Fat Friday: Kings of Leon, Mumford and Sons, James Blake, Chris Ramsey and more

Posted: 18th April 2013
Tickets on sale from Friday 19th April 2013 also include: Black Veil Brides, Crown the Empire, Lloyd Cole, Tunng, Frightened Rabbit, The Black Dahlia Murder, Selena Gomez, Huey Lewis & the News 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.

Kings of Leon

Bellahouston Park in Glasgow is the setting for a huge open-air concert from Kings of Leon on 15th August. Further guests are to be announced in due course (the show is due to open its doors at 4pm) - meanwhile, tickets will cost £49.50.

Mumford and Sons

Summer Stampede is the name of their huge shindig due to be hosted by Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 6th July. The band will be supported by Vampire Weekend, Ben Howard, Haim and many more with tickets priced at £57.50.

James Blake

His second album "Overgrown" made the Album Chart Top 10 last week so this September tour should sell very quickly. Dates include Glasgow on 18th September, followed by Manchester, Birmingham etc until Shepherd's Bush on 25th. Tickets on sale now.

Chris Ramsey

His new show The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television, will begin touring at the end of the year after a series of 'work in progress' shows in the autumn. Dates include Bristol, Stafford, Salford and Newcastle with tickets around £16.50.

Black Veil Brides

They'll be bringing recent album "Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones" to the UK in the winter. BVB have confirmed shows in December including Camden, Bristol, Wolverhampton and Manchester so far. Prices start at £18.

Crown The Empire

September sees the return of the American electro-rockers with a string of UK dates, featuring support from ISSUES. Towns include Southampton on 10th September, followed by Bristol, Cardiff, London and more until Nottingham on the 20th.

Lloyd Cole

He has a new album "Standards" set for release in June, supported by an autumn tour which includes dates in London on 17th October, followed by Glasgow, Sale, Cambridge and more until Dublin on 2nd November. Tickets on sale now, priced from £20.


On the back of their sold-out London July residency, Tunng have announced a UK tour. The shows will support the earlier release of new album "Turbines" and will start in Bristol on 11th October, followed by Kendal, Glasgow and more until Hove on the 21st. Prices are from just over a tenner upwards.

Frightened Rabbit

After performing a summer's worth of festivals, including T in the Park and Boardmasters, Frightened Rabbit will play their biggest London headliner to date with a show at Brixton's Academy on 8th November. Prices start at £17.50.

The Black Dahlia Murder

Two large gigs have been confirmed by the heavy outfit, in London and in Manchester. Islington Academy - Tickets on sale now, priced at £17.50. Manchester's NQ Live - Tickets on sale now, priced at £14.

Aimee Mann

will return to the UK for a headline show at the Union Chapel on 17th November - more dates may follow but meanwhile tickets to this exclusive show supporting recent album "Charmer", will cost £25.

Huey Lewis & the News

Back with their familiar brassy pop-soul, Huey's clan will perform two shows to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the album "Sports". Gateshead's show will take place on 30th September, London's on 1st October. Prices start at £45.


As well as appearing at Wireless Festival 2013 in July and playing a preceding headliner with Ryan Lewis in May (sold out), Macklemore will perform another headliner with Lewis, this time in Glasgow on 13th September.

So Solid Crew

The garage chart-toppers return after a long hiatus and to celebrate they're back with live shows across the UK. Three shows are already on sale with Norwich and London on sale from Friday.

Selena Gomez

has departed from her band The Scene and opted to go it alone with her new album "Stars Dance", due out in the summer. Actress and singer Gomez will perform just the one UK date so far - Hammersmith Apollo on 7th September, priced at £30.

Gathering Festival 2013

This one-day festival takes place in Oxford on a Saturday. 2012 saw the likes of Bastille, Liars and Dry The River take to a variety of venues - 2013's line-up promises more of the same quality performing across several local venues.

Janet Devlin has added Bristol and Cardiff to her autumn UK schedule, playing the Fleece in Bristol on 26th September and The Globe in Cardiff on 27th. Tickets to see the X Factor star cost £8.50.

Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde - Live!

Will see The Pharcyde's Fatlip and Slimkid3 recreate the classic '90s hip-hop album once again in the UK, with June dates in London, Glasgow and Liverpool on 1st July. Tickets cost £20.

Savages will play what must be one of their quirkiest gigs to date in celebration of the release of debut album 'Silence Yourself' in May. The venue? Ministry of Sound. The date? 9th May - around a month before their Iggy and the Stooges support slot at the Royal Festival Hall as part of Meltdown Festival 2013. Tickets of the MoS night cost £12.