arenas in Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, where he’ll conclude the run with two nights at The O2. Throughout the tour he’ll be accompanied by an orchestra. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 9.

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Pearl Jam


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The grunge legends have announced two London BST Hyde Park shows for July 9 and July 10, where they’ll be joined by Pixies and Idles respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 10.

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Olly Murs

Olly Murs has announced a tour of the UK and Ireland for summer 2021. The outdoor run will kick off on June 5 at Swansea’s Singleton Park and runs until August 29, wrapping up at Colchester Castle Park. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 9.

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Eric Clapton

The legendary guitarist and his band will play their only UK shows of 2021 at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 14, 17 and 18. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 9.

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Little Mix

The pop group have added extra dates in Nottingham and Liverpool to their spring Confetti Tour. They’ll put out their new album of the same name on November 6. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 9.

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Rag ‘n’Bone Man

The pop and soul vocalist will play shows at Westonbirt Arboretum, Cannock Chase Forest and Thetford Forest in June as part of the Forest Live concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 9.

Rory Graham has also confirmed an exclusive outdoor London show as part of the Heritage Live concert series, calling at Kenwood House on June 20 with support from special guest John Newman, and Will and the People. Tickets for this event go on sale at 9am on October 22.

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Kodaline


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The Irish band will kick off their spring Wherever You Are Tour on May 17 in Oxford, wrapping up on June 2 at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 9.

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Bill Bailey

The comedian, actor and multi-instrumentalist will take En Route To Normal Tour to arenas and concert halls across the UK during winter 2021, kicking off with two nights at Plymouth Pavilions on December 12 and 13, and culminating at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on December 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 9. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Penn and Teller

The American magician duo will continue their 45th anniversary celebrations with shows at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre before a six-date residency at London’s Eventim Apollo between June 22 and 27. Tickets for The First Final UK Tour go on sale at 10am on October 9.

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Also announced this week:

  • Kathrine Ryan will tour her new live show Missus across the UK in 2021 and 2022.
  • Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour will head to arenas across the UK in early 2022.
  • David Gray reschedules his White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour to 2021.
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor has added extra dates to her Kitchen Disco Tour.
  • Squeeze will perform at London’s O2 Arena on December 5, marking the venue’s first socially distanced gig.
  • Horrible Histories Live will tour the UK this Christmas with their own unique take on the festive season.
  • Nile Rodgers and CHIC will perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in August 2021.
  • Bowling For Soup have confirmed the Surf The UK Tour for May 2021.
  • The Vamps will support their upcoming album, ‘Cherry Blossom’, with a spring UK tour.

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This Week’s New Releases: Muse, Olly Murs And Architects

It’s another eclectic week of new releases. Muse have put out the follow up to 2015’s ‘Drones’ and Olly Murs has shared LP #6, while Brighton metalcore band Architects have released their eighth.

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Architects – ‘Holy Hell’ (Epitaph)

Charles Bradley – ‘Black Velvet’ (Daptone Records)

Hanson – ‘String Theory’ (Three Car Garage)

Imagine Dragons – ‘Origins’ (KIDinaKORNER/Polydor)

J Mascis – ‘Elastic Days’ (Sub Pop)

Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra – ‘The Capitol Studios Sessions'(Decca)

Jonas Blue – ‘Blue’ (Positiva/Virgin)

Larkin Poe – ‘Venom & Faith’ (Tricki-Woo)

Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers – ‘Bought To Rot’ (Bloodshot Records)

Liela Moss – ‘My Name Is Safe In Your Mouth’ (Bella Union)

Lil Peep – ‘Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2’ (Columbia)

Mark Knopfler – ‘Down The Road Wherever’ (British Grove Records)

Muse – ‘Simulation Theory’ (Warner Bros)

Olly Murs – ‘You Know I Know’ (Syco)

The Revivalists – ‘Take Good Care’ (Loma Vista/Concord/Virgin)

Ruby Throat – ‘Stone Dress’ (One Little Indian/Caroline)

Steve Aoki – ‘Neon Future III’ (Ultra Music/Dim Mak)

Various Artists – ‘Songs That Saved My Life’ (Hopeless Records)

Voices From The Fuselage – ‘Odyssey: The Founder Of Dreams’ (White Star (Nova))

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Top Tickets This Week: Mumford And Sons, Richard Ashcroft, Olly Murs, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, Muse, Lana Del Rey, Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael, Gladys Knight and more

Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons will support their upcoming fourth album, ‘Delta’, with stops across the UK and Ireland throughout November including a London show at the O2 Arena. The band also travel North America, Australia, New Zealand and continental Europe into spring 2019. Tickets go on sale at 9am local time on October 12.

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Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft will hit the road for a UK tour next spring, calling in Portsmouth, Cardiff, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Hull, Birmingham, Doncaster, Leicester and London between April 19 and May 5. The former Verve frontman, who is touring behind his fifth solo album, ‘Natural Rebel’, out on October 19, also has a string of previously confirmed shows lined up for the autumn. Tickets for the spring dates go on sale at 9.30am on October 12.

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Olly Murs

The pop giant will support the release of his upcoming album, ‘You Know I Know’, out on November 9, with a massive arena tour in May and June, including a date at Gloucerster’s Kingsholm Stadium and two London shows at the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 12.

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Post Malone

The American vocalist, who released ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ in April, has lined up spring dates in Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where he will perform at the O2 Arena. He will also play shows throughout Europe between February 22 and March 11. Tickets go on general sale from 9am on October 12.

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Ed Sheeran

Sheeran will wrap up his record-breaking Divide tour at Ipswich’s Chantry Park on August 26, following three previously announced homecoming shows at the venue alongside two dates at Leeds’ Roundhay Park. Tickets for the final date will go on sale at 10am on October 12.

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Muse

The rock trio, whose upcoming album ‘Simulation Theory’ is out on November 9, will play the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London on December 3. The charity show will benefit the Prince’s Trust, with general sale beginning at 9am on October 12.

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Lana Del Rey

The singer, who recently returned with new tracks Mariners Apartment Complex and Venice Bitch, will perform at Dublin’s Malahide Castle on June 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 12.

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Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael

Direct from London’s West End, tribute act Joseph Sansome, aka Fastlove, will bring to life a respectful and moving tribute to the late great George Michael at 14 specially selected shows. The concerts are promised to be bigger than ever, featuring new songs, video walls and George Michael’s very own saxophonist, Ed Barker, performing songs including I Can’t Make You Love Me and I Knew You Were Waiting, Careless Whisper, Outside, One More Try and I’m Your Man!

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Gladys Knight

The soul legend will follow up her previously announced shows in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, London, Bournemouth, Nottingham and Glasgow, with stops at Liverpool’s EchoTwo arena on July 3 and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena the following day. Tickets for the new dates go on sale at 9am on October 12.

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Also announced this week:

The Cure, Marillion, George Ezra, Joe Jackson, Band of Skulls, Ward Thomas, Cub Sport, The Vamps, Hobo Johnson, Greywind, Beans on Toast, Wreckless Eric, Simply Dylan, The Undertones, Radkey, The Wailers, Sundara Karma, 10cc, Electric Six, Octavian, Brass Against, Ry X, Decapitated, Greta Van Fleet, The Bootleg Beatles, Leo Sayer, Circa Waves, P.O.D., Alien Ant Farm, Ricky Gervais, Emarosa, Chastity, Giorgio Moroder, Chip, Du Blonde, Alex Vargas, Kris Barras Band and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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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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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part Four

So, Christmas Day is tomorrow and so we have for you the penultimate instalment of our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. We’ve been working our way from the bottom up, at a rate of 10 a day, to see who will succeed last year’s top spot holder, Adele. Make sure to come back and see us tomorrow to see who’s finished off the year with a Stereoboard Christmas #1. If you missed them, make sure to check out Parts One, Two and Three.

 

 

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Michael Ball And Alfie Boe At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

Stereoboard Hot Ticket Chart: December 12 – December 18

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have knocked Adele off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and down to #8.  Making up the rest of the top five we have Guns N RosesBob DylanJustin Bieber and Bruno Mars, the latter of which has risen two places since our last instalment.

Not having such a good week are Micky Flanagan, who has dropped from #5 to 12th place, Olly Murs, who is down eight places and Paul Weller,  who is down 14 from last week. However, it’s not all bad, Jeff Lynnes ELO are back in the chart, Robbie Williams is up two spots and Bob Dylan and Tom Petty have secured themselves top 10 positions in their first week on the chart.

If you’re stuck for some last minute Christmas presents there are a shedload of tickets going on sale this week, including Olly Murs (new dates)DeftonesHans ZimmerTyga and The Human League. Come back and see us in the new year to see who will kick off 2017 at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.

1. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
2. Guns N Roses
3. Bob Dylan
4. Justin Bieber
5. Bruno Mars
6. Jeff Lynnes ELO
7. Robbie Williams
8. Adele
9. Tom Petty
10. Coldplay
11. Olly Murs
12. Micky Flanagan
13. Strictly Come Dancing
14. Little Mix
15. Drake
16. Eric Clapton
17. The Weeknd
18. Paul Weller
19. Still Game
20. Phil Collins

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

1. Olly Murs (new dates)

2. Deftones

3. Hans Zimmer

4. Tyga

5. The Human League

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Adele Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Stereoboard Hot Ticket Chart: November 28 – December 11

We had a few glitches last week so weren’t able to bring you the chart on time. But we’ve doubled up so you can rest easy because you haven’t missed a thing.

Having announced The Finale shows at London’s Wembley Stadium Adele has found herself back at #1 on the chart. Following closely behind are Guns N RosesOlly MursPaul Weller and  Micky Flanagan.

Meanwhile, the last chart’s top spot holder, Bruno Mars, has dropped to #7, Bryan Adams has entered the chart in an impressive sixth position, Little Mix are up four places, Strictly Come Dancing are down four and we’ve got a bunch of new names joining us, including Emeli SandeRicky GervaisKISS and Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow.

In the lead up to Christmas there are a lot of big shows for the new year going on sale, including Justin Bieber, Bob Dylan, Tom PettyAlice Cooper and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to dethrone the chart queen.

1. Adele
2. Guns N Roses
3. Olly Murs
4. Paul Weller
5. Micky Flanagan
6. Bryan Adams
7. Bruno Mars
8. Coldplay
9. Robbie Williams
10. Ricky Gervais
11.Emeli Sande
12. The Weeknd
13. Little Mix
14. KISS
15. Still Game
16. Drake
17. Phil Collins
18. Strictly Come Dancing
19. Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow
20. Jack Whitehall

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

1. Justin Bieber

2. Bob Dylan

3. Tom Petty

4. Alice Cooper

5. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

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