Fat Friday: Fleetwood Mac, Fall Out Boy, OneRepublic, La Roux, Noah and the Whale and more

Posted: 6th February 2013

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Fleetwood Mac

To tie in with the reissue of 1977 album "Rumours", Fleetwood Mac will be heading back to the UK and Ireland for a handful of arena shows, including Dublin, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow. £45 - £125.

North East Live 2013

Sunderland's Stadium of Light is the venue for this huge one-day pop festival that will take place on 22nd June. JLS, The Wanted, Rita Ora, Little Mix, Conor Maynard, StooShe, Lawson and more will appear with tickets priced at £25.


Much publicised and much anticipated, Mrs Carter is coming to Europe in the spring for a swathe of shows. The Dublin dates go on sale ahead of the UK ones by two weeks - Tickets on sale now. The UK shows hit our servers from 9.30am on 23rd February.

Fall Out Boy

In addition to their slot at the Leeds and Reading Festival 2013, the US punksters will be performing an exclusive last-minute show at London's Underworld on 25th February - just a couple of weeks away! Tickets from £16.50.

Noah and the Whale

As part of the band's album-launch schedule, Noah and the Whale will perform a weekly residency of four shows at London's Palace Theatre, starting on 28th April. The Month of Sundays continue until 19th May, priced at £27.50.


2013 will see OneRepublic return to the UK and Ireland for shows throughout the spring, all in support of their forthcoming third long-player "Native". London, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin all feature - £22.50 (€25.40 for Ireland).

La Roux

"Bulletproof" and "In for the Kill" electro-pop writers La Roux return for a handful of intimate shows in March/ April, aimed at showcasing new material from the second album. Elly and Ben will play Brighton, Bristol and Coventry, priced from £12.

The Postal Service

Reactions to this lot's first shows for ten years have been nothing short of euphoric, suggesting they'll sell out in seconds. Manchester on 18th May costs £20 and Brixton on the 20th weighs in at £22.50. Expect huge demand.

Palma Violets

2013 is proving to be quite a year already for these guys - NME Awards Tour, supporting Paul Weller, sold out shows, Isle of Wight Festival and now this big Brixton headliner on 9th April. £12.50 for tickets.

NME Awards Ceremony

As a conclusion to the NME Awards Tour and Shows recently, the nominees will then line-up for some coveted NME gong action. Comedian Russell Kane will host the show at London's Troxy on 27th Feb. Tickets cost £22.

The B-52's

August will see the B-52's hit the UK for a handful of headliners and some festival action. The first date is in Glasgow on 12th August, followed by Manchester on 13th, Birmingham on the 15th and London on the 16th. £30. They are also appearing at Rewind - the '80s Festival 2013 on 17th August.


After the hype surrounding their BBC Sound of 2013 nomination and NME Awards action, the band will be back in action for a tour in the spring in Bristol, Manchester, Southsea and more. Tickets are a bargain £10.

Jools Holland and His Rhythm 'n Blues Orchestra

Later in 2013, Jools and band will embark on a tour of the UK, which will also feature Melanie C. The fun starts in Southend for two nights, before continuing to Cambridge, Ipswich, two nights at London's Royal Albert Hall and more until Nottingham on 22nd December. £35-£40.

Live at the Marquee

With Olly Murs joining the already-massive line-up at Cork's month-long festival in the summer - The Wanted, Elton John, ZZ Top, Elvis Costello and Sting isn't too shabby - with tickets priced at €44.05.

André Rieu

The King of the Waltz returns for three huge arena concerts at the end of 2013, including Dublin on 17th December, followed by Leeds (19th) and Wembley (23rd). Ticket prices will average around £40.

Vampire Weekend

The band's third album "Modern Vampires of the City" will appear in May, at around the same time as this exclusive show at London's Troxy venue. The date to remember is 8th May and demand will be huge - tickets cost £27.50.

Laura Mvula

Despite coming fourth in the BBC Sound of 2013 poll last month, Mvula is starting to overtake the three acts in front of her as far as demand goes, hence these shows in the spring. Brighton, London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham feature - from £10 upwards. Prior to that, you can catch her supporting Jessie Ware in March. She also supports Paloma Faith for three dates in June!


It's been over five years since the American punksters hit these shores for headline shows. They're performing at Slam Dunk Festival 2013 in May, after which thye'll be on their own in Nottingham, Glasgow and Manchester for three shows.

Patent Pending

Mates of Bowling For Soup (they supported them on their tour last year and have BFS' Erik Chandler supporting in return), Patent Pending's bouncy power-punk will hit Glasgow, London, Bristol etc in April. £10-£12.


Fast becoming a crossover comedian these days, these new autumn shows suggest he'll be mainstream before long. His autumnal 'What?' shows cover Sheffield, Leicester, Hammersmith, Exeter and many more - tickets average £15.50.

Omid Djalili

Armed with a new show, the likeable Iranian makes a return to the capital with a four-week West End residency at the Leicester Square Theatre, starting on 30th April and ending on 25th May. Ticket prices start at £22.

Beth Orton

After returning from a considerable recording and live hiatus last year, Orton has bounced back with Top 30 album "Sugaring Season" and announced more dates in April, including Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool and Oxford. Tickets start at £20. She will also support Ryan Adams at a sold-out Teenage Cancer Trust show at the Royal Albert Hall in March.

Joe Cocker

As part of an expansive world tour, supporting a forthcoming album ("Fire It Up"), Joe Cocker will (at this point) perform just the one UK show, in London. The Hammersmith Apollo will host this exclusive on 13th May. Tickets start from £30.

Paul Pledger