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Priority Tickets for Justin Bieber at Barclaycard Presents BST Hyde Park, Alice Cooper, Bon Iver, Kehlani, Belle And Sebastian – Live At Chelsea, Sean Paul, Ludovico Einaudi – Live at Chelsea, Seasick Steve and Yasiin Bey Performing Classic Mos Def are available this week.
Justin Bieber has been confirmed to headline two huge shows next summer. Priority Tickets are available now.
Topping the bill at Barclaycard Presents BST Hyde Park on Saturday 2 July, he’ll be joined by special guests Martin Garrix, Tove Lo and Anne-Marie as support. Many more acts are still to be announced.
Phil Collins, Green Day and Kings Of Leon have also been confirmed to headline the annual summer series of shows in London’s biggest park.
Bieber will also headline Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in June. The show will be a continuation of his ‘Purpose’ world tour, which saw him perform in arenas across the UK in October and November.
As well as being named as one of the highest-paid musicians of 2016, this week also saw Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ declared as the most viewed music video on Vevo this year.
Justin Bieber will play:
Cardiff, Principality Stadium (June 30)
London, Barclaycard Presents BST Hyde Park (July 2)
Alice Cooper is set to tour the UK next winter. Priority Tickets are available now.
Often dubbed “the Godfather of shock rock”, the rock musician has been performing since the early ’60s and released his debut album ‘Pretties For You’ in 1969.
Since then he has released another 25 albums, including his latest, 2011’s ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’. In 1972 he released his hit single ‘School’s Out’, which has featured in many TV shows and films, including Scream, Dazed And Confused, Glee and The Muppet Show.
Alice Cooper will play:
Leeds, First Direct Arena (November 11)
Glasgow, The SSE Hydro (November 12)
Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena (November 14)
Manchester, Arena (November 15)
London, The SSE Arena Wembley (November 16)
Bon Iver have added a new date to their UK headline tour in February. Priority Tickets are available now.
The band, led by Justin Vernon, released their third album, ’22, A Million’, in September. It is their highest-charting record so far, reaching Number Two in the Official UK Albums Chart.
The album was recorded at April Base Studios in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, as well as in London and Lisbon, while the artwork has been designed by New York-based artist Eric Timothy Carlson.
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In September, the group announced a UK and European tour, which included six UK shows, three of which will take place in London. They have now added an extra date in the capital, at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.
Bon Iver will play:
London, O2 Academy Brixton (February 17)
Kehlani, meanwhile, has announced three new dates for next March. Priority Tickets are available now.
The shows are a part of the musician’s 60-date SweetSexySavage world tour, which will promote her debut album of the same name that is due for release on January 27.
The Oakland singer has released a slew of singles recently in ‘CRZY’, ‘Distraction’ and ‘Advice’, and contributed a track to the Suicide Squad soundtrack in the form of ‘Gangsta’.
Kehlani will play:
Manchester, O2 Ritz (March 3)
Birmingham, O2 Institute (March 4)
London, KOKO (March 5)
Belle And Sebastian – Live At Chelsea has been announced for next summer. Priority Tickets are available from 10am on Thursday, December 15.
The show will be a part of a series of gigs at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, which is the home of the Chelsea Pensioners.
Belle And Sebastian formed in Glasgow in 1996 and are led by Stuart Murdoch. Their latest album ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’ was released in 2015.
In 2014, they were given the Outstanding Contribution To Music award at the NME Awards.
Wet Wet Wet and Simply Red were previously announced to play the Live At Chelsea series.
Belle And Sebastian – Live At Chelsea will take place at:
London, Royal Hospital Chelsea (June 15)
Priority Tickets for Belle And Sebastian – Live At Chelsea are available from 10am on Thursday, December 15. O2 customers get tickets 24 hours before general release. Search ‘O2 Priority’ for tickets.
Sean Paul will head to London for a headline show next year. Priority Tickets are available now.
The Jamaican rapper, singer and songwriter with some of music’s biggest names in his 16-year career, including Beyoncé, Rihanna, R Kelly, Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj.
Earlier this year Paul signed a new record deal with Island Records. However, there has been no official news regarding new music as yet.
Sean Paul will play:
London, O2 Forum Kentish Town (April 21)
Ludovico Einaudi – Live at Chelsea has also been confirmed for next summer. Priority Tickets are available from 10am on Thursday, December 15.
The Italian classical musician has been playing music since 1980 and has scored many films and TV shows, including This Is England, Black Swan and I’m Still Here.
He trained at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan in the early ’80s and premiered his latest piano concerto ‘Domino’ in March 2016.
Ludovico Einaudi – Live at Chelsea will take place at:
London, Royal Hospital Chelsea (June 18)
Seasick Steve is to perform in Leeds and Newcastle in April. Priority Tickets are available now.
The Oakland musician, whose real name is Steven Gene Wold, performed with blues musicians in the ’60s as well as working as a studio engineer and session musician.
He rose to fame in 2006 after appearing on Jools Holland’s annual New Year’s Eve TV show Hootenanny, shortly after releasing his second album ‘Dog House Music’. He has since released six further albums, including 2016’s ‘Keepin’ The Horse Between Me And The Ground’.
Seasick Steve will play:
Newcastle, O2 Academy (April 21)
Leeds, O2 Academy (April 22)
Yasiin Bey Performing Classic Mos Def has been announced for February. Priority Tickets are available now.
New York hip-hop musician Bey began his career in music in 1994 and released his debut solo album under his Mos Def moniker, ‘Black On Both Sides’, in 1999.
He hasn’t released a record since 2009, but has featured on other artists singles such as Kanye West and A$AP Rocky in the intervening years. Earlier this year, he announced plans to retire, but later said he would still be “creative”.
Yasiin Bey Performing Classic Mos Def will take place at:
Manchester, O2 Ritz (February 3)
Bristol, O2 Academy (February 4)