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Brian Coney
27 March 2023, 12:09

The Chemical Brothers announce 2023 arena tour

The six-date tour takes in shows across the UK and Ireland


The Chemical Brothers have announced a UK and Irish arena tour for later this year.

A week on from dropping 'No Reason', their first new music since 2021, The Chems, aka Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, will play six arena shows in October and November.

Kicking off at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on 26th October, the run of shows will conclude at The O2 in London on 4th November. You can see the full list of dates below:

Thursday 26th October, OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Friday 27th October, AO Arena, Manchester
Saturday 28th October, First Direct Arena, Leeds
Wednesday 1st November, 3Arena, Dublin
Friday 3rd November, Utilita Arena, Birmingham
Saturday 4th November, The O2, London

Tickets for the dates go on sale this Friday, 31st March. Fans can access pre-sale on Wednesday, 29th March.

The announcement comes as the Chems are currently working on a new album, which will be the follow-up to 2019's 'No Geography'. 'No Reason' arrived backed by a video directed by Smith & Lyall, who are frequent visual collaborators of the duo. Watch it below.

Last year, The Chemical Brothers high-profile slots including Glastonbury and the season closing party of Amnesia Ibiza 2022.

Revisit how Rowlands and Simon's second album, 'Dig Your Own Hole', predicted the post-genre pop future.