Don't miss out on the highly anticipated 2024 UK arena tour by Texas, the legendary Scottish rock/pop band! Known for their catchy and radio-friendly hits, Texas has been captivating audiences since the late 1980s.
Formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1986, Texas have crafted their unique sound by blending American R&B with elements of pop and rock. With a successful career spanning decades, Texas has released numerous albums, including their debut album 'Southside' and the chart-topping single 'I Don't Want A Lover'. Their impressive discography boasts 10 studio albums, one live album, five compilation albums, and 45 singles.
Now, Texas are back and ready to rock the UK in 2024!
Tickets are available to buy now at Seat Unique.
Texas have announced an incredible arena tour that will kick off this autumn, in support of their recently released best-of compilation "The Very Best Of 1989 - 2023". You won't want to miss this opportunity to see them perform their classic hits live!
Starting their tour at Connexin Live in Hull on 3rd September, Texas will be taking their electrifying performance to eight different locations across the UK. From London's iconic O2 arena andLeeds' first direct arena to Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena, and from Bournemouth International Centre to Cardiff's Utilita Arena, Texas will bring their infectious energy to venues across the country. The tour will also include two special homecoming shows at Glasgow's OVO Hydro.
To make the experience even more unforgettable, fellow Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall will be joining Texas as a supporting act on all tour dates.
When it comes to watching the Grammy award-winning group live, there's no better way than with official Texas VIP packages and hospitality. By securing a VIP ticket, you'll secure the best seats in the house, benefit from fast-tracked entry to the venue, have access to a VIP lounge before and after the show, and so much more! Treat yourself or a loved one to the VIP treatment and make memories that will last a lifetime.
So, what are you waiting for? VIP and Hospitality tickets are on sale now!
Texas are a Scottish band that was formed in 1986 by Johnny McElhone, who was formerly a member of the bands Altered Images and Hipsway. The band consists of lead vocalist Sharleen Spiteri and several members including Tony McGovern, Johnny McElhone, Ally McErlaine, Eddie Campbell and Cat Myers.
They made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee and took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders film 'Paris, Texas'.
Texas rose to prominence in the late 1980s and became highly popular for its radio-friendly hits in the rock/pop genre. Their music has been described as alternative pop/rock, indie rock, and blue-eyed soul.
With a career spanning several decades, Texas have enjoyed significant success and has produced catchy and memorable songs. They continue to be recognized as one of the greatest and most famous rock bands from Scotland.
Texas gained widespread popularity in the late 1980s with their debut album 'Southside' released in 1989. The album featured hit singles like 'I Don't Want a Lover' and 'Everyday Now', which helped establish the band's signature sound and garnered their attention on the music charts.
Over the years, Texas continued to release successful albums that showcased their versatility and knack for crafting catchy pop tunes. Some of their notable albums include 'White on Blonde' (1997), which became their most successful album to date, reaching number one on the UK charts. The record also spawned hit singles Say What You Want' and 'Black Eyed Boy'. Other notable albums include 'The Hush' (1999), 'Red Book' (2005), and 'Jump on Board' (2017).
Sharleen Spiteri's distinct and soulful voice has been a defining characteristic of Texas' sound. Her powerful vocals and charismatic stage presence have made her a beloved frontwoman in the music industry.
Throughout their career, Texas has received numerous accolades, including Brit Awards, an Ivor Novello Award, and the Nordoff Robbins Silver Clef Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. They have also collaborated with other notable musicians, such as Wu-Tang Clan, Paul Buchanan, and Method Man.
Texas' music has resonated with audiences across different generations, and their songs continue to be played on radio stations worldwide. Their enduring popularity and ability to evolve their sound while staying true to their roots have solidified their status as one of Scotland's most successful and beloved bands.