Enter Shikari announce biggest headline UK tour yet with a double bill of Manchester shows following first-ever No. 1 album

Shikari are on top form right now and Mancs will get two chances to see them early next year.

Danny Jones Danny Jones - 3rd May 2023

Fresh off the first UK Number 1 album of their careers, alt-rock legends Enter Shikari have announced their biggest-ever British headline tour next February.

Enter Shikari have been on the scene since 1999 and have gone on to become one of the country’s biggest exports, so it’s about time they got the full recognition they deserve, with their new album A Kiss From The World taking top spot on the album charts on Friday, 28 April — their first-ever UK No.1.

To celebrate, the veteran rockers from St Albans will be treating us to not one but two shows in Manchester, while every other city is only getting one. Guess that’s what you get when you’re a music mecca.

If you’ve never been to a Shikari gig before, you’ll want to be at one of these.

Having finished up their Manchester residency shows at New Century Hall just last month, the four-piece are wasting no time in kickstarting the next stage of this new album cycle and will be heading back out on the road come 9 February 2024.


Starting out in Leeds’ First Direct Arena, they arrive at legendary O2 Victoria Warehouse on 14 February, playing two nights in front of thousands of Mancs before bringing the tour to a close at Wembley on 17 Feb.

It may be a bit of a whirlwind tour with only six venues across seven dates — all in the space of nine days, no less — but the ‘fast and furious’ approach is very on-brand when it comes to these lads.


We spoke to them earlier this year, just before starting their run of shows at New Century and they only further confirmed that to be the case, insisting that this latest album is “full of nothing but bangers”.

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With multiple four and five-star reviews for the new album, A Kiss To The World, not to mention all of their other bangers from down the years, you’ll be getting Shikari at their very best.

Better still, the band are going to donate £1 for every ticket sold to the Music Venue Trust in support of grassroots music venues in each city on the tour. Nicely done, boys.


General sale for Enter Shikari’s Manchester shows along with the rest of the tour go live at 10am on Friday, 5 May.

You can grab yours HERE.

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