Soft Rock superstars Mike & The Mechanics have announced details of their extensive ‘Word of Mouth Tour’. An an epic run of over thirty concerts set for February and March 2017, the jaunt will include a stop off at, Belfast's Mandela Hall on 11th February, as well as a show at Dublin's Olympia Theatre the next day on 12th February. The run also includes a date at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall on 26th March.
Formed by Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford, Mike + The Mechanics have sold over 10 million records worldwide. Bringing together a new envisioning of The Mechanics, Rutherford has teamed up with prolific R&B singer Andrew Roachford on lead and backing vocals, and Canadian born Tim Howar - also on lead and backing vocals - for the 'Word Of Mouth' dates.
Best known for his hits including 'Cuddly Toy' and 'Family Man', Roachford will be sharing vocal duties with Howar, adding a new soulful dimension to the band’s already established sound.
The ‘Word Of Mouth Tour 2017’ which follows an eighty-two date run last year in the U.S.A., Europe and the U.K., is set to include all the hits from the band's catalogue, including hit single ’The Living Years’ - a No. 1 hit in the U.S. - and 'Over My Shoulder' - The set also promises to include select tracks from Rutherford's career with Genesis.
Tickets for Belfast and Dublin go on sale Friday 8 April at 9.00am from www.ticketmaster.ie, 24hr booking line 0844 277 4455, and all usual Ticketmaster outlets Nationwide.
Mike + The Mechanics 'Word Of Mouth 2017' U.K. and Ireland Tour Dates.
11 Feb - Belfast, Mandela Hall
12 Feb - Dublin, Olympia Theatre
14 Feb - Buxton, Opera House
15 Feb - Gateshead, Sage
17 Feb - York, Barbican
19 Feb - Carlisle, Sands Centre
20 Feb - Llandudno, Venue Cmyru
21 Feb - Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
23 Feb - Leicester, De Montfort Hall
24 Feb - Nottingham, Royal Centre
25 Feb - Birmingham, Symphony Hall
27 Feb - Hanley, Victoria Hall
28 Feb - Guliford, G Live
1 Mar - Bristol, Colston Hall
3 Mar - Plymouth, Pavilions
4 Mar - Cardiff, St David's Hall
5 Mar - Oxford, New Theatre
7 Mar - Reading, Hexagon
8 Mar, Cambridge, Corn Exchange
9 Mar - Ipswich, Regent Theatre
11 Mar - Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
13 Mar - Brighton, Dome
15 Mar - Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
17 Mar - Perth, Concert Hall
18 Mar - Aberdeen, His Majesty's
19 Mar - Edinburgh, Festival Theatre
21 Mar - Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
22 Mar - Sheffield, City Hall
24 Mar - Bournemouth, Pavilion
25 Mar - Portsmouth, Guild Hall
26 Mar - London, Royal Albert Hall
28 Mar - Sailsbury, City Hall