added: 8 Aug 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Following their standout performance at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert Madness have confirmed a second London O2 Arena show just before Christmas on Saturday 22nd December as part of their biggest arena tour to date.
The tour will see the band showcase new tracks from their forthcoming album due for release at the end of October ' the follow up to the critically acclaimed, 'The Liberty Of Norton Folgate' as well playing all the hits and fan favourites.
London's Man Like Me will join Madness on the arena tour. Man Like Me's last single 'Squeeze' gained them new fans in all the right places, including the likes of Annie Mac and Nick Grimshaw at Radio 1. The band will soon release new single 'London Town VIP' on August 20 and features The Streets' Mike Skinner who has been working closely with the band on their entire forthcoming album.
Madness' tour will start in spectacular style at the House of Fun Weekender ' the Madness curated festival ' now becoming a staple part of the winter music scene and will end in the band's hometown of London with the closing night at the O2.
Tour details as follows:
MADNESS - THE CHARGE OF THE MAD BRIGADE
FRI 23 ' MON 26 HOUSE OF FUN WEEKENDER BUTLINS.COM/MADNESS
WED 28 DUBLIN O2 0844 277 4455
FRI 30 CARDIFF MOTORPOINT ARENA 029 2022 4488
SAT 01 BRIGHTON CENTRE 0844 847 1515 ~Matinee~
SAT 01 BRIGHTON CENTRE 0844 847 1515
MON 03 BOURNEMOUTH B.I.C. 0845 576 3000
TUE 04 PLYMOUTH PAVILIONS 0845 146 1460
THU 06 NOTTINGHAM CAPITAL FM ARENA 08444 124 624
FRI 07 LIVERPOOL ECHO ARENA 0844 8000 400
SAT 08 NEWCASTLE ARENA 0844 493 6666
MON 10 GLASGOW SECC 0844 395 4000
TUE 11 SHEFFIELD MOTORPOINT ARENA 0114 256 5656
THU 13 BIRMINGHAM LG ARENA 0844 3388 000
FRI 14 LONDON THE O2 ARENA 0844 856 0202
Sat 22 LONDON THE O2 ARENA 0844 856 0202*
*Tickets for the new London show are £47.50/£39.50/£29.50 and go onsale Friday 10th August at 9.30am