Avril Lavigne has announced a run of shows across the globe for 2020 including a Manchester gig at the O2 Apollo.

Kicking off March in Milan, Italy, the European leg will hit cities including Amsterdam, Paris, and Berlin before concluding with a Manchester gig on 2 April 2020.

Following the European shows, the eight-time Grammy-nominated singer will continue her “Head Above Water” tour across China, Japan, and Southeast Asia stopping in cities including Shanghai, Tokyo, and Bangkok.

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Speaking about the tour, Avril Lavigne, commented, “We had the most amazing time performing on the US Head Above Water Tour!! I can’t believe how quickly it went by. Seeing all your faces each night and feeling your energy was exactly what I needed. I truly missed being up on stage, singing with you and this has brought me so much happiness which is why I’m even more excited to announce that I’ll be taking the Head Above Water Tour worldwide next year with dates in Europe, Japan, China and Southeast Asia!”

The tour sees Avril Lavigne touring for the first time in five years.  The tour comes in support of her sixth studio album Head Above Water which was released in February 2019.

In Europe €2 from each ticket and in the U.K. £2 from each ticket will be donated to The Avril Lavigne Foundation. The Avril Lavigne Foundation supports people with Lyme Disease, serious illness or disabilities. Through programs and grants, it provides prevention resources, funds treatment and accelerates research in order to provide hope and transform lives.

When does Avril Lavigne headline at Manchester O2 Apollo?

Avril Lavigne headlines at the O2 Apollo Manchester on 2 April 2020.  The Manchester gig is one of two UK dates she is playing:

1 April   –   London, O2 Brixton Academy

2 April   –   Manchester, O2 Apollo

When do tickets go on sale for Avril Lavigne’s UK tour dates?

Tickets for Avril Lavigne’s UK tour dates go on general sale at 9am on Friday 18 October 2019.  A fan presale opens at 9am on 16 October running until 9pm on 17 October, with registration for the presale open now.