Ticket sales have started this Friday (December 3).
Leon Bridges has announced a UK and European tour for 2022 – you can find all the details below.
The Texas singer-songwriter/producer will hit the road next summer in support of his third studio album, ‘Gold-Diggers Sound,’ which came out in July.
- Read more: Leon Bridges – ‘Gold-diggers sound’ review: R&B traveler reimagines the blues
As announced last week, Bridges is set to perform at Best Kept Secret 2022 alongside the likes of The Strokes, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and Alt-J. He will play at the Dutch Festival on Friday 10 June.
Headline shows will take place in Stockholm (13 June) and Oslo (14) before the Bridge reaches UK shores on 17 June for a gig at the O2 Apollo in Manchester. Further dates are scheduled for Birmingham (18), Bristol (19), London (21), Dublin (26) and Edinburgh (27).
Another stage of European performances (in Paris, Cologne, Berlin and Munich) is scheduled to run from 30 June to 6 July.
Tickets go on general sale Here This Friday (December 3) at 9 a.m. GMT. The pre-sale will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, December 1) at the same time.
Leon Bridges’ 2022 UK and European tour dates are as follows:
10 – Best Kept Secret, Hilvarenbecki
13 – Annexet, Stockholm
14 – Centrum Seine, Oslo
17 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
18 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
19 – O2 Academy, Bristol
21 – Eventim Apollo, London
26 – The Helix, Dublin
27 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
30 – Olympia, Paris
4 – Karlswerk Victoria, Cologne
5 – Tempodrome, Berlin
6 – Tonhalle, Munich
Last week, Bridges received two nominations for Grammy 2022: Best R&B Album (“Gold-Diggers Sound”) and Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Born Again” featuring Robert Glasser).
In a four-star review of Leon Bridges’ latest studio effort, Granthshala wrote: “Bridges enters a new chapter with ‘Gold-Diggers Sound’. Donning the hat of a itinerary, he embodies some of the retro features he calls a fresh sound and a new direction. Known to hug firmly – and he can even tease a taste of things to come.
“If you listen closely to the closing moments of the album’s final track, ‘Blue Mess,’ Bridges fits better with a futuristic, space-age synth pattern. battlestar galactica Compared to a rhythm and blues record. Could this be a glimpse of the next stage of his development? only time will tell.”