Sam Smith Makes Plans For 2015

Sam Smith has unveiled his first dates for 2015 with a global spring tour that will take the soulful British singer/songwriter throughout his home country as well as Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Tickets go on sale this week.

The tour announcement follows news that his debut LP, In The Lonely Hour, is back on the top of the U.K. album charts, according to the Independent. The album first hit no. 1 in June.

Photo: John Davisson

Fellow British singer FKA Twigs has been making headlines for her cover of Smith’s “Stay With Me,” which she performed on BBC Radio 1. Smith’s tune has dominated radio charts around the world from the U.S. to Israel to New Zealand to Poland.

For a refresher, here’s Smith’s version.

And here’s FKA Twigs’ take.

Here’s what Sam Smith’s 2015 itinerary looks like so far:

March 1 – Brussels, Belgium, Forest National          
March 2 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Heineken Music Hall 
March 4 – Munich, Germany, Kesselhaus
March 5 – Cologne, Germany , Palladium     
March 7 – Offenbach, Germany, Capitol      
March 9 – Milan, Italy, Alcatraz       
March 10 – Zurich, Switzerland, X-TRA     
March 16 – Glasgow, Scotland, O2 Academy Glasgow      
March 17 – Glasgow, Scotland, O2 Academy Glasgow
March 19 – Manchester, England, O2 Apollo Manchester  
March 20 – Manchester, England, O2 Apollo Manchester   
March 22 – Wolverhampton, England, Wolverhampton Civic Hall  
March 23 – Wolverhampton, England, Wolverhampton Civic Hall 
March 25 – London, England, O2 Academy Brixton           
March 26 – London, England, O2 Academy Brixton           
April 23 – Auckland, New Zealand, Vector Arena  
April 25 – Brisbane, Australia, Brisbane Riverstage 
April 27 – Moore Park, Australia, Hordern Pavilion 
April 30 – Melbourne, Australia, Maragaret Court Arena     
May 1 – Hindmarsh, Australia, Adelaide Entertainment Centre      
May 4 – Mt. Claremont, Australia, HBF Stadium   
June 18 – Paris, France, Olympia

Presale tickets will be available starting Wednesday, Sept. 10. General onsales in Europe and the U.K. begin Friday, Sept. 12. General onsales in Australia are scheduled Monday, Sept. 15.

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