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Ray Lamontagne / February 2009 UK tour dates

By on Tuesday, 14th October 2008 at 6:07 pm

Ray Lamontagne has announced a string of UK tour dates for February next year. His new album, ‘Gossip In The Grain’ was released yesterday. To coincide with the tour, the album’s opening track ‘You Are The Best Thing’ will be given a full single release on February 23, 2009.

Tickets for the below dates go on sale tomorrow, 15th October, at 9am.

Catch him at:

Saturday 7th February – York Opera House
Sunday 8th February – Manchester Lowry
Monday 9th February – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Wednesday 11th February – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Thursday 12th February – Birmingham Symphony Hall
Friday 13th February – Gateshead The Sage
Sunday 15th February – London Barbican
Tuesday 17th February – Southampton Guildhall
Thursday 19th February – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Friday 20th February – Brighton Dome
Saturday 21st February – Bristol Colston Hall


Pussycat Dolls / January and February 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 8th October 2008 at 9:59 pm

Like your pop perfect and a tiny bit plastic? Well rejoice, as Pussycat Dolls have announced a UK arena jaunt for January next year.

Tickets for the below dates go on sale on Friday (10th October) morning at 9am.

Sunday 18th January 2009 – Aberdeen AECC
Monday 19th January 2009 – Glasgow SECC (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Wednesday 21st January 2009 – Newcastle Arena (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Thursday 22nd January 2009 – Birmingham NIA (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Saturday 24th January 2009 – Nottingham Arena (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Sunday 25th January 2009 – Bournemouth BIC
Tuesday 27th January 2009 – London O2 Arena (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Thursday 29th January 2009 – Manchester MEN Arena (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Friday 30th January 2009 – Cardiff Arena (with special guest Ne-Yo)
Thursday 5th February 2009 – Sheffield Arena
Friday 6th February 2009 – Liverpool Arena


The Killers / February and March 2009 UK Tour

By on Monday, 6th October 2008 at 9:07 pm

The Killers have gone and announced a sizeable UK Tour for next spring around the UK and Ireland.

Tickets for the below dates go on sale on Friday (10th October) at 9am, so get them whilst they’re hot!

Friday 20th February 2009 – Dublin O2
Saturday 21st February 2009 – Belfast Odyssey Arena
Monday 23rd February 2009 – London O2 Arena
Tuesday 24th February 2009 – London O2 Arena
Thursday 26th February 2009 – Birmingham LG Arena
Saturday 28th February 2009 – Cardiff Arena
Monday 2nd March 2009 – Sheffield Arena
Tuesday 3rd March 2009 – Nottingham Arena
Thursday 5th March 2009 – Aberdeen AECC Arena
Friday 6th March 2009 – Glasgow SECC
Saturday 7th March 2009 – Newcastle Arena
Monday 9th March 2009 – Manchester MEN Arena


Sharleen Spiteri / January and February 2009 UK Tour

By on Friday, 3rd October 2008 at 11:36 am

Sharleen Spiteri hasannounced a sizeable UK tour for early next year, which will see her stop off just about everywhere around the UK.

The former Texas frontwoman is trying to make it on her own, with her debut solo release “Melody” released in July this year.

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £27.50 each apart from London which is £30 a ticket.

Saturday 24th January 2009 – Aberdeen Music Hall
Sunday 25th January 2009 – Edinburgh Playhouse
Tuesday 27th January 2009 – Glasgow Academy
Thursday 29th January 2009 – Newcastle City Hall
Friday 30th January 2009 – Sheffield City Hall
Sunday 1st February 2009 – Manchester Apollo
Monday 2nd February 2009 – Harrogate International Centre
Tuesday 3rd February 2009 – Ipswich Regent
Thursday 5th February 2009 – Brighton Dome
Friday 6th February 2009 – Bournemout International Centre
Sunday 8th February 2009 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
Monday 9th February 2009 – Nottingham Royal Centre
Tuesday 10th February 2009 – Llandudno Venue Cymru Theatre
Thursday 12th February 2009 – Plymouth Pavillions
Friday 13th February 2009 – Bristol Colston Hall
Sunday 15th February 2009 – London Hammersmith Apollo


Simply Red / March and April 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 1st October 2008 at 1:55 pm

As much as we all love to hate Mick Hucknall and friends (otherwise known as Simply Red), they have had some excellent tunes over their years (and yes, I feel dirty for saying that).

To celebrate their new greatest hits collection (out 17th November), they’re off on the road again in spring next year, playing the below dates.

Thursday 26th March 2009 – Cardiff CIA
Friday 27th March 2009 – Sheffield Arena
Saturday 28th March 2009 – Birmingham NEC
Monday 30th March 2009 – Bournemouth BIC
Tuesday 31st March 2009 – Brighton Centre
Thursday 2nd April 2009 – London O2 Arena
Sunday 5th April 2009 – Manchester MEN Arena
Monday 6th April 2009 – Glasgow SECC
Tuesday 7th April 2009 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Thursday 9th April 2009 – Nottingham Trent FM Arena


Basement Jaxx / February 2009 UK Tour

By on Monday, 29th September 2008 at 10:00 pm

Basement Jaxx have announced their first UK tour in two years.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday (2nd October) at 9am. Catch them at:

Wednesday 11th February 2009 – Manchester Apollo
Thursday 12th February 2009 – Manchester Apollo
Saturday 14th February 2009 – Newcastle Carling Academy
Sunday 15th February 2009 – Leeds Carling Academy
Wednesday 18th February 2009 – Birmingham Carling Academy
Thursday 19th February 2009 – Birmingham Carling Academy
Friday 20th February 2009 – London Roundhouse
Saturday 21st February 2009 – London Roundhouse


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