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Keane announce November/December UK Arena tour (2012)

Keane

Story by Jack Foley

FOLLOWING huge world-wide success with their fifth consecutive number one album Strangeland, Keane have announced new UK and Ireland Arena tour dates for the beginning of November 2012.

Tickets are available in an exclusive pre-sale from keanemusic.com from 9am on Wednesday, August 8 for 48 hours with tickets going on general sale on Friday, August 10.

The tour includes a night at London’s O2 Arena and includes an opening show at Usher Hall in Edinburgh and a closing night at Bournemouth’s BIC.

Commenting on the dates, Tim Rice-Oxley said, “We still find it amazing that we get to play those big gigs, and we never take it for granted. So, we’ll be making these shows very special and doing our utmost to give every single person there an unforgettable night.

“Keane fans are the best in the world, always singing their hearts out, and we feel like our music is at its best when it is echoing around those big rooms and being sung by thousands of people – it’s a magical thing for us to be a part of and we can’t wait to experience it again.”

The tour dates are (all November and December 2012):

November
19 – Edinburgh Usher Hall
21 – Dublin Olympia
22 – Belfast Waterfront Hall
28 – Nottingham Arena
29 – MEN Arena, Manchester
30 – London O2 Arena

December
2 – Brighton Centre
3 – Winter Gardens, Margate
4 – Bournemouth BIC

Watch a tour video: