Billy Idol Sets UK Arena Dates With Special Guests The Go-Go’s
Scott Legato/Getty Images – Billy Idol performs at DTE Energy Music Theater, Aug. 7, 2019 in Clarkston, Michigan.
He’ll visit the UK next summer, bringing The Go-Go’s along for the ride.
AEG Presents has announced that Billy Idol will go on “The Roadside Tour 2022” through the UK with “some new music, a stack of timeless classics and his long-time lead guitarist and collaborator Steve Stevens.”
Idol will be performing at six arenas across the country (full list below), beginning at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, June 11, and closing at first direct arena in Leeds, England, June 21.
Joining Idol on stage at all the venues will be 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Go-Go’s.
It’s big news, as the band hasn’t performed for its British fans in 26 years. A statement on The Go-Go’s socials reads: “Attention UK fans!! We have some big news! We are thrilled to be sharing the stage with Billy Idol on his 2022 Summer UK tour dates! We haven’t had an opportunity to play for our British fans in 26 years and can’t wait to see you all.”
The artists presale of tickets as well as VIP Meet & Greet Package presales will last until Sept. 30, when the official onsale begins.
Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images – Belinda Carlisle of The Go-Go’s
The iconic band performed at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Aug. 7, 2011 in Hollywood, Fla.
Full list of UK dates for Billy Idol and The Go-Go’s:
June 11, Glasgow, Scotlad, The SSE Hydro
June 13, Manchester, England, AO Arena
June 15, Birmingham, England, Resorts World Arena
June 18, London, England, The SSE Arena Wembley
June 19, Cardiff, Wales, Motorpoint Arena
June 21, Leeds, England, First Direct Arena