Rescheduled Tour Dates

It is with great frustration that we must once again announce the rescheduling of our UK & Ireland tour dates. We had hoped to be in a position to play these shows in the Autumn but due to the ongoing situation with venue safety in the UK & Ireland, it’s become clear that to do so would be putting our fans in danger.

We’re now moving the tour to April & May 2021 and all of your tickets will remain valid for these new dates.

We‘re very sorry for any inconvenience caused by this but can’t wait to see and perform for you all at the new dates. 

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot to play free gigs for NHS Frontline Staff

A message from Paul,

"The Coronavirus pandemic should remind everyone, and let no-one forget, that our National Health Service is the most brilliant and significant institution in our lives. The men and women who serve us and care for us, give us hope and sacrifice for their own wellbeing, can never be thanked enough. We are just musicians, so there is little we can do but sing for you. By way of appreciation, we announce the following gig for all the frontline NHS staff. From the porters, the cleaners and the drivers, to the doctors and the nurses; thank you”.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott have announced a free concert for all NHS frontline and auxiliary staff to take place at the 9,000 capacity Nottingham Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 13th October 2020 and the SSE Arena, Wembley on Thursay 15th October 2020.

Those eligible for tickets will be all NHS frontline staff that work within NHS hospitals across the United Kingdom including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, support workers, porters and cleaners. Any staff that work within the hospital will be eligible for tickets.

Ticket application must only be made by the NHS member of staff who will bring their valid NHS or Primary Care Trust I.D. Card to the show, as ticket checks will be in operation. All tickets will carry the name of the person who made the booking and this must match the name that is on the NHS or Primary Care Trust I.D. card (original format, no photocopies) or admission will be refused.

Tickets will be limited to 2 per person and will be available from Tuesday 31st March at 7pm. Further details to follow.

Paul & Jacqui Tour rescheduled

Due to the ongoing situation across the world, and in particular the inaction by our own government, we feel we have no choice but to reschedule the forthcoming UK & Ireland tour dates immediately. The shows will now take place in October and November, with all tickets remaining valid for these new dates. We are still working on new dates for Belfast, Galway and Donegal but will announce these shows as soon as possible. 

For the London Palladium shows, if you purchased tickets for the Wednesday 29th April show then your ticket will be valid for the rescheduled Wednesday 11th November show, and if you bought tickets for the Thursday 30th April show then your tickets will be valid for the rescheduled Thursday 12th November show.

For the Hull shows, tickets for the Tuesday 21st April show will now be valid for the rescheduled Sunday 18th October show, and tickets for the Wednesday 22nd April show will now be valid for the rescheduled Monday 19th October show. 

Paul and Jacqui would like to pass on their sincere apologies for the inconvenience this may cause you all but also feel the safety of the public is paramount. We wish you good health and safety over these coming months and hope to see you all fighting fit in the Autumn.


Full list of rescheduled dates is as follows:


Sat 10th                 Newcastle Utilita Arena

Sun 11th                Glasgow SEC Armadillo

Fri 16th                  Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

Sun 18th                Hull Bonus Arena

Mon 19th               Hull Bonus Arena

Tue 20th                Stoke-on-Trent Victoria Hall

Thur 22th              Leeds First Direct Arena

Fri 23th                 Birmingham Arena

Sat 24th                 Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

Mon 26th               Dundee Caird Hall                           

Tue 27th                Leicester De Montfort Hall


Fri 6th                     Dublin 3Arena

Sun 8th                  Killarney INEC

Weds 11th              London Palladium

Thurs 12th              London Palladium

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows


‘You And Me (Were Meant To Be Together)’ featuring Brookside’s ‘Ron & Bev Dixon’

Paul & Jacqui are delighted to reveal the new video for their new single ‘You And Me (Were Meant To Be Together)’ featuring the return of Brookside’s most famous couple ‘Ron & Bev Dixon’ AKA Vince Earl and Sarah White.

Their first performance together since the final episode of Brookside can be watched, along with the video.




We’re delighted to announce that Paul & Jacqui’s brand new album ‘Manchester Calling’ will be released on Friday 6th March 2020. You can pre-order signed copies of the album now from the official web store To coincide with the album release Paul, Jacqui and the band will be embarking on a tour of the UK in April & May beginning at Glasgow SEC Armadillo on Friday 16th April, including two nights at both Hull Bonus Arena (21st/22nd) & London Palladium (29th/30th) before ending the tour at Stoke Victoria Hall on Saturday 2nd May. As with the previous live shows, Paul & Jacqui have requested that the ticket price for the tour remains at £30. A full list of all tour dates is below.

To qualify for a special ticket pre-sale (Wednesday 23rd  9:30am) pre-order your signed copy of the new album from by 4pm on Tuesday 22nd Oct. You’ll then be sent a unique pre-sale code & link to the email address used to pre-order your album. Access to the pre-sale does not guarantee you a ticket. Tickets will then go on general sale at 9:30am on Friday 25th October from



Thursday 09 – Galway Leisureland
Friday 10 – Dublin 3Arena
Saturday 11 – Belfast Ulster Hall (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 12 – Killarney INEC
Thursday 16 – Glasgow SEC Armadillo (SOLD OUT)
Friday 17 – Leeds First Direct Arena (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 18 – Newcastle Utilita Arena
Sunday 19 – Dundee Caird Hall
Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 – Hull Bonus Arena (BOTH SOLD OUT)
Friday 24 – Birmingham Arena
Saturday 25 – Liverpool M&S Bank Arena (Final Few Tickets)
Sunday 26 – Leicester De Montfort Hall (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 – London Palladium  (BOTH SOLD OUT)


Friday 01 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 02 –  Stoke Victoria Hall (SOLD OUT)

Friday 26 – Bristol Canons Marsh Amphitheatre


Saturday 04 – Manchester Castlefield Bowl (SOLD OUT)

Tickets for the tour are on sale now from

New Merchandise out now!

As well as a revamp of the website, our online store now has brand new merchandising available to order.

Click here to see our shop