Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

George Michael adds six dates to 'Symphonica' tour

George Michael has added six UK dates to his 'Symphonica' tour after the initial run sold out on the day they were released.
Great deals on musical instruments

George Michael has added six dates to his 'Symphonica' tour, due to demand.

The 'Fast Love' hitmaker's European tour - which will see him backed by a symphony orchestra - sold out its UK dates in a reported 45 minutes after they went on sale yesterday (16.04.11), and the demand has seen him release a further six dates in the UK in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and London.

The shows are George's first since he "retired" in 2008, and will see him perform selections from his back catalogue, as well as a number of covers.

He recently explained to BANG Showbiz: "There will be covers, and there will be a lot of songs from my earlier career that people have never heard me sing before live, because some of them really never lent themselves to anything but intimate venues.

"There will also be tracks by artists from my own history, which have influenced me in ways that people wouldn't actually know, and I think I've found some really nice ways to cover some of the songs."

The singer also hopes to be joined at the shows - which take place in 47 countries and include four opera houses - by a number of special guests, although he has released no names yet, as he is still finalising who will perform.

For more information, please visit www.georgemichael.com

George Michael added UK 'Symphonica' tour dates 2011:

November 27 - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

December 7 - SECC, Glasgow

December 10 - LG Arena, Birmingham

December 13 - MEN Arena, Manchester

December 16 - Earl's Court, London

December 17- Earl's Court, London

Posted on 17 May 2011 16:15 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25
thumbnail

Aiming to provide equal educational opportunities for children across the U.K, NYMAZ outline the importance of technology in today's learning environment.

10 Mar 2017 12:22

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Building upon the success of the acclaimed Hall of Fame Reverb Pedal, the second instalment from TC Electronic sees a much more refined and modern rendition.

26 May 2017 09:55
thumbnail

Novation's Circuit Groovebox is now more expressive than ever, with new firmware granting players exciting new updates to enhance their playing experience

25 May 2017 11:53
thumbnail

Complete with integrated Wi-fi capabilities the Ui24R Recording and Mixing System can operate almost anywhere with unprecedented control and access.

24 May 2017 12:51
thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40