Dua Lipa announces arena dates for May & June

news: Monday 2nd December 2019


Dua Lipa at Leeds Festival 2018

Global Pop Superstar Dua Lipa has revealed the name of her eagerly awaited forthcoming album - 'Future Nostalgia' due for release in 2020. She's also announced her massive 'Future Nostalgia' 2020 European Arena Tour - which starts in Madrid on April 26th and visits 22 cities across Europe and the UK ending in Dublin on June 19th.

Tickets for the UK shows go on sale at 9am on Friday 6th December, available from here.

Measures are being taken to prevent touting of tickets for DUA fans with named tickets in the UK, fan to fan resale options and ticket purchase limits. A Charity donation will be added to all tickets and proceeds will go to Unicef and Sunny Hill Foundation.

The UK & Ireland dates are:-
Tue 26th May - London, The O2
Wed 27th May - London, The O2
Mon 1st Jun - Manchester, Arena
Thu 4th Jun - Leeds, First Direct Arena
Sun 7th Jun - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Wed 10th Jun - Birmingham, Arena
Sat 13th Jun - Newcastle, Utilita Arena
Mon 15th Jun - Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
Thu 18th Jun - Dublin, 3Arena
Fri 19th Jun - Dublin, 3Arena

The lead track from the album "Don't Start Now" is already a massive hit worldwide with over 170 million streams to date. Already an iTunes Global #1, the track is also Top 10 European Radio and climbing and Top 20 US Radio and climbing. Her show stopping Award performances of 'Don't Start Now' at The EMA's, The AMA's and The ARIA's have also dazzled and delighted millions of viewers and fans everywhere.

Speaking about 'Future Nostalgia' Dua explains "What I wanted to do with this album was to break out of my comfort zone and challenge myself to make music that felt like it could sit alongside some of my favourite classic pop songs, whilst still feeling fresh and uniquely mine. I was inspired by so many artists on the new record from Gwen Stefani to Madonna to Moloko to Blondie and Outkast, to name just a few."

Dua continues "Because of the time that I'd spent on the road touring with my band I wanted 'Future Nostalgia' to have a lot more of a live element, but mixed together with modern electronic production. My sound has naturally matured a bit as I've grown up but I wanted to keep the same pop sensibility as I had on the first record. I remember that I was on my way to a radio show in Las Vegas thinking about the direction for this new record and I realised that what I wanted to make was something that felt nostalgic but had something fresh and futuristic about it too."

 

published: 02/12/2019 11:19



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