Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a major eight-date UK tour for December 2017. Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Laurence Parry and Tony Mullings.
The first of the ‘Cities and Towns Tour’ dates will be at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Tuesday, 5th December 2017, with the tour ending at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on Sunday, 17th December.
The dates include a UB40 hometown show at Birmingham’s 15,700-capacity Genting Arena on Friday, 15th December 2017.
Lead singer Robin Campbell said, “UB40 are very excited to be returning to some of the biggest venues in the UK during our ‘Cites and Towns’ tour in December 2017. We are also particularly pleased to be playing such a fantastic venue for our hometown gig in Birmingham.”
Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You’ and ‘Red, Red Wine’, amongst many, many others.
Tickets on sale from 10.00am on Friday, 16th December 2016, available from http://www.seetickets.com/tour/ub40?pre=ub2017
UB40’s UK TOUR DATES:
Tue 5th London Hammersmith Apollo
Wed 6th Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Fri 8th Aberdeen Oil and Gas Arena
Sat 9th Glasgow Clyde Auditorium
Sun 10th Leeds First Direct Arena
Wed 13th Brighton Centre
Fri 15th Birmingham Genting Arena
Sun 17th Manchester O2 Apollo
* Music Republic Magazine has an exclusive interview with UB40’s sax maniac Brian Travers in our Features Zone. There’s an art to what he does…………..