Fresh off the road from their sell out 2014 arena tour, Madness are now set to perform at the Emirates Durham ICG on Saturday 26th September, as part of the UK’s greatest ever live open air tour this summer. The band said, “Come see, come see! The world’s strongest band perform incredible feats live! Marvel as Madness lift an enormous set of polished pop songs high in the air, single handed! The UK's biggest open air tour ever! Rolling into a town” near you, soon.”
The tour, which runs from May to September 2015, will take in over 20 shows at some of the greatest sporting venues around the country, including racecourses, cricket grounds, rugby and football stadiums.
These shows will offer the concertgoers the unique experience of an outdoor event with a festival vibe, set within these the iconic huge green spaces and amazing sporting venues.
Madness will be performing inimitable quirky pop classics such as “House of Fun”, “Baggy Trousers” and “My Girl”, iconic songs that are guaranteed to draw you in, get you dancing and singing along. The band will also be performing some of their new songs/material, their first new recordings in three years.
David Harker, Group Chief Executive of Durham County Cricket Club “We are thrilled to secure the Grandslam Madness concert here at Emirates Durham ICG on Saturday 26th September. This concert further puts Durham CCC on the map as a leading concert venue in the North East. We are expecting sell out figures of upto 12,000 people to attend the Concert and anticipate that this event will continue to secure the Emirates Durham ICG as one of the regions premier venues for Music. “
Madness are a band of the people, who inject fun into everything they do and the tour promises to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to see one of the greatest bands in the world play at Durham County Cricket Club.
Support acts for this concert are Back Beat Soundsystem and Chainska Brassika.
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Gates Open at 3pm
Tickets for Grandslam Madness will be on general sale on Friday the 20th February 9.00am at:
General Admission £35.00 (+£3.50 Bookinf Fee)
Family ticket £99.00 (+ £3.50 Booking Fee) Admits, two adults and two children up to the age of 16 years of age (Only available via ticketmaster)
Grandslam Gladness Beer Bundle (18+) £55.00 (+£5.50 booking fee) Your package includes:
- Entry ticket to the concert
- Souvenier Grandslam Madness T-Shirt
- Souvenier Grandslam Madness pint cup, from which you can enjoy a 'draught' pint at the Gladness Beer Garden or fill up with the Gladness at the other bars within the venue
- No under 18yrs alowed in the Beer Garden - proof of age maybe required
For hospitality bookings
Boxes - £1500 inc Vat (12 people)
Lounges - £105 inc Vat Per Person
Contact David.Mitchell@durhamccc.co.uk or Telephone 07768 552649
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