Bluetones Make Their (Slight) Return!


Brit pop stalwarts The Bluetones make their very welcome (slight) return to the live performance circuit this September, celebrating their 20th anniversary with an 8 gig tour starting on the 16th of that month, at Leeds’ O2 Academy.

Always an engaging and dynamic live outfit, The Bluetones made quite the name for themselves with a string of hits including, “Bluetronic”, “Slight Return”, “Marblehead Johnson” and “Solomon Bites the Worm”. The West-London quartet scored no less than 13 Top 40 singles and 3 Top 10 albums in the UK Charts. Comprising Mark Morriss (vox), Scott Morriss on bass, Adam Devlin on guitar, and drummer Eds Chesters, The Bluetones have played more than 10,000 shows in over 73 countries.

Promising their devoted army of fans a sensational tour this Autumn, O2 presale tickets will be available this Wednesday 15 April at 10am, with the Artist presale tickets the following day, also at 10am. Tickets on sale to the general public Friday 17th April (10am).

Prices will be £21 per person regionally, while London will be £23.

Dates and venues will be:

Wednesday 16th: Leeds – O2 Academy

Thursday 17th: Glasgow – O2 ABC

Friday 18th: Newcastle – O2 Academy

Saturday 19th: Manchester – Ritz

Wednesday 23rd: Portsmouth – Pyramids

Thursday 24th: London – Forum

Saturday 26th: Birmingham – O2 Academy

Sunday 27th: Bristol – O2 Academy

Book by calling 0844 871 8803 or 0844 576 3000 (for Portsmouth only)


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Lisa has been writing for over 20 years, starting as the entertainment editor on her university newspaper. Since then she's written for Popwrapped, Maximum Pop, Celebmix, and ListenOnRepeat.

Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email

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