17 December 2019 08:40
On the road The gig will take place in June. Published: 12:30 pm, December 16, 2019 Supergrass are going to play a show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. The UK's largest open-air arena, they'll perform at the venue on Saturday 20th June, with tickets on sale from 9am on Friday 20th December. "Everything aligned for us to make this happen for 2020," says drummer Danny Goffey. The band are currently gearing up to release their new Best Of package, 'Supergrass: The Strange Ones 1994-2008', on 24th January.
Scarborough Open Air Theatre also has summer gigs planned with Snow Patrol, Little Mix, McFly and more. Westlife are bringing their Stadiums in the Summer Tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre. The spectacular summer tour will see the global pop kings perform all of their greatest hits including Swear It Again, Flying Without Wings and You Raise Me Up as well as sensational new songs from their new Number One album Spectrum. And Westlife are today excited to reveal the tour will start with an unmissable show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Wednesday. June 17.
The Stadiums in the Summer announcement follows the phenomenal success of Westlife's remarkable comeback tour and their new chart-topping album Spectrum. The Scarborough date is presented by live music promoters Cuffe and Taylor and follows the stunning success of this summer's 'Twenty Tour' – Westlife's fastest selling tour of all time. "The reaction to our comeback tour was beyond anything any of us ever imagined so we're going to do it all over again but this time in some of the largest outdoor venues in the UK. The shows are going to be incredible and will include all our greatest hits. We can't wait to perform in Scarborough," say the band. Westlife have sold more than 55 million records worldwide and are the only band to have their first seven singles enter the UK chart at Number One. They also have the most singles of any artist to debut at Number One in the UK. Overall the band have had an incredible 14 No.1 singles, behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles. They have had 33 No.1 albums worldwide and as a live act have sold 5 million concert tickets worldwide. Tickets for Westlife at Scarborough Open Air Theatre go on general sale at 9am on Wednesday, December 18 via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com They can also be purchased, in person, from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (01723 818111) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636). Supergrass. The BRIT, Q, NME and Ivor Novello award-winning band reformed earlier this year and will play the UK's largest open air arena on Saturday June 20. Supergrass declared their improbable comeback in September in a suitably bold manner, taking to the stage unannounced at Glastonbury Pilton Party to rip through a mesmerizing greatest hits' set, including Richard III, Moving, Alright and Caught By The Fuzz. Drummer Danny Goffey said: "Everything aligned for us to make this happen for 2020. It was the first time that we collectively felt the buzz to get back in a room together and play the songs. We're extremely excited to get out there and bring a bit of Supergrass joy to all our fans... and their extended families." Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Thanks for signing up! Sorry, there seem to be some issues. Please try again later. Submitting... Supergrass are Goffey, Gaz Coombes, Mick Quinn and Rob Coombes. Formed in Oxford UK in 1993, this seminal British group released their Mercury-nominated No.1 debut album I Should Coco in 1995. Fourth single, Alright, was a pop masterpiece and became a massive hit, catapulting the band to global success. Supergrass subsequently released another five acclaimed studio albums In It For The Money (1997), Supergrass (1999), Life On Other Planets (2002), Road To Rouen (2005), Diamond Hoo Ha (2008) as well as Top 5 Best Of Supergrass Is 10 (2004). Other top 20 singles include Lenny, Going Out, Richard III, Sun Hits The Sky, Pumping On Your Stereo, Moving and Grace. They scored an unbroken run of five Top 10 albums, among them three platinum sellers generating millions of worldwide sales spawning ten Top 20 singles and scored the biggest-selling debut for Parlophone since The Beatles. Supergrass split in 2010, though the band members have gone on to lead successful solo careers. Gaz Coombes released solo albums Here Come The Bombs in 2012, Matador, 2015 and World's Strongest Man, 2018. Mick Quinn has been playing with his own group, DB Band, and has been a member of Swervedriver since 2015. Danny Goffey released solo material including album Schtick in 2018.