News & Features 04 Aug, 2022



Blossoms have added an additional Manchester date to their tour due to high demand: 


10 December – Manchester – O2 Apollo


Blossoms are going on an extensive UK and Ireland tour in November and December 2022. The shows, which include three nights at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and one night at London’s O2 Academy Brixton are on sale from 9am on Friday 5th August via, and Full dates are listed below.


Blossoms have played a series of huge gigs this summer, including headline festival sets at Y Not? and Truck, as well as a widely praised, headline grabbing, set at Glastonbury which included a cameo performance from Mel C. The band have also been on the road with The Killers, supporting them on several of their U.K. stadium shows. Further details on the band’s upcoming gigs, including a number of US and European dates can be found here.


Blossoms’ recent UK Number 1 album Ribbon Around The Bomb was produced by their consistent and renowned collaborators James Skelly and Rich Turvey and revolves around a central character ‘The Writer’. The creative direction for the album and its videos was developed by Edwin Burdis, Arctic Monkeys’ Creative Director who worked with the band on their Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino and AM albums. Burdis also directed an accompanying film for Ribbon Around The Bomb which featured performances from the band and premiered at Stockport Plaza around the album’s release in April.


Since forming in 2013, Blossoms have enjoyed widespread success and acclaim. Their 2016 debut Blossoms topped the album charts for two consecutive weeks and went on to earn the band BRIT Award and Mercury Prize nominations, while 2018’s Cool Like You charted at Number 4 in the UK album chart, spawning the anthemic singles I Can’t Stand It, There’s A Reason Why (I Never Returned Your Calls) and How Long Will This Last? Their third studio album, 2020’s Foolish Loving Spaces was the band’s second UK Number 1 album, while their recent, fourth studio LP Ribbon Around The Bomb gave the band their third UK Number 1 album, with the album’s standout tracks Ode To NYC, The Sulking Poet and Care For already well established as firm fan favourites. Blossoms have now had five top 5 albums in the UK, including their In Isolation/Live From The Plaza Theatre, Stockport release.


November & December tour dates:


11 November - Bristol - O2 Academy

12 November - Nottingham - Rock City

13 November - Aylesbury - Waterside Theatre

15 November - Cambridge - Corn Exchange

16 November - Portsmouth - Guildhall

18 November - Exeter University - Great Hall

19 November - Bournemouth - O2 Academy

20 November - Newcastle - O2 City Hall

22 November - Glasgow - O2 Academy

23 November - Edinburgh - O2 Academy

25 November - Doncaster - Dome

26 November - Cardiff University - Great Hall

27 November - Liverpool University - The Mountford Hall

29 November - Birmingham - O2 Academy

30 November - Norwich - The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA

2 December - Brighton - Dome

3 December - London - O2 Academy Brixton

5 December - Belfast - Telegraph

6 December - Dublin - Olympia Theatre

8 December - Manchester - O2 Apollo

9 December - Manchester - O2 Apollo

10 December – Manchester – O2 Apollo