Gary Barlow announces UK solo tour

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Following his two critically acclaimed solo shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London last year; Gary Barlow has announced a full UK and Ireland tour starting in November including two hometown Manchester shows.

Performing songs spanning the entirety of his incredible music career, Gary will kick off proceedings at Bournemouth’s International Centre on November 13 before taking in Plymouth, Edinburgh, Nottingham, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Oxford, Liverpool Blackpool, Cardiff and Dublin, finishing up at The Waterfront in Belfast on Tuesday, January 8 2013. Full tour dates below.

“I’m really excited about these dates. Playing live is my favourite thing and I haven’t played a solo show for over a year now. Last year playing two London shows was brilliant, we all had such a good time, so I thought right let’s get out and see the rest of the country!” said Gary Barlow.

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After 20 years in the business, over 50 million records sold, eight No.1 albums, fourteen No.1 singles, seven million concert tickets sold and six Ivor Novello Awards, Gary Barlow is regarded as one of Britain’s most successful singer songwriters. Together with Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Mark Owen and Robbie Williams he is also a member of one of the biggest British bands of all time - Take That.

Gary was recently named in the Queen’s birthday honours list and was awarded an OBE for his huge contribution to British music as well as his significant charitable endeavours. Gary recently organised the hugely successful Queen’s DiaMondayd Jubilee Concert outside Buckingham Palace, gathering together some of the biggest names from the last 60 years to perform including: Paul McCartney, Elton John, Robbie Williams, Stevie Wonder, Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Shirley Bassey, and Grace Jones. Gary currently sits as head judge on the UK’s No 1 show The X Factor for the second year running.


Tuesday 13 Bournemouth International Centre BIC

Wednesday 14 Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth Pavilions

Wednesday 21 Edinburgh Playhouse Edinburgh Playhouse

Thursday 22 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall Theatre Royal & Concert Hall

Tuesday 27 London Royal Albert Hall Royal Albert Hall

Wednesday 28 Sheffield City Hall Sheffield City Hall


Thursday 06 Manchester O2 Apollo O2 Apollo Manchester

Friday 07 Manchester Bridgewater Hall Bridgewater Hall

Friday 28 Newcastle City Hall Newcastle City Hall

Sunday 30 Wolverhampton Civic Hall Wolves Civic

Monday 31 Oxford New Theatre ATG Tickets


Wednesday 02 Liverpool Philharminic Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Friday 04 Blackpool Opera House Blackpool Live

Saturday 05 Cardiff St David’s Hall St Davids Hall Cardiff

Monday 07 Dublin The Olympia The Olympia Theatre

Tuesday 08 Belfast The Waterfront Belfast Waterfront

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Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, October 19. and are available from Gigs and Tours, Tel. 0844 811 0051 Ticketmaster Tel.0844 826 2826 and the venue box offices above.

There will be no over the counter sales at the venues.