Richard Ashcroft to tour UK in spring

The star hits the road

Richard Ashcroft has announced details of a UK tour for the spring.

The star, who releases his third solo album ‘Keys To The World’ next week (January 23), will play nine dates in May.

The shows are at:

Glasgow Carling Academy (May 8)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (9)

Derby Assembly Rooms (10)

Newcastle Carling Academy (12)

Doncaster Dome (13)

Birmingham Carling Academy (15)

Exeter University (16)

Portsmouth Guildhall (17)

London Brixton Carling Academy (19)

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday (January 20). For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Ashcroft goes on a short, sold-out UK tour later this month. The dates are:

Glasgow ABC (January 20)

Gateshead The Sage (January 21)

Preston Guildhall (January 22)

London Electric Ballroom (January 24-26)