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Take That announce Circus summer tour for 2009

Take That

Story by Jack Foley

TAKE That have announced plans for a UK stadium tour next summer (2009), including two nights at Wembley Stadium in July.

The Manchester four-piece will play a total of eight dates, kicking off on June 6, 2009 at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, before also calling at Cardiff, Manchester and London.

In a statement, the band said: “All of us are really looking forward to getting back on the road next summer. We can think of no better way to thank everyone for their support and loyalty over the past three years.

“This will be the biggest tour we’ve ever done so we’ll be working especially hard over the next few months to make it the best and most exciting Take That tour yet.”

The 2009 dates so far are:

June
6 – Sunderland Stadium Of Light
16 – Cardiff Millennium Stadium
20 – Glasgow Hampden Park
26, 27 & 28 – Manchester Old Trafford Cricket Ground

July
3 & 4 – Wembley Stadium

Tickets for the Circus tour go on sale at 9am on October 31, 2008.

In addition to the tour announcement, Take That will also release a new single, Greatest Day, on November 24, with a new album to follow on December 1.