Fat Friday: Muse, Morrissey, Paloma Faith, Cheryl, Russell Kane, Bat For Lashes and more

Posted: 13th June 2012
On sale from Friday 15th June: Muse, Morrissey, Paloma Faith, Cheryl, Russell Kane, Bat for Lashes, X Factor Live, The Enemy, Animal Collective, Nightwish, Opeth, Down, Seal, Lambchop, Joe Jackson and so many more - it's a busy week!

The first UK tour for 3 years has been announced with the first arena show confirmed for Glasgow on 24th October, followed by two shows at London's O2 Arena and one show in each of Birmingham (NEC) and Manchester (Arena). We will have tickets (from £47.50) from Thursday 14th June at 10am. Needless to say, you'll have to be VERY sharp to get tickets.

After reports he'd play only a homecoming show this year, the ex-Smiths icon has added a second to the schedule, in Edinburgh on 30th July, in addition to Manchester just two days before. Prices start at £32.50, while Manchester has just £35 seats or Premiums at various prices.

'Fall to Grace' recently reached No 2, confirming she is here to stay. Further proof comes with a busy tour early next year starting in Dublin on 21st January. The first UK show is Manchester (23rd January), followed by Leeds, Newcastle and more before London on 7th February. £20 (€28 for Dublin).

Ms Cole will begin her A Million Lights tour in Nottingham on 6th October, followed by huge shows in London (at The O2), Manchester and more before the final show announced so far in Newcastle on 17th October 2012. Tickets for the album-promoting jaunt will cost from £35.

Lock up your parents, break open the reptile-house and dress to impress: Mr Cooper is back with his Halloween Night of Fear III UK tour in October from Cardiff to Sheffield via Wembley Arena. This year's Halloween-night show will take place in Edinburgh. You get shock-rock, fake blood and a great night out for around £36 upwards.

With the new series not yet trailed on TV, the 2013 tour has been announced. Taking in the UK and Ireland, it begins in Manchester on 27th January, ending in Belfast a month later. The schedule boasts a mixture of afternoon and evening shows at huge venues. £32.50 (€40 for Dublin).

His Posturing Delivery tour begins with warm-ups in Pocklington, Barnsley and more until Bridport on 7th October. Then it's sleeves up for the full tour from Barnstaple (15th October), until Middlesbrough (30th November), resuming in February in Colchester and ending in Belfast in May. £17.50

First stop is Weston-Super-Mare on 28th September, followed by Oxford, Norwich and more, until Birmingham on 26th October. The keen-eyed will notice no Welsh, Scottish or London dates. There are plenty of gaps in the calendar to suggest they may be on the cards. From £17.50.

Natasha Khan and co will soon play Latitude and Bestival slots before the autumn headline tour begins in Inverness. Khan then moves onto dates in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, London (Forum), Bristol and more, before the final date in Brighton on 4th November. Tickets cost £17.50/£20.

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With their long-awaited new album 'Centipede Hz' due in 2012, the band perform a clutch of UK shows in November, starting with the Roundhouse on 4th November, then Glasgow on the 7th and Manchester on the 8th. Tickets are around £20 for London and £18.50 for Glasgow and Manchester.

Armed with a range of covers and originals, his first gig is Bournemouth on 5th November, followed by Hammersmith Apollo the next night. A month later, Seal returns with a gig in Wolverhampton (8th December) and then Manchester on 9th December 2012. Tickets from £35.

2011's 'Imaginaerum' has warranted some UK tour dates and so, not surprisingly, Nightwish will return to Blighty with four autumn shows, starting with Manchester on 4th November, followed by Brixton, Birmingham and Glasgow. Prices start at £18.50 (£20 for London).

Also on sale this week are shows by Opeth, Down (first since 2009), Katzenjammer, Conor Maynard, Aiden Grimshaw, Joe Jackson (rare Cadogan Hall shows), Lambchop (also Cadogan Hall), Trivium, Shonen Knife and Danny and Ben from Thunder, who head out on another acoustic tour in 2013.

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Paul Pledger