Florence + The Machine announce Manchester date on massive arena tour

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 18th March 2022

Florence + The Machine will play a massive gig in Manchester this autumn as part of a nationwide arena tour.

The group, fronted by Florence Welch, have announced details of a new tour in support of her upcoming album Dance Party.

A short run of intimate UK shows sold out in mere minutes earlier this week.

The larger arena tour will visit the UK, Ireland and France, including a date at the AO Arena Manchester.

Florence + The Machine. Credit: Publicity picture

£1 from every ticket sold will be donated to the charity Choose Love, which helps refugees and displaced people with everything from transport to legal advice.


Florence + The Machine has been behind some of the biggest songs of the last decade, including You Got The Love (and You Got The Dirtee Love, in collaboration with Dizzee Rascal), Spectrum (Say My Name), and Shake It Out.

Dance Party will be her fifth studio album, and is due for release on 13 May.


The tour of the same name will kick off in Paris on 14 November and will go on to include two nights at The O2 in London.

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She will perform at the AO Arena Manchester on 22 November.


You can pre-order the album here before 5pm on Tuesday 22 March to gain access to an album pre-sale, with pre-sale tickets available from 9am on Wednesday 23 March.

The general sale will be on Friday 25 March at Gigs and Tours.

Florence + The Machine, Dance Fever 2022 tour dates in full

14 Nov – Accor Hotels Arena, Paris
16 Nov – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
18 Nov – The O2, London
19 Nov – The O2, London
21 Nov – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
22 Nov – AO Arena, Manchester
24 Nov – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
25 Nov – First Direct Arena, Leeds
27 Nov – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
28 Nov – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
30 Nov – 3 Arena, Dublin

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