Adam Ant Marches Around The Globe

Adam Ant is set to tour the U.K., the U.S., Australia and New Zealand in 2017 as he prepares to perform shows of hits and one of his early albums.

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– Adam Ant
The Moon, Tallahassee, Fla.
The U.K. dates are first on the docket, and they start May 5 in Newcastle, England’s
The U.S. will also get “ANTHEMS” shows, starting Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., several months after the U.K. run ends.  The last Stateside date is in Los Angeles on Sept. 30.
The final stretch for Ant is in New Zealand and then Australia, starting Oct. 9 in Auckland, N.Z. During that portion Ant will be performing his 1980 album, Kings of the Wild Frontier, and more.
Ant was once voted “Sexiest Man Alive” by MTV viewers and was all over the charts in the ’80s. He released an album of original material in 2013, but otherwise has mostly stuck to compilations in recent years.  Fans still know him as the consummate showman though, and he boasts of recently having played for 50,000 fans on his last tour.
2017 started sadly for the artist though, as his touring guitarist and music director Tom Edwards died of “suspected heart failure” in January.
Here is the full schedule:
May 5 – Newcastle, England, Arena Rock Club
May 6 – Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh Playhouse
May 7 – Glasgow, Scotland, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
May 9 – Manchester, England, The Bridgewater Hall
May 10 – Manchester, England, The Bridgewater Hall
May 12 – Birmingham, England, Symphony Hall
May 13 – Birmingham, England, Symphony Hall
May 14 – Bristol, England, Bristol Hippodrome
May 16 – Plymouth, England, Plymouth Pavilions
May 17 – London, England , Royal Albert Hall
May 18 – Brighton, England, The Brighton Centre
May 20 – Bournemouth, England, Windsor Hall
May 21 – Leicester, England, De tfort Hall
May 22 – Ipswich, England, Ipswich Regent Theatre
May 24 – Watford, England, Watford Colosseum
May 25 – Southend-On-Sea, England, Cliffs Pavilion
May 27 – Leeds, England, First Direct Arena
May 28 – Nottingham, England, Royal Concert Hall
Sep. 6 – Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Parker Playhouse
Sep. 8 – Clearwater, Fla., Capitol Theatre
Sep. 9 – Orlando, Fla., The Beacham
Sep. 10 – Jacksonville, Fla., Performing Arts Center
Sep. 13 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
Sep. 15 – Detroit, Mich., Sound Board @ MotorCity Casino Hotel
Sep. 16 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues
Sep. 17 – Greensburg, Pa., Palace Theatre
Sep. 19 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
Sep. 20 – Richmond, Va., The National
Sep. 22 – Charlotte, N.C., Fillmore Charlotte
Sep. 23 – Atlanta, Ga., Variety Playhouse
Sep. 24 – Nashville, Tenn., War Memorial Auditorium
Sep. 26 – Denver, Colo., Paramount Theatre
Sep. 28 – San Francisco, Calif., SF Masonic
Sep. 30 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre
Oct. 9 – Auckland, New Zealand, Powerstation
Oct. 10 – Wellington, New Zealand, The Opera House
Oct. 12 – Fortitude Valley, Australia, The Tivoli
Oct. 13 – Newtown, Australia, Enmore Theatre
Oct. 15 – Melbourne, Australia, Palais Theatre
Oct. 16 – Fremantle, Australia, Metropolis Concert Club Fremantle
Select presales are open now and a Spotify presale opens tomorrow. Tickets to the “Singles” shows go on sale to the general public March 24.
The artist’s website is Adam-Ant.comClick here to read Pollstar’s 2012 Q&A with Adam Ant.