News & Features 30 Jan, 2024

Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey Announces Extra Date to Into The Gap 40th Anniversary Tour 2024

Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey Announces Extra Date to Into The Gap 40th Anniversary Tour 2024


Due to demand Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey has today announced an extra date to his 40th anniversary ‘Into The Gap’ tour at Manchester New Century Hall on Monday 13th May 2024.

 The Thompson Twins are widely regarded as one of the most iconic bands of the 1980’s and provided the soundtrack to many people’s lives during that incredible era of music. 

 On the eight date UK tour in May, Tom will perform the legendary Thompson Twins’ album ‘Into The Gap’, the 1984 lauded number 1 album in full along with other classic tracks. The album which has sold over five million copies worldwide spawned the distinctive new wave singles ‘Hold Me Now’, ‘Doctor Doctor’, ‘You Take Me Up’, ‘Sister of Mercy’ and ‘The Gap’.   Along with the album Tom will also perform Thompson Twin favourites including ‘If You Were Here’, ‘Lies’, ‘Lay Your Hands On Me’, ‘In the Name Of Love’, ‘We Are Detective’ and many more.

On the new tour Tom said: "Unbelievably, it's the 40th anniversary of "Into the Gap" this year, so I'm especially looking forward to touring the UK and playing all those songs along with some other favourites. Hope to see you there!"


Tom’s Into The Gap 40th anniversary tour follows major festivals appearances around the world and is his first major UK headline tour. Tickets for the new Manchester show go on sale Friday 2nd February at 10am, with remaining dates already on sale now via



Fri 10 May 2024          Birmingham Town Hall

Sat 11 May 2024         Gateshead The Glasshouse International Centre for Music Sage 1

Sun 12 May 2024        Edinburgh Queens Hall

Mon 13 May 2024      Manchester New Century *New show*

Wed 15 May 2024      Guildford G Live

Thu 16 May 2024        Bath Forum

Fri 17 May 2024          London Indigo at The O2

Sat 18 May 2024         Cambridge Corn Exchange