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Macklemore announces first UK shows in 10 years (2018)


Story by Jack Foley

MACKLEMORE has announced plans for The Gemini UK Tour in support of his upcoming solo album, his first in over 10 years.

The three dates will provide fans with their first time to see Macklemore perform his new album. They include a night at London’s Brixton Academy in April.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, October, 13 at 9am.

The viral video for hit single Glorious, starring Macklemore’s 100-year-old grandmother, has over 30 million views in less than a month, while the video for Marmalade, starring a Mini Macklemore and a Lil Lil Yachty, was viewed over 11 million times in less than a week.

Glorious continues to climb the charts, Top 40 radio, Billboard’s Hot 100, Spotify’s Global Top 50, racking up 1.8 million streams a day and has remained in the top 15 on the iTunes Hip Hop chart since it was released.

The UK tour dates are (all March and April 2018)

March 2018
30 – Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

April 2018
6 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
8 – O2 Academy, Birmingham