News: Skunk Anansie Announces UK Tour Including Meltdown Festival in June

Skunk Anansie Announce UK Tour in 2020 including Meltdown Festival curated by the legendary Grace Jones.
Posted: 10 February 2020 Words: Chris Hartmann
Skunk Anansie have been announced as part of this year’s Meltdown Festival, on London’s South Bank, curated by international cultural icon Grace Jones. The group will be playing at the Royal Festival Hall on Thursday 18th June. Southbank Centre members will gain access to tickets from Wednesday 12th February and general sale starts Friday 14th February.

This announcement comes right after their 2020 UK headline tour being announced, which sees them playing venues across the UK throughout the entire year.

The last 25 years have seen Skunk Anansie internationally acclaimed as one of the greatest British rock bands of all time. They were presented with the Hall of Fame Award at the 2019 Kerrang Awards while Skin herself has become one of the world’s most iconic female performers, as well as inspirational role model, activist, a trailblazer for women in the music industry, model and muse for designers. It’s no surprise that she picked up the Inspirational Artist Award at the Music Week Awards in 2018.

2020 UK TOUR DATES

JUNE
Wed 17th –The LCR UEA, Norwich
Thu 18th – Meltdown Festival, Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, London
Fri 19th – O2 Academy, Sheffield
Sat 20th – O2 Academy 1, Birmingham

OCTOBER
Mon 26th – G Live, Guildford
Tue 27th – O2 Academy, Leicester
Wed 28th – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

NOVEMBER
Sat 28th – The Engine Shed, Lincoln
Sun 29th – Rock City Nottingham

DECEMBER
Tue 1st – O2 Academy, Glasgow
Wed 2nd – O2 Academy, Newcastle
Thu 3rd – O2 Academy, Leeds
Sat 5th – Cardiff University, Cardiff
Sun 6th – O2 Academy, Bristol
Mon 7th – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Wed 9th – Brighton Dome
Thu 10th – Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Tickets for Skunk Anansie’s headline tour are available at www.gigsandtours.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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