Big Country tickets

Big Country Tickets

Big Country tickets

Big Country The Flowerpot, Derby

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Big Country + special guests The Globe, Cardiff

Saturday 25th November 2017

Big Country + support Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Saturday 9th December 2017

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Big Country The Crossing 35th Anniversary Tour O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Saturday 13th October 2018
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Big Country Fan Reviews (4) 4.8
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"Fantastic performance"
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Big Country, Cambridge Junction, Cambridge - 10th November 2017

What a fantastic performance in a great little venue

Posted anonymously on 11/11/2017

"Big country chelsea"
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Big Country, Under The Bridge (at Chelsea Football Club), London - 27th October 2017

Small venue which meant you could be right there with the band

Posted by Great atmostphere on 28/10/2017

"Scots shine in Southend Sunshine"
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Big Country, Chinnerys, Southend, Southend on Sea - 26th August 2017

Great venue, very enthusiastic crowd and an excellent song selection made for a wholly enjoyable night. Lovely to hear and sing-a-long to all the classics with highlights being Just a Shadow and the encore of Inwards.

Posted by STEPHEN on 27/08/2017

"Big country at southend"
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Big Country, Chinnerys, Southend, Southend on Sea - 26th August 2017

Brilliant band playing brilliant music the hall was a little hot on a very hot summer evening but this did not ruin the entertainment

Posted by Howard on 27/08/2017

Big Country was originally formed in 1981 by guitar playing founder members Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson both native of the band’s hometown Dunfermline in Scotland.

Initially driven by a shared vision of widescreen guitar melody, harmony and lyric, the classic Big Country sound was further enhanced later that summer by the arrival of drummer Mark Brzezickiand bass player Tony Butler. This is the Big Country that (with producer Steve Lillywhite), recorded the classic debut album ‘The Crossing’ in 1983.

The band broke massively worldwide with the release of the album’s classic singles ‘Fields Of Fire’, ‘Chance’ and signature song ‘In A Big Country’, which went on to become massive worldwide hits, selling over 2 million copies.
The run of success continued throughout the 1980’s with the release of the anthemic single ‘Wonderland’ and the second album ‘Steeltown’ (1984), which debuted at Number 1 in the UK and contained the hit singles ‘East Of Eden, ‘Just a Shadow’ and ‘Where The Rose Is Sown’ . In 1985,Big Country appeared at Live Aid in London.

At the start of the 90’s ‘Through A Big Country’, featuring all the bands classic hits was released, followed by the fifth studio album ‘No Place Like Home’ (1991) taking the band’s total record sales to well over five million copies.

In August 1998 they were once again invited to open for the Rolling Stones on their ‘Bridges To Babylon” tour of Europe prompting Mick Jagger to say that Big Country were “one of the best opening bands we ever had”.

By now singer Stuart Adamson had relocated to Nashville, Tennessee and so his fellow bandmates decamped to America to join him in writing and recording the album ‘Driving To Damascus’. It would be the last album they recorded together.

On December 16th 2001, Stuart Adamson took his own life in Honolulu, USA. The remaining three members had no real thoughts of performing as Big Country again. But, Tony Butler, Mark Brzezicki and Bruce Watson re-united in 2007 to celebrate the band’s Twenty-fifth anniversary.

In the summer of 2010, Bruce Watson finally picked up the phone and asked Mike Peters of The Alarm to do what he had previously been reluctant to do and sing with Big Country officially. There was instant chemistry with the band also being joined by Bruce Watson’s son Jamie on guitar asBig Country again sought solace in the music and the freedom to express their love and admiration for their departed friend Stuart Adamson.
Big Country tickets are available through Gigantic in the run up to their extensive upcoming tour.

This year sees them play this August at Chinnerys in Southend On Sea followed by The Robin at Wolverhampton in September. They proceed on to Under The Bridge in London and Concorde 2 at Brighton in October and then O2 Academy2 Sheffield, , Cambridge Junction and The Globe at Cardiff during November.

They also join the line-up of fantastic festival Let’s Rock Exeter! in July of 2017.
They will go on to play Under The Bridge at Chelsea Football Club in London and Concorde 2 at Brighton in October.

Plus, they have just announced a show at O2 Academy Newcastle in April of 2018.

Big Country concert tickets are limited we do advise that you book early to avoid disappointment. With ten years of experience giving excellent customer service, you can be sure of making a stress free booking on your essential gig tickets with Gigantic.

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