Fat Friday: The Stone Roses, Stereophonics, Bon Jovi, Gary Barlow, Michael Buble and more

Posted: 31st October 2012

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The Stone Roses

Ian Brown and co have announced three huge shows for next summer in June, starting with two concerts in London's Finsbury Park and one at Glasgow Green, the latter of which will also feature Primal Scream, Jake Bugg and The View. From £55 (London support TBC) and on sale 9.30am.


Kelly's heroes have finalised a spring 2013 UK tour. With ace ex-Supergrass frontman and songwriter Gaz Coombes in support, the tour should be an inviting prospect when it kicks off in Newport on 15th December, followed by Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London. From £32.50.

Bon Jovi

One of the world's biggest rock bands returns to the UK next year for stadium concerts in the summer. Man City's Etihad Stadium is the first stop on 8th June 2013, followed by Villa Park in Birmingham, Cardiff's City Stadium, Sunderland's Stadium of Light and Glasgow's Hampden Park. From as little as £12.50 up to £125.

Gary Barlow

Playing as part of the Mencap: Little Noise Sessions 2012 series in November will be Take That and X Factor star Gary Barlow. He will headline the opening night of the series on Monday 19th November with guests to be announced in due course.

Michael Bublé

London's O2 Arena will host a six-night residency next year - the award-winning multi-platinum crooner will appear at the capital's venue from 30th June until 7th July 2013, performing new songs and old classics - prices start at £45, rising to £70.

Lana Del Rey

Five new shows have been announced as part of the singer's forthcoming Paradise Tour, starting with Birmingham on 12th May 2013, followed by Glasgow, Hammersmith, Manchester and Dublin. Tickets are on sale from 10AM on Monday 5th November.

Jake Bugg

After just being confirmed as one of The Stone Roses support acts during their summer activity (Glasgow only, so far), young Bugg will also play his own headliners in the run-up. He's confirmed shows in Portsmouth, Bristol, York and Glasgow so far, with more on the way.

Everything Everything

After supporting Muse and playing Manchester's XFM Winter Wonderland 2012 show, the band will play a full UK tour next year which kicks off in Southsea on 6th February, followed by Brighton on the 7th and many more until returning to their home city, Manchester on the 22nd. From £14.

The Feeling

First stop on their 2013 tour starts in Cambridge on 15th April, followed by Leeds, Birmingham and more until they head back for a show in Shepherd's Bush on 26th April. Tickets will be priced at £18.50 (£22.50 for London).

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Following up a string of successful 2012 UK appearances, Valli and his Four Seasons will be returning to Britain next year for a string of summer shows in Manchester, Edinburgh, Bournemouth, Birmingham and finally, a return to London's Royal Albert Hall. From £45.

Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2012

Last year's line-up included Rihanna, Olly Murs, The Wanted, etc, so expect more of the same when this year's bash kicks off at the O2 Arena in December. The line-up and prices are due to be announced Saturday 3rd November, with an on-sale time of 8am on Monday 5th November.

Janet Devlin

First stop for the X Factor finalist's tour is Birmingham on 26th March 2013, followed by Sheffield, Glasgow, Newcastle and many more until Bournemouth on 7th April, with most prices coming in under a tenner (London itself is only £10).

Joe Satriani

His first shows since the Chickenfoot concerts earlier this year will feature guitarist Matt Schofield in support and form part of a lengthy June 2013 tour from Manchester to London. Tickets range from £33 to £50.


Here come the maestros of denim and leather - NWOBHM pioneers Saxon are back on the road again, with a swath of shows during the spring. Stops include Leamington Spa (18th April), Nottingham, Glasgow, etc, until Falmouth on the 29th. Priced from £18.50.

Willy Mason

After supporting Ben Howard, playing a short autumn tour and releasing new album "Carry On" this year, 2013 sees Mason ramp up the schedule with another, bigger tour, taking in various towns from Southsea to Belfast during March. From £12.50 and on sale now.

Nigel Kennedy

The award-winning violinist returns with more concerts continuing on from his Bach Meets Fats Waller theme of this year. A handful of shows have been confirmed - Newcastle, Liverpool and Bournemouth, all during April/ May 2013. Prices start from £22.50/ £24.50.

Bill Bailey

After successfully touring and selling out lots of his Qualmpeddler shows in 2012, the affable wizard of wit and repartee has installed a few more shows into his 2013 schedule. Manchester and Wolverhampton are confirmed so far with prices at around £25. Tickets for his recently-announced December London show are on sale now and selling fast.

Paul Pledger