14 April 2015

Happy Mondays 'Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches' 25th anniversary tour

Happy Mondays Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches 25th anniversary tour

Happy Mondays 'Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches' 25th anniversary tour

Manchester’s legendary Happy Mondays have confirmed a eighteen-date tour for November and December 2015 to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the band’s classic album ‘Pills 'n' Thrills And Bellyaches’ - with the band set to perform the album in its entirety, in addition to other hits.

Looking ahead to the tour Happy Mondays’ frontman Shaun Ryder said, “Great to be doing twenty-five years of ‘Pills ‘n’ Thrills…’. Here’s to another twenty-five years. I'm going to remember it this time.

Ryder added, “There’s some really great work on ‘Pills ‘n’ Thrills…’. It was the album that put us on Top of The Pops.”

Released on 27th November 1990, ‘Pills 'n' Thrills…’ spent thirty-one weeks on the UK albums chart, peaking at #4, and was preceded by the release of Happy Mondays’ biggest hit singles, ‘Step On’ and ‘Kinky Afro’, which both reached #5 in the UK singles chart.
The tour will kick-off on Thursday, 5th November at O2 Guildhall, Southampton and will end on Wednesday, 10th December at Dublin’s Vicar St. 

The full tour dates are as follows:

Thu 5th - Southampton, O2 Guildhall 

Fri 6th - Birmingham, O2 Academy* 

Thu 12th - Sheffield, O2 Academy* 

Fri 13th - Liverpool, O2 Academy*

Sat 14th - Newcastle, O2 Academy* 

Sun 15th - Glasgow, O2 Academy* 

Fri 20th - Manchester, Academy 

Sat 21st - Leeds, O2 Academy* 

Thu 26th - Nottingham, Rock City 

Fri 27th - Norwich, UEA 

Sat 28th - Bristol, O2 Academy* 

Sun 29th - Cardiff, Cardiff Uni The Great Hall 


Thu 3rd - London, O2 Academy Brixton*

Fri 4th – Lincoln, Engine Shed 

Sat 5th - Cambridge, Corn Exchange 

Sun 6th - Oxford, O2 Academy* 

Wed 9th - Llandudno, Venue Cymru 

Thu 10th December, Dublin, Vicar St 

Ticket pre-sale is from 9.00am on 15th April via See Tickets (, before going on general sale at 9.00am on 17th April
*Tickets from / 0844 477 2000

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