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Elbow announce March 2011 tour dates


Story by Jack Foley

ELBOW have announced their first full UK Arena Tour for March 2011.

The gigs will be their first live shows since a rapturous send off at the sold out Manchester MEN Arena show in September 2009.

The dates include a return to the MEN and a debut performance at London’s O2 Arena.

Undoubtedly one of the country’s most beloved bands and now one of their most successful, Elbow have spent the intervening 18 months working on the follow up to The Seldom Seen Kid, due out in early 2011.

More details on the new album will follow shortly.

The link for the two-day fan pre-sale will be sent to the Elbow mailing list on Tuesday, September 28, going live at 9am that day. To join the mailing list go to

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday, October 1.

The Elbow dates are as follows (all March 2011):

15 – Glasgow, SECC
16 – Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
17 – Nottingham, Trent FM Arena
19 – Sheffield, Arena
20 – Liverpool, Echo Arena
22 – Birmingham, National Indoor Arena
23 – Cardiff, International Arena
25 – Manchester, MEN Arena
28 – London, O2 Arena