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HITS 2016 TOUR: Rod Stewart heads to Carlisle

2 October 2015

Rod Stewart heads to Carlisle in Hits 2016 Tour

Fresh from his triumphant Hyde Park Radio 2 show where he played to more than 50,000 people, and on the eve of releasing a brand new studio album ’Another Country’, Rod Stewart today announced an eight date UK stadium tour which will include a concert at Carlisle United’s Brunton Park stadium, on Tuesday June 21.

Carlisle United's Sales and Marketing Director Phil King said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Rod Stewart to Carlisle United. This is fantastic news for the football club and the whole of Carlisle and surrounding area. 

"Rod takes a superb following wherever he goes - we have no doubt this is going to be a fantastic event and look forward to welcoming thousands of music fans to Brunton Park on the night."

The fully seated outdoor tour is being presented by Cuffe and Taylor whose director Peter Taylor said: “We are thrilled to be working with Rod Stewart and his team yet again. In 2014 we worked on three dates and I am delighted we are the sole promoter of the Rod Stewart Stadium Tour for 2016.

“The venues stretch right across the UK giving tens of thousands of people the opportunity to see one of the best live acts in the world. It is great that all but two of the venues are new to Rod Stewart and we are confident there will be a lot of excitement as summer approaches.”

Rod Stewart plays the following stadium dates:

June
Sat 4     NORWICH CITY
Tue 7  PLYMOUTH ARGYLE, Home Park
Fri 10    SOUTHAMPTON, The Ageas Bowl
Sat 11   CARDIFF, Cardiff City FC
Thu 16  HULL, KC Stadium 
Fri 17    KILMARNOCK, Rugby Park
Sat 18   INVERNESS CALEDONIAN THISTLE, Caledonian Stadium
Tue 21   CARLISLE, Brunton Park

Pre-sale tickets went on sale at 9am on Wednesday 30 September. 

Tickets priced at £55, £75 and £95, plus special VIP packages, are available from  www.ticketline.co.ukfrom 9am on Friday 2 October. 

We will have a limited number of tickets to sell directly from Brunton Park from 10am on Friday morning - watch this space for more details.

With his singular voice, narrative songwriting and passionate live performances, Rod Stewart has built one of the most successful and enduring music careers of all time.  In a career spanning more than five decades, he has amassed sales of more than 200 million albums and singles worldwide. 

Throughout his career Rod's garnered two inductions into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, won a Grammy, the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, and in 2007 was bestowed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen. 

The new album ‘Another Country’ is co-produced by Rod and Kevin Savigar and is released 30th October. It follows the huge success of 2012’s ‘Time’ which entered the UK Albums Chart at No. 1, setting a new British record for the longest gap between chart-topping albums by an artist - while in the US, it marked Stewart's highest-charting album of original material since 1979. 

In 2012, Stewart became a New York Times Bestselling author with the release of his autobiography ‘Rod’.


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