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SKINDRED ANNOUNCE ‘SMILE (AGAIN)’ UK HEADLINE TOUR – AUTUMN 2024

SKINDRED ANNOUNCE

‘SMILE (AGAIN)’ UK HEADLINE TOUR – AUTUMN 2024


ALSO HEADLINING UK SUMMER FESTIVALS

 


Welsh ragga metal legends Skindred have announced a UK headline tour for autumn 2024. Tickets are on sale now (May 15th), apart from shows in Leicester and Oxford which will be available from 5pm on Friday 17thMay.


All tickets will be available to purchase via https://skindred.net/#live


Regarding the tour frontman Benji Webbe says,


“Myself and my Brothers in Skindred are so excited to be heading back out on the road in the UK. We have had nothing but amazing vibes since we dropped our album Smile and due to the amount of messages we have received we head back out to some of our favourite hotspots in the UK to mash it up again in the way only Skindred can. This heavy metal punk rock reggae sound system is about to rock ya all even more. You might of heard the songs but I swear our live show is some next level energy ting brov, so grab your tickets & your helicopter propels & get involved in this Dred extravaganza. To the older Dredites & the new let’s bring the magic like only Skindred do. The Unity Sound rings true. So you know what to do.”


The band teased the tour this week during their interview and eye-catching performance on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. The most recent in a string of high-profile TV performances which has also seen them perform on the reveredLater With Jools Holland, interviewed by BBC Breakfast and more.


It’s been a whirlwind year for the rock icons, who shot straight to No.2 in the Official UK Albums Chart with their latest recordSmilevia Earache Records. The widely acclaimed release led the band to receive the Best Alternative Music Act Award at the MOBOs, while they are also nominated for Best UK Act at the forthcoming Heavy Music Awards.


Skindred played their largest headline show to date at Wembley Arena in 2024, while they have also continued to prove the hunger for the band internationally, performing to rabid crowds in each corner of the world including their first ever show in New Zealand and most recently conquering Sick New World festival in Las Vegas.


They continue to globetrot this summer performing at major festivals including Dead Pop Festival in Japan, Germany’s Rock am Ring & Rock im Park, and Pinkpop in the Netherlands.


Back in the UK this summer they will be headlining a number of festivals including Steelhouse, Bristol Sounds and the Avalon Stage at Glastonbury.


SMILE (AGAIN)AUTUMN HEADLINE TOUR DATES


October


18th – Hull, Hull University

19th – Glasgow, Barrowland

20th – Sunderland, Fire Station

24th – Holmfirth, Picturedrome

25th – Liverpool, Olympia

26th – Leicester, O2 Academy

31st – Portsmouth, Guildhall


November


1st – Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion

2nd – Oxford, O2 Academy


SUMMER FESTIVALS


June


7th – Rock am Ring, Germany

9th – Rock im Park, Germany

21st – Pinkpop, Netherlands

22nd – Bristol Sounds, Bristol

28th – Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury

30th – Dead Pop Festival, Japan


July


27th – Steelhouse, Abertillery

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