This Week’s New Releases: Garbage, Griff And AFI

There are some highly anticipated releases out this week, including Garbage’s follow-up to 2016’s ‘Strange Little Birds’, BRITs Rising Star award-winner Griff’s debut mixtape, and AFI’s 11th LP.

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AFI – ‘Bodies’ (Rise Records)

Danny Elfman – ‘Big Mess’ (Anti-)

Folly Group – ‘Awake & Hungry’ EP (So Young)

Garbage – ‘No Gods No Masters’ (BMG)

Griff – ‘One Foot In Front Of The Other’ (Warner)

Jessie Ware – ‘What’s Your Pleasure? (The Platinum Pleasure)’ (EMI)

Joe Bonamassa – ‘Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman’ (J&R Adventures)

Kiss – ‘Off The Sounbdboard: Tokyo 2001 (Live)’ (Universal)

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real – ‘A Few Stars Apart’ (Fantasy/Concord)

Mammoth WVH – ‘Mammoth WVH’ (EX1/Explorer1)

Marina – ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’ (Atlantic)

Maroon 5 – ‘Jordi’ (Interscope)

Marshmello – ‘Shockwave’ (Joytime Collective)

Migos – ‘Culture III’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records)

Mr. Bungle – ‘The Night They Came Home’ (Ipecac)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Back The Way We Came: Vol.1 (2011-2021)’ (Sour Mash)

POPPY – ‘EAT (NXT Soundtrack)’ EP (Sumerian)

Ruth B – ‘Moments In Between’ (Downtown)

Ryan Adams – ‘Big Colors’ (PaxAm)

Sleater-Kinney – ‘Path Of Wellness’ (Mom+Pop)

Todrick Hall – ‘FEMULINE’ (frtyfve)

Veps – ‘Open The Door’ EP (Kanine)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Drake, Gods Of Rap Feat. Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and De La Soul, James Morrison, Tom Jones, Sheryl Crow, Ryan Adams, Maren Morris, John Barrowman and more

Big news this week as Canadian rapper Drake announces spring UK and European dates for The Assassination Vacation Tour, while Wu-Tang Clan will be joined by Public Enemy and De La Soul for three UK arena shows on the first ever Gods Of Rap UK tour this May. American singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow has confirmed summer dates in Manchester and Glasgow ahead of her huge date at London’s Wembley Stadium supporting Eagles and Texas-born rising country star Maren Morris will bring her Girl The World Tour to the UK and Europe this spring. Legendary Welsh vocalist Tom Jones has lined up open air summer shows in Bristol, Colchester and Dundee and James Morrison announces his return with news of a new LP, ‘You’re Stronger Than You Know’, plus accompanying tour dates in spring.

Drake

The Canadian rapper, who last year released ‘Scorpion’, will bring The Assassination Vacation Tour to Manchester for two nights and Dublin and Birmingham for three, before finishing up the UK and Ireland leg with six shows at London’s O2 Arena between April 1 and 9. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 25, priced from £45.00 plus booking fees.

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Gods Of Rap Feat. Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and De La Soul

Hugely influential rap groups Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and De La Soul will come together at the SSE Arena, Wembley in London on May 10, Manchester Arena the following day and the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 12 on on the first ever Gods Of Rap UK tour this May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 25, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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James Morrison

The British singer-songwriter will put out ‘You’re Stronger Than You Know’ through Stanley Park Records on March 8, followed by his first full UK tour in three years, which includes a London show at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on March 27. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 25, priced £28.50/£29.50 plus booking fees.

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Tom Jones

The legendary Welsh vocalist and The Voice UK coach will perform at Bristol County Ground, Colchester Castle Park and Dundee’s Slessor Gardens in July. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 25. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Sheryl Crow

The American singer-songwriter will headline Manchester’s Lowry Lyric Theatre on June 25 and Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall the next day, prior to her date supporting Eagles at London’s Wembley Stadium on July 4. Tickets go on sale at 10am on January 25, priced from £35.00 plus booking fee.

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Ryan Adams

The singer-songwriter, who will release ‘Big Colors’ in April, will return to the UK and Ireland towards the end of March, with shows lined up in Dublin, Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Cambridge and London, where he’ll perform at the iconic Royal Albert Hall on April 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 25, priced £29.50/£37.50 plus fees.

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Maren Morris

The Texas-born country singer-songwriter has lined up dates across North America, Europe, Australia and the UK, where she’ll call in Dublin, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham and London for her first ever performance at the iconic Royal Albert Hall on May 31. Tickets go on sale at 10am on January 25.

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Also announced this week:

Foals, Isle of Wight Festival featuring Noel Gallagher, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro, Bananarama, John Barrowman, Sarah Brightman, Michael Palin, Saxon, Madness,  Matthew and the Atlas, Walking on Cars, DMA’s, Mahalia, Ms Lauryn Hill, South West Four festival feat. Martin Garrix and the Prodigy, Jack Savoretti, Aziz Ansari, Lacuna Coil, Neurosis, Employed to Serve, Blaenavon, the Amazons, Band of Skulls, Bloc Party, Geko, the Futureheads, Summer Nights at the Bandstand featuring Burt Bacharach, Caro Emerald, Father John Misty, Patti Smith, Echo and the Bunnymen, the National, Spiritualized, Tom Odell, Estrons, Jenny Lewis and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: John Legend, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Ryan Adams, The Darkness, Prophets Of Rage And Erykah Badu

JOHN LEGEND

John Legend has announced a UK arena tour in support of his recent album, ‘Darkness And Light’, which was released last winter, with stops planned in Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff and Birmingham during September. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00/£50.00 plus fees.

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CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN

The indie quartet, who out out ‘The Ride’ last spring, will perform at arenas in Cardiff and Liverpool on June 9 and 30 respectively before heading to Sheffield, where they’ll pitch up at the Don Valley Bowl in mid July. Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 31, priced £20.75/£22.00/£25.00 plus fees.

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RYAN ADAMS

The American singer-songwriter will return late in the summer for a headline set at Green Man followed by a tour of the UK and Ireland, including extra September stops in Bournemouth and Cambridge. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £33.00 plus fees.

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THE DARKNESS

The Darkness will return to the road in November following the September release of the band’s fifth album, including stops in Southampton, Manchester, Blackburn, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Stoke, Nottingham, Norwich, Guildford, Margate, Southend, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Cardiff and Bristol. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced from £27.50/£29.50 plus fees.

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PROPHETS OF RAGE

Prophets of Rage will play London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 13 following their set at Download festival. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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ERYKAH BADU

Erykah Badu will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her debut album, ‘Baduizm’, with show at London’s Eventim Apollo on July 6. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £46.25 plus fees.

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Check out Stereoboard’s event pages for a full list of latest of announcements.

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Top Tours This Week!!

John Legend

John Legend has announced a UK arena tour in support of his recent LP, ‘Darkness And Light’, with stops planned in Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff and Birmingham during September.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00/£50.00 plus fees.


Catfish And The Bottlemen

The indie quartet will play arena dates in Cardiff and Liverpool on June 9 and 30 before heading to Sheffield on July 14, where they’ll perform at the Don Valley Bowl.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 31, priced £20.75/£22.00/£25.00 plus fees.


Ryan Adams

The American singer-songwriter, who recently put out ‘Prisoner’, will return late in the summer for a headline set at Green Man followed by a tour of the UK and Ireland, including extra September stops in Bournemouth and Cambridge.
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Tickets on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £33.00 plus fees.


Prophets Of Rage

Prophets of Rage will head to the O2 Academy Brixton on June 13 alongside their set at Download festival.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £45.00 plus fees.


The Darkness

The Darkness will follow the September release of their fifth album with shows in Southampton, Manchester, Blackburn, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Stoke, Nottingham, Norwich, Guildford, Margate, Southend, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Cardiff and Bristol.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced from £27.50/£29.50 plus fees.


Sparks

Sparks will support their upcoming new record with the Hippopotamus tour, the UK leg of which will include stops in Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London in September.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £24.00/£29.00 plus fees.


Kate Nash

Kate Nash will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her debut, ‘Made of Bricks’, with a UK tour in August.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on March 31, priced £18.00/£20.00 plus fees.


Bristol Sounds feat. Bonobo, Manic Street Preachers, Craig David and Haçienda Classical

Bonobo, Manic Street Preachers, Craig David and Haçienda Classical, featuring New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook as a guest collaborator, will perform at Lloyds Amphitheatre between June 21 and 24.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £30.00/£35.00/£37.50 plus fees.


Cage The Elephant

The band will call in Nottingham and Cardiff during June, amid their European festival run.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 31, priced £30.00/£21.00 plus fees.


Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Rodrigo Y Gabriela will play London’s Roundhouse on June 27 before additional headline dates and festival sets across Europe, returning to play Manchester’s Albert Hall on July 14.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £25.00/£29.50 plus fees.


Gogol Bordello

Gogol Bordello will call at Cardiff’s Tramshed, the O2 Academy Bristol, Leeds Beckett University Students Union and Brighton Dome between July 3 and 6, following their date supporting Green Day at London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series on July 1. The band also perform at this year’s Eden Festival in Scotland in June.
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Tickets for their tour are on general sale at 9am on March 31, priced £22.00/£22.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Lady Gaga, Erykah Badu, Aquilo, Art Garfunkel, Albert Hammond, The Avalanches, ABC, Aviv Geffen, Pet Shop Boys, Beth Ditto, Emeli Sandé, Becky Hill, Sigrid, Jess Glynne, Tom Jones, Striking Matches, Seether, Minus The Bear, Muncie Girls, Eric Gales, Nik Kershaw, Whitney, Tom Mcrae, Walking On Cars, Slowdive, Wet Wet Wet, KC And The Sunshine Band, The Lemon Twigs, The Black Angels, Too Many Zooz, Billy Bragg, Evan Dando, Babeheaven, House Of Pain, Paul Carrack, Charlotte OC, Thea Gilmore, The Living End, Dragonforce, The Flaming Lips, Julie Byrne and more!

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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!!

J. Cole

J. Cole has lined up autumn arena shows in Nottingham, Birmingham, London, Dublin, Cardiff, Manchester and Leeds as part of his 2017 4 Your Eyez Only world tour.
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Tickets on general sale at 10am on February 24, prices start at £40.00/£54.65 plus fees.


Leftfield

Leftfield will celebrate ‘Leftism’ with a reissue and tour this spring, including shows in Bristol, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow during May, with a set at Bestival poised to follow.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 24, priced £30.00/£33.75 plus fees.


Ryan Adams

The Canadian singer-songwriter will support his new LP, ‘Prisoner’, with shows in Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh, Gateshead and Leeds before finishing things up at the Royal Albert Hall in London on September 22. He also plays a headline set at this summer’s Green Man festival.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 24, priced between £32.50/£35.00/£40.05 plus fees.


Twin Atlantic

The Scottish alt-rockers will play May dates in Aberdeen, Inverness, Coventry, Bristol, London, Cambridge, Exeter, Wrexham and Swansea prior to UK festival sets including Handmade, TRNSMT, Tramlines, Truck and Y-Not.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 24,  priced £18.50/£20.00 plus fees.


Shed Seven

The band will bring their Shedcember tour to Glasgow, Newcastle, Blackburn, Stoke, Cardiff, Nottingham, Sheffield, Norwich, Bournemouth, Bristol, Birmingham, London, Leeds, Hull and Manchester during December. The dates will coincide with the release of a new record.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 24, priced from £24.00/£27.50 plus fees.


Vintage Trouble

Vintage Trouble have announced a UK tour for late spring, including stops in Exeter, Bristol, Cardiff, Bexhill on Sea, Wolverhampton, Manchester and London during May and into June.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 24, priced from £21.50/£22.50/£23.50 plus fees.


Craig David

Craig David has announced summer dates at Cleethorpes’ Meridian Showground on July 14 and Southampton’s Ageas Bowl on September 1.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 24, priced £35.00/£50.00 plus fees.


Blue Oyster Cult

Following a run of European dates and festival appearances, including London’s Stone Free Festival, the Long Island rockers will head to Manchester Academy, Northumbria Institute in Newcastle, Nottingham’s Rock City and the O2 ABC Glasgow between June 25 and 29.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 24, priced £27.50/£28.00 plus fees.


Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart has announced summer dates at Shrewsbury’s Greenhous Meadow stadium on June 7 and Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside stadium two days later.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on February 24, priced £47.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Tom Jones

Tom Jones will return to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 2, alongside sets in Sherwood Pines Forest, Delamere Forest and Cannock Chase Forest.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 24, priced from £35.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais has extended the UK leg of his Humanity tour into April, May and June with four nights at London’s Eventim Apollo confirmed in early October.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 24, prices start at £27.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Catfish And The Bottlemen, Community Festival, Chronixx,  Conor Oberst, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Greenwich Music Time, Blondie, Knuckle Puck, Coasts, All The Witches, Roddy Woomble, Y&T, Swans, CKY, Luke Sital-Singh, Airbourne, Midnight Oil, Declan McKenna, Broken Social Scene, Maddie And Tae, Over Atlantic, Band Of Horses, James TW, Devlin, Will Joseph Cook, The Wombats, Say We Can Fly, Agnes Obel, Ella Eyre, The Bouncing Souls, Car Seat Headrest, New Found Glory, Common People, Jane Weaver, Tom Walker, SWMRS, Jonas Blue, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, Hippo Campus, Dan Owen, Part Chimp, Jesus Jones and more!

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This Week’s New Releases: Ryan Adams, Future And Meat Wave

This week is bonkers! Ryan Adams is following up 2015’s ‘1989’, his take on Taylor Swift’s album of the same name, Future has dropped his self-titled new LP, the follow up to last year’s ‘EVOL’, and Chicago punks Meat Wave have put out their Steve Albini-produced album ‘The Incessant’. Add to that a new EP from Animal Collective and new records from Dutch Uncles, Johnossi and Jidenna and you’ve got yourself a fun-filled weekend my friends.

But if none of that is to your taste then there’s plenty more to choose from below.

Animal Collective – ‘The Painters’ EP (Domino)

The Courtneys – ‘The Courtneys II’ (Flying Nun Records)

Danny Worsnop – ‘The Long Road Home’ (Earache Records)

Dutch Uncles – ‘Big Balloon’ (Memphis Industries)

Eisley – ‘I’m Only Dreaming’ (Equal Vision Records)

Flume – ‘Skin Companion EP II’ (Future Classic)

Future – ‘Future’ (Epic Records)

Frontier Ruckus – ‘Enter The Kingdom’ (Loose Music)

Hanni El Khatib – ‘Savage Times’ (Innovative Leisure)

Jens Lekman – ‘Life Will See You Now’ (Secretly Canadian)

Johnossi – ‘Blood Jungle’ (Polydor)

Jidenna – ‘The Chief’ (Wondaland Records/Epic Records)

Lorna Shore – ‘Flesh Coffin’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Meat Wave – ‘The Incessant’ (Big Scary Monsters)

The Orwells – ‘Terrible Human Beings’ (Atlantic)

Ryan Adams – ‘Prisoner’ (Pax Am/Blue Note/Virgin EMI)

Son Volt – ‘Notes Of Blue’ (Transmit Sound)

Strand of Oaks – ‘Hard Love’ (Dead Oceans)

Tim Darcy – ‘Saturday Night’ (Jagjaguwar)

VANT – ‘Dumb Blood’ (Parlophone)

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Tour Of The Week: Ryan Adams

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Ryan Adams has scheduled another UK run of shows for early next year. Ryan Adams Tickets are on sale now, priced at £28.50, plus fees.

The North Caroline singer-songwriter will follow up a recent autumn series of dates with new shows at Brighton’s Dome, Leicester’s De Montfort Hall, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, the O2 Academy Leeds, London’s Eventim Apollo, the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton and Liverpool’s Guild of Students between February 19 and March 1.

Adams is on tour in support of his self-titled album, released back in September.

Ryan Adams Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu February 19 2015 – BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Sat February 21 2015 – LEICESTER De Montfort Hall
Tue February 24 2015 – EDINBURGH Usher Hall Edinburgh
Wed February 25 2015 – LEEDS O2 Academy Leeds
Fri February 27 2015 – LONDON Eventim Apollo
Sat February 28 2015 – WOLVERHAMPTON Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Sun March 01 2015 – LIVERPOOL Liverpool Guild Of Students

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