Gary Barlow is bringing his solo UK tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Friday June 22nd 2018.

The tour – which kicks off in Edinburgh in April – will see Gary play venues across the UK and Ireland including some never visited before.

This will be Gary’s first visit to Scarborough OAT – Europe’s largest open-air theatre – but the Yorkshire coast resort already holds a special place in the multi-award-winning star’s heart.

He played Scarborough’s Futurist Theatre with Take That as part of the legendary Take That And Party Tour in 1992 – which catapulted the band to superstar status – and he returned to the same venue as a solo artist in 2013.

Most recently Gary, with friend Tim Firth, penned the song Scarborough for their West End musical comedy The Girls which is based on the famous story of Yorkshire’s WI ‘Calendar Girls’.

Gary last toured as a solo artist in 2014 to great acclaim from fans and critics alike, playing some of the biggest venues he had ever played including The O2 London, Birmingham LG Arena, Glasgow The SSE Hydro and Manchester Arena.

His show at Scarborough OAT in 2018 is presented by promoters Cuffe and Taylor. Director Peter Taylor said: “This is going to be a great night at this wonderful venue and will undoubtedly one of the highlights of the summer.

“Gary’s shows are always incredible events. His solo tours sell out very quickly so we expect demand for tickets to be massive and we would advise fans to get in early!”

Gary Barlow is a British singer-songwriter and record producer who found worldwide fame as a member of British pop group Take That. Since forming in 1989 Take That have won eight BRIT awards, sold over 45 million records and over eight million concert tickets.

Gary is one of Britain’s most successful songwriters, having written 14 Number One singles as well as being a six-time recipient of an Ivor Novello Award.  Aside from his achievements with Take That, he has also co-written and produced music for other renowned artists including Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Elton John and Robbie Williams.

Gary’s last solo record ‘Since I Saw You Last’ sold more than 600,000 copies and was the ninth biggest selling album that year.  In more recent years, Gary has also turned his attention to the world of theatre, composing the score for the hugely successful production ‘Finding Neverland’, working alongside screenwriter Tim Firth to write the music and lyrics for musical ’The Girls’ and also working alongside his Take That band mates to produce ‘The Band’ a record breaking musical featuring the music of Take That.

Tickets for Gary Barlow’s show at Scarborough OAT are available from (0844 844 0444) and or in person from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (01723 818111) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636).

Gary Barlow’s 2018 UK Tour:

16th April – Edinburgh – Playhouse *

17th April – Edinburgh – Playhouse *

19th April – Perth – Concert Hall *

20th April – Dundee – Caird Hall *

21st April – Aberdeen – BHGE Arena *

23rd April – Hull – City Hall *

24th April – Hull – City Hall *

26th April – Leicester – De Montfort Hall *

27th April – Blackpool – Opera House *

28th April – Blackpool – Opera House *

30th April – Sunderland – Empire *

1st May – Sunderland – Empire *

3rd May – Manchester – O2 Apollo *

4th May – Manchester – O2 Apollo *

5th May – Manchester – O2 Apollo *

8th May – Belfast – Waterfront *

10th May – Dublin – BGE Theatre *

12th May – Killarney, INEC *

14th May – Brighton, Centre *

15th May – Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena *

17th May – London – Palladium *

18th May – London – Palladium *

19th May – London – Palladium *

21st May – Llandudno, Venue Cymru *

22nd May – Llandudno, Venue Cymru *

24th May – Halifax – Victoria Theatre *

25th May – Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall *

26th May – Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall *

28th May – Isle of Man – Villa Marina

29th May – Isle of Man – Villa Marina

31st May – Southend – Cliffs Pavilion

1st June – Bournemouth – International Centre

2nd June – Bournemouth – International Centre

4th June – Sheffield – City Hall

5th June – Sheffield – City Hall

8th June – Thetford Forest

9th June – Delamere Forest

11th June – Portsmouth Guildhall

12th June – Portsmouth Guildhall

17th June – Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire

14th June – Birmingham–  Symphony Hall

16th June – Birmingham – Symphony Hall

19th June – Hampton Court Festival

22nd June – Scarborough – Open Air Theatre

23rd June – Sherwood Pines, Nr Mansfield, Notts

*with special guest KT Tunstall.

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