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  1. 'Glee' Tour To Visit U.K.

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST The cast of "Glee" is to play a five-date tour of the United Kingdom next summer. Beginning June 22, the U.K. trek, which features "Glee" stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Chris Colfer and Kevin McHale, among oth ...

  2. Iron Maiden To Play U.K. Arena Shows

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Iron Maiden has confirmed a U.K. arena tour for next summer, which will be the culmination of its Final Frontier World Tour. The Live Nation tour kicks off at Glasgow SECC on July 20, and also calls at Aberdeen AECC P&J Arena, Newcastle Metro ...

  3. U.K. Tour Update: Usher, James Blunt, Big Boi

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Usher has announced his first U.K. tour in six years. He will play five arena dates as part of his "OMG" tour. The tour, which is promoted by AEG Live, will call at Manchester MEN Arena, Birmingham NIA, Glasgow SECC, Liverpool Echo Ar ...

  4. Mary J. Blige Returns To U.K.

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige has announced a three-date U.K. arena tour. British soul artist Lemar has been confirmed as support for the shows. The mini tour will be Blige's first in the U.K. in more than two years. The tour, promoted by AEG Live, will begi ...

  5. Guns N' Roses Add London Date

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses has added an extra date at London's O2 Arena to its U.K. tour. The new date, which takes place Oct. 14, accompanies previously announced shows at the London O2 Arena (Oct.13), Birmingham LG Arena (Oct. 17) and Manchester ME ...

  6. Alicia Keys Announces U.K. 'Freedom' Dates

    November 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Multiple Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys has announced a run of four U.K. arena dates to take place next year. The tour commences May 19 at Birmingham NIA and includes shows at Glasgow SECC (May 23) and Manchester MEN Arena (May 29). The singer wi ...

  7. Leona Lewis Confirms First U.K. Tour

    November 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Leona Lewis has announced her first U.K. and Ireland tour, which will visit 10 arenas in May and June next year. It follows the singer's first full U.K. concert at London's Hackney Empire in London earlier this month (Billboard.biz, Nov. ...

  8. Arctic Monkeys' Arena Tour Of U.K., Ireland

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Arctic Monkeys has announced a string of arena dates for the U.K. and Ireland this November, following the chart-topping release of its third studio album "Humbug" (Domino) in the U.K. Starting at Liverpool's Echo Aren ...

  9. Elbow Aims For Late 2010 Album Comeback

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As it approaches the end of an extensive campaign for "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction/Polydor), U.K. rock act Elbow is looking ahead to its follow-up to the award-winning album. After three well-received records, the Manchester, England-b ...

  10. Blur Eyeing U.S., European Dates

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Reformed U.K. rock act Blur is looking to add U.S. and European shows to its run of U.K. dates and festival appearances. As well as headline slots at Glastonbury and T in the Park festivals and Oxegen outside Dublin in Ireland, Blur will play two ...

  11. Spandau Ballet Reforms For World Tour

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. '80s pop act Spandau Ballet has reformed for a world tour, following a reconciliation among the five members a decade after a bitter court battle over royalties. The reunion after 20 years was announced today (March 25) on board HMS Belf ...

  12. B.B. King Returns To International Stage

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST B.B. King will return to the stage in a series of arena concerts in the U.K., three years after announcing his retirement from international touring. According to a statement, "popular demand " has led the 83-year old blues legend to sch ...

  13. Simple Minds Hit 30

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran Scottish rock act Simple Minds is to mark its 30th anniversary with six U.K. performances of the critically-lauded 1982 album "New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)." The group has announced shows in six British cities during November and ...