Fat Friday: Paul Weller, Disclosure, Bob Dylan, Beck, Goldfrapp, JLS, Basement Jaxx, The Darkness, The Duckworth Lewis Method and more
Posted: 12th June 2013
Tickets on sale from Friday 14th June 2013 also include: Bjork, PiL
, The Vaccines
, Big Country
, Union J
, Tennent's Vital 2013, Stornoway
, Andrew Stockdale
, Zico Chain
, Tyler Hilton
, Josh Ritter
, Graham Parker
and the Rumour 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.
Paul Weller After numerous high-profile dates and charity events so far this year, the singer returns with his first indoor tour for three years, including stops in Guildford, Doncaster and Hammersmith - tickets available now on pre-sale from around £37.50.
Disclosure The nation's number 1 band (having beaten QOTSA and Daft Punk to the top slot on the album chart) have added a second Brixton date to their tour for 29th November, as well as a brand new date for Manchester's The Warehouse Project on 22nd.
Bob Dylan The first trio of shows will take place at Glasgow's Clyde Auditorium from 18th to 20th November inclusive, followed by another three nights at Blackpool's Opera House from 22nd to 24th with three final dates confirmed for London's Royal Albert Hall from 26th to 28th. Prices vary from £50 - £70.
Björk Brings her 'Biophilia' show to the UK with a special one-off London gig at London's Alexandra Palace. The show will be 'in the round', with tickets available now from £65 - £85. Expensive, yes, but they'll be snapped up quick.
Beck A small batch of tickets went on sale for Beck's acoustic shows earlier in the week, with more due on sale now. The new dates cover Cambridge on 6th July and Islington on the 7th and are sure to sell out very quickly.
JLS To satisfy demand in the biggest cities, JLS have announced further dates for this "Goodbye" UK tour, starting with a new date in Birmingham on 11th December, plus two new matinee concerts in Manchester on 14th December and London on the 22nd. From £25 upwards.
Goldfrapp Alison and crew will be releasing their new album "Tales of Us" in the autumn, just after their summer of festival slots and high-profile shows such as Lovebox etc. Hammersmith Apollo will host an exclusive show on 1st November as part of their European tour - prices start from £27.50.
Big Country After the success of recent album "The Journey", Big Country have announced their month-long Land's End to John O'Groats Tour which will cover all corners of the UK during the autumn. Stops include Shetland, Preston, Rugby, Exeter and Falmouth with prices starting from £20.
Passenger Mike Rosenberg's star is shining ever more brightly as his last album continues to sell and "Let Her Go" made it to #2 in May. Demand has forced a tour out of him - Bristol, Brighton and London are just a few of the dates confirmed for October. Prices start from £13.
Basement Jaxx Two more shows have been added to the dub-house duo's UK tour and this time they're in Scotland. Edinburgh's show takes place on 2nd December, while Glasgow will take place on the following night. Prices start at £25.
The Darkness Their iconic debut-album will be celebrated on the Permission to Land 10th Anniversary Tour which will start in Camden on 13th November. Other dates include Bath, Plymouth, Cardiff, Dublin, Middlesbrough and many more - priced from £25 upwards.
The Duckworth Lewis Method Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy and his co-writer Thomas Walsh of Pugwash have unveiled regional shows which will include Brighton on 20th September, followed by Glasgow, Gateshead and more until Birmingham. The previously-announced London date (21st Sep) is available now for £20 - £27.50.
PiL As well as the enigmatic headliners, you'll get 2-Tone supremos The Selecter as the main support act. The tour will begin in Bristol on 12th October, followed by Bournemouth, Liverpool, Leeds and more until Shepherd's Bush on the 21st. From £25 upwards.
The Vaccines In amongst their busy festival schedule and between slots at Boardmasters and V Festival, The Vaccines will hit Scotland with a one-off show at Edinburgh's Corn Exchange on 13th August. Tickets cost from £22.50.
Union J The Festive season will bring Union J to your town, with a debut-tour tour, Magazines and TV Screens. It'll kick off in Oxford on 14th December, followed by Cardiff, Glasgow, Plymouth and more, with two Hammersmith shows confirmed for 23rd December (including a matinee) and a closing show in Birmingham on 10th January 2014. From £22.50 to £29.50.
Tennent's Vital 2013
Stornoway After the success of sophomore album "Tales From Terra Firma" and forthcoming festival slots, Stornoway will return to touring in the autumn. As well as Bristol, Nottingham, Leeds etc, the band have added new tour-dates in Cardiff, Salisbury and more. £13 - £15.
Andrew Stockdale Normally found fronting Aussie hard-rockers Wolfmother, singer Stockdale has been busy composing a debut solo-album since they disbanded. Entitled "Keep Moving", you'll hear selections from it when he and his band hit the UK and Ireland in the autumn. Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Dublin all feature - priced from £13 upwards.
Zico Chain After performing at this year's Download Festival, the London-based rockers will head out on tour during September and October with stops in Tunbridge Wells, Plymouth and Camden part of the schedule. Prices start at under £10.
Tyler Hilton With a revamped version of his recent "Forget The Storm" album under his arm, One Tree Hill-actor Hilton will head out on tour during October. Leeds, London and Nottingham all feature and tickets cost from £16.50. New addition Oxford is on sale now.
Josh Ritter After various Ireland and London dates during the summer, Ritter returns with more acoustic evenings during the autumn, including Manchester, Pocklington, London and more. Expect tracks from new album "The Beast In Its Tracks" and ticket prices starting at £18.50.
Anvil The metallers' second album in as many years (their 15th overall) will be promoted with a short UK hop in the summer which includes Manchester on 29th July and London on the 30th. Tickets range from £16.50 to £17.50.
Graham Parker and the Rumour
Very rare shows from this underrated British new-wave outfit have been confirmed for October, including Glasgow on the 23rd, followed by Bristol and Shepherd's Bush. Tickets are sure to sell quickly and range from £25 for regionals and £31 for the capital.
The Heavy November will see The Heavy return with a tour in support of recent album "The Glorious Dead". Towns include Manchester, Edinburgh, Sheffiel and many more Shepherd's Bush on the 27th. Prices start at £12 upwards.
The Family Rain Newcastle is the first stop on the sibling band's autumnal jaunt, followed by Sheffield, Manchester, Bristol and more until Brighton on 3rd November. Prices start at £8. You can bet they'll still be high after performing in Hyde Park as part of The Rolling Stones' show on 13th July.
Paul Carrack October will see the start of another major tour for the songwriter, with shows confirmed for Harrogate, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, York and many more in 2013, before resuming touring in 2014 with dates in Basingstoke, London and Shrewsbury on 13th April. Prices average around £28.50.
Hanson The brothers are set to return to the UK with, incredibly, their eleventh album, "Anthem", due for release next Monday (18th). Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham and London all feature and tickets cost from around £23.50. Tickets on sale now.
Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three
As a warm-up for their slot at this year's End of the Road Festival and in support of their new self-titled studio album, the bluesy ensemble will perform a show in Oxford on 30th August. Priced at £12.50, this gig is sure to sell fast.
Hoodie Allen With a sold-out 2012 UK/ Ireland tour under his belt and a new EP in the offing, the American rapper is set to return to these shores in September to see if he can repeat the feat. Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham and London are the chosen cities. From £12.50.