Top Tickets This Week: Royal Blood, Dropkick Murphys, Supergrass, Ashnikko, Rag’n’Bone Man, Lionel Richie and more

Royal Blood

The British rock duo will play arenas in Bournemouth, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll perform at the O2, between March 25 and April 3, 2022. The pair hit the road in support of their new album, ‘Typhoons’, released in April. Support comes from The Amazons, with tickets on general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys have announced the Turn Up That Dial Tour for 2022, with stops lined up across the UK, Ireland and Europe between January 21 and February 26. Support on all dates will come from special guest ska punks The Interrupters, with tickets on general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Supergrass

As part of the Heritage Live concert series, the reunited Britpop band will headline Englefield House in Reading on July 23 following sets from Feeder and Sports Team. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Ashnikko

The North Carolina singer-songwriter and rapper will call in London, Manchester, Dublin and Glasgow during December, with tickets on general sale at 10am on May 7. The 25-year-old will hit the road in support of her debut mixtape, ‘Demidevil’, that was released in January.

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Rag’n’Bone Man

The British vocalist will now also call at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh on October 26, Norwich’s UEA on November 1 and Mountfort Hall in Liverpool on November 4, as part of his autumn Life By Misadventure Tour. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 7, the same day his new album ‘Life By Misadventure’ is released.

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Lionel Richie

The music icon will perform within the grounds of Longleat Safari Park on June 15, with the gig replacing his Bristol city centre concert. He’ll also play Blickling Hall at Norfolk Blickling Estate near Aylsham in Norwich on July 6. The new shows are part of his rescheduled 2022 Hello! Tour. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, ahead of general sale at 10am on May 7.

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Also announced this week:

  • Jack Savoretti has confirmed a UK tour for spring 2022.
  • Idles have rescheduled their Eden Sessions performance to September.
  • Haim have moved the UK leg of The One More Haim Tour to September.
  • Jimmy Carr has extended his Terribly Funny Tour into winter 2022.
  • Celebrity chef James Martin will take his Live Tour across the UK in spring 2022.
  • Pendulum and Eric Prydz will take over Cardiff Bay’s Alexandra Head later in 2021.
  • Brian Wilson has rescheduled the UK leg of his Good Vibrations Greatest Hits Tour for a second time to summer 2022.
  • Duran Duran have moved their huge show at Dublin’s St. Anne’s Park to June 2022.
  • Faith No More have rescheduled their UK tour for a second time to 2022.
  • McFly have joined the line up for The Eden Sessions.
  • Foals, Gorillaz and Jorja Smith lead line up for Boardmasters 2021.
  • Playboi Carti and Architects will headline new hip hop and rock UK festival ALT LDN.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Supergrass, Ward Thomas, Lionel Richie, Groove Armada, Basement Jaxx, Pendulum, Eric Prydz, Jimmy Carr, and James Martin

Supergrass

As part of the Heritage Live concert series, the reunited Britpop band will headline Englefield House in Reading on July 23 following sets from Feeder and Sports Team. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Ward Thomas

Ward Thomas have lined up shows in Rhyl and Swansea as part of their rescheduled intimate acoustic tour of the UK in November. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Lionel Richie

The music icon will perform within the grounds of Longleat Safari Park on June 15, with the gig replacing his Bristol city centre concert. He’ll also play Blickling Hall at Norfolk Blickling Estate near Aylsham in Norwich on July 6. The new shows are part of his rescheduled 2022 Hello! Tour. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, ahead of general sale at 10am on May 7.

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Groove Armada and Basement Jaxx

Groove Armada and Basement Jaxx will headline The Last Dance festival, a new one-day dance music festival held at Dreamland Margate — just an hour away from London. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, prior to general sale at 11am on May 7.

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Pendulum and Eric Prydz

Pendulum and Eric Prydz will take over Cardiff Bay’s Alexandra Head for huge shows on September 17 and 18 respectively. Other acts set to perform across the two days include Andy C, Dimension, Holy Goof, Hybrid Minds, Sub Focus, Camelphat, Cristoph, Franky Wah, Yousef, and Syreeta, among others. Pre-sale is open now, prior to general sale at 10am on May 7.

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Jimmy Carr

Comedian Jimmy Carr has extended his Terribly Funny Tour into winter 2022, with stops at London’s O2 Academy Brixton and Birmingham’s Symphony Hall among the newly announced shows. Grab tickets for his new dates now, prior to general sale at 10am on May 7.

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James Martin

Celebrity chef James Martin will take his Live Tour across the UK in spring 2022. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 10am on May 7.

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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 Top Tickets: McFly, Craig David, Bon Iver, FKA Twigs, Pet Shop Boys, Supergrass, James Arthur, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club, Andrea Bocelli, Jake Bugg, Five Finger Death Punch and more

McFly

Having recently hinted at their return with social media posts, the pop-rock band have ended a three-year hiatus by confirming a headline performance at the huge London venue on November 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Craig David

The singer, DJ and producer will celebrate the 20 year anniversary of his debut album ‘Born To Do It’ with performances in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Brighton, Nottingham and London, where he’ll play the O2 Arena, during April. Tickets for the Hold That Thought Tour go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Bon Iver

The experimental indie-electronica band will head to London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Arena Birmingham, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, Manchester Arena, SSE Hydro in Glasgow and Dublin’s 3Arena between April 26 and May 3, 2020, after a stint in Europe. Tickets  go on general sale at 9am on Friday September 13.

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FKA Twigs

Fresh from revealing details of her second album, ‘Magdalene’, the London artist has announced a show at the O2 Academy Brixton on November 25 as part of a European tour behind the record’s release. Her plans also include stops in Cologne, Zurich, Milan, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam, with tickets for the shows on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys will bring their first greatest hits-focused tour to arenas in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow between May 28 and June 6. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Supergrass

The Oxford Britpop greats have announced dates across the UK, Europe and North America to celebrate 25 years since the release of their seminal debut album, ‘I Should Coco’. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 13.

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James Arthur

The singer-songwriter and former X-Factor winner, who releases his third album ‘You’ on October 18, will perform in Cardiff, London, Birmingham, Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and Manchester. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Editors

The British band will perform at Arena Birmingham, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, Vicar Street in Dublin and Glasgow Barrowland between February 27 and March 3. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 13.

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Bombay Bicycle Club

Between January 20 and February 12, 2020, the indie-pop band will perform in Cambridge, Bournemouth, Leicester, Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Brighton, Manchester, Dublin, Belfast and London, where they’ll take over Alexandra Palace. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13, and support will come from the Big Moon and Liz Lawrence.

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Andrea Bocelli

The Italian tenor has confirmed shows at the O2 Arena on October 16 and 3Arena on October 21, 2020. Tickets go on general sale on September 13, from 9am for the Irish date and 10am for the UK show.

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Jake Bugg

The Nottingham singer-songwriter, who put out his latest album ‘Hearts That Strain’ in 2017, will kick off the run on November 16 with a hometown show at Rock City before stops in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and London, where he’ll play the Roundhouse. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Five Finger Death Punch

The Las Vegas metallers will be joined by thrash legends Megadeth and breakout rockers Bad Wolves at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on January 30 and London’s SSE Arena Wembley on January 31. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 13.

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Also announced this week:

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Ronnie Wood, GOT7, Muna, Collabro, Tegan and Sara, Deaf Havana, Bat For Lashes, the Coronas, Clannad, Jon Hopkins, Firedance, the Maine, Turnover, Ocean Wisdom, Skindred, John Barrowman, BBMAK, Randy Newman, Set It Off, Gabrielle Aplin, the Wildhearts, Backyard Babies and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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