Pop vocalist Christina Aguilera will bring her X Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in November, while country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced the UK leg of her Cry Pretty Tour for June and July. The summer will also see Kings of Leon return to headline Fusion Presents in Liverpool with support from Franz Ferdinand, Echo and the Bunnymen, Circa Waves and Sam Fender.
If you prefer your music a little more edgy, South African hip hop duo Die Antwoord take over London’s O2 Academy Brixton following their Download festival appearance in June, while at the other end of the spectrum, Julio Iglesias will bring his 50 year anniversary celebrations to London’s SSE Arena, Wembley in June and 1980s pop icon Adam Ant will perform his 1982 debut solo album, ‘Friend Or Foe’, across the UK this autumn.
The multiple Grammy Award-winning pop vocalist will bring her X Tour to arenas in the UK and Ireland during November, with shows lined up in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London, where she’ll play Wembley’s SSE Arena. The dates will mark her first UK tour in 13 years, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 9am on March 8, priced £50/£55 plus fees.
The country superstar has lined up shows at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Glagsow’s SSE Hydro, Manchester Arena and London’s SSE Arena Wembley between June 28 and July 4 for the UK leg of her Cry Pretty Tour. Tickets are on sale now, priced £35 plus booking fees.
BTS have confirmed second shows in London and Paris, due to huge demand for tickets. The K-Pop group will double up at Wembley Stadium on June 2 and Stade de France on June 8, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 8.30am (9am Paris) on March 8, priced £45 plus fees.
Fusion Presents Kings Of Leon
The Nashville indie-pop band will head to Sefton Park in Liverpool on August 30 as part of Fusion Presents, a new one-day event run by the organisers of Fusion Festival. They’ll be joined on the day by support acts Franz Ferdinand, Echo and the Bunnymen, Circa Waves, and Sam Fender. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 8, priced £54.50 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.
The South African hip hop duo will take over London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 17, following up their slot on the main stage at Download festival. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £32.50 plus fees.
The electronic duo will play London’s Old Royal Naval College on July 5 as part of the Greenwich Music Time concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday March 8, priced from £35.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.
The DJ will be joined by conductor Jules Buckley and the 60-piece Heritage Orchestra at Swansea’s Singleton Park on July 27 to perform reshaped classic Ibiza tracks. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £49.50 plus fees. He’ll also perform at Durham’s Emirates Riverside. Head here for pre-sale tickets.
The legendary singer will celebrate 50 years in the music industry with a huge show at the SSE Arena Wembley in London on June 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 8, priced £60 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.
The 1980s pop icon will perform his 1982 debut solo album, ‘Friend Or Foe’, in full at 26 shows, between November 7 and December 12. His set will also include his hits and personal favourites from other records. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 8.
Also announced this week:
Vampire Weekend, Barbra Streisand at British Summer Time, Mac DeMarco, the National, Billy Corgan, Downs Festival featuring Ms Lauryn Hill, Black Star Riders, Bananarama, Nile Rodgers And CHIC, Tears For Fears, Black Flag, Peabo Bryson, Trevor Horn, the Wedding Present, Fetty Wap, Ashley McBryde, the Rifles, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Alex Aiono, the Melvins, Eels, Whitney, Little Simz, Twinnie, the Alarm, Lloyd Cole, the Flaming Lips, Emmy The Great, Richard Hawley, Sigala, Midland and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.