Fat Friday: Jessie J, Ronan Keating, Jennifer Lopez, Newton Faulkner, Scissor Sisters and more

Posted: 23rd May 2012

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The star's Huge Nice To Meet You tour in 2013 kicks off on 26th February in Nottingham, followed by arena shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, London, Glasgow and more, before the final UK show in Belfast on 17th March 2013. Priced from £25 for UK shows and €33.50 for Dublin.

His ninth studio album Fires is set for release late this year and Ronan is taking the new LP on the road in 2013. The 14-date Fires Live tour kicks off in Bristol on 16th January, taking in shows in Cardiff, Birmingham, London and more, before the final gig in Aberdeen on 10th February. Priced from £33.

With a new album and a greatest hits mooted for the future, the Jennifer Lopez touring machine begins later this year, with just two shows on these shores - Dublin's O2 Arena on 19th October and London's O2 Arena on 22nd October. Tickets cost from £50. Dublin is on sale from Monday 28th May.

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As a follow-up to his many festival appearances this summer, affable Faulkner will strike up his guitar for more touring action in the autumn. First stop is Newcastle on 9th October, followed by Liverpool, York, Leeds and more until Shepherd's Bush on 22nd. Tickets cost £17.50 or £19.

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After all the Jubilee hullabaloo, in which Scissor Sisters will be heavily involved during the London celebrations, Jake and co will return to the UK and Ireland in October for headlining shows, including Dublin, Belfast, Portsmouth and more until London on 23rd Oct 2012. From £28.50.

Cardiff on 30th November marks the start of another incredible tour, this time at larger arenas around the UK. Other stops include Brighton, Bournemouth, Plymouth and more until the final show at London's O2 Arena on 14th December. Prices are around £35.

On sale at 9.30am are two very special intimate (well, for Blink-182) gigs in Manchester and Brixton. The shows take place on 24th and 25th July respectively and will cost £32.50 (or £35 for the London show).

After a tentative return to the scene last month, Kevin Rowland's iconic band go a step further with a full UK tour, starting in Cambridge on 11th September and also including Birmingham, London, Gateshead, before finishing in Oxford on the 25th.

Later in 2012, Dave Stewart will release his seventh official solo album. Entitled The Ringmaster General, the award-winning songwriter will perform it and a few Eurythmics classics as part of a short tour taking in Sunderland, Birmingham, Manchester and Shepherd's Bush.

The acclaimed singer celebrates her hit debut album and Mick Hucknall support slot with a string of headline shows throughout October, starting with Glasgow on the 7th and ending up in Bristol on the 16th. Tickets were due on sale at 9am Thursday 24th May, priced at £12-£14.

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Eclipsed By The Moon 2013 Tour will celebrate 40 years of Dark Side of the Moon with all the pomp, pizzazz and perfection you'd expect, starting in Liverpool on 8th February, followed by Cardiff, The O2, Edinburgh and more until Sheffield on 3rd March. All are priced from £29.50.

Chase and Status, Noel Gallagher's Flying Birds, Professor Green, Primal Scream, Maverick sabre and more will perform at the Channel Island's big September two-dayer on 1st and 2nd. Tickets go on sale Saturday 26th May at 9am, costing £92 for the weekend or £58 per day.

Also on sale this week are (deep breath) a massive London show for singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka, UK tour dates for rockers Every Time I Die and Pierce The Veil, comedians Chris Ramsey and Micky Flanagan (in addition to his already huge 2013 tour), Norfolk's Sundown Festival 2012 and one-offs for Robyn, The Mars Volta and Claudia Brücken. See below for even more goodies!

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Paul Pledger