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Katy Perry California Dreams Tour second leg – October / November 2011

Katy Perry California Dreams Tour

Katy Perry California Dreams Tour

Katy Perry California Dreams Tour second leg – October / November 2011. Katy Perry only recently announced her ‘California Dreams Tour’. Demand has been so overwhelming that the tour has swiftly sold out. As a result, Katy has scheduled a second leg for the latter half of 2011. The popularity of Katy Perry continues its stratospheric rise. She has now had three UK Top Ten hits to her name this year in the shape of her smashes ‘California Gurls’, ‘Teenage Dream’ and latest single ‘Firework. Combined sales of the three singles are close to 1.4 million in the UK alone. Whilst her new album ‘Teenage Dream’ has shot past Platinum. Katy’s success has led her to become one of the most talked-about new artists of the past two years. Since exploding onto the scene in 2008 she has sold out her own 50-city world headlining tour plus hosted and performed ‘ twice – at the MTVs European Music Awards where she also won Best New Act in 2008. As well as several Grammy nominations Katy won a Brit Award in 2009 for Best International Female. For more about pop’s multi-dimensional, multi-coloured girl on the move, please visit:

www.katyperry.com
www.twitter.com/katyperry
www.myspace.com/katyperry
www.facebook.com/katyperry

This Live tour will be a 12 date Arena tour:

Wed 12-Oct Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Fri 14-Oct London 02 Arena
Tue 18-Oct Liverpool Echo Arena
Wed 19-Oct Cardiff International Arena
Mon 24-Oct Belfast Odyssey Arena
Wed 26-Oct Birmingham NIA Arena
Thu 27-Oct Newcastle Metro Arena
Sat 29-Oct Aberdeen AECC
Mon 31-Oct Manchester MEN Arena
Thu 03-Nov Glasgow SECC Hall 3
Sat 05-Nov Nottingham Trent FM Arena
Mon 07-Nov Dublin O2

Tickets for all shows will be available as an exclusive pre-sale with O2 at 9:00am Wednesday December 8th . They will go on general sale from 9:00am Friday December 10th.

Ticket Prices (All tickets are subject to booking fees):

Mainland UK £27.50
London £30.00
Belfast £30.00 / £32.00
Dublin €35.00 / €40.00

Arctic Monkeys release ‘Cornerstone’

Arctic Monkeys-uk Arctic Monkeys release ‘Cornerstone’, the second single from their recent, number 1 album ‘Humbug’ on Monday the 16th of November 2009. After the great success of the ‘Crying Lightning’ Oxfam collaboration, we are pleased to announce that we will be joining forces once again with Oxfam on this release. More news to follow soon.  ‘Cornerstone’ will be available on 7′ (RUG349), 10′ (RUG349T) and digital download (RUG349D). The single will be backed with Continue reading →

Marillion proud to announce the release of the new studio album

marillionearMUSIC is proud to announce the release of the new studio album by worldwide acclaimed UK band Marillion. The album “Less Is More” will be released in the UK on Monday 5th October. Hailed as one of the English music scene’s best kept secrets; Marillion were chart aficionados during the eighties have since been one of the few names in pop to get more and more creative and fascinating album after album. The band are constantly reinventing themselves while keeping the unique sound that made them loved by millions of fans all over the world. The new studio album “Less Is More”, released in cooperation with the band’s own label Intact, Continue reading →

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) announces first tour in over 30 years

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After quite an extraordinary break of 33 years, Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, strolls back on the stage. It’s been a long wait, and fans are about to see why. As one would expect from such an innovative and unpredictable artist it�s not a tour in the usual sense. The legendary singer/songwriter is expected to offer audiences a taste of his timeless hits, like Wild World, Father & Son and First Cut Is The Deepest, as well as music from his highly acclaimed new albums, An Other Cup and Roadsinger. Expanding the music concert with his return to the acoustic guitar, Yusuf will present a preview of the latest step on his lifelong voyage. Incorporating an exciting mix of concert and musical Continue reading →

Placebo’s single to hit shops Sept 14th

PlaceboPlacebo have been highly active on the live circuit this year with 25 European festival appearances this summer alone (including a return to the mainstage at the Reading/Leeds festivals this August), followed by a huge arena tour booked for this December that includes a headline appearance at The O2 Arena in London on December 9th.

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La Roux announces November tour

la-roux-rtvLa Roux’s third single ‘Bulletproof’ went straight in at #1 in the UK top 40 last week, her debut album ‘La Roux’ entered at #2 yesterday with 63,000 sales.  Of all the pop debutantes perched on the edge of success as 2009 began, La Roux – AKA 21 year old South Londoner Elly Jackson – is currently the only one to be commanding such genuine mass crossover appeal. Her music is as likely to appear on urban blogs, as it is to be blazing out of cars and over summer parks from Radio 1 or pounding out of Shoreditch clubs. This spring she headlined the sold-out NME Radar tour, which, considering the previous year’s headliners were art-punk dilettantes Crystal Castles, pays great testament to both La Roux’s credibility and broad appeal. After all, not many artists headline an alternative music tour while sat at the top of the charts.  This self-possessed young girl, poised beneath an extraordinary gravity defying hair sculpture, making music that looks backwards to leap forwards, has leapt beyond her electropop contemporaries with the raw confessional quality of her songwriting and the sharp sophistication of her through-the-looking-glass 80s aesthetic. La Roux seems to know exactly who she wants to be and is fully aware she’s already achieving it with ease.  After playing to a packed out dance tent at this years Glastonbury and a rip-roaring album launch show at the Forum last week – Elly Jackson is pleased to announce a series of live shows this coming November.

Live dates are:

12/11 Dublin, Academy
13/11 Leeds, Stylus
14/11 Newcastle, University
16/11 Glasgow, ABC
17/11 Nottingham ,Rock City
18/11 Birmingham ,O2 Academy
20/11 Bristol ,O2 Academy
21/11 Manchester, Warehouse*
22/11 Norwich, UEA
24/11 Southampton, Guildhall
25/11 London, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

U2 Looks Toward New ‘Horizon’

u2U2′s twelfth studio album, “No Line on the Horizon,” will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced.

Following sessions in Fez, Dublin and New York, “No Line on the Horizon” was originally expected to be released before the end of 2008, but U2 was not fully satisfied with the material and continued working.

“I met with the guys in U2, and they say to me, ‘You know what? This album needs two more songs, and it will be exactly what we have in mind.’ I go there and I listen, and I agreed with them,” Interscope-Geffen-A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine told Billboard last month. “It’s a great record, but it deserves the time. Labels need to work with artists to help them achieve their best work, not to jam records out that are half-baked or three-quarters baked.”

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