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Busted add two shows to 2019 UK tour dates

Charlie, James and Matt will be playing intimate shows in Newcastle and Southampton.

Last year, pop-rockers Busted announced they’ll be bringing their Half Way There Tour to arenas in March 2019. The dates will see the boys take to the stage in Glasgow, Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester and London.

They have now announced two smaller shows, coming to Newcastle and Southampton the same month, with tickets for those dates on sale from 10:00 on Friday 8 February 2019.

Here are those new dates:

24 March 2019 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
25 March 2019 – O2 Guildhall, Southampton

The tour celebrates the recent release of their brand new album Half Way There.

Formed in 2000, Busted were one of the biggest pop success stories of the early noughties. During their initial run, the band released four No.1 UK singles, two multi-platinum albums and won two Brit Awards.

Their wildly successful debut album Busted spawned five hit singles – What I Go to School For, Year 3000, You Said No, Sleeping with the Light On and Crashed the Wedding. 

The follow-up to Busted, 2003’s A Present for Everyone was also a huge success and featured the singles Who’s David, Air Hostess and Thunderbirds/3AM. The record was the last the band released before their split in 2005.

Following months of speculation, Busted confirmed their reunion in November 2015 and in 2016 set out on the Pigs Can Fly tour, selling out arenas all across the UK. Later on that year the band released their third album Night Driver. The record marked a departure of their previous sound, incorporating more synth-pop elements.

The new record, Half Way There, sees the trio return to their energetic pop-punk sound.

Last year, we caught up with Busted’s Matt Willis to find out more about things to come.

Don’t miss your chance to see them perform the hits, and tracks from Half Way There live for the first time when they tour the UK in March 2019.

Here are those Busted dates in full:

23 March 2019 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
24 March 2019 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
25 March 2019 – O2 Guildhall, Southampton
26 March 2019 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
28 March 2019 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
29 March 2019 – Birmingham Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
30 March 2019 – The SSE Arena, Wembley, London



Tickets for the Newcastle and Southampton dates will be available from 10:00 on Friday 8 February 2019. Remaining tickets for all other dates are on sale now. Grab all through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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