Following the announcement of new arena dates and a very special outdoor show at Castlefield Bowl,Richard Ashcroft has confirmed two extra dates at Newcastle O2 Academy and London’s O2 Academy Brixton in April and July respectively.  Black Grape have also been announced as special guests for all dates (except from Castlefield Bowl).

Richard Ashcroft saw out 2016 in grand style with festival performances at Isle Of Wight Festival and sold out UK shows including two very special dates at The O2 London and Liverpool Echo Arena which saw Ashcroft accompanied by an orchestra and Will Malone.

The Brit and Ivor Novello award winning and Grammy nominated artist released his album ‘These People’  last year and spent over five months in the UK Top 200 albums chart since having charted at No.3 in May 2016.  Equally channelling his classic output and exploring adventurous new sounds, textures and themes, and graced by one of the most singular and unforgettable voices in British music, These People reaffirms him as one of the most defining and prodigious songwriters of his generation.  ‘Out Of My Body’ and ‘These People’ is the latest single from the album following ‘Hold On’, ‘They Don’t Own Me’ & ‘This Is How It Feels’.

“A Legend Returns” – NME

Succeeding ecstatically received shows in 2016,  Richard will be back to perform in Glasgow, Birmingham and Leeds before a headline outdoor show at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl as part of Sound Of The City with his new dates in Newcastle and London preceding and succeeding the tour. Richard will performing songs from ‘These People’ alongside his legendary back catalogue of solo work and with The Verve.

TICKETS FOR THE NEW DATES GO ON SALE 9:30AM FRIDAY 27 JANUARY via WWW.GIGSANDTOURS.COM AND WWW.TICKETMASTER.CO.UK.

EXTRA DATES ADDED!
MONDAY 17 APRIL               NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY
SATURDAY 01 JULY               LONDON O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON

ONSALE NOW!
TUE 18 APRIL 2017     GLASGOW THE SSE HYDRO
THU 20 APRIL 2017     BIRMINGHAM BARCLAYCARD ARENA
SAT 22 APRIL 2017     LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA
FRI 30 JUNE 2017       MANCHESTER CASTLEFIELD BOWL

Buy ‘These People’ here: https://ashcroft.lnk.to/TP

Richard Ashcroft: www.richardashcroft.com Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

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