Kaiser Chiefs have announced a huge UK tour for early 2019 including a Manchester gig at the O2 Apollo.  The band have also confirmed that they are back in the studio working on their 7th album.

The announcements come after the Leeds band re-signed to Polydor/Universal.  The album finds them working again with Ben Allen, the producer who worked on the band’s UK number 1 Education, Education, Education and War.

Fronted by the charismatic Ricky Wilson with Simon Rix on bass, Andrew ‘Whitey’ White on guitar, Nick ‘Peanut’ Baines on keyboards and drummer Vijay Mistry, the band have had a string of anthemic hits such as Oh My God, I Predict A Riot, Everyday I Love You Less and Less, Never Miss A Beat and Hole In My Soul.

The band have released 6 original studio albums which includes their Mercury nominated debut, Employment which sold over 2 million copies, it’s number 1 follow up, Yours Truly, Angry Mob, which went twice-platinum in the UK alone and Education, Education, Education and War which entered the UK Album Charts at number 1.

They have achieved, top ten singles including the infamous number one hit Ruby, 3 Brit Awards, an Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year, toured with U2, Foo Fighters and Green Day and sold 8 million albums.

When do Kaiser Chiefs headline at the O2 Apollo Manchester?

Kaiser Chiefs headline at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on 1 February 2019.  The Manchester gig is one of 21 UK dates the band has announced:

24 January – Glasgow, Barrowland
25 January – Newcastle, o2 Academy
26 January – Liverpool, University Mountford Hall
28 January – Lincoln, Engine Shed
29 January – Carlisle, Sands Centre
31 January – Blackburn, King Georges Hall
1 February – Manchester, o2 Apollo
2 February – Birmingham, o2 Academy
4 February – Llandudno, Venue Cymru Arena
5 February – Bath, Pavilion
6 February – Reading, Hexagon
8 February – London, Brixton Academy
9 February – Stoke, Victoria Hall
10 February – Norwich, UEA
12 February – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
13 February – Nottingham, Rock City
15 February – Exeter, University Great Hall
16 February – Southampton, Guildhall
17 February – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
19 February – Margate, Winder Gardens
20 February – Bexhill, de la Warr pavilion

When do tickets for Kaiser Chiefs’ UK tour go on sale?

Tickets for Kaiser Chiefs’ UK tour including Manchester gig at the O2 Apollo go on sale at 9am on Friday 21 September.