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Daniel Merriweather announces UK tour (2009)

Daniel Merriweather

Story by Jack Foley

DANIEL Merriweather is set to embark on his first nationwide headline UK tour in October, including a night in London.

Following his recent sold-out gig at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in June, Merriweather has decided to play six further dates in 2009, beginning in Bristol and ending at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London.

The singer’s critically acclaimed album Love & War debuted at No. 2 in the official UK album chart and has now shipped in excess of 180,000 copies, certifying it gold.

Meanwhile, Red, the anthemic follow-up single to the airplay smash Change, was a top 3 airplay hit, entered the chart at No. 5 where it stayed for over four weeks and has now sold over 200,000 copies.

Daniel’s forthcoming single Impossible is due for release on August 17.

The tour dates are (all October 2009):

2 – Bristol O2 Academy
4 – Oxford O2 Academy
6 – Birmingham O2 Academy
7 – Glasgow ABC
9 – Manchester Academy
10 – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, July 24, 2009 and are priced at £13.50 (£16 for London).