Top 21 UK tours rescheduled to 2021-2022: Be there when they’re here
Staff writer - December 18, 2020

Top 21 UK tours rescheduled to 2021-2022: Be there when they’re here

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At StubHub we are all set to believe that fans will have the chance to attend live events again at some point in 2021. Here's our guide to the best UK tours with new 2021 or 2022 dates confirmed. Start marking your calendar...

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2020 has been a difficult year for live music with most tours being cancelled all over the world, but these tours aren't lost forever. Most artists and bands have already confirmed their new dates in 2021 - as we all hope live events will be safe to attend later next year we have put together a guide of the best UK tours happening next year.

Even if these concerts are sold out on other sites, you know you can always find tickets here on StubHub. So start saving for that merch table and keep reading for everything you need to know before you go to the top 21 UK tours of 2021.

Top 21 UK tours of 2021

Louis Tomlinson UK tour

The former One Direction star has announced new dates for his 2021 UK tour supported by Only The Poets. He recently posted on Instagram "It's going to be special when we are back to it"

  • 6 September — Roundhouse, London
  • 7 September — Roundhouse, London
  • 9 September — O2 Academy, Glasgow
  • 10 September — O2 Apollo, Manchester
  • 11 September — Doncaster Dome

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Elton John Farewell tour

Elton John has rescheduled the European dates of his massive Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour and will now hit the stages of the UK and Ireland on 24 dates from the 30th of October to the 14th of December 2021. Read more about Elton John's Farewell tour here

Elton John 2021 UK and Ireland tour dates - 24 shows in 10 venues

  • Manchester Arena (UK) - 3 dates: 30 October, 19 November and 1 December
  • London, O2 Arena (UK) - 10 dates: 2, 3, 7, 9,10, 12, 14, 16 and 17 November
  • Leeds, First Direct Arena (UK) - 5 November
  • Birmingham, Resorts World Arena (UK) - 21 November
  • Birmingham, Utilita Arena (UK) - 23 November
  • Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena (UK) - 2 dates: 27 and 28 November
  • Dublin, 3Arena (Ireland) - 2 dates: 3 and 4 December
  • Belfast, SSE Arena - 6 September
  • Aberdeen, P&J Live (UK) - 2 dates: 9 and 10 December
  • Glasgow, SSE Hydro (UK) - 2 dates: 13 and 14 December

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Lady Gaga in London

After releasing her sixth album 'Chromatica' in May 2020, the popstar has confirmed the new dates of her upcoming Chromatica Ball Tour. Lady Gaga will be performing in the UK for one date only - the 30th of July at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London


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The Killers tour + support

The Killers Imploding the Mirage Tour is coming to nine arenas across the UK and Ireland in 2021 after being rescheduled from 2020. They will be joined on stage by Blossoms (Falkirk, Manchester, Norwich, Southampton), Sam Fender (London, Dublin) and Manic Street Preachers (Bristol, Coventry, Middlesborough).


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The Killers 2021 UK Tour dates

  • 25 May 2021 – Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster
  • 27 May 2021 – Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol
  • 29 May 2021 – Coventry Ricoh Stadium
  • 31 May 2021 – St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
  • 2 June 2021 – Carrow Road Stadium, Norwich
  • 4 June 2021 – Emirates Stadium, London
  • 5 June 2021 – Emirates Stadium, London
  • 8 June 2021 – Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
  • 10 June 2021 – Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
  • 12 June 2021 – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

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Yungblu tour

Yungblud has been one of the most active artists over the last months. Even if he had to cancel his 2020 UK dates, he has given fans positivity and hope with his Youtube series 'The Yungblud show', which also provided support for charitable causes and the BLM movement. He also had to postpone his 'Occupy the UK Tour' set for March 2021 due to ongoing covid-19 restrictions. New dates for this leg will be confirmed once the situation becomes clearer; however the singer is still expected to tour in September and October 2021, including a date in Doncaster, his hometown.

Yungblud UK tour dates

  • 28 September 2021 - O2 Academy, Bournemouth
  • 29 September 2021 - Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth
  • 1 October 2021 - Alexandra Palace, London
  • 4 October 2021 - O2 Academy, Bristol
  • 5 October 2021 - O2 Academy, Bristol
  • 7 October 2021 - Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
  • 9 October 2021 - Doncaster Dome, Doncaster
  • 12 October 2021 - O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • 14 October 2021 - O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
  • 18 October 2021 - Su Mountford Hall, Liverpool

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My Chemical Romance

In 2021 it will be 10 years since the last time the American emo band performed in the UK. My Chemical Romance initially announced their comeback in January 2020 with 2 dates in Milton Keynes sold out in minutes. Since then the band announced 3 extra dates: one in Milton Keynes, one in Cornwall (St Austell) headlining the Eden Project and one in Dublin. Each date has now been rescheduled to June 2021.

My Chemical Romance tour UK and Ireland dates: 

  • 15 June — Eden Project, St Austell
  • 17 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes 
  • 19 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes​ 
  • 20 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes​ 
  • 22 June — Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 

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Eric Clapton tour

The 75-year old classic rock legend has confirmed new 2021 dates for his European tour including a short 4-dates residency at Royal Albert Hall. His last appearance in the UK was shortly before lockdown, in March 2020, at an all-star benefit concert at the O2 in London for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Eric Clapton UK tour dates

  • May 14 – London, U.K. – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 15 – London, U.K. – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 17 – London, U.K. – Royal Albert Hall
  • May 18 – London, U.K. – Royal Albert Hall

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Cliff Richard tour

Sir Cliff Richard has rescheduled 'The Great 80 Tour' to Fall 2021. The tour was intended to celebrate is 80th birthday and fans hope that before his 81st birthday on the 14th of October the artists will be back performing on a stage as part of a tour made of iconic venues across the UK including the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Cliff Richard 2021 UK tour dates 

  • 7 October — City Hall, Sheffield
  • 9 October — Symphony Hall, Birmingham
  • 11 October — Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
  • 13 October — Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
  • 15 October — Sage, Gateshead
  • 17 October — Opera House, Blackpool
  • 19 October — BIC Windsor Hall, Bournemouth
  • 21 October — Brighton Centre, Brighton
  • 23 October — Royal Albert Hall, London
  • 24 October — Royal Albert Hall, London
  • 26 October — Royal Albert Hall, London
  • 27 October — Royal Albert Hall, London
  • 29 October — Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

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Guns N' Roses tour

Rock band Guns N' Roses has confirmed new dates for their European stadium tour in Summer 2021 with four dates in the UK and Ireland. They will also be first ever music act to play in the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

Guns N' Roses UK tour dates

  • 18 June — London, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 19 June — London, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 22 June — Dublin, Marlay Park
  • 24 June — Glasgow, Bellahouston Park

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Bon Iver tour

After releasing their album I,I in August, Wisconsin indie rockers Bon Iver led by Justin Vernon will be coming to the UK and Ireland in Fall 2021. Their latest record reached No. 11 on the British charts and has spawned singles like “Hey, Ma” and “Faith”. After postponing their 2020 tour due to covid-19, they also released the charity single 'PDLIF - Please Don't Live in Fear'. The Bon Iver tour will take the band around six cities, starting in Leeds and wrapping in London where an extra date has just been announced.

Bon Iver UK tour dates

  • 24 October — First Direct Arena, Leeds 
  • 25 October — The SSE Hydro, Glasgow 
  • 27 October — Manchester Arena, Manchester 
  • 29 October —  3Arena, Dublin
  • 1 November — Wembley Arena, London 
  • 2 November — Wembley Arena, London (EXTRA DATE)

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Craig David UK arena tour

Craig David will going on a tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his breakthrough debut album, Born to Do It. The British R&B singer will be kicking off the concerts on 10 April in Manchester, followed by 11 other UK arena shows around the country. In 2019 he released two singles —"When You Know What Love Is” and "Do You Miss Me Much”— in support of his upcoming eighth album, which he will doubtlessly play material from during the Craig David tour.

Craig David UK tour dates

  • 10 April — Manchester Arena
  • 11 April — M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 14 April — Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 17 April — First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • 18 April — Utilita Arena Birmingham
  • 20 April — Bournemouth International Centre
  • 21 April — Brighton Centre
  • 23 April — Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 24 April — The O2 Arena, London
  • 25 April — The O2 Arena, London
  • 28 April — O2 Academy, Newcastle
  • 29 April — O2 Academy, Glasgow

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McFly tour

Noughties pop rockers McFly reunited first with a one-off London O2 Arena show on 20 November 2019 followed by a full UK tour now rescheduled to Spring 2021 in support of their new album, The Lost Songs. Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd are all back after the band’s hiatus and are ready to play at some of the country’s biggest arenas for the comeback concerts. The band is also set to release a new album after 10 years making the reunion tour a truly unforgettable experience. The McFly tour kicks on 10 May in Liverpool and finishes on 24 May in Cardiff.

McFly UK tour dates

  • 10 May — M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 11 May — SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 12 May — Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • 14 May — Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 15 May — First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • 16 May — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 18 May — Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 19 May — Brighton Centre, Brighton
  • 21 May — SSE Wembley Arena, London
  • 23 May — Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
  • 24 May — Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

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Pet Shop Boys tour

Another blast from the past, 80s pop legends the Pet Shop Boys will embark on their first-ever greatest hits tour in May and June 2022 (postponed from 2020-2021). Simply titled Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live, band members Tennant and Chris Lowe have been busy working on their upcoming, unnamed new album as well as a single with Ollie Alexander and Years & Years: “Dreamland”. The Pet Shop Boys tour will kick off on 20 May 2022 in Newcastle and goes on until 31 May in Hull.

Pet Shop Boys UK tour dates

  • 20 May — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 22 May — The O2 Arena, London
  • 24 May — Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 25 May — Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
  • 27 May — Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • 28 May — Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 29 May — SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 31 May — Bonus Arena Hull, Hull

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Queen + Adam Lambert tour

After much speculation, Queen + Adam have confirmed that they will be coming to the UK in June 2021 with their Rhapsody Tour. While the British band and American singer, who replaced Freddie Mercury in the leading vocalist position, will be playing seven shows here, they will all be in London, Birmingham and Manchester. The Queen + Adam Lambert tour will land on the Capital on 1 June and will finish again at the O2 on 20 June.

Queen + Adam Lambert UK tour dates

  • 1 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 2 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 4 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 5 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 7 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 8 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 10 June — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 11 June — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 13 June — Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • 14 June — Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • 16 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 17 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 19 June — The O2 Arena, London
  • 20 June — The O2 Arena, London

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Sting tour

Sting's 'My Songs' UK tour has now been rescheduled from September 2020 to June 2021 with six performances at the iconic London Palladium until the 10th of June. The singer will then continue his European tour with dates set in several countries including Germany, France and Spain.

Sting UK tour dates

  • 3 June — London Palladium, London 
  • 4 June — London Palladium, London 
  • 5 June — London Palladium, London 
  • 7 June — London Palladium, London 
  • 8 June — London Palladium, London 
  • 10 June — London Palladium, London 

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Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer

The Hella Mega Tour will bring together three noughties bands for an all out nostalgia fest led by Green Day, who will be joined by fellow American rockers Fall Out Boy and Weezer. They will be making stops in London, Glasgow, Huddersfield and Dublin. The Hella Mega Tour comes to the UK in June 2021 and is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Green Day, Fall Out and Weezer all perform on the same stage.

Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer UK tour dates:

  • 25 June — London Stadium, London 
  • 26 June — The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield
  • 28 June — Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
  • 30 June — RDS Arena, Dublin 

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Westlife tour

Ready to live your best life with Westlife? The Irish boy band will be coming back for three of their biggest shows ever in 2021, with one at Wembley Arena in London (with James Morrison and All Saints) and another two at Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork, Ireland. We swear it again: you don’t want to miss your chance to be at the Westlife tour in August 2021.

Westlife UK and Ireland tour dates

  • 21 August — Wembley Arena, London
  • 27 August — Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork
  • 28 August — Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork

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Celine Dion tour

Celine Dion is many things: French-Canadian, one of the best-selling singers of all time and, now, one of the most highly anticipated 2020 UK tours now rescheduled to Spring 2022. The concerts will support her new album, Courage — her 27th record overall and 12th in English. The Celine Dion tour will have hearts going on in Birmingham first on 25 May and go on and on until 9 June in Glasgow. 

Celion Dion UK and Ireland tour dates

  • 25 May — Utilita Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
  • 27 May— Utilita Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
  • 29 May — The O2 Arena, London
  • 30 May — The O2 Arena, London
  • 1 June — 3 Arena, Dublin
  • 2 June — 3 Arena, Dublin
  • 5 June — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 6 June — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 8 June — The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 9 June — The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

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Andrea Bocelli tour

Beloved Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will be coming to perform in the UK for two nights only, with two more dates in Ireland. The tenor will do two shows show at London’s O2 Arena on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2021. Described as having one of the most beautiful voices in the world, you can also catch the Andrea Bocelli tour in Dublin on the 7th and 8th of October 2021.

Andrea Bocelli UK and Ireland tour dates

  • 2 October — The O2 Arena, London
  • 3 October — The O2 Arena, London
  • 7 October — 3Arena, Dublin
  • 8 October — 3Arena, Dublin

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Simply Red tour

Classic British pop band Simply Red are back and going on a 17-date UK and Ireland tour in 2021. They’ll be playing material from their upcoming new album Blue Eyed Soul as well as their classics like “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”,  “Stars”, “Holding Back The Years” and “Money’s Too Tight To Mention”. Don’t miss the Simply Red tour in October 2021 — it begins in Hull and wraps in London,

Simply Red UK tour dates

  • 2 October — Bonus Arena, Hull
  • 3 October — Bonus Arena, Hull
  • 4 October — SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 6 October — 3Arena, Dublin
  • 8 October — Nottingham Arena, Nottingham 
  • 9 October — First Direct Arena, Leeds,
  • 10 October — Cardiff Arena, Cardiff 
  • 12 October — Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), Bournemouth
  • 13 October — Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), Bournemouth
  • 15 October — Newcastle Arena, Newcastle
  • 16 October — Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 17 October — Liverpool Arena, Liverpool
  • 19 October — Brighton Centre, Brighton 
  • 20 October — Brighton Centre, Brighton 
  • 22 October — Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 23 October — The O2 Arena, London
  • 24 October — The O2 Arena, London

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JLS UK tour

Former X-Factor runner-up band JLS will be back for a massive 29 dates reunion tour across the UK and Ireland. The tour was originally planned for Fall 2020 but has been rescheduled to Summer 2021. “Our reunion tour is such a monumental moment for us as a band that we want to make sure we are able to give the best show possible,” the band’s Marvin Humes announced. “Given the amount of time and preparation it takes to produce an event of such scale we’ve had to postpone to a time that permits us to do so.”

JLS UK tour dates

  • 11 June – SSE Arena, Belfast
  • 12 June – 3Arena, Dublin
  • 14 June – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 15 June – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 16 June – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 18 June – First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • 19 June – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 21 June – Bonus Arena, Hull
  • 22 June – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 23 June – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • 25 June – FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
  • 26 Jun – FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield
  • 28 June – Brighton Centre, Brighton
  • 29 June – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
  • 1 July – Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 2 July – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 3 July – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham (matinee)
  • 3 July – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • 6 July – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 7 July – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
  • 8 July – Manchester Arena, Manchester
  • 9 July – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • 10 July – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • 12 July – The O2, London
  • 13 July – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 14 July – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
  • 16 July – The O2, London
  • 17 July – The O2, London
  • 18 July – The O2, London

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