Iconic English reggae band UB40 has announced brand new dates for their 24 date UK and Ireland Bigga Baggardiddim Tour, kicking off in Castlebar, Ireland on 19th November 2021. Celebrating the release of their new album Bigga Baggariddim, founder members Robin Campbell, James Brown, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, and long-time members, Martin Meredith, Laurence Parry and Tony Mullings will perform new tracks, alongside the band’s timeless classics and greatest hits, including Food For Thought, One In Ten, Kingston Town, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You and Red, Red Wine, amongst many, many others.

The Bigga Baggardiddim Tour will travel across the whole of the UK and Ireland for UB40’s highly anticipated return to the road. After kicking off in Castlebar, the tour will visit Aberdeen, Belfast, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hull, Kerry, Leeds, Liverpool, London’s SSE Arena Wembley, Manchester, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Stockton and Stoke.

Robin Campbell, guitarist and vocalist says: “We really believe this will be the last time we’ve had to move theses dates because of Covid; we’re going stir crazy and just want to get back on the road again.”

Norman Hassan, percussionist and vocalist says: “We just can’t wait to feel the vibe and love of a live crowd, dancing and singing, moving and a grooving! That’s what’s we live for!”

James Brown, drummer says: “It’s been so frustrating not being able to play gigs. It’s what we love to do. We can’t wait till we are back on the road, doing what we do best, performing on stage to a packed crowd.”



Date Venue
Fri 19th Royal Theatre Castlebar
Sat 20th Ulster Hall Belfast
Sun 21st INEC Kerry
Wed 24th Usher Hall Edinburgh
Thu 25th Barrowlands Glasgow
Sat 27th Music Hall Aberdeen
Sun 28th Globe Stockton
Tue 30th Empress Ballroom Blackpool


Date Venue
Wed 1st Royal & Derngate Hall Northampton
Thu 2nd UEA Norwich
Sat 4th O2 Apollo Manchester
Sun 5th Eventim Olympia Liverpool
Mon 6th Guildhall Portsmouth
Wed 8th First Direct Arena Leeds
Thu 9th Brighton Centre
Fri 10th Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Sun 12th SSE Arena Wembley
Mon 13th Centaur Cheltenham
Tue 14th Plymouth Pavilions
Thu 16th Bonus Arena Hull
Sat 18th O2 Academy Bournemouth
Sun 19th O2 Academy Bristol
Mon 20th Victoria Hall Stoke
Wed 22nd Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Tickets are now on sale


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Tickets purchased for the original tour remain valid for the new dates