GOO GOO DOLLS TOUR UK/IE IN JUNE 2023
ON SALE TODAY FRIDAY 16TH DECEMBER 10 A.M
Tickets for Goo Goo Dolls’ first visit to the UK/IE since February 2020 go on sale today, Friday 16th December at 10 a.m. HERE. The tour kicks off in Dublin on June 13th 2023 and includes a show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on June 24th.
Singer John Rzeznik said “Hello everyone we are excited to be heading back to the UK and Ireland for the first time in over 3 years! Robby and I can’t wait to see all your faces again!”
Tues-Jun-13 Dublin, Vicar St
Thur-Jun-15 Birmingham, O2 Institute
Fri-Jun-16 Bristol, O2 Academy
Sat-Jun-17 Bournemouth O2 Academy
Mon-Jun-19 Nottingham, Rock City
Tues-Jun-20 Glasgow, O2 Academy
Thu-Jun-22 Sheffield, O2 Academy
Fri-Jun-23 Manchester, Academy 1
Sat-Jun-24 London, O2 Academy Brixton
With more than 30 years together as a band and over 12 million albums sold, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls released their 13th studio album Chaos In Bloom earlier this year. As the first record of their career to be produced by frontman John Rzeznik, Chaos in Bloom found the band continuing to evolve artistically as they have over the last four decades together. Listen to the album HERE and check out the videos Yeah, I Like You” and “You Are The Answer”.
Rzeznik streamed a live performance earlier this week for iHeart Radio in Los Angeles, you can view highlights HERE.
This year also saw their indelible smash hit “Iris” officially eclipse 1 billion streams on Spotify as well as being the BBC’s most streamed song from 1998.
ABOUT GOO GOO DOLLS:
Formed in Buffalo, NY during1986 by John Rzeznik and Robby Takac, Goo Goo Dolls quietly broke records, contributed a string of staples to the American songbook, connected to millions of fans, and indelibly impacted popular music for three-plus decades. In addition to selling 12 million records worldwide, the group garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations and seized a page in the history books by achieving 14 number-one and Top 10 hits at Hot AC in the USA. As a result, they hold the all-time radio record for “Most Top 10 Singles.”
Their song “Iris” was #1 on the Hot 100 for 18 straight weeks and was named “#1 Top 40 Song of the Last 20 Years.” A Boy Named Goo (1995) went double-platinum, Dizzy Up The Girl went quadruple-platinum. Gutterflower (2002) and Let Love In (2006) both went gold with Something for the Rest of Us (2010) and Magnetic (2013) both reaching the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200.
Goo Goo Dolls’ music has been covered by everyone from Taylor Swift to Phoebe Bridgers. Among many accolades, John received the prestigious “Hal David Starlight Award” in 2008.
Following their 2018 sold-out twentieth anniversary tour in celebration of Dizzy Up The Girl, the band wrote and recorded their twelfth full-length album, Miracle Pill (Warner Records), This was followed by their thirteenth studio album ‘Chaos In Bloom’ which saw the band returning to their roots using an analogue-to-tape recording process as well as vintage amps & pedals.
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