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Sam Smith will be hitting the road for a UK tour next year. The BRIT and GRAMMY Award winner will be kicking off his UK dates on the 20 March 2018 in Sheffield, running through to two nights at London’s O2. He’ll then head into mainland Europe.
The tour comes in support of Sam Smith’s forthcoming album The Thrill Of It All, which will feature recent hit Too Good At Goodbyes and new single Pray.
Fans will also be able to get early access to tickets by pre-ordering his new album. Scroll down for more details.
Sam Smith rose to fame in 2012, having teamed up with Disclosure on Latch and with Naughty Boy on La La La. Following support by the BRITs and the BBC, Smith went on to solo music success with the likes of Money on my Mind and Stay With Me. The latter saw him break through into the United States chart too.
Smith is also the owner of an Academy Award for Writing on the Wall, the theme to the James Bond film Spectre.
Releasing his debut album In The Lonely Hour in 2014, Sam Smith will now follow it up with The Thrill Of It All, due for release on the 3 November 2017.
His forthcoming tour will provide UK fans with an opportunity to catch his new music life. Check out the video for Too Good At Goodbyes below:
Sam Smith will be touring the UK on the following dates next year:
20 March 2018 – Sheffield Arena, Sheffield
21 March 2018 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
23 March 2018 – SSE Hyrdo, Glasgow
24 March 2018 – SSE Hyrdo, Glasgow
27 March 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
28 March 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
30 March 2018 – 3Arena, Dublin
3 April 2018 – Genting Arena, Birmingham
4 April 2018 – Genting Arena, Birmingham
6 April 2018 – The O2, London
7 April 2018 – The O2, London
9 April 2018 – The O2, London
10 April 2018 – The O2, London
Fans can get the chance for presale tickets by preordering his brand new album The Thrill Of It All before midday BST on Tuesday 24 October. Fans will then receive access to an exclusive 48 hour presale for Sam’s 2018 tour dates. The presale opens at 9:00 on Wednesday 25 October 2017.
Head to the official Sam Smith store before 12:00 BST on Tuesday 24 October 2017 to preorder the album.
Terms and conditions can be found here.
When are tickets on sale?
Tickets go on general sale at 9:00 on Friday 27 October 2017, and will be available here. Definitely bookmark this link.
Fans can access the presale by preordering his new album here.
How much are tickets?
Ticket prices will be detailed on the artist page here closer to the on-sale time. Keep your eyes on Ticketmaster for updates as we get them.
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General tickets for these Sam Smith dates will be available from 9:00 on Friday 27 October 2017 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.