News Fri 3 May 2019



 Sam Fender Announces 17 Date UK & Ireland Hypersonic Missiles Tour.

New Dates Include Two Nights At Newcastle’s O2 Academy + Sam’s Biggest London Headline Show At O2 Academy Brixton

Debut Album “Hypersonic Missiles” Out 9th August

Sam Fender is excited to share details of a new headline tour for the UK and Ireland later this year.

The seventeen date run kicks off in Manchester on the 22nd November and concludes in Sheffield on the 19th December. It takes in two hometown shows in Newcastle, and a night at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on the 10th December.

The new tour is announced as Sam commences his sold-out UK Spring tour last night in Manchester, and includes two nights at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on the 6th and 7th May. 

Tickets for the winter tour go on sale from 9am on Friday 10th May via 

For details of a special fan pre-sale, visit Sam’s website now.

Sam will play a string of festivals across the UK and Europe throughout the Summer including Glastonbury, TRNSMT, a huge outdoor headline show at Tynemouth Castle, and performances in both Victoria Park (All Points East) and Hyde Park (Bob Dylan + Neil Young). All announced dates are listed below including his first shows in Japan.

The debut album, Hypersonic Missiles, is released on the 9th August via Polydor Records. 

Pre-order the album HERE for download, CD, cassette, mini-disc, limited edition black and white vinyl, and to pre-save on streaming platforms. Head over to Sam’s online store for exclusive merch and limited-edition album bundles.

Watch behind-the-scenes studio footage in ‘The Making of Hypersonic Missiles...’ HERE

Watch the video to Sam’s current single HERE

Hypersonic Missiles Tour *New Dates* - On sale 10th May:

22nd November – Academy, Manchester

23rd November – Guild of Students, Liverpool

26th November – Rock City, Nottingham

27th November – O2 Academy, Glasgow

28th November – O2 Academy, Leeds

30th November – Dome, Brighton

1st December – O2 Academy, Bournemouth

3rd December – Pavilions, Plymouth

4th December – O2 Academy, Bristol

5th December – O2 Academy, Birmingham

7th December – O2 Academy, Newcastle

8th December - O2 Academy, Newcastle

10th December – O2 Academy Brixton, London

13th December – Great Hall, Cardiff

16th December – Dublin, Olympia

17th December – Ulster Hall, Belfast

19th December – O2 Academy, Sheffield

Previously Announced:

3rd May – QMU, Glasgow SOLD OUT

4th May – Live at Leeds

6th May – Shepherds Bush Empire, London SOLD OUT

7th May – Shepherds Bush Empire, London SOLD OUT

10th May – O2 Academy, Birmingham SOLD OUT

12th May – Lemon Grove, Exeter SOLD OUT

13th May – SWX, Bristol SOLD OUT

25th May – Radio 1 Big Weekend, Sunderland

26th May – Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington

1st June – All Points Festival, London (w/ Mumford & Sons)

10th June – Pinkpop Festival, Landgraaf

13th June – Bergenfest, Bergen

15th June – Isle of Wight Festival

21st June – Hurricane Festival, Scheesel

22nd June – Southside Festival, Neuhausen

28th June – Glastonbury Festival

4th July – Les Eurokeennes, Belfort

5th July – Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Nijmegen

6th July – Barn On The Farm, Highnam

11th July – Tynemouth Castle, North Shields SOLD OUT

12th July – Hyde Park, London (w/ Bob Dylan + Neil Young)

13th July – TRNSMT Festival, Glasgow

10th August – Boardmasters Festival, Newquay

16th August – Summer Sonic, Tokyo

18th August – Summer Sonic, Osaka

30th August – Fusion Festival, Liverpool

31st August – Electric Picnic, Laois Ireland