Cliff Richard and Tom Jones support Morrisey's US tour

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 13 February 2014

This article is from 2014.

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Morrissey

Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones are to support Morrissey on his two-date US tour later this year

Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones are to support Morrissey on his US tour.

The 54-year-old singer has announced he will perform two dates at two huge arenas in Los Angeles and Brooklyn this year, and will be supported by the veteran performers.

The former Smiths frontman will take to the stage with Sir Tom and Missouri singer Kristeen Young on 10 May at Los Angeles Sports Arena, before performing with Sir Cliff and Kristeen on 21 June at New York's Barclays Center.

The Welsh singer, 73, took to his official Facebook page earlier today to confirm the news.

He wrote: I will be Morrissey Official's special guest at his show at the LA Sports Arena on May 10th. We hope to see you there! (sic)".

These are the first confirmed shows for Morrissey after he abandoned a series of tours last year due to lack of funding and a bout of sickness.

Meanwhile, Morrissey, who has been without a label since 2009, recently signed a deal with Universal Music's American-based Harvest Records to release his tenth studio album.

The album is due to be released in the second half of 2014.

Cliff Richard: Still Reelin' And A-Rockin' Tour

Cliff Richard, 75 this year and only a little crispy around the edges, takes his show on the road.

Euston Hall, Thetford

Sun 25 Jun

£51.85–£72.35 / 01842 766366

With Collabro.

Harewood House, Leeds

Wed 28 Jun

£51.85–£72.35 / 0113 218 1000

With Collabro.

Lincoln Castle

Sat 24 Jun

£72.35 / 01522 511068

Also at:

Tom Jones

Big show from the perma-tanned Welsh lothario. Expect all the hits from 'Green, Green Grass of Home' to 'What's New Pussycat'.

Cannock Chase Forest, Rugeley

Sun 9 Jul

£51.65 / 01842 814612

Cartmel Racecourse, Grange-Over-Sands

Fri 30 Jun

£51.85 / 01539 536340

With Plus Special Guests.

Delamere Forest, Northwich

Sat 1 Jul

£51.65 / 01842 814612

Also at:

Morrissey

The former Smiths frontman and purveyor of bittersweet indie pop continues to enjoy his solo renaissance.

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