Top Tickets This Week: McFly, Yungblud, All Time Low, Van Morrison, Meshuggah and more

McFly

The pop-rock foursome will return to London’s O2 Arena on November 21, 2021 for a One Night Only (Again) performance, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 18. It follows their One Night Only gig at the venue back in 2019.

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Yungblud


(Photo: Haris Nukem)

Due to demand, Yungblud has added extra dates to his Life On Mars Tour. He’ll double up at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse on October 8 and the O2 Academy Birmingham on October 15. The singer previously confirmed a second date at the O2 Academy Bristol. Tickets are on sale now.

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All Time Low

The pop-punk giants have confirmed second shows the O2 Academy Brixton in London on September 22 and Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom on September 28. As part of the 2021 trek, the band will also play Manchester’s O2 Apollo on September 26. Tickets for all dates are on sale now.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter will return to Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall for shows on June 25 and 26, as part of his 2021 tour plans.  Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 18.

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Meshuggah

The Swedish extreme tech-metallers will be joined by special guests Zeal and Ardor for UK shows in Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and Nottingham, along with stops across mainland Europe, during November and December. They’ve also confirmed a huge gig at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall for June 3, 2022. Tickets for all dates go on general sale at 10am on December 18.

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Also announced this week:

  • Ross Noble has rescheduled his Humournoid Tour to 2021 and 2022.
  • Dita Von Teese has rescheduled her Glamonatrix Tour to 2022.
  • Harry Styles has postponed the UK and European dates of his Love On Tour.
  • Sarah Millican has added a third Dublin date to her Bobby Dazzler Tour.
  • Paul Carrack will hit the road for a UK tour in January 2022.
  • Trixie Mattel has rescheduled her Grown Up Tour to spring 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jimmy Eat World have shared details of their Phoenix Sessions global stream series.
  • Louis Tomlinson has moved his UK tour dates to September 2021 due to COVID-19.
  • Epica and Apocalyptica have rescheduled their UK and European Epic Apocalypse Tour for a second time.
  • HRVY has rescheduled his UK and Ireland tour to October 2021.

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This Week’s New Releases: Shawn Mendes, Yungblud And Rico Nasty

Some big records have arrived this week. Shawn Mendes has released his fourth album, Yungblud has put out his second, and Rico Nasty has dropped her first.

Fancy something else? Head below to check out some more new releases, including a live album from Arctic Monkeys in aid of War Child UK and a new full-length record from the Network, the secretive side project of Green Day.

Arctic Monkeys – ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (Domino)

Bastille – ‘Goosebumps’ EP (Republic Records)

Caro – ‘Burrows’ (Yala!)

Deafheaven – ’10 Years Gone (Live)’ (Sargent House)

Death Cab For Cutie – ‘The Georgia E.P.’

Grandson – ‘Death Of An Optimist’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Hollywood Undead – ‘New Empire Vol. 2’ (BMG/Dove & Grenade Media)

Joan Of Arc – ‘Tim Melina Theo Bobby’ (Joyful Noise)

Jonathan Antoine – ‘ChristmasLand’ (Loki)

Khruangbin – ‘Late Night Tales: Khruangbin’ (Night Time Stories)

The Network – ‘Money Money 2020 Pt II: We Told Ya So!’ (Joe Robot Records)

Quarter-Life Crisis – ‘Quarter-Life Crisis’ (Saddle Creek)

Rico Nasty – ‘Nightmare Vacation’ (Sugar Trap/Atlantic)

Russell Dickerson – ‘Southern Symphony’ (Triple Tigers)

Shawn Mendes – ‘Wonder’ (Island/UMG)

Soft Cell – ‘Cruelty Without Beauty (Expanded and Remastered)’ (Big Frock)

Son Lux – ‘Tomorrows II’ (City Slang)

These New Puritans – ‘Hidden [MMXX]’ (Domino)

Yungblud – ‘weird!’ (Interscope)

Yusuf Cat Stevens – ‘Mona Bone Jackson/Tea For The Tillerman (Super Deluxe)’ (UMC/Island)

 

 

 

 

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Top Tickets This Week: OMD, Michael Bublé, Michael Ball And Alfie Boe, Yungblud, Lionel Richie, Westlife, Lytham Festival and more

OMD

The synth-pop legends will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their second LP, ‘Architecture & Morality’, with huge shows in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Hull, Leeds, Cambridge, Leicester, Cardiff, Birmingham, London, Bournemouth, Brighton, Oxford, Manchester and Liverpool throughout November 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 30.

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Michael Bublé

Due to demand, the vocalist has added performances at Kent Cricket Club’s Spitfire Ground in Canterbury on July 10 and Chewton Glen Hotel and Spa on July 12 as part of his rescheduled 13-date summer 2021 outdoor tour. All tickets remain valid for the rearranged performances, while tickets for the new gigs go on sale at 9am on October 30.

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Michael Ball And Alfie Boe

The vocalists will take their Together At Christmas Tour to arenas in Birmingham, Liverpool, Brighton, Bournemouth, Dublin, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham and London during winter 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 30.

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Yungblud


Photo: Haris Nukem

Yungblud will take his Life On Mars Tour to Dublin, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Birmingham, Liverpool, Doncaster and London in autumn 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 30.

The prolific artist will also embark on his rescheduled Occupy The UK Tour in March, closely followed by the unplugged Intimate As Fuck Tour II. He has also rolled out dates for his Weird Time Of Life Tour, a series of livestreamed shows that will be broadcast in November and December 2020.

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Lionel Richie

The soul and pop legend will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre on June 12, after postponing his summer 2020 concert due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets go on general sale at 8am on October 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Westlife

The Irish group will play an exclusive North of England show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on August 17. Tickets go on general sale at 8am on October 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

The concert will be followed by their rescheduled gigs at London’s Wembley Stadium and Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Lytham Festival

Diana Ross, Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Lionel Richie and Duran Duran will headline Lytham Festival 2021. The event will return to Lytham Green on the Lancashire Coast between June 30 and July 4, with tickets on general sale at 8am on October 30. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week:

  • Dua Lipa has lined up an extravagant Studio 2054 livestream event for this November.
  • Feeder, Cast, And Peter Hook And The Light will headline Shiiine On Weekender 2021.
  • Lucy Spraggan has announced a socially distanced UK tour for this winter.
  • Kiss FM will take over London’s SSE Arena Wembley for their Haunted House Party next October.
  • Therapy? have rescheduled their UK tour for a second time due to COVID-19.
  • Jools Holland has announced two socially distanced Christmas shows.
  • Comedian Reginald D. Hunter will take his Bombe Shuffleur Tour across the UK in 2021.
  • Holding Absence have announced the Live And In Color Tour for autumn 2021.

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This Week’s New Releases: American Football, Van Morrison And Jenny Lewis

This week is BUSY! American Football have dropped LP #3 — not making us wait seven years, like they did for the follow up to their debut LP. Meanwhile, Van Morrison has already followed up ‘The Prophet Speaks’, which came out in December, and Jenny Lewis has shared her fourth album — which boasts contributions from a backing band featuring Beck, Benmont Tench, Don Was, Jim Keltner, Ringo Starr and Ryan Adams.

Fancy something else? Fill your boots below.

American Football – ‘American Football’ (LP3) (Big Scary Monsters)

Andrew Bird – ‘My Finest Work Yet’ (Virgin EMI)

Apparat – ‘LP5’ (Mute)

Avey Tare – ‘Cows On Hourglass Pond’ (Domino)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘Between The Earth And The Stars’ (earMUSIC via Absolute)

Connie Constance – ‘English Rose’ (AMF/Virgin EMI/Universal Music Operations Limited)

Crows – ‘Silver Tongues’ (Balley Records)

Dean Lewis – ‘A Place We Knew’ (Universal Music Australia/Island Records Australia)

Ex Hex – ‘It’s Real’ (Merge)

Fil Bo Riva – ‘Beautiful Sadness’ (Humming Records)

Ibibio Sound Machine – ‘Doko Mien’ (Merge)

Iron & Wine – ‘Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe)’ (Sub Pop)

Jenny Lewis – ‘On The Line’ (Warner Bros)

Kaori Muraji – ‘Cinema’ (Decca Classics)

La Dispute – ‘Panorama’ (Epitaph)

Lambchop – ‘This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’ (City Slang)

Lucy Rose – ‘No Words Left’ (Communion JV)

Maverick Sabre – ‘When I Wake Up’ (FAMM)

Megadeth – ‘Warheads On Foreheads’ (UMC)

Michael Ball – ‘Coming Home To You’ (Decca)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Miss Universe’ (ATO Records)

Sleeper – ‘The Modern Age’ (Gorsky Records)

Spiral Stairs – ‘We Wanna Be Hyp-No-Tized’ (Nine Mile Records)

Strand of Oaks – ‘Eraserland’ (Dead Oceans)

Tamaryn – ‘Dreaming The Dark’ (DERO Arcade)

These New Puritans – ‘Inside The Rose’ (Infectious Records)

Van Morrison – ‘The Healing Game’ (Sony)

Wallows – ‘Nothing Happens’ (Atlantic)

Yungblud – ‘Yungblud (Live In Atlanta)’ (Locomotion Recordings/Geffen Records)

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