What Concerts Are Coming Up January – June in 2016?
We’ve got the round up of the best of the best for you right here! There’s a whole host of fantastic artists playing across London and the UK this year including: Janet Jackson, Adele, Coldplay, Rihanna, Muse and Jeff Lynne’s every popular ELO.
Kevin Hart – 02 London Arena – Sunday January 24th
Kevin Hart will be bringing his What Now? Tour to The O2 and The SSE Arena Wembley, January 2016. Kevin Hart began his career sizing men and women for footwear, when a chance, electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy club changed his life. Kevin quit his shoe salesman job and began performing full time at such venues as The Boston Comedy Club, Caroline’s, Stand-Up NY, The Laugh Factory, and The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Buy your tickets here.
Massive Attack – 02 Academy Brixton – Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th and Friday 5th February
Slipknot – Alexandra Palace – Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th February
The last few years have been an interesting time for Slipknot. Following their hiatus after the death of bassist Paul Gray, Slipknot returned with the staggering album 5: The Gray Chapter and the accompanying Prepare For Hell tour. Buy your tickets to see Slipknot at Alexandra Palace here.
Jess Glynne – 02 Academy Brixton – Saturday 20th February
Fresh off the back of celebrating her debut album topping the UK charts and ahead of her completely sold out upcoming UK tour in November, Jess Glynne now announces details of a brand new set of 2016 shows which will see her headline her biggest UK venues to date. Buy your tickets to see Jess Glynne here.
The 1975 have announced their return to touring in November this year. The 16-date run kicks off on November 9th in Liverpool and includes a show at London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo. The band are currently in production of their second full-length album, the follow up to their UK No. 1 platinum selling self-titled debut in 2013. Frontman Matty Healy says the record signifies the start of a new chapter for the band.
Mariah Carey – 02 Arena London – Wednesday 23rd March
Mariah Carey will return to the UK in March with her latest tour. This tour will see her head up shows at the biggest arenas in the country, including the O2 Arena in London. With over 200 million records sold worldwide under her belt, Mariah Carey sits comfortably as one of the world’s all time bestselling artists.
Janet Jackson will bring her Unbreakable world tour to The O2 on 31 March 2016. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. The Unbreakable album is a historic re-teaming of the iconic performer, now a holder of 46 record chartings with producer/songwriter superstars Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The Unbreakable release comes on the 30th anniversary of their ground breaking collaboration on Ms. Jackson’s Control album. One not to be missed!
5 Seconds Of Summer – 02 Arena London – Thursday 7th and Friday 8th April
5 Seconds of Summer are back in 2016 with a huge tour of the UK and Ireland and a brand new album. Taking on the country’s biggest arenas, 5SOS’s Luke, Calum, Ashton and Michael will kick off their live dates at Sheffield Arena on 5 April and The 02 Arena on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th April! Buy your tickets here!
Muse – In the round at 02 Arena London – Tuesday 12th, Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th April
‘The Drones World Tour’ will see the band perform for the first time “in the round” from the middle of the arena. The band are renowned for pushing boundaries in terms of their stage production and the Drones World Tour will be no exception. This stage design and configuration will give fans a true 360 degree audio/visual sensory experience. Muse’s tours have been described by the international press as “epic”, “amazing” “ambitious” and this show will be no exception. The band has just completed a spectacular European festival run in Summer 2015, which saw some of the best reviews of their career. Buy tickets now!
Jeff Lynne’s ELO – 02 Arena London – Wednesday 20th, Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Tuesday 26th April
Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO will head out on a ten date UK tour including four shows at The O2, on Wednesday 20, Friday 22, Saturday 23rd, Tuesday 26th April 2016. After the stunning success of Jeff Lynne’s ELO headline set at BBC Radio 2’s “Festival In A Day” in Hyde Park in 2014, where he played to a sold-out crowd of 50,000 fans in attendance (who according to the Telegraph were ‘practically levitating with joy’) and nearly a million people on TV, Jeff brings his peerless back catalogue and new album ‘Alone In The Universe’ to the masses in 2016.
Dixie Chicks – 02 Arena London – Sunday May 1st
Dixie Chicks, the highest selling female group in any genre have confirmed a show at The O2 on Sunday 1 May 2016 Dixie Chicks are a multi-platinum selling act in North America, Europe and Australia. Buy your tickets to see Dixie Chicks here.
AC/DC – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – Saturday June 4th
Bands don’t come much bigger than AC/DC, so if you have an opportunity to see them live, grab your chance! Get your hands on AC/DC tickets right here at Global Tickets UK Ltd. In June the heavy rock legends will bring their Rock or Bust tour back to the UK, with shows scheduled for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Buy your AC/DC tickets here.
Coldplay – Wembley Stadium – Thursday 16th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June
Coldplay will play the national stadium as part of their 2016 ‘A Head Full Of Dreams Tour’ on Thursday 16 and Saturday 18 June 2016. The eight time Brit Award winning band return to Wembley for the first time since their explosive set back in 2012 was crowned Wembley’s best moment of 2012. It is also the band’s first world tour since the 2011/12 Mylo Xyloto Tour, which was seen by more than three million people in five continents. Buy your Coldplay tickets today.
The Stone Roses – Ethiad Stadium Manchester – Friday 17, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June
The Stone Roses – Ian Brown, John Squire, Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield and Alan ‘Reni’ Wren – were one of the pioneering bands of the ‘Madchester’ scene in the late ’80s-early ’90s. Their eponymously named debut album, released in 1989, is still regarded as one of the greatest British albums of all time. The Stone Roses eventually split in 1996 following the departures of both Reni and John Squire. In 2012, the original members finally put aside their differences to stage one of the most acclaimed reunion tours in rock music history. See them live and buy your tickets here.
Rihanna – Wembley Stadium – Friday 24th June
The multi-platinum selling artist will play Wembley as part of her Anti World Tour and will be supported by The Weeknd and Big Sean. Buy your tickets to see Rihanna live at Wembley on Friday 24th June 2016 here.