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Madness announce Can't Touch Us Now 2016 UK tour


Story by Jack Foley

MADNESS have announced their first major arena tour in over two years.

The band will play a total of 11 dates across the UK this winter, including a hometown show at The O2, London.

The band have been locked up the studio finishing their new album, Can’t Touch Us Now, due for release in October this year. The new tour will see the band showcase new tracks from their forthcoming album as well playing all the hits and fan favourites.

Ahead of their December tour the annual Madness House Of Fun Weekender returns to Butlins Minehead in November. The Madness curated festival – now in its sixth year – is a staple part of the winter music scene.

The nutty boys will also be making UK and European festival appearances at Glastonbury, Belsonic, Kendal Calling, Y Not, Boomtown and many more before ending their summer at House of Common (Clapham Common) on 29th August.

Tickets for Madness ‘Can’t Touch Us Now Tour’ are on sale 9am on Friday, May 27.

The Madness tour dates are (all November and December 2016)


18 – 21 – Minehead House Of Fun Weekender

1 – Bournemouth International Centre
2 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
3 – Brighton Centre
8 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
9 – Sheffield Arena
10 – London The O2
12 – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
13 – Bridlington The Spa
15 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
16 – Manchester Arena
17 – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena