It’s Friday, which means more tickets are available! Each week, we post a selection of the biggest gigs and tours, with all the information you need including ticket links, time of sale and full list of dates. This week, we have a long awaited indie reunion tour, as well as two of the biggest names in indie pop releasing 2022 arena dates. Here are our picks…
Where else to start than the news everyone is talking about in the indie world – the return of The Enemy! To celebrate the 15 year anniversary of their acclaimed number one debut album, ‘We’ll Live and Die in These Towns’, the Coventry band are re-joining forces for a 2022 UK tour.
The news was announced at frontman, Tom Clarke‘s sold out solo show at the Coventry HMV Empire, where he invited fellow band members Andy Hopkins and Liam Watts on stage. They exclusively announced The Enemy’s hometown show at the same venue to the crowd, which immediately sold out. Tickets for the rest of the tour go on sale at 10am today from here, with full tour dates listed below.
22nd – Leeds, O2 Academy
23rd – Newcastle, O2 City Hall
24th – Sheffield, O2 Academy
29th – Manchester, O2 Ritz
1st – Bristol, O2 Academy
2nd – Cardiff, Tramshed
5th – Norwich, UEA
7th – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
8th – Birmingham, O2 Academy
13th – Leicester, O2 Academy
14th – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town
20th – Liverpool, O2 Academy
21st – Glasgow, O2 Academy
22nd – Edinburgh, O2 Academy
28th – Coventry, HMV Empire (SOLD OUT)
Bastille have announced their ‘Give Me The Future’ tour for April 2022, with dates including The O2 in London and Manchester’s AO Arena. It will follow the band’s fourth album of the same title, which lands on February 4th and is set to explore themes ranging from technological advancements and opportunities through to the negatives of the internet. Tickets go on sale at 9am today from here, the full list of dates is above.
YEARS & YEARS
Indie pop sensation, Years & Years have announced ‘The Night Call Tour’, taking place across the UK & Ireland in 2022. Fronted by Olly Alexander, who played the lead role in Channel 4’s critically acclaimed drama, ‘It’s a Sin’ earlier this year, the band will kick things off in May at the Brighton Centre, with the other dates including Manchester and Glasgow. Tickets go on sale from 9am from here, full dates are listed below.
THE NIGHT CALL TOUR DATES
19.05.2022 || Brighton || Brighton Centre
20.05.2022 || Bournemouth || Bournemouth International Centre
21.05.2022 || Birmingham || Birmingham Resorts World Arena
26.05.2022 || London || The SSE Arena, Wembley
28.05.2022 || Manchester || AO Arena Manchester
24.06.2022 || Dublin || The National Museum of Ireland
25.06.2022 || Glasgow || Colourboxx, Bellahouston Park
BRIT award winner and undoubtedly one of 2021’s breakthrough stars, the multi-talented Griff has announced a 2022 headline tour. The UK & Ireland leg of the US / EU tour includes a much anticipated show at the O2 Academy Brixton, Griff’s fourth ever London show. Tickets go on sale at 9am today from here, full UK & Ireland tour dates are listed below.
GRIFF UK & IRELAND TOUR DATES
19.03.22 || Brighton || Chalk
21.03.22 || Bristol || O2 Academy
22.03.22 || Manchester || O2 Ritz
24.03.22 || London || O2 Academy Brixton
26.03.22 || Leeds || Stylus
28.03.22 || Glasgow || SWG3 Galvanisers
29.03.22 || Dublin || Academy
Following the announcement of his forthcoming EP, ‘Don’t Forget To Look Up’, out January 28th, Maverick Sabre has sealed his return by confirming a nine-date UK & Ireland tour for 2022. It includes dates in Nottingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Manchester. Tickets go on sale at 9am today from here, the full list of tour dates are listed below.
MAVERICK SABRE 2022 TOUR DATES
Thu, Feb 17th – The Academy, Dublin
Fri, Feb 18th – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
Thu, Feb 24th – Metronome, Nottingham
Fri, Feb 25th – O2 Academy 2, Oxford
Sat, Feb 26th – Concorde 2, Brighton
Mar, 03rd – Wylam Brewery, Newcastle
Mar, 04th – Arts Club Theatre, Liverpool
Mar, 05th – Band on the Wall, Manchester
Mar, 10th – Alexandra Palace Theatre, London
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