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Fightstar announce iTunes gig and autumn tour (2009)


Story by Jack Foley

FIGHTSTAR have just been added as one of the headline acts for the iTunes festival, with a show at London’s Roundhouse on July 2.

In addition, they have also announced their own major headline tour for October which includes their first ever show at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire.

Singer Charlie Simpson said: “This next tour is shaping up to be our best yet. The last tour blew our minds with how responsive and up for it the crowds were and now people are going to have had the chance to really get to know ‘be human’ properly.

“We’re playing some of my favourite venues on this tour as well, which is always a bonus and we are going to be bringing out some tunes that our fans have never heard live before, so I can’t wait! I just hope everyone is ready for for an all out Fightstar assault in October!”

Tickets for the tour will be available from (where 250 FREE tickets for the iTunes show will be given to those that order tickets from the store) on Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5, and go on general sale 9am on Saturday, June 6. Door times are 7pm.

The October dates are as follows:

21 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
23 – Oxford Academy
25 – Glasgow Barrowlands
26 – Newcastle University
27 – Manchester Academy
29 – Leeds Met University
30 – Birmingham Academy
31 – London Shepherds Bush Empire

2 – Portsmouth Pyramids