David Blaine announces first-ever UK and Ireland live tour

The 'Real Or Magic Tour' will kick off in Edinburgh in June

David Blaine has announced his first-ever UK and Ireland live tour.

The magician and illusionist is well-known for his ambitious public stunts, which have included a lengthy stint in a suspended glass box in London (2003’s ‘Above the Below’) and being buried alive for one week in New York (1999’s ‘Buried Alive’).

Blaine will bring his ‘Real Or Magic Tour’ to the UK and Ireland in June for his first live dates on these shores. The one-man show promises an “interactive experience” and a set of “death-defying stunts” , as well as the assertion that no two shows on the tour will be the same.

You can see Blaine’s tour dates for the ‘Real Or Magic Tour’ below, while tickets will go on sale next Friday (March 29) at 9am.

June

5 – EDINBURGH Playhouse
8 – DUBLIN 3Arena
11 – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
14 – BIRMINGHAM Arena Birmingham
15 – BOURNEMOUTH BIC
18 – LONDON Eventim Apollo
19 – LONDON Eventim Apollo

Last year, Blossoms voiced their desire to have Blaine open for them on tour.

“Nobody gets a support act as a magician. Nobody does that,” guitarist Josh Dewhurst told NME, before adding that Dynamo and Blaine could be possible candidates for the slot.

Speaking about Blaine, Dewhurst added: “We could freeze him in a giant ice cube and let him melt, and that’s the act.”