Madness Announce 2023 UK Arena Tour With Lightning Seeds


Madness have announced a brand new UK Arena Tour, which will begin in November 2023.

The tour which is named ‘Cest La Vie’, will also see the band supported by The Lightning Seeds as special guests.

Kicking off in Aberdeen on November 30, Madness will also take in shows across Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, before finishing off with a show at London’s 02 Arena on December 15.

Tickets for this ‘Cest La Vie’ Tour will be available next Friday (April 28) at 9.30am. You can get your hands on some here.

“Roll on November”

Confirming their news regarding the tour, Madness released this statement.

“WOT-a-tour this promises to be”, they said. ‘C’est La Vie’ dates. “We can’t wait to be back out on the road, doing what we love best. Roll on November”. 

Madness Confirm Tour Dates

The tour dates for Madness’ ‘Cest La Vie’ are as follows.

30 – P&J Live, Aberdeen


1 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
2 – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
4 – International Arena, Cardiff
5 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
7 —M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
8 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
9 – AO Arena, Manchester
11 – Brighton Centre, Brighton
12 – International Centre, Bournemouth
14 – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
15 – The O2, London
16 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham

Along with delving into their back catalogue of classic tracks like ‘Baggy Trousers’, ‘Our House’, ‘One Step Beyond’, ‘It Must Be Love’ and ‘House Of Love’ among others, Madness will also perform tracks from their upcoming album.

The Ska band first confirmed plans to release a new album back in November.

Alongside a video shared via their social media, the band also added, “Please allow us to introduce ourselves… We’re back in the studio recording the new album… This one sounds about finished?!?”. 

Last November, Madness also confirmed an outdoor gig at Trinity College, Dublin as part of the Summer Series. They will take to the stage on July 1.

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