Taken Announced As Support Act For The Vamps’ ‘Up Close And Personal Tour’

Irish boy band sensation Taken – comprising of members Ste Barron, Eoghan Mac Mahon and Richie Power – have been announced as the opening act for The Vamps upcoming tour, ‘Up Close And Personal Tour.’

Taken have gained a legion of loyal fans and have supported several artists, whilst also embarking on several of their own headline tours.


The ‘Up Close And Personal Tour’ commences on Saturday in Birmingham, with The Vamps performing tracks from their new album – set for release on July 14 – to fans at intimate venues across the UK.

The tour dates are as follows:

Saturday 01 July – Birmingham O2 Academy (Matinee and Evening Show) 

Monday 03 July – Leeds O2 Academy

Wednesday 05 July – Glasgow O2 Academy

Thursday 06 July – Newcastle O2 Academy

Saturday 08 July – Manchester Academy (Matinee and Evening Show) 

Monday 10 July – Sheffield O2 Academy

Tuesday 11 July – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

You can check out Taken’s most recent cover of Shawn Mendes’ ‘There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back’ below:


The band have also released several original songs. One of their most popular tracks is ‘She Loves Me’ – which you can watch below:

If you haven’t already, you can buy tickets to the ‘Up Close And Personal Tour’ by clicking here.

Are you attending any dates of the ‘Up Close And Personal Tour?’ Make sure you tweet us and let us know: @CelebMix.

Written by Rachel Dempster