Following the release of his double A side single ‘Fading Into Grey’/‘My Only Soul’, up and coming singer-songwriter Billy Lockett has been announced as special guest on Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s massive UK and European arena tour this autumn, which includes four nights at the London O2 Arena! Following these dates, Billy will join Lewis Capaldi on his UK tour in November.

The announcement comes after a summer that has seen Billy go from strength to strength, having played a sold out Union Chapel, a huge homecoming show in Northampton for BBC Introducing and the announcement of a European headline tour that will include the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire.

These two new tracks follow previous 2018 singles ‘Feels So Good’ and ‘Empty House’. Billy’s debut EP ‘Burn It Down’ reached Number 1 on the singer songwriter chart and received over 6 million streams.

With champions from BBC Radio 16Music, The Telegraph, The Independent, Metro, Evening Standard and The Times, support slots with Lana Del Rey and Birdy under his belt, Billy is set to make 2018 his own.

Billy plays the following dates this autumn:

September 2018
Thurs 9th WALES, Festival No.6
Sun 30th NOTTINGHAM, Motorpoint Arena *

October 2018
Weds 3rd GLASGOW, SSE Hydro Arena *
Fri 5th MANCHESTER, Manchester Arena *
Sat 6th MANCHESTER, Manchester Arena *
Tues 9th NEWCASTLE, Metro Radio Arena *
Weds 10th BIRMINGHAM, Arena Birmingham *
Fri 12th BIRMINGHAM, Arena Birmingham *
Sat 13th BIRMINGHAM, Arena Birmingham *
Mon 15th LEEDS, First Direct Arena *
Weds 17th LONDON, O2 Arena *
Thurs 18th LONDON, O2 Arena *
Sat 20th LONDON, O2 Arena *
Sun 21st LONDON, O2 Arena *
Tue 23rd LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena *
Fri 26th  BELFAST, SSE Arena *
Tues 30th BOURNEMOUTH, O2 Academy Bournemouth ^
Weds 31st BRIGHTON, Concorde 2 ^

November 2018
Fri 2nd CAMBRIDGE, Junction ^
Sat 3rd BIRMINGHAM, O2 Institute ^
Sun 4th BRISTOL, SWX ^
Tues 6th MANCHESTER, Albert Hall ^
Weds 7th LEEDS, O2 Academy Leeds ^
Fri 9th NEWCASTLE, Newcastle University ^

* Supporting Jeff Lynne’s ELO
^ Supporting Lewis Capaldi

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