Rod Stewart tour 2022: when tickets go on sale for extra UK dates - including London, Glasgow and Birmingham

The veteran rocker’s UK arena tour in November and December 2022 is in support of his latest album ‘The Tears of Hercules’

With 250 million album sales and a career spanning six decades, Sir Rod Stewart has already secured his place among pop music’s greats.

And yet the veteran rocker, whose hits include ‘Sailing’, ‘Baby Jane’ and ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’, appears to have no plans to retire any time soon.

In fact, Sir Rod has just taken on even more work - adding four new gigs to what was already an eight-date UK arena tour in support of his 2021 album ‘The Tears of Hercules’.

So how can you get hold of tickets to see Rod Stewart - and where will his extra tour dates be?

Here’s everything you need to know.

Rod Stewart will be touring in support of his 31st studio album - The Tears of Hercules (image: Getty Images)

When do Rod Stewart tickets go on sale?

Tickets for the original eight-date tour went on sale in October.

You can still grab some tickets for these dates from the Live Nation website.

But due to what has been described by his promoter as “phenomenal” demand, Sir Rod has added three extra shows in Birmingham, Glasgow and London - as well as another gig in Aberdeen.

If you’re a Live Nation member, tickets for these additional shows went on sale at 9am this morning (24 March).

The rest will go on general sale from 9am on Friday (25 March).

One of Rod Stewart’s songs on his latest album is dedicated to the love of football instilled in him by his father (image: PA)

Where is Rod Stewart touring?

Here is a full list of Rod Stewart’s UK tour dates and when they’re taking place:

November 2022

  • 16 - Nottingham - Motorpoint Arena

  • 22 - London - The O2

  • 25 - London - The O2

  • 29 - Glasgow - Ovo Hydro

December 2022

  • 2 - Aberdeen - P&J Live

  • 3 - Glasgow - Ovo Hydro

  • 6 - Liverpool - M&S Bank Arena

  • 9 - Birmingham - Utilita Arena

  • 10 - Birmingham - Utilita Arena

  • 13 - Leeds - First Direct Arena

  • 14 - Manchester - AO Arena

  • 17 - Newcastle - Utilita Arena

If you’re unable to catch Sir Rod in the UK, he’s touring across the globe from now until October 2022.

He will perform more than 40 shows across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA, in iconic venues like the Hollywood Bowl and The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.

When did Rod Stewart’s new album come out?

The Tears of Hercules was released on 12 November 2021 and peaked at number five in the Official Chart Company’s album chart.

It was the 77-year-old’s 31st studio album.

The album has 12 tracks, nine of which were written by Sir Rod.

The Tears of Hercules features a song titled ‘Touchline’, which the rock star has dedicated to his father, and reflects on his family’s love of football.

In the album’s sleeve note, Sir Rod describes his latest effort as “by far my best album in many a year”.

He will no doubt be hoping it will emulate the success of his most recent effort - 2019’s ‘You’re in my Heart’ - which became his tenth number one album.

Should The Tears of Hercules succeed, he will once again break the record for the oldest male solo artist to ever top the UK Official Albums Chart.

Sir Rod was 74 years and 11 months old when he teamed up with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to release ‘You’re in my Heart’.

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