10 Of The Most Exciting Gigs Coming In 2014

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10 Gigs We Cannot Wait For In 2014


1. Arctic Monkeys at Finsbury Park

Arctic Monkeys will play two huge nights at Finsbury Park in May 2014.

And not content with playing material from their most accomplished and mature work to date in AM they will also have Support from some brilliant acts. Psychedelic indie rockers Tame Impala, Alex Turner’s buddy from Birkenhead Miles Kane and the Arctic Monkeys endorsed Brighton based duo Royal Blood. Find out more–>

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2. The Return of Pearl Jam

Grunge legends Pearl Jam return in July with only two UK dates on a European tour following the release and success of their tenth studio album ‘Lightening Bolt’.

To date, Pearl Jam have sold over 31.5 million records in the U.S, and an estimated 60 million worldwide. They have outlasted and outsold many of their contemporaries from the grunge breakthrough, and are considered one of the most influential bands of the 1990’s. Find out more–>

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3. Beyonce! Everybody is drunk in love with Queen B!

After catching everyone out with her surprise iTunes exclusive release of her latest album Beyonce has done what she does best – sold out an entire tour in seconds. The ‘Crazy In Love’ singer will perform for six nights at London’s O2 Arena as well as huge nights at Manchester’s phones 4u Arena and the Birmingham LG Arena.

Judging by the mad scrap for tickets and the hideous prices they are now retailing for on the secondary marketplace I think it is safe to assume people are a little excited for this one. Find out more–>

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4. Miley Cyrus Brings her Bangerz to Blighty

Miley and her scandalous headline grabbing behaviour dominated here in 2013 and with a no. 1 album and no. 1 singles for “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball.” Miley looks set to dominate the charts and the column inches in 204 as well. Miley will be twerking in an arena near you. Find out more–>

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5. 2 colossal headliners at Sonisphere

Iron Maiden & Metallica Headlining Together For The First Time Ever In The UK. The two biggest metal bands on the planet will make history this summer when they co-headline the Sonisphere Festival in Knebworth. Find out More –>

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6. The boyband supergroup reunion all twentysomethings were waiting for – McBusted!

The McFly and Busted supergroup is set to set to make childhood dreams come true. Popular songs such as “Year 3000”, “All About You” and “What I Go To School For” are sure to be included on the set lists. You can expect a shamelessly nostalgic set full of everyone’s favourite Busted and McFly hits. Find out more–>

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7. Justin Timberlake – The Trousersnake is set to wow crowds with his impressively large… back-catalogue.

From Disney Channel star to *NSync, from ‘Justified’ to ‘Suit and Tie’, JT is an irrepressible performer who was responsible for some of the most impressive R&B – and dance moves – of the noughties. Even if parts of his new album ‘The 20:20 Experience’ were a tad bloated, Trousersnake has enough huge, falsettoed pop hits to keep an audience grooving all night. Find out more–>

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8. Katy Perry – we can hear you roar with excitement for her UK tour

Pop superstar Katy Perry brings her Prismatic world tour to the UK this year.  Since exploding onto the music scene in 2008 with the hit singles I Kissed A Girl and Hot ‘n’ Cold, Katy has sold out her own 50-city world tour.

Joining Katy will be one of the biggest breakthrough acts of 2013 – Swedish synthpop duo Icona Pop who scored a massive number one hit with I Love It. Find out more–>

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9. Drake Nothing will be the same after the Grammy winning rapper tours the UK.

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling recording artist Drake will return to the UK in March.

Drake enjoyed a landmark 2013, winning his first-ever Grammy Award in the category of “Best Rap Album” for his critically acclaimed platinum album, “Take Care”, and has remained a distinctive presence across both hip-hop and pop. Find out more–>

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10. New Ed Sheeran album is imminent and he has announced his first UK tour in 2 years

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling, Madison Square Garden conquering singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran returns this year with a brand new album his first headline UK tour since Autumn 2012.

Ed Sheeran recently revealed that his BFF Taylor Swift has heard and given her opinion on every song from his new album.

“Whenever I finished a song I’d send it to her to get her opinion,” Ed told MTV News. “She’s heard all the songs and she’s a good judge of what’s good or not.” Find out more–>

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Who are you most excited to see? Let us know in the comments below! 

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