News & Features 08 Feb, 2021



DOVES 2021 UK & Ireland Tour Postponed

Rearranged Dates For February and March 2022

Doves The Universal Want 2021 UK and Ireland Tour, originally due to begin next month, has been postponed with all dates rearranged for early 2022. The band has pointed to increased uncertainty, not only in the Covid crisis and the UK’s response to the pandemic, but within the touring music industry as artists rush to make necessary contingency plans, for the Aming of the announcement and some unavoidable venue changes.

A band statement says:

“Hi everyone, Jez, Andy & Jimi here with long-awaited news about next month's dates that many have you have been asking about recently. For obvious reasons we’re unable to make the proposed tour happen, which we’re really gutted about as it was to be our first proper album tour for almost 12 years. We've held of making any announcements unIl we could give you the full details of the new dates which are now scheduled for early next year. With so many bands moving their tours into 2022 booking those dates has been tricky and there are a couple of venue changes due to their availability.Thanks for sticking with us, look after each other and we'll see you next year.”

Amongst the changes to Doves’ touring plans are:

• Two nights in O2 Academy Brixton becomes one, with the second night in London moving to
O2 Forum KenAsh Town
• The Newcastle O2 Academy gig moves to Newcastle O2 City Hall

In all cases, where Acketholders have valid Ackets for a first or second original date they will be transferred to the respecAve first or second, rescheduled date in each town or city. If ticket holders are unable to make any rescheduled dates refunds are available at the point of purchase.

The full list of tour dates now in place for Doves The Universal Want 2022 UK and Ireland Tour are as follows:

• Fri 11 Feb 2022 Cardiff, Cardiff University Great Hall
• Sat 12 Feb 2022 Liverpool, EvenOm Olympia
• Mon 14 Feb 2022 Belfast, Limelight
• Tue 15 Feb 2022 Dublin, Olympia
• Thu 17 Feb 2022 Sheffield, O2 Academy 1
• Fri 18 Feb 2022 Glasgow, Barrowland (tickets valid if booked for original Sat 10th
April 2021 date)
• Sat 19 Feb 2022 Glasgow, Barrowland (tickets valid if booked for the original Sun
11th April 2021 date)
• Mon 21 Feb 2022 Norwich, UEA
• Tue 22 Feb 2022 Bournemouth, O2 Academy
• Wed 23 Feb 2022 Brighton, Dome
• Fri 25 Feb 2022 London, O2 Academy Brixton (tickets valid if booked for original Fri
26th March 2021 date)
• Sat 26 Feb 2022 London, O2 Forum KenOsh Town (tickets valid if booked for original
Sat 26th March 2021 show at O2 Academy Brixton)
• Mon 28 Feb 2022 Bristol, O2 Academy 1
• Tue 01 Mar 2022 Birmingham, O2 Academy 1
• Thu 03 Mar 2022 Manchester, O2 Apollo
• Fri 04 Mar 2022 No^ngham, Rock City
• Sat 05 Mar 2022 Newcastle, O2 City Hall (originally O2 Academy)

For all current and future tour announcements from Doves, as well as current availability and links to book tickets visit