Fat Friday: Muse, Gary Barlow, Paul Weller, Peter Gabriel, Snow Patrol, Matchbox Twenty and more

Posted: 21st November 2012
Tickets on sale from Friday 23rd November 2012 for Muse, Gary Barlow, Paul Weller, Peter Gabriel, The Jacksons, james (with Echo and the Bunnymen), Snow Patrol, Matchbox Twenty, Edwyn Collins, Amy MacDonald, Dinosaur Jr., Stornoway and Don Broco

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.


Bellamy's boys continue to expand their 2013 European jaunt with quartet of stadium dates starting with Coventry's Ricoh Arena on 22nd May, Arsenal's Emirates on 25th and 26th and Man City's Etihad Stadium on 1st June. Ticket prices start at £49.50 and are on sale from 9.30am.

Gary Barlow

Ooh, get you with your new swanky OBE, Mr Barlow. To celebrate his new regal adornment, he's added a string of shows to his 2013 tour including Aberdeen, Hammersmith, Scarborough, Manchester etc. On sale from 9.30am.

Paul Weller

It looks as though the revered songwriter will be enjoying the great outdoors next year with the announcement of three big summer shows in Suffolk, Northampton and Gloucester. The concerts take place in July and cost from £39 upwards.

Peter Gabriel

As a follow-up to his orchestral "New Blood" concerts, Gabriel will revisit his million-selling classic album "So" with a 2013 UK tour that will feature all songs from it. First stop for the "Back To Front" tour is London's O2 Arena on 21st and 22nd October, followed by Glasgow (24th) and Manchester (25th).

The Jacksons

In 2013, as part of an ongoing world jaunt, The Jacksons will bring their "Unity Tour" to the UK. Stops will include Birmingham on 26th February, followed by Manchester, Glasgow, Bournemouth and Hammersmith on 3rd March with tickets starting at £47.50.


Two of Britain's best bands on one bill during the spring? 'Tis true because Echo and the Bunnymen will be touring with James next year. The "Gathering Sound Tour" will kick off in Glasgow on 13th April 2013, followed by Newcastle, two nights in Brixton etc. Tickets go on sale this Friday from 10am, priced from £36 upwards.

Snow Patrol

After what has been a busy 2012, Snow Patrol will be performing a Festive acoustic show at Belfast's Waterfront on 23rd December. The show will feature Soak in support, start at 6pm and will cost £22.50.

Alicia Keys

First stop for the "Girl on Fire Tour" will be Liverpool on 18th May 2013, followed by Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham and, not surprisingly, London on the 30th. We will have tickets to all arena shows, priced from £39.50 to £45. On sale date changed to 30th November

Matchbox Twenty

With new album "North" finally making the light of day earlier in the autumn, the band have earmarked a tour. Dates confirmed so far include Southampton on 15th April 2013, followed by Hammersmith on 16th, then Wolverhampton, Manchester and Glasgow on the 21st.

Edwyn Collins

Award-winning Collins is due a new album next year and has confirmed his intent with a clutch of live dates in the spring. So far he has signed off Leeds (12th April), Glasgow (18th) and Islington (24th), although more are sure to follow.

Amy MacDonald

After her recent Mencap: Little Noise Sessions headliner, the Scot has laid plans for a full UK tour next year. Choosing large halls, she's confirmed Birmingham, York, London, Edinburgh and more until Bristol. All take place in March 2013.

Dinosaur Jr.

J Mascis and co are to support the recent release of the album "I Bet on Sky" with a string of dates that starts in Glasgow on 30th Jan, followed by Leeds, Manchester, Brighton and Bristol on 3rd Feb. Prices start at £18.50 with all on sale Friday, except Bristol on sale from 9am Sat 24th Nov.


Three dates on the Oxfordians' huge 2013 UK tour will go on sale at 9am, including Glasgow (11th Feb), Bath (21st March) and London's HMV Forum (27th March). All other tour dates are available now, priced from £12 upwards.

Don Broco

Bedford's noisiest have announced a sizeable jaunt around the UK for February 2013, including stops in Birmingham, Southampton, London, Plymouth etc until Manchester on 2nd March. Prices start at £8.

Paul Pledger