Manchester’s legendary Happy Mondays have announced a twenty-five date tour of the UK and Ireland for November and December 2017. The ‘Twenty Four Hour Party People – Greatest Hits Tour’ announcement comes on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Happy Mondays’ debut album ‘Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)’.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder said, “I am really looking forward to the ‘Mondays’ shows leading up to Christmas 2017. We’re performing better than ever and I love getting together with the band, blasting out all our great tunes we’ve made together over the decades. It’s gonna be great.” Bez, the group’s dancer and percussionist, added, “Just as I thought it was all over, the party’s starting again. Look forward to seeing you all.”
The tour will begin on Tuesday, 14th November at Bristol’s O2 Academy and will end on Saturday, 23rd December at Glasgow’s O2 Academy.
The full list of tour dates is as follows:
14th Nov – Bristol, O2 Academy, 15th Nov – Brighton, Dome, 16th Nov – London, Roundhouse, 17th Nov – Cardiff, Great Hall, 18th Nov – Portsmouth, Pyramids, 22nd Nov – Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall, 23rd Nov – Norwich, UEA, 24th Nov – Southend-on-Sea, Cliffs Pavilion, 25th Nov – Cambridge, Corn Exchange, 28th Nov – Preston, Guildhall, 29th Nov – Scunthorpe, Baths Hall, 30th Nov – Carlisle, The Sands Centre, 1st Dec – Liverpool, Olympia, 2nd Dec – Leeds, O2 Academy, 6th Dec – Birmingham, O2 Institute, 7th Dec – Lincoln, Engine Shed, 8th Dec – Newcastle, O2 Academy, 9th Dec – Nottingham, Rock City, 13th Dec – Manchester, Academy 1, 14th Dec – Llandudno, Venue Cymru, 15th Dec – Dublin, Vicar Street, 20th Dec – Aberdeen, Beach Ballroom, 21st Dec – Inverness, The Iron Works, 22nd Dec – Kilmarnock, Grand Hall, 23rd Dec – Glasgow, O2 Academy.