Fat Friday: The Killers, Rihanna, JLS, The Flaming Lips, Rod Stewart, Il Divo and many more

Posted: 14th November 2012
Tickets on sale from Friday 16th November 2012 for The Killers, Rihanna, JLS, The Flaming Lips, Rod Stewart, The Gaslight Anthem, Il Divo/ Katherine Jenkins, Foals, Micky Flanagan, Status Quo, Modestep and many more

Tickets on sale Friday at 9am unless otherwise stated. For ticket availability, click on the 'Buy Tickets' buttons below, on or after the on-sale date and time. Prices quoted are exclusive of booking fees.

The Killers

On the second-longest day of the year, 22nd June 2013, The Killers will head-up a massive show at London's Wembley Stadium. Guests have yet to be announced, with tickets priced keenly at £35 upwards.


The Diamonds UK Stadium Tour will start in Cardiff on 10th June 2013, followed by Manchester on the 12th, London on the 15th, Birmingham on the 17th and finally (for now) Sunderland on the 20th. We will have tickets for all these shows from 9am Tuesday 20th November with prices set to start at around £35, rising to £75 for the top spaces.


With a fourth studio album out this month and a festive tour due to start soon, JLS have already announced their plans for December 2013. First stop on the JLS Evolution Tour is Nottingham on 4th December, followed by Aberdeen, Glasgow and several more until London on the 21st. On sale 10am on Friday 16th Nov, priced from around £25 upwards.

The Flaming Lips

Wayne Coyne and co will make their first appearance in London for almost two years with back-to-back dates at Camden's Roundhouse on 20th and 21st May 2013. The band played just one date in the UK for 2012 at Manchester's Parklife, so expect massive demand. £32.

Rod Stewart's Live The Life UK/ Ireland tour will start in Nottingham on 1st June 2013, followed by London, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Belfast and Dublin on 29th June. We will have tickets on sale from Thursday 15th Nov (for Belfast) and Friday 16th Nov (for the remainder) - £49 - £70, depending on location.

The Gaslight Anthem

After being confirmed for Download 2013, the US rockers have unveiled their own tour which will begin in Bristol for two nights, 21st/22nd March, before heading off to Leeds on 23rd March, two in Glasgow, then two nights in Manchester and London at the end of the month. £21.50 - £23.50.

Il Divo

Next year, two classical crossover titans Il Divo and Katherine Jenkins will collaborate for an extensive arena jaunt. First stop in spring is Nottingham on 4th April 2013, followed by Brighton, Bournemouth and many more until London on the 19th. On sale at 9.30am with prices varying from £35 to £85.

Status Quo

Founder members Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan will be teaming up with Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt for a handful of very special UK shows in March 2013, starting in Glasgow on the 10th, followed by Manchester, Wolverhampton and two stops in Hammersmith on the 15th and 16th.


Dublin will be the first stop on 28th February 2013, followed by Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and many more until rounding off the tour in Portsmouth on 13th March. We will have tickets to all the shows from 10am on Friday 16th November with prices at around £16.50.

Olly Murs

His extensive 2013 tour is selling so well that he's had to add a second show for London fans. He'll play another O2 Arena date on 30th March which will go on sale for around £34. Other UK shows are available with limited spaces left.


Just after the release of debut-album "Evolution Theory", the band's UK tour will begin in Newcastle on 2nd February, followed by Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool and lots more until Plymouth on the 17th. There is a London show in there somewhere - KOKO on 14th February. £12 - £14.

The Lumineers

An additional high-profile show has been added to this folk-roots outfit's 2013 UK schedule, this time at Brixton's Academy on 11th March. The rest of the preceding shows are on sale now, while the Brixton date will go on sale from Friday at 9am.


More activity from the ex-Marillion songwriter, this time a tour during May 2013. Confirmed so far are shows in London, Aberdeen, Gateshead, Stockton-on-Tees and Warrington with the first two and last shows on sale from Friday - the others are on sale now, priced from £22.50.

Micky Flanagan

Having already sold out many shows on his spring leg of his 2013 Back in the Game tour, Flanagan is now sporadically adding extra shows to some venues. Many will take place later in the year with Bournemouth (24th March), Belfast (11th October) and Birmingham (8th November) just added - Belfast on sale now.

Happy clicking!

Paul Pledger