This Week’s Top Tickets: George Ezra, Arcane Roots, Starsailor, Claire Richards, Dave Chapelle And Jon Stewart and more

George Ezra

The singer-songwriter, who put out ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ earlier this year, will be joined by Sigrid on his first ever headlining arena tour in March. Ezra also plays previously confirmed shows during November, including two nights at Glasgow’s Barrowland and another at the SSE Arena Wembley. Tickets for the new dates go on general sale at 9am on August 17.

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Arcane Roots

The Kingston-Upon-Thames trio have lined up stripped back, electronic shows to accompany the release of their ‘Landslide’ EP. The collection of reimagined tracks from their ‘Melancholia Hymns’ album is set to arrive on September 14, followed by shows in Manchester, London, Leicester, Brighton, Bristol, Newcastle and Edinburgh during October. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on August 17.

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Starsailor

Starsailor will mark the 15th anniversary of their sophomore album, ‘Silence Is Easy’, by performing it in full at the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow, Manchester’s O2 Ritz and the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London on November 19, 20 and 29 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 17.

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Claire Richards

The Steps member will release her debut solo album, ‘My Wildest Dreams’, on November 2, followed by shows in Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool and London between December 2 and 6. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 17.

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Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart

The comedians will combine for two shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London on October 21 and 22, following up similar engagements in Boston, Houston, El Paso and Atlanta. Tickets are on sale at 10am on August 17.

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Also announced this week:

Richard Ashcroft, Sam Fender, Astroid Boys, Paul Van Dyk, Hozier, Moss Kena, the Dead Daisies, BEAK, Behemoth, Wednesday 13, Ghost Bath, Three Trapped Tigers, Happy Accidents, Tonight Alive and more.

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This Week’s New Releases: LCD Soundsystem, Mogwai And Motörhead

This week LCD Soundsystem return with ‘American Dream’, their highly-anticipated follow up to 2010’s ‘This Is Happening’. Also hitting shelves is Mogwai’s follow up to 2014’s ‘Rave Tapes’ and Motörhead’s covers compilation.

If none of that tickles your fancy, there’s plenty more to listen to below.

Cloud Control – ‘Zone’ (Votiv/Umgd)

Hercules & Love Affair – ‘Omnion’ (Big Beat Records)

InHeaven – ‘InHeaven’ (PIAS)

Joan Osborne – ‘Songs Of Bob Dylan’ (Womanly Hips Records)

LCD Soundsystem – ‘American Dream’ (Columbia)

Madeline Kenney – ‘Night Night At The First Landing’ (Company Records)

Mogwai – ‘Every Country’s Sun’ (Rock Action)

Motörhead – ‘Under Cöver’ (Motörhead Music)

Mount Kimbie – ‘Love What Survives’ (Warp)

OMD – ‘The Punishment Of Luxury’ (100%)

Starsailor – ‘All This Life’ (Cooking Vinyl)

The Knife – ‘Shaking The Habitual: Live At Terminal 5’ (Rabid Records)

The Script – ‘Freedom Child’ (Columbia)

Walter Trout – ‘We’re All In This Together’ (Mascot Records)

Were I Blind – ‘Were I Blind’ (Were I Blind)

Yassassin – ‘Vitamin Y’ (Babelogue)

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