The Pretenders Confirm Intimate UK Shows For Independant Venues Week


The Pretenders have confirmed a set of intimate shows as part of a UK Tour for Independant Venues Week for next year.

The show will begin on 5 February 2023, which sees the band begin the tour at the Deaf Institute in Manchester. They will also perform at venues across Newcastle, Brighton, London and Bristol.

Tickets go on sale now from here

This tour will take place the same year that the Pretenders also plan to release their 12th studio album ‘Relentless’. No release date has been officially confirmed.

See Duff McKagan & Eddie Vedder Cover Of Pretenders Track 

Earlier this year, Guns N’Roses’ Duff McKagan and Eddie Vedder joined forces to perform a cover of Pretenders track ‘Precious’. You can check it out below.

The track itself also appeared as a self titled debut album in 1979.

Confirming this via Instagram, Eddie Vedder wrote, “Congratulations to @eddievedder for one hell of a record! This show ..that band @chadsmithofficial @thisiswatt @pluralone_official @chrischaneybass and @thegingerman222 !!! So good.”

Vedder himself had been performing a few shows in Seattle, promoting his album ‘Earthling’. 

The Pearl Jam frontman was also forced to postpone several shows due to a Covid-19 outbreak. Check out the cover as well as Nova’s report on this here.