Keith Urban announces first UK tour in 12 years - tickets, venues and all you need to know

8 October 2019, 17:35

Keith Urban
Keith Urban. Picture: Getty

By Tom Eames

Country superstar has announced a string of UK tour dates for 2020.

Keith Urban will play four shows in May 2020, with tickets going on sale this Friday (October 11) at 9am.

The tour marks Keith's first full UK tour in 12 years. His shows earlier this year were his first in the UK in over a decade.

“Our shows in the UK earlier this year reiterated why I love the audiences there so much,” he said.

“It’d been a long time since we had played Europe last time – waaay too long. The concerts we did earlier this year were really special nights for me – total madness – so I’m grateful that we can get back there again. I’m jonesing to play and so glad it’s happening soon!”

Keith Urban's 2020 UK tour dates:

Tue 5 May – Eventim Apollo, London

Fri 8 May – O2 Apollo, Manchester

Tue 12 May – O2 Apollo, Manchester

Thu 14 May – O2 Academy, Birmingham

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The Australian singer has released 10 albums since his debut in 1991, with the latest Graffiti U coming out last year.

The album's lead track 'Female' was recorded as a reaction to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, with his actress wife Nicole Kidman providing background vocals.