Kaiser Chiefs summer concerts
Updated: 4 February 2015
The Kaiser’s continue their 2015 live dates with a series of summer concerts at UK racecourses.
Kaiser Chiefs will perform at Newmarket Racecourse (31 July), Sandown Park Racecourse (6 August) and Haydock Park Racecourse (7 August).
The concerts are part of the Jockey Club Live concert series which includes Newmarket Nights, An Evening At The Races and Haydock Nights respectively. The day includes plenty of action with a number of races taking place followed by an evening of live music.
Kaiser Chiefs’ headline concert follows their 2015 UK tour in support of their No.1 album Education, Education, Education & War.
Kaiser Chiefs UK tour
Updated: 11 August 2014
Kaiser Chiefs will take their hit album, Education, Education, Education & War, on the road in 2015 having extended their UK tour to include a further nine dates across the country.
The Leeds lads will get things underway with a concert at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on 31 January before heading to Edinburgh, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Plymouth, Bournemouth and Brighton during January and February 2015.
Kaiser Chiefs will then play their previously announced date at London’s The O2 before ending their tour on a high with a concert in their hometown at Leeds’ Frist Direct arena.
Education, Education, Education & War was released in April 2014 and charted at No.1 on the Official UK Albums Chart where is stayed for two weeks. It is their second No.1 album following 2007’s Yours Truly Angry Mob.
See below for Kaiser Chiefs tour dates and available tickets.
About Kaiser Chiefs
The band from Leeds formed in 2003 and comprises Ricky Wilson (vocals), Andrew ‘Whitey’ White (guitar), Simon Rix (bass), Nick ‘Peanut’ Baines (keyboard) and Vijay Mistry (drums).
Kaiser Chiefs released their first album Employment in 2005. It was a huge success both commercially, it reached No.2 on the Official UK Albums Charts, and critically when it was nominated for the 2005 Mercury Music Prize.
The album was followed by 2007’s Yours Truly Angry Mob, which became their first UK No.1 album and included their hit single Ruby.
Kaiser Chiefs released Off With Their Heads (2008), The Future Is Medieval (2011) and, the compilation album, Souvenir – The Singles 2004-2012 (2012) in the following years.
In 2012 Kaiser Chiefs toured the UK followed by a North American tour. Following the Kaiser Chiefs tour, the band said goodbye to original drummer Nick Hodgson. Nick was replaced by Vijay Mistry. Kaiser Chiefs released their fifth studio album, the first with drummer Vijay Mistry, in March 2014.
The album, Education, Education, Education & War, became their second No.1 album in the UK and stayed at the top of the charts for two weeks.