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…
Courteeners teased fans this week with a crpytic ‘God Bless the Band’ billboard, stating the date 25.09.21. It was cleared up in a matter of hours however, when the band announced they will be returning to Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground to play in front of 50,000 people this year. They will be joined by Johnny Marr, Blossoms, The Big Moon and Zuzu, in what’s set to be a huge homecoming gig in Manchester.
As well as playing the ground in the past, Courteeners have played at Castlefield Bowl and Heaton Park twice, selling all outdoor shows out in impressive time. So make sure you’re on the ball when tickets go on sale at 9am HERE.
Richard Ashcroft has added a Liverpool and London date to his ‘live acoustic evenings of his classic songs‘ tour, with the extra shows taking place at the M&S Bank Arena (Friday 29th October) and Royal Albert Hall (Monday 1st November). The new dates will follow the two sold out shows at the London Palladium in October, wherethe former frontman of The Verve will be playing hits from his solo and band career.
Tickets for Liverpool M&S Bank Arena and London Royal Albert Hall go on general sale at 9:30am today and will be available from www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk / www.mandsbankarena.com / www.royalalberthall.com / www.richardashcroft.com
On Friday, Spector announced details of a 2021 UK tour for later this year, including a date at the O2 Ritz in Manchester on Wednesday 10th November. The London band will be performing tracks from their acclaimed albums ‘Enjoy It While It Lasts’ and ‘Moth Boys’, as well as new material from their upcoming record ‘Now or Whenever’, scheduled for release on October 1st.
Tickets go on sale at 10am today, available here. The band will play the following dates:
|Sun 31 Oct 2021||Bristol, England||The Fleece|
|Mon 01 Nov 2021||Birmingham, England||Mama Roux’s|
|Tue 02 Nov 2021||Leeds, England||Brudenell Social Club|
|Thu 04 Nov 2021||Newcastle, England||Riverside|
|Fri 05 Nov 2021||Glasgow, Scotland||Oran Mor|
|Sat 06 Nov 2021||Belfast, Northern Ireland||Voodoo|
|Sun 07 Nov 2021||Dublin, Republic of Ireland||The Grand Social|
|Tue 09 Nov 2021||Nottingham, England||Rescue Rooms|
|Wed 10 Nov 2021||Manchester, England||O2 Ritz|
|Thu 11 Nov 2021||London, England||O2 Shepherds Bush Empire|
|Mon 15 Nov 2021||Brussels, Belgium||Volta|
|Tue 16 Nov 2021||Amsterdam, Netherlands||Paradiso|
|Wed 17 Nov 2021||Hamburg, Germany||Molotow|
|Fri 19 Nov 2021||Copenhagen, Denmark||Ideal Bar|
|Sat 20 Nov 2021||Berlin, Germany||Badehaus|
|Sun 21 Nov 2021||Warsaw, Poland||Klub Hydrozagadka|
|Mon 22 Nov 2021||Prague, Czech Republic||Café V lese|
|Wed 24 Nov 2021||Cologne, Germany||MTC|
|Thu 25 Nov 2021||Paris, France||Supersonic|
If you haven’t already, make sure you check out our Fantasy Pints Podcast, where we interview a different guest each week and ask the one common question – “if you could go for a drink with any three musicians past or present, who would you choose any why?” Latest episode below!