Blur is playing its first headlining show in eight years at Wembley Stadium in 2023
Blur will play Wembley Stadium next July, marking the band’s first headlining show since 2015.
The event brings together Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree to perform in the band’s first-ever performance at Wembley Stadium.
They will be joined by British rapper Slowthai, Mercury Prize nominee Self Esteem and electro-pop duo Jockstrap.
Damon Albarn said of the reunion, “We really love playing these songs and thought it’s about time we did it again.”
Alex James added: “It’s always very special when the four of us get into a room. It’s nice to think that on July 8th that room will be Wembley Stadium.”
After her debut album leisure In 1991, Blur had five consecutive UK number one albums – park life (1994), The Great Escape (1995), Blur (1997), 13 (1999) and think tank (2003).
Along with Oasis, Suede and Pulp, the band defined the Britpop movement of the ’90s and have won 10 NME Awards, six Q Awards, five BRIT Awards and an Ivor Novello Award over the years.
The band’s latest album The magic whipwas released in 2015. Read The Independent‘s review here.
Tickets go on general sale on Friday 18th November at 10:00 GMT. Visit Ticketmaster for more information.
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