Tom Jones announced for Summer Nights at Kelvingrove Bandstand

Tom Jones announced for Summer Nights at the Bandstand Lineup

Photo: Duncan Bryceland

Welsh superstar joins Van Morrison, Super Furry Animals, Primal Scream and Will Young in Glasgow

Welsh hitmaker Sir Tom Jones is the latest addition to the Summer Nights series at Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow, with a headline show on Tuesday 9 August. With over 50 years in the music business, from huge hits 'It's Not Unusual', 'What's New Pussycat?' and 'Delilah', to his return in recent years to his blues roots, Sir Tom is a consummate showman and crowd-pleaser with an absolute belter of a voice.

He joins an already impressive line-up which also boasts The Waterboys, Idlewild, Will Young and Eddi Reader, with several dates already sold out (Van Morrison, Super Furry Animals, Lloyd Cole & The Leopards, Justin Currie & The Pallbearers and Primal Scream).

'The public response to this year's Summer Nights at the Bandstand has been sensational, and now to be able to announce that the legendary Sir Tom Jones is joining the incredible line-up is just mind-blowing,' said Mark Mackie, director of Regular Music. 'Sir Tom is one of the greatest stage performers that the world has ever seen and now we have the chance to see him up close in this historic amphitheatre on the banks of the River Kelvin. Be quick when tickets go on sale on Friday at 9am, or you will be disappointed.'

Full Summer Nights lineup as follows:
Thu 4 Aug – Van Morrison
Fri 5 Aug – Idlewild and C Duncan
Sat 6 Aug – Super Furry Animals
Sun 7 Aug – Lloyd Cole & The Leopards, Justin Currie & The Pallbearers
Tue 9 Aug – Tom Jones
Thu 11 Aug – Primal Scream
Fri 12 Aug – Electric Honey Sessions
Sat 13 Aug – Eddi Reader and friends Drever
Sun 14 Aug – Will Young

Tickets for Tom Jones go on sale 9am, Fri 20 May.

Summer Nights

This festival features a series of open air gigs.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Fri 31 Jul

Times vary

Sat 1 Aug

Times vary

Sun 2 Aug

Times vary

…and 13 more dates until 15 Aug

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'.

Bitts Park, Carlisle

Sun 26 Jul

£16.80–£88 / 01288 625545

Botanic Gardens, Belfast

Sun 31 May

£50 / 028 9031 4762

Wed 3 Jun

£50 / 028 9031 4762

Craven Park Stadium, Hull

Sat 13 Jun

£44.24–£88 / 0844 2490 105

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