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Manic Street Preachers Announce Free Summer Cardiff Show For Radio 2 Live, Push Back Album Release

Thursday, 29 July 2021 Written by Laura Johnson

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Manic Street Preachers will play a free Cardiff show this summer as part of Radio 2 Live.

The gig will take place on August 12 at St David's Hall in the Welsh capital. According to the BBC Radio 2 Live website

"Tickets will be allocated by random draw, with 95% of the tickets going to Cardiff postcodes* and 5% going to the rest of the UK.

"You can register at any time until 8am on Friday 30 July.

"You can apply for a maximum of one pair of tickets. If you apply for more than one concert you will be allocated tickets for a maximum of one concert and these tickets will be non-transferable."

Also set to appear as part of the series celebrating the return of live music are Texas in Glasgow on August 5 and Steps in Manchester on August 10. More acts are still to be revealed, with registrations for tickets opening at 8am and closing 24 hours later. 

Alongside news of the show, Manic Street Preachers have announced the release date for their new album ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ has been pushed back from September 3 to September 10, "due to a production issue relating to the global pandemic."

The Welsh band will support the record with a UK tour this autumn that includes their rescheduled Cardiff shows. They'll also play a huge London concert at the SSE Arena Wembley on December 3.

Manic Street Preachers Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu August 12 2021 - CARDIFF St David's Hall
Fri September 10 2021 - HALIFAX Piece Hall
Sun September 19 2021 - CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Mon September 20 2021 - CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Sun September 26 2021 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 City Hall
Tue September 28 2021 - EDINBURGH Usher Hall
Wed September 29 2021 - DUNDEE Caird Hall
Fri October 01 2021 - STOKE Victoria Hall
Sat October 02 2021 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Mon October 04 2021 - YORK York Barbican Centre
Tue October 05 2021 - GLASGOW Barrowland Ballroom
Thu October 07 2021 - LEEDS O2 Academy Leeds
Fri October 08 2021 - PORTSMOUTH Guildhall
Sun October 10 2021 - BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy Bournemouth
Mon October 11 2021 - CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange
Wed October 13 2021 - BATH Bath Forum
Thu October 14 2021 - BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Fri December 03 2021 - LONDON SSE Arena Wembley

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