With the government roadmap out of lockdown unveiled and a date set for the return of live music, it’s time to get excited and start planning ahead. Each week, we will post a selection of the biggest ticket releases, including all dates, where to purchase tickets and when they go on sale. Our picks of the week are as follows…
Kasabian have announced that they will continue without Tom Meighan, and have revealed dates for an intimate UK tour in October / November. Assumably led by songwriter and mastermind behind Kasabian, Sergio Pizzorno, the Leicester band will kick off the 15-date tour in Glasgow, culminating in a date at the O2 Academy Brixton.
The band statement read: “We’re incredibly excited to announce these intimate shows. We love our band, our music and our fans too much to ever stop! We’ll be playing all the classic tunes plus something new for the mosh pit to bounce too. So come join us for the biggest party of 2021! See you there.” Tickets go on sale at 10am today from here.
Wed 13 GLASGOW, O2 Academy
Thu 14 LIVERPOOL, O2 University (Mountford Hall)
Fri 15 CARDIFF, Great Hall
Sun 17 LEEDS, O2 Academy
Mon 18 LINCOLN, The Engine Shed
Wed 20 NOTTINGHAM, Rock City
Thu 21 SHEFFIELD, O2 Academy
Fri 22 MANCHESTER, O2 Victoria Warehouse
Sun 24 NORWICH, UEA
Tue 26 NEWCASTLE, O2 City Hall
Wed 27 LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall
Thu 28 BOURNEMOUTH, O2 Academy
Sat 30 SOUTHAMPTON, O2 Guildhall
Sun 31 BRISTOL, O2 Academy
Tues 02 LONDON, O2 Academy Brixton
Manchester rapper, Bugzy Malone has confirmed a UK tour following the release of his latest album, ‘The Resurrection’ on Friday. The eight-date tour will see Bugzy perform for the first time at his native “0161” AO Arena, in what’s set to be one of the biggest shows of the Grime star’s career so far.
The tour will take place in November and December 2021, with the AO Arena show taking place on December 4th. This is set to be a huge weekend of homecoming music in the city, with Bugzy’s gig taking place the day after James and Happy Mondays perform at the venue. Tickets go on general sale at 9:00am today and will be available from www.gigsandtours.com
UK TOUR DATES 2021
Mon 22 November Bristol O2 Academy
Wed 24 November Birmingham O2 Academy
Thu 25 November Newcastle O2 Academy
Sun 28 November Leicester O2 Academy
Mon 29 November Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Tue 30 November Nottingham Rock City
Wed 01 December London Indigo O2
Sat 04 December Manchester AO Arena
Run the Jewels
Hip hop’s finest, Run The Jewels, have announced UK tour dates for summer 2022, the duo’s first UK shows since 2017. ‘RTJ4‘ was one of the stand-out albums of 2020 and fans can now get excited about seeing the record performed live. They will also play Primavera Sound as well as supporting Rage Against the Machine next year. Tickets go on sale 9am today and will be available from www.gigsandtours.com / www.runthejewels.com.
2nd June – O2 Academy Brixton, London
5th June – Barrowlands, Glasgow
6th June – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
7th June – O2 Academy, Birmingham
And last but not least, Liverpool’s sunshine seekers, The Sway, have announced a one-off hometown show at the Kazimier Stockroom on 30th July 2021. The rising Merseyside band released their excellent EP earlier this year and are ones to watch, so this may be one of the last chances to catch the band for a bargain price of just £9.90. Tickets go on sale at 10am today and it’s limited capacity, so act fast. Get your tickets here.Follow us on our socials:
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