News Fri 2 Oct 2020



Gary Barlow Announces 2021 Solo Tour 'Music Played By Humans - The Tour'

With Special Guest Beverley Knight

On sale - Friday 9 October at 9:30am here.

Gary Barlow has today announced a brand new solo tour for summer 2021 - Music Played By Humans - The Tour. Kicking off in Liverpool on 2nd June 2021, Gary will hit the road with a full orchestra, playing 15 shows in 13 cities around the UK and Ireland. He’ll bring to life songs from his brand new album, ‘Music Played By Humans’, as well as hits from his incredible, three-decade spanning career. Gary will be joined by special guest, Beverley Knight.


Music Played By Humans - The Tour 2021

2 June             Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

4 June             Newcastle Utilita Arena

5 June             Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

7 June             Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

8 June             Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

9 June             Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

11 June           Leeds First Direct Arena

12 June           Manchester AO Arena

15 June           Aberdeen P&J Arena

16 June           Glasgow The SSE Hydro

18 June           Birmingham Utilita Arena

21 June           Belfast SSE Arena

22 June           Dublin 3Arena

24 June           London The O2

25 June           London The O2


This week, Gary announced news of his first solo album in seven years, ‘Music Played By Humans’, set for release on 27th November (pre-order here).  Fans who pre-order Music Played By People from Gary’s Store get early pre-sale access to tickets on Wednesday 7th October. 

The first single, out now, is the ferociously catchy Latin pop fusion track ‘Elita’, with Michael Bublé and Sebastián Yatra, listen here

The album features an array of collaborations with stars from around the world including James Corden, Michael Bublé, Sebastián Yatra, Barry Manilow, Chilly Gonzales, Alesha Dixon, Beverley Knight, Ibrahim Maalouf and Avishai Cohen. 

 Music Played By Humans - The Tour, will take inspiration from the orchestral and big band music which captured Gary’s imagination as a child and eventually led to his new album of original compositions. A true showman at heart, Gary is famed for his engaging and energetic live shows which enthral audiences wherever he goes.

 “I love performing,'' said Gary, “I’ve missed it so much. I’m excited to think about how the new songs on the album will sound live and with an audience! I’m just really looking forward to getting out there and seeing everyone again.”