This Week’s Top Tickets: Backstreet Boys, Elton John, Muse, Kylie Minogue, Fleetwood Mac, Spice Girls, Robyn, Dido, Jamie Lawson, ABC, Jerry Seinfeld and more

Your guide to the week’s new ticket onsales in the UK is here! The iconic Backstreet Boys will bring their DNA world tour to the UK in June 2019, while the legendary Elton John has announced further shows as part of his colossal final farewell tour.

There’s also new tour dates from pop queen Kylie Minogue, who returns in June with outdoor dates, plus Muse, Fleetwood Mac and Spice Girls are all set to take over stadiums across the UK throughout the summer. Head below for more.

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys have announced a new album and their biggest arena tour in 18 years next year, with shows confirmed all over North America and Europe, calling in Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow and Birmingham before a stop at the O2 Arena in London on Monday June 17. The DNA world tour shares its name with BSB’s upcoming 10th studio album, which is set to land on January 25 via RCA Records. Tickets go on general sale November 16 at 9am.

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Elton John

The legendary singer-songwriter has confirmed the first 2020 UK and Ireland dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, kicking off with two dates at the O2 Arena in London, on November 6 and 7, the arena tour will then head to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Leeds. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Muse

The trio will play London Stadium on June 1 and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 8, plus dates across mainland Europe and North America, in support of their new album ‘Simulation Theory’. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Kylie Minogue

The pop icon has lined up a series of summer outdoor shows in support of her new album ‘Golden’. Catch her at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Blenheim Palace (where support will come from Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the Hackney Colliery Band), the Eden Project, Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, Edinburgh Castle and Hampton Court Palace in London for two nights between June 20 and August 1. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Fleetwood Mac

The legendary band will play London’s Wembley Stadium on June 18, with the new date falling a couple of days after their initial engagement at the venue. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 16.

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Spice Girls

Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Mel C will now begin their Spice World tour at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on May 27. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on November 16.

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Robyn

Alongside dates in Europe and North America, the pop star will bring her new ‘Honey’ album to London’s Alexandra Palace on April 12. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Dido

The singer will release her first album in five years, ‘Still On My Mind’, on March 8, followed by her first tour in 15 years, where she will play songs from the upcoming album alongside classic hits in Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester and London. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Jamie Lawson

The singer-songwriter, who opened for Ed Sheeran earlier this year, will kick off a UK tour on May 2 at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire before heading to Norwich, Birmingham, Manchester, Gateshead, Bristol, Glasgow, wrapping up with Irish stops in Belfast and Dublin. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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ABC

ABC have announced April dates for an orchestral tour celebrating their iconic 1982 album ‘The Lexicon of Love’. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian, Broadway producer and actor will play two shows a night at London’s Eventim Apollo on July 12 and 13, the first at 7pm and second at 9.30pm. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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Also announced this week:

ZZ Top, Mott the Hoople, Cherry Glazerr, Cliff Richard, Michael Bublé, Tourist, Nilufer Yanya, Fatboy Slim, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Whiskey Myers, LANY, Neighbourhood Weekender feat. George Ezra and Richard Ashcroft and Bon Iver, Terrorvision, Fontaines DC, Boss Keloid, Kamasi Washington, Ellie Goulding, Deaf Havana, the Rifles, Skinny Living, Bad Suns, Jay Prince, Stand Atlantic, Azealia Banks, Gaz Coombes, Seán McGowan and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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Tour Of The Week: Spice Girls Reunite To Announce Massive Summer Stadium Tour

Spice Girls have reunited to announce their summer 2019 Spice World tour. Spice Girls tickets are on sale now (Cardiff date on sale 9:30am on November 16), priced £55.00/£60.00 plus fees.

Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie C have will be joined by special guest Jess Glynne at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Edinburgh’s BT Murraryfield Stadium, Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and London’s Wembley Stadium during June. Victoria Beckham won’t be joining them, though, due to her business commitments. In a statement they said:

The pop icons formed in 1994 and went on to world domination with hits such as Wannabe, 2 Become 1 and Viva Forever. They went on hiatus in 2002, returning for a tour between 2007 and 2008 and a one off performance at the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012, the last time time they performed together. Discussing the new dates, the group said:

“We are beyond excited to be reuniting next year for a stadium tour! Bringing girl power and our message of friendship and love back to the stage feels more relevant than ever. We hope everyone can join us for one big Spice Girls party!”

Spice Girls Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Tue May 27 2019 – CARDIFF Principality Stadium
Thu May 29 2019 – MANCHESTER Etihad Stadium

Fri May 31 2019 – MANCHESTER Etihad Stadium
Sat June 01 2019 – MANCHESTER Manchester Etihad Stadium
Mon June 03 2019 – COVENTRY Ricoh Arena
Tue June 04 2019 – COVENTRY Ricoh Arena
Thu June 06 2019 – SUNDERLAND Sunderland Stadium Of Light
Sat June 08 2019 – EDINBURGH BT Murrayfield Stadium
Mon June 10 2019 – BRISTOL Ashton Gate Stadium
Thu June 13 2019 – LONDON Wembley Stadium
Fri June 14 2019 – LONDON Wembley Stadium
Sat June 15 2019 – LONDON Wembley Stadium

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Spice Girls, The Chemical Brothers at All Points East, A-Ha, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice In Chains, David Gray, Paul Weller, Idles, Russell Howard and more

Spice Girls

So, tell me what you want. What you really, really want. Tickets to see the Spice Girls, right? Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie C will reunite and perform at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Edinburgh’s BT Murraryfield Stadium, Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and London’s Wembley Stadium during June. Victoria Beckham won’t be joining them, though, due to her business commitments. Tickets go on sale at 10.30am on Saturday, November 10, while Jess Glynne will support.

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The Chemical Brothers at All Points East

No sooner have you removed the mud from your wellies, than 2019’s festival season is starting to heat up. Only a small number of festivals have started showing their hands, with All Points East confirming the Chemical Brothers as their first headliner. The dance legends will take over the event at Victoria Park in London on May 24 with Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little Simz and Ibibio Sound Machine also on the bill. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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A-Ha

A-Ha will celebrate ‘Hunting High and Low’ with shows at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, London’s Royal Albert Hall and Brighton Centre next November. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd

The legendary southern rock band will return to UK arenas next summer for their Last Of The Street Survivors farewell tour, calling in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where they’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley on June 29. At their final UK shows they will be joined by special guests Status Quo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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Alice In Chains

The Seattle grunge icons will play Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on May 23, the Arena Birmingham on May 24 and the SSE Arena Wembley in London the following day, joined by special guests Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 9.

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David Gray

The Babylon singer-songwriter will release his first collection of new material in four years, ‘Gold In A Brass Age’, on March 8 through IHT Records/AWAL Recordings, accompanied by an extensive 17-date tour across the UK and Ireland. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 9.

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Paul Weller

The legendary singer-songwriter, who recently returned with ‘True Meanings’, is set to call at Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest, Dalby Forest, Sherwood Pines and Cannock Chase throughout June and into July as part of the Forest Live series. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Idles

The post-punks, who are on the road supporting ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’, have lined up spring shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Norwich, Brighton, Belfast, Dublin, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Electric Ballroom in Camden. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 9.

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Russell Howard

The comedian will return with his biggest globe-spanning Respite tour in 2019, launching at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena before additional arena shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bournemouth, Manchester, Liverpool and London, where he’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Muse, Rammstein, Elton John, Jingle Bell Ball, 80s Symphonic Live, H E R, Ghetts, Professor Green, The Good The Bad And The Queen, Saint Raymond, The Horrors, Crystal Fighters, Sundara Karma, Cancer Bats, the Snuts, Marvel Universe Live, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, FKJ, Jack and Jack, Kathryn Joseph, The Tiger Lillies, Fatherson, Gentlemans Dub Club, Worriers, Boyz II Men, Mario Rosenstock, The Orielles, Eagle Eye Cherry, Dream State, Ant Middleton and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Spice Girls Hit #1 With Debut Single Wannabe

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Zayn Malik, Zack De La Rocha And Mel C!

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On This Day In Music: Spice Girls Score #1 With Wannabe

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On October 25, 1997, the Spice Girls made chart history with Spice Up Your Life. The single was the band’s fifth consecutive UK #1, a run they would eventually extend to six with the release of Too Much.

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