Top Tickets This Week: Seasick Steve, Ry X, UB40, Tricky, Mos Def, Young Knives, Jack Dee and more

Seasick Steve

The singer-songwriter has confirmed solo shows in Bexhill, Nottingham, Birmingham, York, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol, and London during November. The Just Steve, A Guitar and You Tour supports his 2020 album, ‘Blues In Mono’, and marks the 69-year-old’s first headline UK shows since 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 26.

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Ry X


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Ry X has announced a headline European tour for spring 2022, including a show at London’s Roundhouse on March 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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UB40

The reggae legends have moved their previously rearranged March dates to the autumn Bigga Baggariddim Tour, which also includes new stops in Belfast, Kerry, Castlebar, Aberdeen, Stockton, Northampton, Cheltenham, Plymouth, and Stoke. Previously purchased tickets remain valid for the corresponding new dates, while tickets for the new gigs go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Tricky

The Bristol trip hop legend will play Glasgow’s Oran Mor on November 4, ahead of his rescheduled performances at Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s Electric Brixton on November 7 and 8, respectively. Tickets remain valid for the corresponding new dates, while the Glasgow stop goes on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Mos Def

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, will perform 2009’s ‘The Ecstatic’ in its entirety accompanied by a live band at the O2 Forum in London on November 16. Tickets on general sale at 12pm on February 26.

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Young Knives


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Young Knives will tour the UK in November and December, with stops planned in Glasgow, Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham, Leeds, and Cardiff. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Jack Dee

The comedian has added a handful of dates to his rescheduled Off The Telly Tour. Tickets remain valid with the new shows on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Also announced this week:

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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This Week’s New Releases: Miley Cyrus, The Smashing Pumpkins And Palm Reader

This week is a mixed bag for sure. Miley Cyrus has put our her highly anticipated new record that features collaborations with Dua Lipa, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Billy Idol and Steve Nicks, while the Smashing Pumpkins have returned with a double LP, and Palm Reader have shared the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Braille’.

In the mood for some more new music? Head below.

AJ Tracey – ‘Secure The Bag! 2’ (AJ Tracey)

Ane Brun – ‘How Beauty Holds The Hand Of Sorrow’ (Balloon Ranger Recordings)

Dream Theater – ‘Distant Memories – Live In London (Bonus Track Edition)’ (InsideOut)

Exit Kid – ‘Garden’ EP (Emre Turkmen)

Flohio – ‘No Panic No Pain’ (AlphaTone)

Gary Barlow – ‘Music Played By Humans’ (Polydor)

Heavy Pettin – ‘Best Of’ (Burnt Out Wreckords/Cherry Red)

Juicy J – ‘The Hustle Continues’ (Trippy Music/Entertainment One U.S.)

Miley Cyrus – ‘Plastic Hearts’ (RCA)

Palm Reader – ‘Sleepless’ (Church Road Records)

Paul Weller – ‘On Sunset (Remixes)’ EP (Solid Bond/Polydor)

Perry Farrell – ‘The Glitz; The Glamour’ (Last Man)

The Psychotic Monks – ‘Private Meaning First’ (FatCat Records)

Seasick Steve – ‘Blues In Mono’ (There’s A Dead Skunk Records)

Shakin’ Stevens – ‘Singled Out’ (BMG)

The Smashing Pumpkins – ‘CYR’ (Sumerian Records)

Steps – ‘What The Future Holds’ (BMG)

Sundara Karma – ‘Kill Me’ EP (Chess Club Recordings)

Supergrass – ‘Live On Other Planets (Live 2020)’ (Supergrass Records)

Tim Burgess – ‘Ascent Of The Ascended’ EP (Bella Union)

Tori Handsley – ‘As We Stand’ (Cadillac Records)

Will Joseph Cook – ‘Something To Feel Good About’ (Bad Hotel)

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This Week’s New Releases: Green Day, Kate Tempest And Sum 41

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This week you’ve got a lot to get through. Green Day are releasing their twelfth studio album, Kate Tempest is putting out her sophomore LP and Sum 41 are returning with their first new record in five years.

But it’s not all poems and pop-punk.  Norah Jones, Goat, Barry Gibb, Julia Jacklin, NOFX and White Lies, among many others, all have new albums out this week. Check out our selection of this week’s new releases below.

Barry Gibb – ‘In The Now’ (Columbia Records)

C Duncan – ‘The Midnight Sun’ (FatCat Records)

Goat – ‘Requiem’ (Rocket/Sub Pop)

Green Day – ‘Revolution Radio’ (Warner Bros/Reprise)

Julia Jacklin – ‘Don’t Let The Kids Win’ (Transgressive)

Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Stay Together’ (Fiction)

Kate Tempest – ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’ (Fiction)

Meshuggah – ‘The Violent Sleep Of Reason’ (Nuclear Blast)

NOFX – ‘First Ditch Effort’ (Fat Wreck Chords)

Norah Jones – ‘Day Breaks’ (Virgin)

OneRepublic – ‘Oh My My’ (Polydor)

Phantogram – ‘Three’ (Caroline/Fiction)

Pitbull – ‘Climate Change’ (RCA)

Seasick Steve – ‘Keepin’ The Horse Between Me And The Ground’ (There’s A Dead Skunk/Rough Trade)

Set It Off – ‘Upside Down’ (Rude Records/Equal Vision Records)

Sum 41 – ’13 Voices’ (Hopeless Records)

White Lies – ‘Friends’ (BMG)

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The Next Step Hold On To #1 Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Next Step have managed to hold onto the top spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for another week. Beating off competition from ColdplayBruce Springsteen, AC/DC and Adele, who are this week at #2, #3, #4 and #5, respectively.

Climbing the chart this week are Jeff Lynnes ELOMuseThe Tenderloins and David Gilmour, among others. While new to the chart are Seasick SteveThe EnemyThe Saw DoctorsKenny RogersJustin Bieber and James.

In the next week we’ve got some big names going on sale, including Donny OsmondArt GarfunkelBeckStatus Quo and Stereophonics.  Will any of them step up and knock the Neck Step off the #1 spot? Check back in with us next week to find out.

1. The Next Step
2. Coldplay
3. Bruce Springsteen
4. AC/DC
5. Adele
6. Jeff Lynnes ELO
7. Muse
8. Stevie Wonder
9. The Tenderloins
10. Beyonce
11. Little Mix
12. David Gilmour
13. Seasick Steve
14. Rod Stewart
15. Justin Bieber
16. Kenny Rogers
17. Kygo
18. The Enemy
19. The Saw Doctors
20. James

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

1. Donny Osmond

2. Art Garfunkel

3. Beck

4. Status Quo

5. Stereophonics

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Seasick Steve, Maximo Park, The Temper Trap And The Enemy

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SEASICK STEVE

The bluesman will celebrate 10 years since his breakthrough performance on Later…with Jools Holland with a 10 Years Out Of The Dog House concert at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on October 14. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £27.50 plus fees.

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MAXIMO PARK

Maxïmo Park will be joined by Lush, Public Service Broadcasting, Teleman, Fear of Men and Warm Digits for a huge hometown show at Newcastle’s Times Square on July 31. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced at £32.50 plus fees (Photo: Steve Gullick).

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THE TEMPER TRAP

The Australian band will play Glasgow’s Art School on May 25, the O2 Academy Oxford on May 31 and London’s Moth Club on June 1, with the follow up to their 2012 self-titled album, ‘Thick As Thieves’, out on June 10. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced at £32.50 plus fees.

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THE ENEMY

Having confirmed last week they will disband later this year, the Enemy bring their Last Orders tour to Manchester, London, Coventry, Newcastle, Leeds and Glasgow, between September 15 and 26. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £20.00/£21.00 plus fees.

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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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Top Tours This Week!!

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be joined by special guests for a Glasgow Summer Sessions performance at Bellahouston Park on August 26.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £45.00 plus fees.


Seasick Steve

Seasick Steve will celebrate a decade since his breakthrough performance on Later…with Jools Holland with a 10 Years Out Of The Dog House party at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on October 14.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £27.50 plus fees.


Kaiser Chiefs

In addition to racecourse performances, Forest Live shows and festival sets this summer, Kaiser Chiefs will be joined by Dizzee Rascal and Everything Everything for a show at the SSE SWALEC Stadium on July 16. Further acts are set to be announced in the coming weeks.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 15, priced at £45.00 plus fees.


Nickelback

Nickelback have confirmed shows in Dublin and Belfast on October 9 and 10 respectively, prior to their previously announced stops in Nottingham, Birmingham, Sheffield, London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Newcastle.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £40.00 plus fees.


The Enemy

Having confirmed last week they will disband later this year, the Enemy will bring their Last Orders tour Manchester, London, Coventry, Newcastle, Leeds and Glasgow, between September 15 and 26.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 15, priced from £20.00/£21.00 plus fees.


The Temper Trap

The Temper Trap have announced details of their new album, ‘Thick As Thieves’, as well as shows at Glasgow’s Art School on May 25, the O2 Academy Oxford on May 31 and London’s Moth Club on June 1. Support comes from Dreller.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 15, priced at £12.50/£15.00, plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Julia Holter, Barry Manilow, Kenny Rogers, Beach Slang, Wilko Johnson, The Virginmarys, Ezra Furman, Lisbon, Aquilo, Miranda Sings, Andreya Triana, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Kim Churchill, Crobot, Sigala, Dizraeli, Attica Rage, Rejjie Snow, Firewind, Jack Savoretti, Jack Garratt, Leon Bridges, Giuda, DJ Shadow, Bronagh Gallagher, Bad Manners, British Sea Power, Lola Colt, Normandie, The Lapelles, Roy Woods, Maximo Park, Weaves, Trash Boat, Katatonia, Carlos Vives, Oscar, The Saw Doctors, Loudon Wainwright III, I Killed The Prom Queen, Napoleon and many more!

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AC/DC Return To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The chart kings, AC/DC,  have returned to their #1 throne on this week’s hot ticket chart.  This means that James Bay has been knocked off the top spot, which he’s occupied for the last two weeks.  However, as one goes down another must come up, and Ed Sheeran is still going strong, not only maintaining his top 10 position, but climbing his way back up into the top 5 once again.

This week we have a number of departures from the chart including Mrs Brown’s BoysSimply RedPaloma FaithNicki MinajLionel RichiePaolo Nutini and Madonna.  Meanwhile, we welcome The ProdigySeasick SteveRideMichael McIntyreBen Howard and Fall Out Boy.

1. AC/DC
2. Paul Simon and Sting
3. Ed Sheeran
4. James Bay
5. Fleetwood Mac
6. Michael McIntyre
7. Taylor Swift
8. System Of A Down
9. Olly Murs
10. Disney On Ice
11. Ben Howard
12. WWE
13. The Prodigy
14. Def Leppard and Whitesnake
15. Maroon 5
16. Foo Fighters
17. Seasick Steve
18. Ride
19. Fall Out Boy
20. Madness

On sale this week – can they break the top 20?

1. Faith No More

2. Brand New

3. Death Cab For Cutie

4. Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse

5. The Vaccines

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James Bay #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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It seems James Bay had a good time last week, as not only did he reach #1 on the UK album chart with his debut LP, ‘Chaos and the Calm’, but he shot to the top of our ticket chart and knocked the Queen of Pop, Madonna, off her top spot throne.

We welcomed a number of new entries to the chart last week, including Nicki Minaj, System Of A Down and U2. There were also a number of climbers,  Mrs Brown’s Boys moved up from #11 to #6 and Ben Howard moved from #18 to #12.

Head below for the full listings, along with details of this week’s on sales!

1. James Bay (Spring tour)
2. AC/DC
3. Sam Smith
4. U2
5. Paolo Nutini
6. Mrs Brown’s Boys
7. Disney on Ice
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Nicki Minaj
10. System Of A Down
11. Olly Murs
12. Ben Howard
13. Madonna
14. Catfish and the Bottlemen
15. Madness
16. Maroon 5
17. Seasick Steve
18. Summer In The City
19. The Vaccines
20. Foo Fighters

On sale this week – can they break the top 20?

1. Def Leppard

2. The Maccabees

3. James Bay (Autumn tour)

4. Drake

5. Fuse ODG

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Winner: Ben Howard Tickets

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A round of applause is in order for Chris Horrix, he’s won himself two tickets to see Ben Howard at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena on April 25. If you missed out, tickets are still available, here, priced at £27.50 plus fees.

Our new Gig of the Week competition is up and running and this week we have two tickets to see Seasick Steve live at London’s Eventim Apollo. We’ve teamed up with Eventim to give you the chance of bagging a pair of tickets to his show on April 14. The competition closes on Monday March 30 at 12pm – try your luck now!

Visit Stereoboard’s competition pages for more prize draws and giveaways.

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