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Madness announce UK arena tour

They'll be joined the The Fratellis in December 2018.

Madness have announced a string of live shows in December this year, joined by The Fratellis on the majority of the dates.

The Sound of Madness UK arena tour kicks off on Thursday 6 December 2018 in Leeds, running through to Brighton on the 22 December.

Madness celebrate being one of the top 20 selling UK groups of all time, with seven top ten albums to their name. The band have reached the UK Top 20 charts twenty-two times, with over six million album sales to their name.

Recently they’ve achieved gold status with their Can’t Touch Us Now album, sold out shows across the country, and released their Full House – The Best Of Madness compilation.

This summer the band will be playing very special live shows as part of their Stately Madness tour, before embarking on their full UK later in the year.

Madness promise to play all the hits and fan favourites plus some brand new tracks when The Sound Of Madness tours the UK.

 

Here are those live dates in full (note The Fratellis will support on all dates except Cardiff):

6 December 2018 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
7 December 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
8 December 2018 – Metro Arena, Newcastle
10 December 2018 – Pavilions, Plymouth
11 December 2018 – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
13 December 2018 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
15 December 2018 – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
17 December 2018 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
18 December 2018 – Venue, Hull
19 December 2018 – Rivermead, Reading
21 December 2018 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (without The Fratellis)
22 December 2018 – Brighton Centre, Brighton

Madness will also be playing four very special shows as part of their Stately Madness tour on the following dates:

6 July 2018 – Englefield House, Reading
7 July 2018 – Euston Park, Thetford
13 July 2018 – Ragley Hall, Alcester
14 July 2018 – Alnwick Castle, Alnwick

Tickets for The Sound Of Madness UK Arena Tour will be available from 9:30 on Friday 27 April 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk. Tickets for the Stately Madness dates are also available now.

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