The Maccabees add third and final London show to 2017 farewell tour

The band will say goodbye with five final gigs next summer

The Maccabees have added a third and final London date to their farewell tour in 2017.

The five-piece announced that they were splitting back in August, assuring fans – who registered their intense disappointment online – that “there have not been fallings out, and we are grateful to say that we are not leaving the group as a dividing force.”

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The Maccabees will say goodbye to their fans with a final set of live show next summer, with dates penned in at the Manchester Apollo and London’s Alexandra Palace. All four of the announced dates so far have sold out, but the band have now added a final night at Alexandra Palace on June 29 due to phenomenal demand.

Tickets for the newly-announced Alexandra Palace date go on sale at 9am on Wednesday December 14.

See The Maccabees’ final tour itinerary below.


Tue 27 – MANCHESTER, O2 Apollo (SOLD OUT)


Wed 28 – MANCHESTER, O2 Apollo (SOLD OUT)

Thurs 29 – LONDON, Alexandra Palace (Tickets on sale Wednesday)

Fri 30 – LONDON, Alexandra Palace (SOLD OUT)


Sat 1 – LONDON, Alexandra Palace (SOLD OUT)

Speaking about the band’s final hurrah, guitarist Felix White said: “We’re planning on these final shows being a huge celebration, thank you and goodbye to 14 years of writing, recording, playing and touring together.”


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