Fat Friday: The Black Keys, Richie Sambora, Two Door Cinema Club, The Cribs and more

Posted: 29th August 2012

With The Maccabees installed as support, The Black Keys will perform a handful of shows in December, starting with Newcastle on the 7th and followed by Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and finally the O2 Arena in London on the 12th, with prices starting at £27.50 for all dates.

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It's all systems go once more for Jonathan Higgs and co with the announcement of their second album, 'Arc' (out in January) and more autumn shows, this time in Leeds, Manchester, Shoreditch, Nottingham and Glasgow. From £12.50.

'Aftermath of the Lowdown', the Bon Jovi guitarist's third album, is due out in September and will be followed by just one show in the UK at the Shepherd's Bush Empire on 16th October. Prices start at £42.50 with the show likely to be a sell-out.

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First stop will be Newcastle on 24th January 2013, followed by the likes of Manchester, Southampton and many more until London for a show in Brixton on 8th February. Tickets are on sale from 9am on Thursday 30th August, with prices pitched at £15 or £16.50 for London.

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Heralding their first sole headlining tour since 2010, Glass and Kath will embark on a short November UK tour which will take in Birmingham, Norwich, Brixton, Leeds and Manchester. Prices are £16 (£17.50 for Brixton).

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Creator of million-selling 'Jagged Little Pill' and now with the new 'Havoc and Bright Lights', feisty Morissette is back with a short UK tour in London, Nottingham and Liverpool (so far). Tickets will cost £32.50 for regionals, £35 for London.

Their 'A Flash Flood of Christmas' tour will take in several cities with most having two dates assigned to them. First stop will be Manchester on 6th and 7th December, followed by one stop in Newcastle, then two in Glasgow, Birmingham, London and finally Norwich on 19th and 20th.

The multi Grammy-winning squelchy Dubstepper has been added to Manchester Warehouse Project line-up with a one-off date on on 6th December (his only UK date for winter 2012, currently). Tickets will cost £18.50 and demand will be absolutely massive!

Album number six, 'Confessions', is due out in September, just prior to the L.A. band's next UK tour. In amongst the shows in Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds etc is a headlining slot at Hard Rock Hell VI on 2nd Dec. The tour terminates in Camden and prices start at £15, rising to £16 for London.

Her solo tour in support of her forthcoming new album, 'Like I Used To', begins in Nottingham on the 21st and is followed by Birmingham, Sheffield and many more until Brixton's Electric on the 22nd. Prices are priced from under £10 upwards.

After an appearance at Cardiff's SWN Festival on 19th Oct (still available), the Wakefielders will head to Oxford, Norwich, Manchester and more throughout October and November, finishing in Birmingham on the 6th. Prices range from £18 to £25.

As part of the build-up to one of the UK's largest and recognized awards-ceremonies, Ellie Goulding, Professor Green and The Cribs will play various London concerts in October. Goulding's show is at the Jazz Cafe (5th October - £20), while Professor Green (18th - £25) and The Cribs (20th - £25) will fill the HMV Forum in Kentish Town. More Q Awards shows TBC.

Other exciting new tickets on sale this week include You Me At Six's biggest ever gig - Wembley Arena in December (on sale now), a Manchester Arena date for The Courteeners (with The View in support) - also in December, plus tours for #1 band Sam and the Womp, rockers Needtobreathe and many more - see below.

Paul Pledger