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Tickets on sale for MADNESS arena tour

Tickets go on sale today for MADNESS’ UK arena tour at the end of the year.

The 'Can't Touch Us Now' UK tour includes the following dates:


Glastonbury Festival resale tickets go on sale

Resale tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2016 go on sale at 9am today (17 April).

In order to purchase cancelled/refunded tickets, priced at £228, ticket buyers must have been registered beforehand to be eligible. 

Registration is now closed.

Glastonbury Festival takes place on 22-26 June at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.


PROTOJE and MADNESS to play Glastonbury

Jamaican musician PROTOJE and legendary ska band MADNESS are among the first acts confirmed for Glastonbury Festival this year.

Glastonbury takes place on 22-26 June at Worthy Farm, Pilton, in Somerset.


MADNESS reveals Clapham Common show

London ska band MADNESS will play a big show on Clapham Common this summer.

The one-day ‘House of Common’ event takes place on the August bank holiday on 29 August.

The band will be joined by 20 like-minded bands and DJs, hand-picked by the band themselves.


MADNESS to headline Fairport's Cropredy Convention

British ska band MADNESS will headline the first night at Fairport's Cropredy Convention this summer.

French ska and reggae band BABYLON CIRCUS will also make an appearance at the festival, which takes place on 11-13 August.

In 2012 MADNESS put out an album called Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da on the Lucky 7 label.


MADNESS to headline Belladrum 2016

London ska band MADNESS will headline the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival in 2016.

The big festival takes place on 4-6 August 2016 at the Belladrum Estate in Beauly, Scotland.

For the second year running there will be an option to buy three-day tickets priced at £137 to include a programme of artists on the main stage on the Thursday night, in addition to the traditional two day tickets.


Live review: MADNESS at the County Ground

London ska legends MADNESS stopped in Bristol last week for an epic performance at the County Ground.

The show featured on the final leg of the band’s Grandslam Tour of major sporting venues around the UK.

Unfortunately the home of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club suffered poor sound quality and a lack of atmosphere on the night, but that didn’t stop thousands of ska nuts enjoying this rare occasion in the city.


MADNESS set for big outdoor UK tour

British ska band MADNESS will perform a series of large open air concerts at sporting venues this summer called ‘Grandslam Madness’.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now for most of the following dates:


MADNESS reveals big winter UK tour

British ska band MADNESS has announced plans for a winter UK tour, called the 'All For The M.A.D.H.E.A.D. tour'

The string of arena shows will kick off at the band's annual House Of Fun Weekender at Butlins in Minehead.

Upcoming shows now include:


New additions to House Of Fun Weekender line-up

A number of new additions to the House Of Fun Weekender 2013 can now be revealed including LITTLE ROY, GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, DENNIS ALCAPONE and the LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA, among many others.


LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA confirms UK shows in October

The LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA, brainchild of MADNESS saxophonist Lee “Kix” Thompson, has announced a run of shows across the UK later this year.

The gigs confirmed so far include:


LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA live at the Fleece: Fan-filmed video

The LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA, brainchild of MADNESS saxophonist Lee “Kix” Thompson, performed in Bristol last week (20 May) to a packed house at The Fleece. 

Here’s some fan-filmed video footage of the band in full flow: 


LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA to hit Bristol on UK tour

The LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA, brainchild of MADNESS saxophonist Lee “Kix” Thompson, will perform in Bristol later this month for an intimate and rare show at The Fleece.


MADNESS ‘Goodbye Television Centre’ concert now on iPlayer

English ska band MADNESS brought the curtain down on BBC Television Centre with an hour-long show, which is now available on iPlayer.


MADNESS confirm UK racecourse tour dates

British ska revivalists MADNESS have announced a run of racecourse shows across the UK in support of their latest album Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da.

The band will perform a series of concerts around racecourses as well as a show at Northampton County Cricket Ground and their own House of Fun Weekender at Butlin's in Minehead.


MADNESS reveals new album details: ‘Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da’

The 10th studio album from ska legends MADNESS, Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da, will be released on 29 October.

The first single from the new record will be “My Girl 2” – out on 22 October – and follows “Death Of A Rude Boy”, which was released as a free download last month. 

The artwork for the new LP has been designed by Sir Peter Blake, who designed THE BEATLES' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band sleeve. 


MADNESS added to London's iTunes Festival

British ska legends MADNESS have joined the line-up for this year's iTunes Festival with support from REVEREND AND THE MAKERS.

The band will headline London's Roundhouse on 27 September joining the likes of EXAMPLE, LABRINTH and DJ FRESH in playing the month-long series of shows.