Big Country tickets

Big Country Tickets

Recently announced: Big Country + support Town Hall, Louth

Saturday 6th October 2018

Big Country + support Buttermarket, Shrewsbury

Thursday 13th September 2018

Big Country - Celebrating THE CROSSING 35th Anniversary + support MECA, Swindon

Friday 14th September 2018

Big Country Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

Saturday 15th September 2018

Big Country Celebrating THE CROSSING 35th Anniversary + PEACE IN OUR TIME 30th Anniversary The Live Rooms, Chester

Saturday 22nd September 2018

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

Saturday 13th October 2018

Big Country Gorilla, Manchester

Friday 2nd November 2018

Big Country Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Saturday 3rd November 2018

Big Country Chinnerys, Southend, Southend on Sea

Friday 9th November 2018

Big Country "The Crossing" 35th Anniversary Tour The Roadmender, Northampton

Saturday 10th November 2018

Big Country Under The Bridge (at Chelsea Football Club), London

Friday 16th November 2018

Big Country “The Crossing” 35th Anniversary Tour The Flowerpot, Derby

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Big Country + Support Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Thursday 22nd November 2018

Big Country Cheese & Grain, Frome

Saturday 24th November 2018

Big Country Plus Special Guests The Globe, Cardiff

Sunday 25th November 2018
Big Country Fan Reviews (5) 4.8
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"Rolling Back The Years"
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Big Country, The Flowerpot, Derby - 23rd November 2017

It was a privilege to see Big Country again in a venue as intimate as this.
As someone who used to go their gigs in the heydays of the 80`s, its more about reliving memories of the past these days.
Even though they could never be the same without Stuart,the pleasure that Bruce still has from playing shines through,and with Mark`s drumming as good as ever they are still a great band to see live.

Posted by Phil P on 24/11/2017

"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.

Next year sees them play dates in Autumn at The Live Rooms at Chester in September and then O2 Academy Newcastle during October plus Manchester Gorilla, Brudenell Social Club at Leeds, Chinnerys at Southend, The Roadmender at Northampton, Under The Bridge in Chelsea, Frome’s Cheese & Grain and The Globe at Cardiff in November 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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