Wiley announces UK tour dates – tickets

Grime MC to hit the road in September

Wiley has announced details of a UK tour to take place in September.

The rapper, who recently released his latest studio album ‘The Ascent’, will play seven shows in total including dates in Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham, Bournemouth. The tour culminates with a homecoming gig in London at Shepherds Bush Empire on September 17. Tickets for all dates go on sale this Friday, April 12, at 9am. Scroll down for the full list of dates plus ticket information.

‘The Ascent’ is Wiley’s eighth studio album and features the singles ‘Heatwave’ and ‘Reload’. The grime MC made headlines recently when he threatened to leak the album online after growing frustrated with his record label, Warners. Wiley also revealed that he named the album ‘The Ascent’ after his friend, and EastEnders actress Meryl Fernandes , came up with the title.

Wiley will play:

Birmingham O2 Academy 1 (September 7)
Manchester Academy (8)
Leeds O2 Academy (10)
Newcastle O2 Academy (13)
Nottingham Rock City (14)
Bournemouth O2 Academy (16)
London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (17)

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