News Wed 20 Nov 2019

BARENAKED LADIES ANNOUNCE 2020 UK TOUR

BARENAKED LADIES ANNOUNCE 2020 UK TOUR

BARENAKED LADIES ANNOUNCE 2020 UK TOUR 

Band returns to the United Kingdom after their sold-out 2018 tour

“Barenaked Ladies’ energy was contagious and set the stage for what would be a high-energy evening of sing-alongs and throwback hits.” – Billboard Magazine

London, England (November 18, 2019) – Today, the multi-platinum pop-rock band BARENAKED LADIES announce details of their forthcoming UK 2020 tour. BNL (vocalist/guitarist Ed Robertson, drummer Tyler Stewart, keyboardist Kevin Hearn and bassist Jim Creeggan) recently completed a hugely successful summer tour of North America alongside Hootie & the Blowfish, a tour that Billboard Live Summit recently honoured as “Tour of the Summer”.  Ed Robertson says of the upcoming shows: “We’re excited to be returning to the UK, one of our favourite places to tour”.

Barenaked Ladies 2020:

March 31             Birmingham        O2 Institute                       

April 1                   Leeds                    Beckett Uni

April 2                   Aberdeen            Beach Ballroom                

April 4                   Glasgow               Royal Concert Hall          

April 5                   Manchester        O2 Ritz                                 

April 7                   Bath                       Forum                                  

April 8                   Portsmouth        Pyramids                             

April 9                   Cambridge          Corn Exchange                  

April 11                 London                Royal Albert Hall        

Joining Barenaked Ladies in the UK will be their friend and touring colleague, Boothby Graffoe.  Additional special guest KT Tunstall will join at the previously announced Easter Saturday show at the Royal Albert Hall.  Tickets for the UK tour will go on sale on Friday, November 22nd  at 10:00am GMT.   VIP packages, which will include exclusive merch, a soundcheck party,  as well as premium seating (in seated venues) or early entrance (for GA venues) will be available on Wednesday, November 20th.   Tickets and VIP packages will be available at https://www.barenakedladies.com/tour.

Earlier this year, BNL released ‘Fake Nudes: Naked’, a digital EP featuring acoustic renditions of eight songs from the band’s fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes.  Just last month, they released the vinyl-exclusive album, Original Hits, Original Stars.  This greatest hits collection includes their iconic “Big Bang Theory Theme”, which makes its first ever appearance on vinyl.

Over the course of their remarkable career, Barenaked Ladies have sold over 15 million albums, written multiple top 20 hits (including radio staples “One Week,” “Pinch Me,” “If I Had $1,000,000”), garnered 2 Grammy nominations, won 8 JUNO Awards, had Ben & Jerry’s name an ice cream after them (“If I Had 1,000,000 Flavours”), participated in the first-ever “space-to-earth musical collaboration” with astronaut Chris Hadfield, and garnered an international fan base whose members number in the millions. In 2018, the band were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Toronto Mayor John Tory declared October 1st “Barenaked Ladies Day.”