Tickets for Florence & The Machine’s Spring 2012 tour went on sale this morning (November 25th).
Heady days for Florence & The Machine. The band’s second album ‘Ceremonials’ was a global smash, selling more than 1 million copies in just two weeks. Despite a minor, music video related hiccup the singer’s rise has been remarkably smooth, with the new LP making a severe dent on the Stateside countdown.
Announcing a typically vast UK tour, Florence & The Machine asked The Horrors to come along with them. A double pairing of British talent, it represents some of the largest shows either group has undertaken.
Stretching throughout Spring 2012, the dates will bring ‘Ceremonials’ to a live audience. Tickets for the lengthy series of shows went on sale this morning (November 25th) and demand is expected to be huge.
If you can’t get tickets to the shows, then Florence Welch has a number of surprises up her well-embroidered sleeve. The singer is set to take over Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show tonight (November 25th) playing some of her favourite cuts.
On hand to chat about their influences, Florence Welch and band member Isa (aka The Machine) will be joined by Jamie Reynolds from Klaxons and Oliver Sim from The xx. Elsewhere, mini mixes will come from producer Paul Epworth and international DJ/Producer Benny Benassi.
Tune in tonight (November 25th) from 7pm.
Opening in Dublin on March 2nd, Florence & The Machine hit the UK with a show in Bournemouth SIC on March 4th.
Playing Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, the group will then focus on back-to-back nights in London. Taking place at Alexandra Palace, the March 8th and 9th shows are the largest headline dates Florence Welch has yet played in the capital.
Hitting Glasgow on March 12th, Florence & The Machine will perform at the city’s SECC venue before the tour ends on March 16th with a one off show in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena.
Florence & The Machine have confirmed the following shows:
2 Dublin The O2
4 Bournemouth The BIC
5 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
6 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
8 London Alexandra Palace
9 London Alexandra Palace
12 Glasgow SECC
13 Birmingham LG Arena
15 Manchester MEN Arena
16 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena