Johnny Marr confirms UK tour
14 Jul 2015
Johnny Marr has announced a UK tour for October that will include a homecoming show in Manchester.
The celebrated guitarist is set to tour the UK during autumn starting at O2 Academy Oxford on 4 October. The tour continues to Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Inverness and Edinburgh.
The former Smiths star will visit Manchester for a homecoming show on 7 October. He spoke to XFM about the show saying, “The Albert Hall is a culture addition to our beautiful city, and people who are in to music have really enjoyed going there.”
The first time I went in, straight away I said ‘right, we're gonna play here. After the Apollo we'll come back and play here.’ October 7th. I'm gonna play a Playland party!"
The tour follows the release of Johnny Marr’s latest album, Playland. The record is second solo release follows 2013’s The Messenger.
Johnny Marr tour dates
O2 Academy Oxford (4)
The Institute, Birmingham (5)
Albert Hall, Manchester (7)
Rockaway Beach Festival, Bognor Regis (10)
University, Newcastle (11)
Ironworks, Inverness (13)
Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh (14)