Manchester’s legendary Happy Mondays have announced a twenty-five date tour of the UK and Ireland for November and December 2017.
The ‘Twenty Four Hour Party People – Greatest Hits Tour’ announcement comes on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Happy Mondays’ debut album ‘Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)’.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder said, “I am really looking forward to the ‘Mondays’ shows leading up to Christmas 2017. We’re performing better than ever and I love getting together with the band, blasting out all our great tunes we’ve made together over the decades. It’s gonna be great.”
Bez, the group’s dancer and percussionist, added, “Just as I thought it was all over, the party’s starting again. Look forward to seeing you all.”
The tour will begin on Tuesday, 14th November at Bristol’s O2 Academy and will end on Saturday, 23rd December at Glasgow’s O2 Academy.
A ticket pre-sale will begin at 10.00am on Wednesday, 15 March, with tickets going on general sale at 10.00am on Friday 17thMarch.
The full list of tour dates is as follows:
14th Nov – Bristol, O2 Academy Tickets
15th Nov – Brighton, Dome Tickets
16th Nov – London, Roundhouse Tickets
17th Nov – Cardiff, Great Hall Tickets
18th Nov – Portsmouth, Pyramids Tickets
22nd Nov – Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall Tickets
23rd Nov – Norwich, UEA Tickets
24th Nov – Southend-on-Sea, Cliffs Pavilion Tickets
25th Nov – Cambridge, Corn Exchange Tickets
28th Nov – Preston, Guild Hall Tickets
29th Nov – Scunthorpe, Baths Hall Tickets
30th Nov – Carlisle, The Sands Centre Tickets
1st Dec – Liverpool, Olympia Tickets
2nd Dec – Leeds, O2 Academy Tickets
6th Dec – Birmingham, O2 Institute Tickets
7th Dec – Lincoln, Engine Shed Tickets
8th Dec – Newcastle, O2 Academy Tickets
9th Dec – Nottingham, Rock City Tickets
13th Dec – Manchester, Academy 1 Tickets
14th Dec – Llandudno, Venue Cymru Tickets
15th Dec – Dublin, Vicar Street Tickets
20th Dec – Aberdeen, Beach Ballroom Tickets
21st Dec – Inverness, The Iron Works Tickets
22nd Dec – Kilmarnock, Grand Hall Tickets
23rd Dec – Glasgow, O2 Academy Tickets
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