Kaiser Chiefs unveil details of huge winter arena tour

They'll be joined by The Fratellis and The Sherlocks

Kaiser Chiefs have unveiled details of a huge winter area tour. Tickets will be available here from March 25.

The band will tour with The Fratellis and The Sherlocks this November and tickets for the gigs will be available from March 25 at 9am here.

Speaking about the new tour, Kaiser Chiefs said: “It’s been a while but we’re going on tour in November and can’t wait to see you all again. We’re looking forward to putting on a big KC show. See you there!”


The tour will begin in Cardiff on November 3, before heading to London, Newcastle, Hull, Liverpool, Glasgow, Leeds, Brighton, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Birmingham and  Nottingham. You can see the full list of dates below:

Kaiser Chiefs tour dates

3 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
5 – The O2, London
7 – O2 City Hall, Newcastle 
8 – Bonus Arena, Hull 
10 – M&S Bank Arena, Hull 
11 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow 
12 – First Direct Arena, Leeds 
14 – Brighton Centre, Brighton 
15 – Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth
17 – International Centre, Bournemouth
18 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham 
19 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham 

Last November, Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson revealed that Kaiser Chiefs had been in the studio with Chic’s Nile Rodgers, working on new music.

Speaking to BANG Showbiz (via Contactmusic), Wilson said “there is always an album on the horizon,” but the band needs to figure out “how far the horizon is.”

“We have a lot of material,” he continued before revealing they’ve “just been in the studio last week with Nile Rodgers and been writing stuff with him.”


He went on to say he didn’t know when they’d be releasing new music but “you’ll probably hear something from those sessions in spring.”

Kaiser Chiefs last released an album in 2019, with ‘Duck’. In a three-star review, NME said: “The Leeds lads are casually confident on their seventh(!) record, which boasts everyman anthems and even a reference to sitcom hero Frasier Crane. ‘Duck’ is far from inventive, but there’s fun to be had.”

Away from the band, Wilson recently revealed that he’s written an album for kids.

“I started writing a book because I was enjoying the freedom of not having to think about going on tour. I thought, ‘I’m going to write a fantastic novel’. Writing a novel is hard. I noticed it started to rhyme and it turned into songs.”

“Now I’ve written a load of songs for kids that are really good. It’s all demoed and I’m very excited about it.”

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