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John Legend announces European tour and new single ‘Surefire’

Acclaimed singer-songwriter John Legend has confirmed a 24-show tour of Europe, which will take place in September and October this year.

The ‘Darkness and Light’ tour will kick off in Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena on September 8, before taking in various UK locations and other European destinations including Amsterdam, Stockholm and Paris. The tour will culminate in Lisbon, Portugal on October 14.

Full ‘Darkness and Light’ tour dates

Friday 8th September – Glasgow SSE Hydro Arena, Scotland
Saturday 9th September – Newcastle Arena, England
Sunday 10th September – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, England
Tuesday 12th September – London O2 Arena, England
Friday 15th September – Leeds First Direct Arena, England
Saturday 16th September – Manchester Arena, England
Sunday 17th September – Liverpool Echo Arena, England
Tuesday 19th September – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Wales
Wednesday 20th September – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena, England
Friday 22nd September – Amsterdam Ziggo Dome, Netherlands
Saturday 23rd September – Luxembourg Rockhal, Luxembourg
Sunday 24th September – Hamburg Mehr! Theater, Germany
Tuesday 26th September – Stockholm Ericsson Globe, Sweden
Wednesday 27th September – Oslo Spektrum, Norway
Thursday 28th September – Copenhagen Royal Arena, Denmark
Saturday 30th September – Berlin Columbiahalle, Germany

Sunday 1st October – Munich Zenith, Germany
Wednesday 4th October – Paris AccorHotels Arena, France
Thursday 5th October – Belgium Forest National, Brussels
Sunday 8th October – Cologne Palladium, Germany
Monday 9th October – Frankfurt Jahrunderthalle, Germany
Tuesday 10th October – Zurich Samsung Hall, Switzerland
Thursday 12th October – Barcelona Palau Saint Jordi, Spain
Saturday 14th October – Lisbon MEO Arena, Portugal

Tickets for all shows, except for Barcelona, will go on sale on Friday March 31 at 9am GMT through Live Nation. The Barcelona date will go on sale at 9am GMT on Wednesday April 5.

The tour will be in support of John’s latest album Darkness and Light, which includes lead single ‘Love Me Now’, which has garnered over 157,000,000 Spotify streams worldwide. To coincide with the news of the tour, John has also confirmed that ‘Surefire’ is the second single to be lifted from the album.

John has been exceptionally busy as of late. Not content with just releasing his album, he recently co-produced and starred in global box office smash La La Land. He also recorded the title track to the live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, alongside Ariana Grande.

Darkness and Light is available now.

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Written by Katrina Rees

I'm Katrina, or Kat to pretty much everyone. I'm an editor for CelebMix, a content writer, a boyband lover and an all round music fanatic.
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