The Pretenders To Play Rod Stewart’s Summer Shows

Chrissie Hynde and co join the rocker on European stadium tour

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The Pretenders have been confirmed as special guests for Rod Stewart’s Summer stadium tour, starting at St James’ Park in Newcastle.

The band will also be releasing two special edition versions of their Top 10 albums, 1984’s “Learning To Crawl” and “Get Close” from 1986 on June 4.

Both are expanded with an additional set of tracks and are remastered.


Chrissie Hynde who is just back back from a worldwide tour says to Stewart’s fans coming to the shows: “Get there early and we promise to wake you up and get you ready for Rod!”

After the UK, the tour will continue with shows in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Belfast, Poland and Norway.

The UK shows are:


Newcastle, St James’ Park (June 25)

Manchester, City of Manchester Stadium (28)

London, Twickenham Stadium (30)

Ipswich, Football Club (July 3)

Glasgow, Hampden Park Stadium (5 / 6)

Cardiff, Millennium Stadium (7)

Coventry, Ricoh Arena (10)

More details about Rod’s Summer Extravaganza are available here from his website


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