Pop’s hottest rising star, Dua Lipa, today announced her biggest European tour to date, with 20 shows spanning 9 countries. In support of her self-titled debut album,THE SELF-TITLED TOUR kicks off at The Dome in Brighton, before heading through the UK, visiting France, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and culminating in what is sure to be a night to remember at London’s historic Brixton O2 Academy.
A full list of new tour dates is below. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 19, 10am at www.livenation.co.uk and other outlets.
Fans can access pre-sale tickets 48 hours before general sale by pre-ordering a copy of the debut album, Dua Lipa from her official website http://dualipa.com/ from Friday May 12th at 10am until Tuesday May 16th at 2pm. VIP Meet & Greet Packages available at VIPNation.eu/DuaLipa.
She may be young, but Lipa has plenty of stories to tell. The London-born child of Kosovar parents, she has already been nominated for awards by the BBC and MTV Europe, and was a finalist for the prestigious “Critics’ Choice” prize at the Brit Awards. She also won Best New Artist at the NME Awards, and two European Border Breakers Awards—she was one of only ten global recipients of the EBBA—including the night’s biggest prize, the “Public Choice” award, voted on by fans.
Her strong presence onstage (indicated by her European Festival Award for Best Newcomer of the Year) immediately separates her from so many emerging pop acts. But with 3.5 million in global sales, it’s her singles that have rapidly established her as a rising star—”Be the One” reached the Top Ten in a dozen European territories, “Hotter Than Hell” hit the Top Twenty in the UK, and “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” climbed into Billboard’s Top 25 in the US. All of this, mind you, before putting out her first album.
Now, with the release of Dua Lipa, she reveals the full range of her ambitions—not just the dance-floor fire of her singles, but also a more introspective side. “I’ve been describing it as ‘dark pop’ because people have only heard the pop moments, but there are some really dark, singer-songwriter parts that I’m excited about,” she says.
“This whole album is me, who I am and how I want to be seen as an artist,” says Dua Lipa. “I want people to really get to know me, so the album is everything that has happened in my life so far, and every song tells a different story.” Dua Lipa is released globally on June 2nd.
Dua Lipa – The Self-Titled Tour 2017
All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
THURSDAY 5TH OCTOBER, 2017 THE DOME, BRIGHTON UK
FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY, BOURNEMOUTH UK
SUNDAY 8TH OCTOBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY, LEEDS UK
TUESDAY 10TH OCTOBER, 2017 ACADEMY, MANCHESTER UK
WEDNESDAY 11TH OCTOBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY, GLASGOW UK
FRIDAY 13TH OCTOBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY, NEWCASTLE UK
SATURDAY 14TH OCTOBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY, BIRMINGHAM UK
TUESDAY 17TH OCTOBER, 2017 YOYO, PARIS FRANCE
THURSDAY 19TH OCTOBER, 2017 BACKSTAGE WERK, MUNICH GERMANY
FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER, 2017 BATSCHKAPP, FRANKFURT GERMANY
SATURDAY 21ST OCTOBER, 2017 ROCKHAL, LUXEMBOURG LUXEMBOURG
TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER, 2017 LIVE MUSIC HALL, COLOGNE GERMANY
WEDNESDAY 25TH OCTOBER, 2017 ASTRA, BERLIN GERMANY
FRIDAY 27TH OCTOBER, 2017 DOCKS, HAMBURG GERMANY
SUNDAY 29TH OCTOBER, 2017 ROCKEFELLER, OSLO NORWAY
MONDAY 30TH OCTOBER, 2017 MUNCHENBRYGERRIET, STOCKHOLM SWEDEN
WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER, 2017 AMAGER BIO, COPENHAGEN DENMARK
FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER, 2017 LOTTO ARENA, ANTWERP BELGIUM
SUNDAY 5TH NOVEMBER, 2017 AFAS LIVE, AMSTERDAM HOLLAND
MONDAY 6TH NOVEMBER, 2017 O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON, LONDON UK