Music icon Keith Urban praises Doncaster after rehearsing for new tour in town

Country music icon Keith Urban has praised Doncaster after rehearsing for his new world tour in the town.

By Darren Burke
Tuesday, 3rd May 2022, 10:58 am

The four-time Grammy Award winner is currently wowing fans across Britain on his The Speed of Now World Tour – the first time he has played UK dates in three years.

And during a show at Birmingham’s O2 Academy he revealed he had been warming up for the dates in Doncaster.

Although he didn’t reveal the exact location in Doncaster, he told showgoers: “Anyone here from Doncaster? That’s where we’ve been rehearsing for the last four days.”

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And in an interview with Chris Evans on Virgin Radio he said: “We got here five days ago, and started rehearsals up in Doncaster. Up in Donny! And we’re now here in Birmingham.”

He told Chris: “I’m just psyched to get up and start playing, and I want to know what songs you guys want to hear. I’m in it with you. It’s going to be a blast!”

The tour will also visit Newcastle, Manchester, Bournemouth London, and Edinburgh.

The star, who has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and who is is married to actress Nicole Kidman, was praised by fans on Twitter over his Doncaster stay.

Music star Keith Urban has been rehearsing for his UK tour in Doncaster.

One wrote: “Keith Urban spending a few days in Doncaster is a not a surprise. It truly is the Nashville of England.”

Another wrote: “Well I don’t know what they put in the Doncaster water, Keith, when rehearsing …but you were INSANE in Birmingham tonight. Have just bought a ticket for Manchester on Tuesday too.”