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RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio has announced her biggest UK tour to date, performing across the country in September 2019. The newly announced dates include the biggest ever headline UK drag show, seeing Bianca take to London’s SSE Arena Wembley on Saturday 21 September.
The shows follow her sell-out UK tours, which recently included three sold out nights at London’s Eventim Apollo.
“I’ve been told I’ll be the first drag queen to headline at Wembley Arena,” Bianca Del Rio announces. “I’m excited…but also concerned that they aren’t prepared for glitter and wig hair clogs in the dressing room sinks! I’m incredibly grateful to perform at this beloved British venue before the retirement home comes knocking for me!”
Check out Bianca in conversation with PopBuzz below:
Titled the It’s Jester Joke tour, the shows will see Del Rio tell tales of her recent travels and delve inside the circus that is her life. The winner of the sixth season of the cultural phenomenon RuPaul’s Drag Race promises to touch on politics, travel, family and social media.
Since winning the show, Bianca Del Rio has grown a following on Instagram to in excess of one million, and has sold out global tours such as The Rolodex of Hate, Not Today Satan, and Blame It On Bianca Del Rio.
Her new UK tour sees Bianca kick off the run in Liverpool on 1 September 2019, running through to the SSE Arena in Belfast on 24 September 2019. She’ll take to London’s SSE Arena Wembley for the biggest ever headline drag show the country has seen on Saturday 21 September.
Here are those dates in full:
1 September 2019 – Empire, Liverpool
3 September 2019 – Brighton Centre, Brighton
5 September 2019 – B1 Arena, Birmingham
6 September 2019 – SEC Armadillo, Glasgow
7 September 2019 – Playhouse, Edinburgh
10 September 2019 – City Hall, Newcastle
11 September 2019 – Bonus Arena, Hull
13 September 2019 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
17 September 2019 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
18 September 2019 – Pavilions, Plymouth
21 September 2019 – SSE Arena Wembley, London
23 September 2019 – Olympia, Dublin
24 September 2019 – SSE Arena, Belfast
Tickets for Bianca Del Rio’s It’s Jester Joke UK tour go on sale at 9:00 on Friday 5 October 2018 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.