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The Pretenders announce full UK tour for autumn 2017

The Pretenders

Story by Jack Foley

DUE to immense demand for their sold out Royal Albert Hall show on April 10, 2017, the Pretenders have announced a full UK tour for Autumn 2017.

The jaunt will see the band play 14 shows across the country, starting at Newcastle’s City Hall on September 30 and including a night at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 8.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 9.

The full dates are (all September and October 2017)

September
30 – Newcastle City Hall

October
1 – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
3 – Edinburgh Usher Hall
4 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
6 – Cardiff St David’s Hall
7 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
8 – London Eventim Apollo
10 – Brighton Dome
11 – Bristol Colston Hall
13 – Manchester O2 Apollo
14 – Portsmouth Guildhall
15 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
17 – Liverpool Philhamornic
18 – Oxford New Theatre

Alone is the first Pretenders album for eight years and Chrissie Hynde recorded the album in Nashville with Dan Auerbach, from The Black Keys, who stood as captain, producer and multi-instrumentalist on the record. It’s an album which sees Chrissie at her searingly honest, most incisive best.