Not many artists can churn out anthem after timeless anthem and do so without seemingly breaking a sweat. Everything Richard Ashcroft touches inherits a certain poetic essence and after an impeccable year, with his solo album reaching no.3 in the UK albums chart, it seemed only fitting that a tour should be announced.

A gig has been promised with fellow Mancunian rock god Liam Gallagher; creating an immense combined back-catalogue of Britpop that will have anyone brought up in the 90’s happier than Bez at an acid house rave. ‘These people’ will ride the R.A.dio waves straight into the stadium raves with several dates spanning across the U.K.

April 17 – O2 Academy Newcastle
April 18 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
April 20 – Barclaycard Arena Birmingham
April 22 – Leeds First Direct Arena
June 30 – Manchester Castlefield Bowl
July 01 – London O2 Academy Brixton

Richard Ashcroft announces UK tour dates

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