The festival will return to Leeds and Hatfield in May 2021.
Billy Idol will bring his Live! 2018 Tour to the United Kingdom as part of a European run. The tour includes three British dates, including shows in Manchester, Birmingham and London.
As a pioneer pioneer of punk rock, Idol broke into the mainstream as one of MTV’s first megastars, cementing him as one of the most recognisable artists on the planet. He has sold 40 million albums, and celebrates success with songs such as Dancing With Myself, White Wedding, Rebel Yell, Mony Mony, Eyes Without A Face, Flesh For Fantasy and Cradle of Love.
Billy has released music since 1981, dropping his self-titled debut album the following year. He most recently released Kings & Queens of the Underground in 2014, including since Can’t Break Me Down.
Billy Idol has been responsible for some of punk rock’s most memorable moments, cementing an iconic style that blends club-land throb, rockabilly, and rock ‘n’ roll decadence.
Idol also released a New York Times bestselling autobiography Dancing With Myself, charting his life from the early days as frontman of UK punk band Generation X, through his decadent life.
Here are those Billy Idol UK dates:
20 June 2018 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
21 June 2018 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
23 June 2018 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
Tickets for Billy Idol’s UK dates go on sale at 10:00 on Friday 15 December 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.
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