Top Tickets This Week: AJ Tracey, James, Imelda May, Status Quo, Fatboy Slim, The Libertines, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Katherine Ryan and more

AJ Tracey

AJ Tracey has announced the Flu Game Tour for November, with arena shows lined up in Dublin, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23. The trek shares its name with Tracey’s second album, released last week (April 16).

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James

James will return to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on September 9, with tickets for the show on general sale at 9am on April 23. They’re also due to appear at Playground Weekender, Deer Shed FestivalNeighbourhood Weekender and the Isle of Wight Festival, and will hit the road for a UK and Ireland arena tour with Happy Mondays in the autumn.

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Imelda May

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The Dublin singer-songwriter will embark on her Made To Love Tour in 2022, kicking off on April 4 at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and wrapping up with three homecoming performances at Vicar Street on May 13, 14 and 15. The gigs mark her first proper trek in over five years and will support her sixth LP, ’11 Past The Hour’, released last week (April 16) via Decca Records. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23.

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Status Quo

The legendary British rockers, who put out ‘Backbone’ in 2019, will call in Belfast, Dublin, Hull, Stockton, Liverpool, Birmingham, Southend, Ipswich, Leicester, Guildford, Manchester, Cardiff, Oxford and Bath between February 27 and March 18. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 23.

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Fatboy Slim

The Brighton DJ and producer will take over the Telegraph Building in Belfast on October 23 to help celebrate events promoter Shine’s 25th Birthday. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 23. He’ll also headline Blackpool Rocks on June 26, with tickets on sale at 9am on April 23.

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The Libertines

The band will now kick off their Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour at Margate’s Winter Gardens on November 20. They’ll also hit the O2 Academy Leicester on December 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 23.

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the group will now hit the road in summer 2022, beginning with a new stop at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena on June 26. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 23.

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Katherine Ryan

Due to demand, the Canadian comedian and star of Netflix show The Duchess has added 12 new dates to her Missus Tour. She’ll now also call in Doncaster, Manchester, Worthing, Milton Keynes, Llandudno, Bromley, Hastings, Brighton, Norwich, Torquay, Peterborough and Grimsby during spring 2022. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 23.

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Also announced this week:

  • Culture Club have lined up four Heritage Live shows for the summer.
  • Nile Rodgers and CHIC will top the bill at Hampton Court Palace Festival on August 22, following a newly announced third performance by Tom Jones the day before.
  • Django Django have announced plans to tour the UK and Europe this autumn.
  • Waterparks have rescheduled their See You In The Future Tour of the UK to 2022.
  • Feeder have confirmed a summer date at Newport’s Tredeger Park.
  • Gemma Collins has announced The GC’s Big Night Out Tour for October.

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Top Tickets This Week: The Libertines, Snow Patrol, Dermot Kennedy, Tom Jones and more

The Libertines

The Libertines have confirmed 15 up close and personal shows for their Giddy Up A Ding-Dong Tour in November and December. Stops include Bournemouth, Brighton, Norwich, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield, and London, where they’ll play two nights at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 16.

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Snow Patrol

The Northern Ireland indie-rock giants will take over the Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on September 26 as part of the Sounds Of The City concert series. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on April 16. The band, who released ‘Wildness’ in 2018, will also headline Scaroborough Open Air Theatre, the Isle Of Wight Festival, and TRNSMT Festival in September. They’ll also appear at the rescheduled Lytham Festival in June 2022.

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Dermot Kennedy

The Irish vocalist will perform at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on September 21 as part of the Sounds Of The City concert series. He has also added a third night at London’s Alexandra Palace on September 25 to his previously rescheduled tour plans. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale at 9am on April 16.

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Tom Jones

The legendary vocalist will perform at Rhyl Events Arena in Wales on September 1, with tickets on general sale at 10am on April 16.  The 80-year-old will also celebrate his upcoming album, ‘Surrounded By Time’, with a performance of the record in full at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on July 27. Tickets for that show go on sale at 9am on April 16.

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Tour Of The Week: The Libertines Announce December UK Tour

Indie royalty the Libertines have lined up a winter UK and European tour. The Libertines tickets are on sale now, priced from £41.25 including fees.

The indie-rock band will call in Bournemouth, Leeds, Dundee, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Academy Brixton for two gigs just before Christmas. Their plans also include live dates in Europe.

The London four-piece are currently working on the follow up to 2015’s ‘Anthem For Doomed Youth’ and headline the Coombe Weekender on August 3.

Additionally, Peter Doherty and Carl Barât play two acoustic shows at London’s Hackney Empire on September 5 and 6 as part of Somewhere Festival.

The Libertines Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat August 03 2019 – COVENTRY Coombe Abbey
Tue December 03 2019 – BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy Bournemouth
Wed December 04 2019 – LEEDS O2 Academy Leeds
Fri December 06 2019 – DUNDEE Dundee Caird Hall
Sat December 07 2019 – GLASGOW Barrowland
Sun December 08 2019 – GLASGOW Barrowland
Tue December 10 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester
Wed December 11 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester
Thu December 12 2019 – NOTTINGHAM Rock City
Sat December 14 2019 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Sun December 15 2019 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Mon December 16 2019 – BRISTOL O2 Academy Bristol
Wed December 18 2019 – LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Thu December 19 2019 – LONDON O2 Academy Brixton

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Libertines, Idles, The Damned, Killswitch Engage, Skepta, Van Morrison, Dita Von Teese and more

Indie royalty the Libertines will tour the UK this winter, including a date at the O2 Academy Brixton, London on December 18. Bristol punks Idles, meanwhile, will also hit the road in December, wrapping up with a massive London gig at the iconic Alexandra Palace. Punk pioneers the Damned will team up with Hammer House Of Horror and Circus of Horrors for an immersive, theatrical live experience at the London Palladium in October and American metalcore heroes Killswitch Engage will return with a new album this summer, followed by a UK tour in the autumn.

Grime godfather Skepta will follow up his European festival performances with UK and Ireland headline shows during November, legendary singer-songwriter Van Morrison has lined up a round of dates for later 2019 and early 2020, and burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020.

The Libertines

The band have confirmed performances in Bournemouth, Leeds, Dundee, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where they’ll finish up the run at the O2 Academy Brixton on December 18. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Idles

The Bristol quintet will perform at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom, Manchester Academy, O2 Academy Leeds, and Alexandra Palace in London for their biggest headline show to date this December. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on June 28.

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The Damned

The punk pioneers have combined with Hammer House Of Horror for a theatrical live experience at the London Palladium on October 28, bringing together the band’s love of horror with a punk rock show. It will also feature cabaret and a supporting cast from Circus of Horrors. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Killswitch Engage

The Massachusetts metalcore quintet, who will return with ‘Atonement’ this summer, will tour Europe in the autumn including shows in Norwich, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton on October 20. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Skepta

The grime artist, who recently released an album of the same name, will follow up his European festival performances with headline shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow and London, where he’ll play Olympia, during November. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £38.50 including fees.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter, who released ‘The Prophet Speaks’ last year, will perform in Bournemouth, Cardiff, Oxford and Nottingham in October, Brighton in early December. He’s also lined up three consecutive nights at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast between December 31 to January 2, 2020. Tickets for Belfast are on sale now, while tickets for the rest of the new dates go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Dita Von Teese

The burlesque superstar will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020, with performances confirmed at Brighton Dome, Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre, Edinburgh Playhouse, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, and the London Palladium, where she has lined up four shows, during April. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 28.

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Also announced this week:

Metronomy, Rammstein, Burna Boy, Bjorn Again, Kojo Anim, Grease Live in Concert, the Phantom of the Opera, Jaden Smith, Anderson .Paak, K Trap, the Interrupters, James Arthur, the Warehouse Project, Wet Wet Wet, Black Peaks, Pulled Apart By Clothes, Yonaka, the Chats, Rhod Gilbert, Queen Symphonic, Russ MB, Mabel, Mahalia, Roam, With Confidence, Thursday, Inglorious, Kaiser Chiefs and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Steve Vai, Tom Araya And Carl Barat!

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On June 6, 1960 guitarist Steve Vai was born. On the same day a year later Slayer frontman Tom Araya came into the word, followed by Carl Barât, of the Libertines and Carl Barât and the Jackals, in 1978. Happy birthday all!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Graham Coxon And Pete Doherty!

On March 12, 1969 singer-songwriter, and Blur founding member, Graham Coxon was born. 10 years later, on the same day, Pete Doherty, solo artist and Libertines and Babyshambles frontman, came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Future, The Libertines, Busted, Dizzee Rascal And Jason Manford

FUTURE

Future will bring his Future HNDRXX tour to Manchester Academy and the O2 Academy Birmingham before a massive date at the O2 Arena in London this October. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 23, priced from £45.00 plus fees.

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THE LIBERTINES

The Libertines have added three Scottish dates to their …Tiddely Om Pom Pom UK tour, including shows in Dunfermline, Inverness and Kilmarnock on September 17, 18 and 19 respectively. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £30.00 plus fees.

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BUSTED

The trio will headline London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 17, following up their recent comeback with a new album, ‘Night Driver’. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £27.50 plus fees.

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DIZZEE RASCAL

The gime star will support his upcoming new record, ‘Raskit’, which arrives on July 21, with shows in Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Norwich, London, Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Southend, Birmingham and Brighton in October. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £25.00/£27.50 plus fees.

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JASON MANFORD

Jason Manford has added a further 45 new dates to his Muddle Class tour due to demand. The extra shows will see the comedian criss-cross England, Scotland and Wales, including new dates in Cheltenham, Newcastle, Aberdare, Port Talbot, Manchester, Bristol, Rhyl, St. Albans, Llandudno, Kilmarnock, Dundee, Wimbledon, Southend, Chester, Derby, Milton Keynes, Brighton. Tickets go on sale at 10am on June 23, prices start at £27.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Queens Of The Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The Libertines, Stereophonics, Fleet Foxes, Dizzee Rascal, Future, St. Vincent and more…

A busy week of tour news leading up to this weekend’s Glastonbury festival. Queens of the Stone Age have announced their return with details of their new LP and a world tour, while LCD Soundsystem have confirmed autumn shows. Also, the Libertines have expanded their autumn trek with Scottish dates.

Queens of the Stone Age

The US rock giants will call at Manchester Arena, the O2 Arena in London, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall and Dublin’s 3Arena between November 19 and 24 in support of their upcoming new record, ‘Villains’, which arrives on August 25 via Matador Records.
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LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy and band will follow the release of their new album, ‘American Dream’, out on September 1, with shows in Manchester, Glasgow and London in September.
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The Libertines

The Libertines have added a trio of Scottish dates to their …Tiddely Om Pom Pom UK tour, including shows in Dunfermline, Inverness and Kilmarnock on September 17, 18 and 19 respectively.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £30.00 plus fees.


Stereophonics

The indie-rockers will perform at Plymouth’s Pavilions and Swindon’s Oasis Centre prior to their festival sets at Kendal Calling and Y Not.
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Fleet Foxes

The band, who recently put out ‘Crack-Up’, will play two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on November 26 and 27, alongside a date at Manchester’s O2 Apollo.
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Dizzee Rascal

The gime star will support his upcoming new record, ‘Raskit’, which is expected on July 21, with shows in Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Norwich, London, Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham, Southend, Birmingham and Brighton in October.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 23, priced £25.00/£27.50 plus fees.


Future

Future will bring the Future HNDRXX tour to Manchester Academy and the O2 Academy Birmingham before a massive date at the O2 Arena in London this October.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 23, priced from £45.00 plus fees.


St. Vincent

Annie Clark will perform at the O2 Academy Brixton, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and Dublin’s Olympia on October 17, 18 and 20 respectively, prior to additional shows across Europe and North America as part of her Fear The Future tour.
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Also announced this week, so far

Busted, Deaf Havana, The Duke Spirit, Leif Erikson, LP, Playboi Carti, Lambchop, CC Smugglers, Dinosaur Pile Up, Trevor Sensor, Bad Pop, Superglu, Eighteen Visions, Stray From The Path, R5, The Skints, Laura Mvula, Denai Moore, Stiff Little Fingers, Nils Frahm, Alter Bridge, Single Mothers, Matthew E. White and more!

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Harry Styles, Lorde, The Libertines, Five Finger Death Punch And Nelly

HARRY STYLES

Harry Styles has extended his world tour into 2018 with 56 new shows, including five UK arena dates in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and two nights at the O2 Arena in London between April 7 and 16. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 16, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.

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LORDE

Lorde has lined up UK shows as part of her Melodrama world tour with stops planned in Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham and Glasgow this autumn. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 16, priced £32.50 plus fees, the same day the alt-pop star releases her new LP.

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THE LIBERTINES

The Libertines will bring their …Tiddely Om Pom Pom tour to Blackpool, Hull, Plymouth, Scarborough, Lowestoft and Brighton, alongside a set at Margate’s By the Sea festival, this autumn. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 16, priced £30.00/£35.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

Five Finger Death Punch will team up with In Flames for a European arena tour this winter, including UK shows at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena, Leeds’ First Direct Arena and London’s SSE Arena Wembley between December 17 and 21. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 16, priced £37.50 plus fees.

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NELLY

The American rapper will play shows in Southampton, Oxford, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Norwich, Bexhill On Sea, Nottingham, Cambridge and Southend On Sea between November 13 and December 5. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 16, priced £27.50/£32.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Harry Styles, Lorde, The Libertines, Wolf Alice, Mastodon, Alter Bridge, Nelly, The Vamps and more…

Harry Styles

Harry Styles has extended his world tour into 2018 with 56 new shows, including five UK arena dates in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and two nights at the O2 Arena in London between April 7 and 16.
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Lorde

Lorde has announced UK dates as part of her Melodrama world tour with stops planned in Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham and Glasgow this autumn. The run shares its name from the alt-pop star’s new LP, which is out on June 16.
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The Libertines

The Libertines will bring their …Tiddely Om Pom Pom tour to seaside venues, including stops in Blackpool, Hull, Plymouth, Scarborough, Lowestoft and Brighton, alongside a set at Margate’s By the Sea festival, this autumn.
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Mastodon

Following their set at Download festival over the weekend, the Georgia metallers have confirmed plans to head to Cardiff, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester and London in December.
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Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge will be accompanied by the 52-piece Parallax Orchestra for their first shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 2 and 3.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on June 16, prices start at £40.00 plus fees.


Wolf Alice

The indie quartet will put out ‘Visions of a Life’ on September 29, with November shows to follow in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, Birmingham, Norwich, Leeds, Brighton, Southampton, London, Belfast and Dublin.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 16, priced £19.00/£22.00 plus fees.


Nelly

The American rapper will play shows in Southampton, Oxford, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Norwich, Bexhill On Sea, Nottingham, Cambridge and Southend On Sea between November 13 and December 5.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on June 16, priced £27.50/£32.50 plus fees.


The Vamps

The boyband will head out in July, calling in Birmingham and Manchester, where they will play matinee and evening dates, plus Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield and London as part of their Night & Day – Up Close and Personal tour.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on June 17, priced £12.00/£16.00/£18.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Toto, Good Charlotte, Motionless In White, Rise Against, Opeth, The Cadillac Three, Five Finger Death Punch, Anathema, Leftfield, Bright Light Bright Light, Tower of Power, The Sherlocks, Emily Barker, SikTh, The Wedding Present, Run The Jewels, Papa Roach, Airbourne, Andrew W.K, Future Horizons, Wesley Gonzalez, DMA’s, Manchester Orchestra, King King, The Strypes, Plan B, Trailer Trash Tracys, Martine McCuthcheon, Julia Jacklin, Milburn, King No-One, Marika Hackman, Paul Weller, Little Dragon, The Doobie Brothers, Gun, Eliza And The Bear, Fozzy, Hardcore Superstar, Van Morrison, Angus And Julia Stone, Charly Bliss, Timber Timbre, Band Of Skulls, Harlem Globetrotters, Bayside, Nerina Pallot, Sarah Close, Beans On Toast, Skinny Lister, Joss Stone and more!

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