Madness are all set to embark their ‘C’est La Vie’ 2023 UK Tour. Beginning on November 30 in Aberdeen, the 13-date tour will visit all of Britain’s major cities including Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, London and more, before wrapping with a huge show in Birmingham on December 16.
Known for their raucous live sets, the ‘C’est La Vie’ tour will be teeming with hits from the London band’s unrivalled back catalog, along with some songs from the forthcoming new album.
Responsible for some of the most well-known tracks of the 1990s including “Life of Riley,” “Lucky You” and “Pure,” Liverpool pop outfit The Lightning Seeds will be the special guests on all the dates
In an official statement, Madness said: “What a tour this promises to be! We can’t wait to be back out on the road, doing what we love best. Roll on November.”
Originally known as the North London Invaders, Madness famously emerged Camden Town, in the late 70s. They recently released a three-part original docuseries with TV channel AMC, delving into their early days. Before We Was We: Madness by Madness chronicles the rise of one of the most enduring of all British bands.
Throughout their career, Madness have scored 10 UK top ten albums, 15 top ten singles and have won a multitude of awards including a prestigious Ivor Novello Award. Other accolades include their perforance on the top of Buckingham Palace as part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and setting the record for the biggest ever audience for the BBC’s Live New Year’s Eve Broadcast – the most watched TV music event of 2018.
Madness’ ‘C’est La Vie’ 2023 tour includes the following dates:
Thu 30 Aberdeen P&J Live
Fri 1 Glasgow OVO Hydro
Sat 2 Newcastle Utilita Arena
Mon 4 Cardiff International Arena
Tue 5 Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Thu 7 Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Fri 8 Leeds First Direct Arena
Sat 9 Manchester AO Arena
Mon 11 Brighton Centre
Tue 12 Bournemouth International Centre
Thu 14 Sheffield Utilita Arena
Fri 15 London The O2
Sat 16 Birmingham Utilita Arena.