Top Tickets This Week: James Taylor, Tori Amos, Little Mix, Eels, Courteeners, Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes, Aurora and more

James Taylor

The legendary singer-songwriter will be accompanied by his All-Star Band at UK and European shows in January, February and March, including stops in Dublin, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Brighton, Birmingham, and London, where he’ll play two dates at the Eventim Apollo.

He hits the road in support of his latest album, ‘American Standard’, released in 2020. Tickets go on general sale at 9am BST/10am CET on July 16.

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos has announced plans to tour the UK and Europe next spring, kicking off in Berlin on February 16 and wrapping up at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on March 18. The UK and Ireland leg also includes stops in Glasgow, Manchester, Cork and London, where she’ll play two nights at the Palladium. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on July 16.

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Little Mix

The pop trio have added three matinée shows to The Confetti Tour, with afternoon concerts lined up at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena on April 16, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena on April 23, and Manchester’s AO Arena on May 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on July 16.

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Eels


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Eels will take their Lockdown Hurricane Tour to Belfast, Dublin, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham, and Southampton between March 11 and 18, with the trek expanding to European and North American cities later in 2022.

The shows  will mark Eels’ first in front of an audience since dropping their 13th studio album, ‘Earth To Dora’, with tickets on general sale at 9am on July 16.

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Courteeners

Courteeners have lined up three warm up gigs in preparation for their huge concerts this summer, with stops planned at the O2 Academy Leicester, Stoke’s Victoria Hall and Halifax’s Victoria Theatre on September 7, 21, and 22, respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on July 16.

The dates will take place ahead of their shows at Scarborough Open Air Theatre with The Coral, as well as their appearance at the rescheduled TRNSMT festival, and a huge homecoming concert the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground with Johnny Marr, Blossoms, Zuzu, and The Big Moon.

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes


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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes have announced plans to tour the UK and Ireland this autumn. The trek will support their upcoming album, ‘Sticky’, the follow-up to 2019’s ‘End Of Suffering’, due out on October 15. They also have a European tour in the dairy for early 2022, which kicks off with shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on January 21 and 22. Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on July 16.

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Aurora

The Norwegian singer-songwriter will embark on a UK and European tour beginning in Milan on February 13 and wrapping up at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on April 6. The UK and Ireland leg also includes stops in Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Leeds and Bristol. Tickets go on general sale at 9am BST/10am EST on July 16. Her last album was ‘A Different Kind Of Human – Step 2’, released in 2019.

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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: Tori Amos, Neil Young And Death From Above

This week is bonkers! Tori Amos has a new record out, Neil Young has released an acoustic album he recorded in 1976 and Death From Above 1979 have changed their name to Death From Above and put out the follow up to 2014’s ‘The Physical World’.

But if none of that is your cup of tea, there’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

Arch Enemy – ‘Will To Power’ (Century Media)

Anna Of The North – ‘Lovers’ (Different/PIAS)

Beaches – ‘Second Of Spring’ (Chapter Music)

Chad VanGaalen – ‘Light Information’ (Sub Pop)

David Ramirez – ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’ (Sweetworld/Thirty Tigers)

Death From Above – ‘Outrage! Is Now’ (Last Gang Records/eOne)

The Dream Syndicate – ‘How Did I Find Myself Here?’ (Anti-/Epitaph)

Four Year Strong – ‘Some Of You Will Like This, Some Of You Won’t’ (Pure Noise)

Gregg Allman – ‘Southern Blood’ (Decca)

Jack Johnson – ‘All The Light Above It Too’ (Island)

Julie & The Wrong Guys – ‘Julie & The Wrong Guys’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

L.A. Witch – ‘L.A. Witch’ (Suicide Squeeze)

Micah P. Hinson – ‘Presents The Holy Strangers’ (Full Time Hobby)

Mutemath – ‘Play Dead’ (Caroline)

The National – ‘Sleep Well Beast’ (4AD)

Neil Young – ‘Hitchhiker’ (Warner Bros)

Nick Mulvey – ‘Wake Up Now’ (Fiction)

Sparks – ‘Hippopotamus’ (BMG)

Stray From The Path – ‘Only Death Is Real’ (Sumerian Records)

Superfood – ‘Bambino’ (Dirty Hit)

Syd – ‘Always Never Home’ EP (Columbia)

Ted Leo – ‘The Hanged Man’ (Super Ego Records)

Thomas Rhett – ‘Life Changes’ (Big Machine Records)

Tori Amos – ‘Native Invader’ (Decca)

Zola Jesus – ‘Okovi’ (Sacred Bones Records)

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Paramore, Royal Blood, Scouting For Girls, Chris Rea, Tori Amos And Gary Numan

PARAMORE

Paramore will support their upcoming new album with a UK and Ireland tour, with stops planned in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, London, Bristol and Edinburgh between June 15 and 22 as part of a wider European tour. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 28, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.

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ROYAL BLOOD

The duo have confirmed shows at Cambridge Corn Exchange, O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Guildhall in Southampton and O2 Academy Leicester between May 17 and 20, prior to the arrival of their new album. Support will come from Black Honey. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £25.00 plus fees.

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SCOUTING FOR GIRLS

Scouting For Girls have lined up dates for their 10th anniversary tour, including stops in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dublin, Sheffield, Leeds, Exeter, Cardiff, Reading, Bournemouth, London, Norwich, Cambridge, Southend, Newcastle, Guildford, Liverpool, Leicester, Oxford, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester in November and December. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £22.50/£23.00 plus fees.

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CHRIS REA

Chris Rea has announced a new tour to promote his upcoming album, ‘Road Songs for Lovers’, with dates planned across the UK and Ireland between November 21 and December 12. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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TORI AMOS

Tori Amos has announced the European and UK legs of her new world tour, including UK shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Manchester’s Palace Theatre and the O2 Academy Glasgow in October. Tickets for the UK and Irish dates will go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced from £25.00/£45.00 plus fees.

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GARY NUMAN

The electro pioneer will follow the summer arrival of his upcoming album, ‘Savage’, with shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Brighton, Norwich and Southend in October. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 28, priced £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Bananarama, Chris Rea, Gary Numan, Tori Amos, Paramore, Royal Blood, Scouting For Girls and more…

Bananarama

Bananarama’s original line up will tour the UK in November and December, including stops in Glasgow, Blackpool, Newcastle, York, Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Plymouth, Brighton, Ipswich and Southend.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £39.50/£40.00 plus fees.


Chris Rea

Chris Rea has announced a new tour in support of his forthcoming album, ‘Road Songs for Lovers’, with dates planned across the UK and Ireland between November 21 and December 12.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £45.00 plus fees.


Gary Numan

The electro pioneer will follow the summer release of his upcoming LP, ‘Savage’, with shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Brighton, Norwich and Southend in October.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 28, priced £29.50/£30.00 plus fees.


Tori Amos

Tori Amos has announced a new album and the European and UK legs of her world tour, including UK shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Manchester’s Palace Theatre and the O2 Academy Glasgow in October.
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Tickets for the UK and Irish dates will go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced from £25.00/£45.00 plus fees.


Paramore

Paramore have announced a new album and a summer UK and Ireland tour, with stops planned in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, London, Bristol and Edinburgh between June 15 and 22 as part of a wider European tour.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on April 28, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.


Royal Blood

Royal Blood have lined up shows at Cambridge Corn Exchange, O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Guildhall in Southampton and O2 Academy Leicester between May 17 and 20, prior to the arrival of their new album. Support will come from Black Honey.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £25.00 plus fees.


Scouting For Girls

Scouting For Girls have announced dates for their 10th anniversary tour, including stops in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dublin, Sheffield, Leeds, Exeter, Cardiff, Reading, Bournemouth, London, Norwich, Cambridge, Southend, Newcastle, Guildford, Liverpool, Leicester, Oxford, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester in November and December.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 28, priced £22.50/£23.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Disney On Ice Presents Passport to Adventure, Newton Faulkner, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Elbow, Father John Misty, Nadine Shah, Status Quo, The Naked And Famous, The Psychedelic Furs, Sylvan Esso, Popcaan, The Districts, The Menzingers, Sheryl Crow, Goldie, Loathe, Holding Absence, Sparks, The View, Dropkick Murphys, And So I Watch You From Afar, Afropunk, Ed Byrne, The Strypes, Marcus King Band, Vola, Ezra Furnam, The Contortionist, Aldous Harding, Black Peaks, The Avalanches, Jane Weaver, Jason Manford, Ricky Gervais, Massive, The Kentucky Headhunters, Beach Fossils and more!

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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On This Day In Music: Tori Amos At #1 With Professional Widow (It’s Got To Be Big)

On January 18, 1997 Tori Amos was at the top of the UK singles chart with Professional Widow (It’s Got To Be Big).

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On This Day In Music: Tori Amos At #1 With Professional Widow (It’s Got To Be Big)

On January 18, 1997 Tori Amos was at the top of the UK singles chart with Professional Widow (It’s Got To Be Big).

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