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The Shires announce 2020 UK tour

The Shires

Story by Jack Foley

The UK’s best-selling country act The Shires have announced a UK tour for 2020 that will see the duo play the likes of the London Palladium and Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

The shows will come in support of their forthcoming new album, Good Years, which was recorded in the home of Country Music, Nashville.

The LP is described as a poignant project for Crissie and Ben. They explain: “We are so excited to be releasing Good Years, our fourth album recorded in Nashville. Honesty and storytelling has always been such an important part of our song-writing.

“We’ve poured some of the incredible experiences and life we’ve lived into these songs. We can’t wait to hit the road next year and play these live across the country. The songs mean so much to us personally, but there really is nothing like looking out at our fans in the crowd and seeing how much of an impact they can have in someone else’s life. It’s truly a very special thing.”

The Shires 2020 UK tour dates are (all April, May and June 2020)

April
27 – Weymouth Pavilion
28 – Torquay Princess Theatre
29 – Stoke Victoria Hall

May
1 – Lincoln Engine Shed
4 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
5 – Aberyswyth Arts Centre
6 – Guildford G Live
8 – Bristol O2 Academy
9 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
10 – Nottingham Royal Centre
12 – Carlisle Sands Centre
13 – Aberdeen Beach Ballroom
14 – Edinburgh Liquid Room
15 – Gateshead The Sage
17 – Ipswich Regent Theatre
19 – Manchester Bridgewater Hall
20 – York Barbican
22 – Oxford New Theatre
23 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
24 – Cardiff St David’s Hall
26 – Basingstoke The Anvil
27 – London Palladium

June
2 – Brighton The Dome
3 – Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
4 – Bedford Corn Exchange

Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 29 at 10am.

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