It has been the most talked about and relevant return to music by an artist in decades! Having sold over 15 million albums, achieving 16 Top Ten hits and multi-platinum status in more than 20 countries, taking over festival stages around the world, selling out headline tours in seconds, to securing a residency at the iconic Ibiza Rocks Hotel …It’s official, Craig David is back and in a big way!
Ahead of the release of his highly anticipated new album, ‘Following My Intuition’ out 30th September, Craig announces the UK leg of his World Tour and his biggest UK arena tour in 15 years. The ‘Following My Intuition Tour ‘will see Craig perform at 15 venues throughout the UK between 16 March 2017 – 07 April 2017. Including a date at the Barclaycard Arena on 24 March 2017.
Craig says “I’m beyond excited to announce this tour! It’s been 15 years since I did an arena tour here in the UK and I want to enjoy every single second this time around. I don’t take anything for granted and this tour honestly means the world to me. I feel so lucky to be able to travel the UK and perform tracks off my new album as well as some of my classics and to invite everyone to enjoy the TS5 experience too. I have no words for how amazing this year has been for me and I want to thank you all for the incredible love and support you have shown me. I can’t wait to see you on tour!”
Demand for Craig’s live shows are higher than ever following the incredible success of his world famous, critically acclaimed ‘TS5’ shows. Starting out as the most exclusive pre-party in Miami, hosted in his penthouse home, Tower Suite 5, ‘TS5’ has gone on to become the must-see live event of the summer with Craig playing sets at the biggest festivals and clubs around the world, including his takeover of Glastonbury’s Sonic Stage; This brought over 25k people to the tent, and achieved the record for the biggest crowd at the stage in Glastonbury history. Craig has also spent his is summer in Ibiza with his residency at Ibiza Rocks Hotel.
Craig is proud and excited to be taking singer-songwriter, Lauren Faith with him on this tour as his special guest. 21-year-old Lauren worked with Craig on his new album providing stunning vocals and co-writing on tracks ‘Got it Good’ and ‘Sink or Swim’. Lauren says, “I’m so excited to have been invited to work with Craig on this tour. This is a real game changer for me.”
24 March 2017, Barclaycard Arena
Tickets for the Barclaycard Arena date are on general sale at 10am on 23 September 2016 fromwww.theticketfactory.com or by calling 0844 33 88 222 *Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Tickets priced at £43.55 / £40.18 / £31.18. (Prices include admin fees and 80p facility fee) + £2.55 fulfilment fee per order.