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Busted line up 20th anniversary UK tour for September 2023: how to get tickets


The iconic rock trio will embark on their greatest hits tour with special guests New Hope Club, Hanson and The Tyne

British rock group Busted have announced 2023 UK tour dates for their 20th Anniversary & Greatest Hits Tour. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 31 March.

The outfit, made up of James Bourne, Charlie Simpson and Matt Willis will hit the road on Saturday 2 September, taking over Plymouth's Pavilions before heading to the International Arena in Cardiff, Swansea's Arena, the International Centre in Bournemouth and the Brighton Centre.

From Saturday 9 to Sunday 24 September, the 'Year 3000' icons will headline the Utilita Arena in Birmingham, The O2 in London, Bridlington Spa and Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena as well as arenas in Newcastle, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.

Celebrating their 20-year-long career and performing some of their greatest hits such as 'What I Go To School For', 'Crashed The Wedding' and 'Air Hostess', the trio will be joined by special guests Hanson, New Hope Club and The Tyne.

Busted 2023 UK tour dates:
Saturday 2 September – Pavilions, Plymouth
Sunday 3 September – CIA, Cardiff
Tuesday 5 September – Swansea Arena
Wednesday 6 September – BIC, Bournemouth
Thursday 7 September – Brighton Centre
Saturday 9 September – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
Sunday 10 September – O2 Arena, London
Tuesday 12 September – Bridlington Spa
Friday 15 September – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Saturday 16 September – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Sunday 17 September – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Tuesday 19 September – P&J Live, Aberdeen
Wednesday 20 September – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Friday 22 September – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Sunday 24 September – AO Arena, Manchester

Tickets for Busted go on sale at 9am on Friday 31 March.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending.


Pop rock trio, reunited after more than a decade for some UK shows. You'll remember them from their masterpieces 'Year 3000', 'What I Go to School For' and 'Air Hostess'.

3Arena, Dublin

Fri 6 Oct


AO Arena, Manchester

Sun 24 Sep

£69 / 0844 847 8000

Sat 30 Sep

£69 / 0844 847 8000

Utilita Arena Birmingham

Sat 9 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Fri 29 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

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