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Rod Stewart has announced his return to the road, celebrating the release of his forthcoming thirtieth studio album, Blood Red Roses.
The Rod Stewart Live In Concert tour will kick off in Southampton on the 31 May 2019, taking to York, Milton Keynes, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Bolton.
The live dates mark Rod’s first UK tour in three years, having sold out venues on his 2016 The UK Hits Stadium Tour and his From Gasoline Alley to Another Country Hits run.
The fully seated shows will follow the release of Blood Red Roses, due on the 28 September 2018. Rod Stewart recently unveiled the video for brand new track Didn’t I featuring New York raised singer Bridget Cady.
Fans can access Rod Stewart tickets early by pre-ordering his new album Blood Red Roses before 12:00 on Tuesday 18 September 2018. A presale code will then be sent, offering access from 9:00 on Wendesday 19 September 2018.
Note that any fan who has preordered the record on any format before 14 September 2018 will also be eligible to receive a presale code via e-mail once the pre-order window has closed.
Rod Stewart has celebrated a No.1 hit single in every decade of his career, bringing together a now iconic blend of rock, folk, soul, and R&B. He has sold over 200 million records worldwide, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, won the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, is a New York Times bestselling author, a certified Living Legend courtesy of the GRAMMY Awards, and has received a knighthood by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.
During his Rod Stewart Live In Concert 2019 tour, the singer promises a mixture of classics and new tracks, taken from across his illustrious fifty year career.
Rod Stewart first broke into the mainstream with his 1971 release Every Picture Tells a Story. His huge repertoire of hits since includes Handbags And Gladrags,Sailing, The First Cut Is The Deepest, Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?, Baby Jane, All For Love with Bryan Adams and Sting, and many more.
Here are those UK dates in full:
31 May 2019 – St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
1 June 2019 – York Racecourse, York
4 June 2019 – Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
7 June 2019 – Portman Road Stadium, Ipswich
8 June 2019 – Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton
12 June 2019 – AECC, Aberdeen
14 June 2019 – University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
Tickets are priced at £125, £95, £75 and £55, excluding fees.
Following the album pre-order presale, Rod Stewart tickets for Southampton, York, Milton Keynes, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Bolton will be available through general sale from 9:00 on 21 September 2018. Grab them through Ticketmaster.co.uk.