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Tears For Fears announce expansive UK tour for summer 2022: how to get tickets
- Kevin Fullerton
- 12 November 2021
The pop duo will play large venues in Cardiff, Canterbury, Exeter and more in support of new album The Tipping Point
The 1980s pop phenomenon Tears For Fears have announced a huge tour of the UK next summer. Tickets for the shows go on sale at 9am on Friday 19 November. UK fans who purchase the special edition pink vinyl of the band's latest album by 9pm on Tuesday 16 November will receive access to a pre-sale at 9am on Wednesday 17 November. Find a detailed list of the band's tour dates below.
The 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World' stars, who originally formed in 1981, will play a wide range of venues in support of their latest album The Tipping Point, a bold collection of propulsive anthems set for release on Friday 25 February.
The band teased the shows on Twitter before the announcement with a compilation of tour footage from decades past, writing only, 'coming soon…'
coming soon... pic.twitter.com/xO1tTo5jkJ— Tears for Fears (@tearsforfears) November 11, 2021
The mammoth-sized tour will kick off in Telford on Friday 1 July at the QEII Arena before hitting a number of other major locations, including Waddesdon Manor and Cardiff Castle, and culminating on Tuesday 26 July at Exeter's Powderham Castle. Support for the tour comes from Garbage and Alison Moyet on select dates.
Tears singer Curt Smith said, 'We couldn't be more excited to start playing concerts again. We've missed seeing our friends on the road around the world and the energy of performing live.'
Tears For Fears 2022 UK tour dates:
Friday 1 July – QEII Arena, Telford
Saturday 2 July – Longleat, Wiltshire
Tuesday 5 July – Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Thursday 7 July – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Friday 8 July – Floors Castle, Kelso
Saturday 9 July – Lytham Festival
Tuesday 12 July – The Incora County Ground, Derby
Thursdy 14 July – Millennium Square, Leeds
Friday 15 July – Warwick Castle
Saturday 16 July – Scarborough Open Air Theatre
Tuesday 19 July – Chewton Glen, New Milton
Wednesday 20 July – The Spitfire Country Ground, Canterbury
Friday 22 July – First Central County Ground, Hove
Saturday 23 July – Cardiff Castle
Sunday 24 July – Hatfield House
Tuesday 26 July – Powderham Castle, Exeter
Tickets for Tears For Fears tour of the UK go on sale at 9am on Friday 19 November. UK fans who purchase the new special edition pink vinyl pressing by 9pm on Tuesday 16 November will receive a pre-sale code.