The Happy Mondays’ classic line-up of front man Shaun Ryder, Bez, Rowetta, Paul Ryder, Mark Day, Gary Whelan and Dan Broad will perform their classic hits such as 24 Hour Party People, Step On, Hallelujah, Loose Fit, Judge Fudge, W.F.L. and Kinky Afro, amongst many others as they tour for te first time in three years.
The 23-dates run from October to November 2022 and also include a date at London’s O2 Brixton Academy.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder said, “Really looking forward to the Happy Mondays 2022 tour. We’ll be playing all the hits so the shows will be fun!”
Whilst Bez commented, “How do, everybody. I can’t wait to get out on the road and do our headline tour next year around the country! Twisting my melons, man.”
Rowetta added, “Really looking forward to this. Everyone singing, playing & having it larger than ever! Can’t wait!”
Joining the Happy Mondays as the tour’s very special guests will be Liverpudlian band Cast, whose ten Top 20 singles include hits such Walkaway, Alright and Finetime.
When do Happy Mondays headline at Manchester Academy and Mountford Hall?
Happy Mondays headline at Liverpool’s Mountford Hall on 15 October 2021 and Manchester Academy on 3 and 4 November. The Manchester gigs and Liverpool gig are two of 23 dates Happy Mondays have announced:
7 October – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
8 October – Nottingham, Rock City
9 October – Hull, SU Asylum
13 October – Northampton, Roadmender
14 October – Liverpool, Mountford Hall
15 October – London, O2 Brixton Academy
21 October – Newcastle, O2 City Hall
22 October – Birmingham, O2 Academy
27 October – Brighton, Dome
28 October – Guildford, G-live
29 October – Sheffield, O2 Academy
3 November – Manchester, Manchester Academy
4 November – Manchester, Manchester Academy
5 November – Leeds, O2 Academy
12 November – Bristol, O2 Academy
13 November – Blackburn, King George’s Hall
18 November – Norwich, Nick Rayns LCR
19 November – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
20 November – Oxford, O2 Academy
24 November – Dunfermline, Alhambra Theatre
25 November – Dundee, Fat Sams
26 November – Glasgow, Barrowlands
27 November – Glasgow, Barrowlands
When do tickets go on sale for Happy Mondays’ UK tour?
Tickets for Happy Mondays’ UK tour go on sale at 10am on Friday 10 December.
Gigs in Manchester – Happy Mondays will headline at Manchester Academy – image courtesy Paul Husband