John Barrowman announces UK tour

John Barrowman
John Barrowman

Britain’s best all-round entertainer John Barrowman has announced a 16-date tour for 2015 in support of his new album, ‘You Raise Me Up’ (June 30th release).

This will be John’s first full UK tour in four years, and promises to be an entertainment experience not to be missed.

‘I’m so excited to be touring again,’ said John, ‘that I’m choreographing songs and arranging stories in my sleep.’

John’s fans funded the album through PledgeMusic’s Direct to Fan platform. It features new arrangements of many of John’s favourite songs, including ‘Mandy’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘A Thousand Years,’ and the title track, ‘You Raise Me Up.’

‘This album has been a thrilling personal journey for me,’ added John. ‘Each lyric, each melody means something special. I can’t wait to perform them live for all my fans who helped fund “You Raise Me Up.”’

John’s career has been nothing short of incredible and this year has been no exception. John was awarded an MBE in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours this month and apart from starring in ‘Arrow’ as Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) in the US and on Sky in the UK, hosting ’Sing Your Face Off’ for ABC in the US, John is about to release his third fantasy novel, ‘The Book of Beasts’ co-authored with his sister Carole Barrowman. John’s new Channel 4 show ‘John Barrowman’s Pets with Problems’ will air this summer, and later this year he’ll host the BBC 1 quiz show ‘Pressure Pad,’ The National Lottery Awards, and play Buttons in Glasgow SECC’s 2014-15 pantomime production of ‘Cinderella.’

‘I’ve got lots to celebrate with my fans on this “You Raise Me Up Tour,”’ said John. ‘Let’s raise these theatre roofs together!’

‘You Raise Me Up’ Tour 2015

Saturday 16 May Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Sunday 17 May Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Tuesday 19 May Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Wednesday 20 May Sheffield City Hall

Friday 22 May Manchester Bridgewater Hall

Saturday 23 May Bournemouth BIC

Sunday 24 May London Palladium

Tuesday 26 May Ipswich Regent

Wednesday 27 May York Barbican

Friday 29 May Blackpool Opera House

Saturday 30 May Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Sunday 31 May Brighton Dome

Tuesday 02 June Edinburgh Playhouse

Thursday 04 June Glasgow Clyde Auditorium

Saturday 06 June Birmingham Symphony Hall

Monday 08 June Gateshead Sage


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