Morrissey announces major UK tour – with Manchester date

Tickets for the UK dates go on general sale Thursday 23rd June at 9.30am
Share
Tweet
Share
Chat

British singer-songwriter Morrissey has today announced a major UK and Ireland tour starting this September – and it includes a date in Manchester.

Tickets for the UK dates go on general sale Thursday 23rd June at 9.30am.

Morrissey has enjoyed 16 albums in the UK Top Ten, plus 9 Top Ten albums with his former group The Smiths, of which Morrissey was a founder member.

In the U.S., Morrissey has had two Top Ten albums, and eight Top 20 albums. 

In 1991, Morrissey broke The Beatles record for selling out the Hollywood Bowl, and in 2006 Morrissey was voted the second Greatest Living British Icon as voted by viewers of BBC Television, with Sir David Attenborough first and Sir Paul McCartney third.

In 2007, Morrissey was voted The Greatest Northern Male in a nationwide newspaper poll.

In 2012, Morrissey was awarded the Keys to the City of Tel Aviv.

In 2013, Penguin Classics published Morrissey Autobiography which became the second fastest selling autobiography in British history.

The book spent six weeks at number 1, five weeks at number 2, four weeks at number 3, and is a continuing British Best Seller.

Morrissey’s songs have been covered by David Bowie, Nancy Sinatra, the Killers, Marianne Faithfull, Chrissie Hynde, My Chemical Romance, Thelma Houston, Christy Moore, amongst many others.

Morrissey was the singer and lyricist of The Smiths for six years and has been a successful solo artist for 35 years.

In 1994 his album Your Arsenal was Grammy nominated.

Born in Manchester, Morrissey is of Irish parents and, specifically, Dublin lineage. 

Morrissey will play the Manchester O2 Apollo Tuesday 4th October 2022. Tickets go on general sale Thursday 23rd June at 9.30am via gigsandtours.com and ticketmaster.co.uk.

Share
Tweet
Share
Chat

For more stories like this, check our news page.

Why not follow #ILoveMCR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn? You can also send story ideas to editor@ilovemanchester.com

Manchester is a successful city, but there are many people that suffer. The I Love MCR Charity Foundation raises vital funds to help improve the lives and prospects of people across Greater Manchester – and we can’t do it without your help. So please donate what you can because investing in your local community to help it thrive can be a massively rewarding experience. There’s a unique sense of satisfaction in knowing that you are making a real difference in the lives of others, especially those close to home.

payment-methods