18 July 2014
The Black Keys
Plus, The National, Kylie and Ed Sheeran.
If you’re a fan of Kylie there’s still time to make plans to see her under the tent later this year. There’s nothing quite like seeing the Queen of Pop live. Ed Sheeran tickets are also still available for his October shows. His latest album, x, has been flying off the shelves, so make sure you don’t miss out. Read on for more…
The Black Keys – 3 March 2015
Described by Mojo as, ‘…the most vital rock band in the world right now’, The Black Keys are celebrating the release of their latest album, Turn Blue, with a brand new tour. Debuting at No. 1 in the US and No. 2 in the UK, the record was produced by Danger Mouse, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney receiving widespread critical praise. Rolling Stone called it, ‘…as apocalyptic, in its way, as that Clash epic [London Calling]: loaded with risk, distress and payoff.’ And if their recent Glastonbury set is anything to go by, we’re in for one hell of a ride.
The National – 26 November 2014
Grammy-nominated, The National, will perform their debut headline show at The O2 as the final event of their world tour later this year. The band’s sixth studio album, 2013’s Trouble Will Find Me, featured in lots of Best Album media lists and received international acclaim as it charted in the top three on both sides of the Atlantic. They also sold out two nights at London’s Alexandra Palace and played a storming set at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.
Kylie – 29 September to 1 October 2014
The Queen of Pop is bringing her Kiss Me Once Tour to The O2 later this year. This tour promises new songs as well as a showcase of classic hits that is sure to wow Kylie newbies and her most die-hard fans. Her latest album is her first record in four years and features collaborations with a host of artists, including Pharrell Williams and HAIM. It has already received widespread critical praise with NME saying, ‘…after 26 years in the business, Kylie can still pull off a very modern pop album…’
Ed Sheeran – 12 to 15 October 2014
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran will be performing under our tent later this year and due to huge demand, he’s just added a fifth date. His six times platinum debut, +, entered the UK album chart at No. 1 with the highest opening week figures for a debuting male solo artist. He’s also managed to bag two BRIT Awards and an Ivor Novello, making him a globally renowned star. His latest album, x, charted at No. 1 in 12 countries in its first week of release.