Each week, we post a selection of the biggest ticket releases on a Friday. We provide the full tour dates, time of release and the link to purchase tickets. This week, we have narrowed it down to five, including an iconic Manchester band and a brand new festival for 2022, headlined by Gerry Cinnamon. Our picks are as follows…
Kings of Leon
Following the release of their critically acclaimed album ‘When Your See Yourself’ earlier this year, Kings of Leon have announced a run of UK arena shows. The dates include Manchester for the first time in eight years, as well as Birmingham and London. Tickets go on sale today at 9:30am and are available from www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
KINGS OF LEON 2022 TOUR DATES
MON 13 JUNE 2022 – BIRMINGHAM – RESORTS WORLD ARENA
TUE 14 JUNE 2022 – LEEDS – FIRST DIRECT ARENA *
TUE 28 JUNE 2022 – GLASGOW – THE SSE HYDRO
WED 29 JUNE 2022 – NEWCASTLE – UTILITA ARENA *
FRI 01 JULY 2022 – LONDON – THE O2
TUE 05 JULY 2022 – MANCHESTER – AO ARENA
* rescheduled date
James have announced a hometown show at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 2nd 2022, to celebrate 30 years since thier iconic Alton Towers gig. The band will be performing the exact same setlist from that night, and tickets go on general sale today at 9:30am and will be available from www.gigsandtours.com / www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
The Streets have announced a UK headline tour for 2022, following a series of impressive festival headline performances. The band are set to play Sounds of the City in Manchester tonight, giving fans a taste of what to expect in January and February next year. Tickets go on sale today at 9am – click here to purchase.
THE STREETS 2022 TOUR DATES
21/01/22 – Birmingham O2 Academy
22/01/22 – Sheffield O2 Academy
24/01/22 – Bristol O2 Academy
25/01/22 – Nottingham Rock City
27/01/22 – London O2 Academy Brixton
28/01/22 – London O2 Academy Brixton
31/01/22 – Leeds O2 Academy
01/02/22 – Glasgow O2 Academy
03/02/22 – Newcastle O2 City Hall
04/02/22 – Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
05/02/22 – Liverpool Uni Mountford Hall
James Blake, known for his captivating live performances, has announced a run of UK shows for next year. It follows the news of a fifth studio album, ‘Friends That Break Your Heart’, out Friday 8th October. Tickets for his headline tour go on sale today at 9am via www.gigsandtours.com* and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
JAMES BLAKE 2022 TOUR DATES
Sat-30-Apr-22 Glasgow O2 Academy
Sun-01-May-22 Manchester O2 Apollo*
Sun-15-May-22 Sheffield O2 Academy*
Tue-17-May-22 London Alexandra Palace
And last but not least, there’s a new festival on the block in 2022. Meadowlands will take place at Victoria Embankment in Nottingham, announcing one of the UK’s finest live artists around at the minute as its first headliner, Gerry Cinnamon. Tickets go on sale 10am today, priced at just £45 from eventim.co.uk.
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