Ne-Yo announces huge Manchester gig on UK tour with Mario as support
The Miss Independent singer is back.
Ne-Yo has just announced details of a huge UK tour, including a night in Manchester.
Setting millennial hearts aflutter, the R&B star will perform at the
with support from Mario. AO Arena
Three-time Grammy Award-winning Ne-Yo is bringing his Champagne and Roses tour to the city in 2024, as well as venues in Leeds, Cardiff, London, Birmingham and Newcastle.
The news comes as the star wraps up a sold-out tour of the US and in support of his eighth album Self Explanatory.
Since releasing his debut album in 2006, Ne-Yo has sold 20+ million albums worldwide and racked up hits including Sexy Love, Closer, Because of You, Miss Independent, So Sick and Push Back.
The Las Vegas-born star has also written songs for stars like Rihanna, Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Carrie Underwood, and Celine Dion, among others.
His award-winning lyrics include: “Just one touch and I erupt like a volcano and cover her with my love.” The noughties were a weird time…
Ne-Yo will be joined on his tour, including his Manchester gig, by R&B legend Mario, the man behind iconic hit Let Me Love You as well as his recent collaboration with Chris Brown on Get Back.
Ne-Yo has announced a huge UK tour including a Manchester date. Credit: Publicity picture
Mario also starred in films including Step Up, and on the small screen in Empire.
Tickets for Ne-yo’s Manchester show will go on sale at 9am on Friday 24 November from
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Thu 7 March 2024 – Manchester AO Arena Fri 8 March 2024 – Leeds First Direct Arena Sat 9 March 2024 – Cardiff Utilita Area Mon 11 March 2024 – Newcastle Utilita Arena Wed 13 March 2024 – London The O2 Thu 14 March 2024 – Birmingham Resorts World Arena
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Richard Ashcroft announces massive Wigan homecoming show next summer
Manc music royalty Richard Ashcroft will return to his hometown of Wigan next summer for a massive gig.
The gig at Robin Park will mark the first time Ashcroft has performed in
for more than 25 years. Wigan
The star is perhaps best-known for his time spent with The Verve, with whom he released Urban Hymns, the UK’s 18th-biggest-selling album of all time.
The Verve’s hits included The Drugs Don’t Work, Bittersweet Symphony, Lucky Man, and Sonnet.
He’s gone on to earn himself two Ivor Novello Awards, for Songwriter of the Year in 1998 and Outstanding Contribution to British Music in 2019.
Richard Ashcroft‘s most recent album, Acoustic Hymns, was released in 2022 and reached number two in the UK Albums Chart.
He’ll be performing at Robin Park next July, a multi-million pound venue that will be the home of Wigan Warriors, built in association with Wigan Council.
Richard Ashcroft in the iconic Bittersweet Symphony music video. Credit: YouTube
Robin Park has been built next to the DW Stadium and is just a 20 minute walk from the town centre and Wigan North Western train station.
Richard Ashcroft said: “After 25 years, I’m back playing in my hometown. Looking forward to an amazing night in Wigan.”
The huge gig will take place on Saturday 20 July at Robin Park.
Tickets will go on sale from 9am on Friday 1 December via
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Nickelback announce huge Manchester gig on European leg of Get Rollin Tour
Nickelback have just announced a massive gig here in Manchester on the European leg of their Get Rollin’ tour.
The Canadian rockers have been whizzing around North America touring their 10th studio album of the same name and are soon heading across the pond.
The group will be stopping off at the
in Manchester as well as venues in Glasgow, London and Birmingham. AO Arena
Nickelback’s European tour will kick off on Thursday 16 May 2024, with 12 cities and eight countries on their radar.
And they’ll be supported by Wigan rising stars Lottery Winners, who sadly
after receiving some ‘tragic news’. postponed some recent gigs
Nickelback said of their upcoming tour: “We can’t wait to get back to Europe and see everyone. It’s been far too long, and these will be incredibly special shows for us.”
The diamond-certified, award-winning band, who are behind hits including Photograph, Someday, and Rockstar, released their first album in five years on 18 November 2022, debuting at number two across current rock, alternative, hard music and digital album charts.
Tickets for Nickelback’s Get Rollin tour will go on sale through an artist presale on Tuesday 28 November at 10am, with general sale on Friday 1 December at 10am.
You can book tickets for Nickelback through
See Tickets. Nickelback Get Rollin 2024 European tour dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 – Glasgow, UK – OVO Hydro Monday 20 May 2024 – Manchester, UK – AO Arena Tuesday 21 May 2024 – London, UK – The O2 Thursday 23 May 2024 – Birmingham, UK – Utilita Arena Sunday 26 May 2024 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome Tuesday 28 May 2024 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle Thursday 30 May 2024 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena Saturday 01 June 2024 – Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion Sunday 02 June 2024 – Bologna, Italy – Unipol Arena Tuesday 04 June 2024 – Vienna, Austria – Wiener Stadthalle Thursday 06 June 2024 – Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena Saturday 08 June 2024 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
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