Major Headline Tour Confirmed In October

Johnny Marr

Including An Intimate Date At The O2 Academy In Bournemouth

Johnny Marr’s shows in support of his critically acclaimed Top 10 debut solo album “The Messenger” inspired a rapturous reception – as the review quotes both demonstrate – for his ability to combine the best of his new material with select highlights from The Smiths’ plus others from his extensive back catalogue.

With the release of his second solo album coming this autumn, Johnny Marr can now confirm the following UK tour. In addition to his largest London solo show to date at the O2 Brixton Academy, he’ll also play a homecoming show at the O2 Apollo in Manchester.

13th Lincoln, The Engine Shed
14th Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
15th Bexhill, De La Warr
17th Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
18th Cardiff, Great Hall
20th O2 Academy Bournemouth
21st Cambridge, Corn Exchange
23rd O2 Academy Brixton London
24th Bath, Pavilion
25th O2 Apollo Manchester
27th O2 Academy Glasgow
28th O2 Academy Newcastle
29th O2 Academy Leeds

Tickets go on general sale from 9am on Friday, June 6th. Priced at £26 for London, £25 for Manchester and £24 for all other dates (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee), they’ll be available from and

Since the release of “The Messenger”, Johnny Marr has toured extensively with highlights including three sold-out shows in Manchester; major London dates at The Roundhouse and the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire; as well as festival appearances including Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and T in the Park.

Johnny Marr

Including An Intimate Date At The O2 Academy In Bournemouth
His highest profile performance of the year to date came when he performed at the New York premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. His contributions to the film’s soundtrack (scored by Hans Zimmer) included “Here”, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams, while he also performed the closing credits theme song “It’s On Again” with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar on Jimmy Fallon.


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