Fat Friday: The Black Crowes, Two Door Cinema Club, Theme Park, ZZ Top, Micky Flanagan and more

Posted: 9th January 2013
Tickets on sale from Friday 11th January 2013: The Black Crowes, Two Door Cinema Club, Theme Park, ZZ Top, Major Lazer, Micky Flanagan, Queensrÿche, Misfits, CHVRCHES 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 Black Crowes

During what is a great week for rock fans, the Southern sounds of The Black Crowes will also be wafting across the UK later this year. March will see them hit Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and London (twice) - tickets cost £33.50 - £37.50.

Two Door Cinema Club

A band who seem to be selling out tickets at the drop of a plectrum is TDCC and this special return to their early roots will be no exception. Belfast, get ready to purchase tickets at 9am for a show on 18th January (next week). £22.50.

Theme Park

Their highly-anticipated debut-album is due out next month just prior to their tour in March, which starts in Bristol on the 11th. Other stops include Brighton, London, Newcastle and Nottingham and tickets pitch in at from £8.50.

Major Lazer

Back with bubbling basslines and their own take on electro-dub, the trio will present a new album to you in Sheffield, Oxford, Bristol and London (for now). The gigs take place in May and tickets weigh in from £16 upwards.

ZZ Top

Girls, cars, beards and good ole rock and roll - that's the familiar formula you can expect from the hairy bluesy platinum-selling trio in the summer. We'll have tickets to the UK shows from Friday, priced at £39.50/£49.50 for Manchester and £45 for London, while Cork is on sale now.


It's classic hard-rock time again as US prog-metallers Queensrÿche return to the UK for their first show since 2011 (and first headliner since 2008). This Islington show on 15th April will be a monster - £25. Expect Operation Mindcrime and more.


Prepare to be shocked-rocked when the inimitable Misfits return to the UK for a clutch of shows in April. Calling points include Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle with prices around £17.50. Manchester is available now.


The BBC Sound of 2013 nominees have quickly announced a slew of shows to celebrate 5th place in the awards poll. The Scots will perform in Manchester, Bristol, London and Glasgow during Feb and March, with prices at around a tenner.


Rising indie outfit Fiction will be on the road in March to follow up their NME Awards Show in Islington (25th Feb - still available). The band will hit Brighton, Bristol and Newcastle and tickets are less than £10.

Saint Vitus

Celebrating 35 years in doom-metal, Saint Vitus have a recent album to plug and a festival to headline - Hammerfest 2013! As well as the Welsh weekender on 16th March, the band will give 'em hell in Brighton (11th March), Southampton etc until London on the 17th.


The band's Sacrifice World Tour has had its UK/Ireland leg expanded to cover towns that sold out when Saxon last played here. Dublin, Belfast, Oxford and Falmouth have now been added and, along with the preceding shows from Leamington Spa to Bristol, are on sale now.

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

It's been almost two years since the American rockers last headlined a UK tour. March 2013 will see the four piece put that right, with dates in Bristol, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow and Leeds, before a slot at Liverpool's Radstock festival. No London date. Yet. Tickets start at £8.50 (£25 for Radstock, which also features The Blackout, We are the Ocean and more). Tickets on sale now.

Micky Flanagan

Two extra shows have been added to his 'Back In The Game' tour, this time at London's O2 Arena on 18th October and Birmingham's NIA on 9th November. Many other dates have sold out well in advance so be ready to rush for these as well.

Living Colour

Back with their first UK headliners since 2009, funk-metal icons Living Colour will celebrate 25 years of their debut album "Vivid" with a world tour dedicated to that very release. Glasgow has been confirmed so far with tickets on sale now, priced at £20. More dates are expected to be announced in due course.

Paul Pledger