The hottest ticket and concert news from Paul Weller, Labrinth and Gallows.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Californian punk-funk-titans have came back around again, this time with their tenth studio album ‘Im With You’ and two massive UK shows next June. The ‘By The Way‘ four piece have sold over 70 million albums worldwide and will play Knebworth Park, Stevenage on June 23 and Sunderland’s Stadium Of Light on June 24. Knebworth House has become a venue legendary for large outdoor concerts after history making shows from Led Zeppelin, Queen, Oasis and Robbie Williams.
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Out of the shadows of rap superstar Tinie Tempah, his producer sidekick has announced his first ever UK solo tour, taking in every corner of the country. After releasing top five single ‘Earthquake‘ last month the SyCo man responsible for producing hits from Ms Dynamite and Professor Green has been signed up for the Children In Need single, a star-littered cover of ‘Teardrop‘. Tickets for this tour will sell fast and go on sale Friday November 4 at 9am.
Birmingham HMV Institute Library (February 23)
O2 Academy Liverpool (24)
Manchester Academy 2 (25)
Glasgow O2 ABC2 (26)
Leeds Metropolitan University (28)
O2 Academy Oxford (29)
O2 Academy Bristol (March 1)
Cardiff University Solus (2)
Norwich Waterfront (4)
London KOKO (5)
Brighton Concorde (8)
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Stand Up and Rock
Paul Weller, Tim Minchin, and Graham Coxon have been confirmed for Stand Up and Rock, a music and comedy gig in aid of homelessness charity Crisis.
The show will be hosted by Geordie comedian Ross Noble and will be part of marking the 40th anniversary of Crisis at Christmas which provides vital service for homeless and vulnerably housed people.
Stand Up and Rock takes place on Tuesday 20th December at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo
Tickets are on general sale here at 10am on Friday 4th November.
Did the replacement of Frank Carter have you seeing red? Gallows are back firing on all well-oiled cylinders and after a short US tour have announced their only remaining live shows of 2011 in the UK.
XOYO, London – December 13
Peel, Kingston – December 14
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The only Russian/American singer-songwriter making all the right noises right now, Zola Jesus has been producing an album a year since 2009 and with her 2011 effort ‘Conatus’ she’s perfected a sound with a bewitching emotional resonance. Make Zola Jesus your discovery of 2011 before the year is out.
23rd LONDON, Heaven (with EMA & The Quietus DJs)
24th MANCHESTER, Academy 3 (with EMA)
25th LIVERPOOL, Kazimier (with EMA)
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