The Osmonds Announce Final UK Tour Dates
by Sarah Marie Pittman
December 9, 2011
The Osmonds are getting ready for the group’s biggest ever U.K. tour, which will also mark what they say is their final trek through the country.
During the past 50 years of entertaining fans The Osmonds have recorded over 200 albums, sold more than 100 million copies and racked up 50 gold and platinum recordings. The final U.K. tour, which is being called “Up Close & Personal,” will feature The Osmonds’ classic hits including “One Bad Apple,” “Down By The Lazy River,” “Let Me In,” “Love Me For A Reason,” “Crazy Horses” and “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool.”
“We truly want this tour to be a great big thank you to all our fans for their love and support through the years,” Jimmy Osmond said. “We’ve performed in the UK many times, but this final tour will take us all around the UK and allow us to get up close and personal with our fans – we can’t wait!”
The tour kicks off March 9 in Bristol at Colston Hall with dates booked through a May 6 gig at Bournemouth International Centre.
Stops include Guildford at G Live March 15; Hastings at White Rock Theatre March 18; Southampton at The Mayflower March 25; Nottingham at Royal Concert Hall April 4; Liverpool Philharmonic April 10; Motorpoint Arena Cardiff April 14; Edinburgh at Usher Hall April 22; London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo April 28; and Cambridge Corn Exchange May 3.
Before the tour begins The Osmonds have a number of U.S. dates to play including a string of shows Dec. 9-18 followed by five gigs in Laughlin, Nev., at Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino Feb. 7-11, and four nights at Las Vegas’ Orleans Hotel & Casino March 1-4.
For more information, click here for The Osmonds’ website.