Fat Friday: The Enemy, Darren Hayes, Nickelback, Joe Brooks, PiL, Jaguar Skills and more

Posted: 4th April 2012

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Tom, Liam and Andy will be airing new material at a handful of spring gigs, starting in London on 18th April, followed by Leeds on 5th May, and then two dates at Coventry Cathedral on 21st and 22nd May, followed by Manchester, Shepherd's Bush and Glasgow. All are on sale now, except the Borderline and Coventry shows (on sale from Thursday 9am).

A half-dozen The Secret's Out shows have been lined up by the ex-Savage Gardener, starting with Gateshead on 21st September 2012, followed by dates in Glasgow, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton. There's also a Dublin show on 27th September and all are generally priced from £19.50 (£22.50 for London, £25 for Glasgow). Tickets for Dublin are €36.50.

A massive Wembley Arena show on 8th October has been confirmed by the band as part of their autumnal UK jaunt which also includes another London show (the O2), plus stops in Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield. All are on sale now, while Wembley is on sale from 9am Thursday, priced at £39.50.

From MySpace success to touring sell-out, young Joe Brooks has it all to do with his September tour which begins on the 19th in Leeds. Other stops include Manchester, Islington, Nottingham, Bristol, Birmingham and finally Southampton on 26th. Tickets are priced from £12.50 - these will sell out.

John Lydon's charges already have a sizeable tour all set for the summer, from Bournemouth to a double-header in Brighton. The band have now added a decent-sized London show - The Forum on 11th August is still likely to be a sell-out when tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday.

In addition to his many festival appearances this year, the masked mash-up master will be touring in the autumn, with Oxford, London, Manchester and Bristol confirmed so far. Prices start at £15. His smaller spring dates are still up for between £6 and £15.

Word up! The Scottish rockers return for more gigging with the announcement of an additional tour date. Islington's Academy will host the first show on 22nd May, followed by the already-available Nottingham and Manchester dates. London is on sale Friday at 9am, while the other two are up now for just £10 each.

Daevid Allen's progressive legends return with another full UK tour, this time in November. New shows on sale Friday at 9am include Bristol, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Oxford and Shepherd's Bush. Prices for these and others on sale now start at £18.

The rock seven-piece normally have a habit of selling out their shows fast and this newly-announced Islington Academy show will be no exception. The gig takes place on 1st September, a few months after a prior engagement in Wolverhampton on 19th May (tickets still remaining - £14).

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A hive of activity awaits this young alt-folk outfit from Leeds, including a late-spring tour around the UK, starting in Middlesbrough on 25th May. A new London show on 7th June goes on sale from Thursday, while all other tour dates are available now, priced from under a tenner!

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The Seattle-based electro dark-wave lord will bring his own smokey brand of the dramatic to the UK during late spring, including new shows in Birmingham, Islington and Newcastle (on sale 3pm or midday for Newcastle). Prices start from around £10 with other UK dates available now.

Other fantastic new onsales this week include soul-legend Bobby Womack (London's Heaven - 14th June), a rare show for rock 'n roller Wanda Jackson (Islington - 19th July), a London show for Wolfmother and numerous tour dates for rockers Dragonforce, alt-country singer Jim White, acoustic-indie boys The Rifles and 'Gay Bar' creators Electric Six.

Paul Pledger