Blossoms Manchester 2022: full tour schedule, presale tickets and when is general sale for O2 Apollo gigs

Presale begins on 3 August for all UK shows, including Manchester

Stockport’s finest indie band Blossoms have announced a huge UK tour this winter, including two home town shows in Manchester.

The band recently released their fourth studio album earlier this year and played a stand out performance at Glastonbury Festival.

Ahead of the winter shows in Manchester, here’s what you need to know about the band and how to get tickets to the O2 Apollo.

When do Blossoms perform in Manchester?

Blossoms shot to fame with their 2016 self-titled debut, earning them a spot on the BBC “Sounds Of” for 2016 and a 2017 Mercury Prize nomination.

Blossoms are due to play two dates at the O2 Apollo in Manchester, on 8 and 9 December.

When are pressale tickets on sale?

Presale tickets for the O2 Apollo Manchester will be available from 9am on Wednesday, 3 August.

Tickets will be £40.15 for both seating and standing, and this cost includes admin fees.

You can sign up to presale at Gigs and Tours.

When are tickets on general sale?

Tickets for all of Blossoms shows in November and December go on general sale at 9am on Friday, 5 August 2022.

You can book these tickets through Live Nation.

What is the possible Blossoms setlist for the tour?

Blossoms have been busy this summer, making appearances at festivals across the UK including Truck Fest and Glastonbury.

The tour is for the bands latest album, so there will be plenty of tracks from ‘Ribbon Around The Bomb’.

Here is the setlist played by Blossoms at Y Not Festival on 31 July according to

  • I Can’t Stand It
  • If You Think This Is Real Life
  • The Sulking Poet
  • Your Girlfriend
  • Getaway
  • My Swimming Brain
  • The Keeper
  • Care For
  • Honey Sweet
  • Blown Rose
  • Blow
  • Sunday Was a Friend of Mine
  • Oh No (I Think I’m in Love)
  • At Most a Kiss
  • Don’t You Want Me(The Human League cover) (with Brooke Combe)
  • My Favourite Room


  • There’s a Reason Why (I Never Returned Your Calls)
  • Charlemagne

Who are Blossoms?

Blossoms are an indie rock band who are originally from Stockport in Greater Manchester. The band consists of Tom Ogden (lead vocals, guitar), Charlie Salt (bass, backing vocals), Josh Dewhurst (lead guitar, percussion), Joe Donovan (drums) and Myles Kellock (keyboards, synthesiser, backing vocals).

They have four studio albums, with the first being a self titled album in 2016 follows bed Cool Like You (2018), Foolish Loving Spaces (2020), and Ribbon Around the Bomb (2022).

Full list of  Blossoms UK tour dates in 2022?

The Manchester dates are set to be the last of the 2022 tour which will see the band play 21 shows in just over a month.

The tour gets underway in Bristol on 11 November and Blossoms will play in major cities across the UK including Edinburgh, Cardiff, London, and Birmingham.

The full tour schedule is listed below:

  • 11 November - Bristol, O2 Academy
  • 12 November - Nottingham, Rock City
  • 13 November - Aylesbury, Waterside Theatre
  • 15 November - Cambridge Corn Exchange
  • 16 November - Portsmouth Guildhall
  • 18 November - Exeter, Great Uni Hall
  • 19 November - Bournemouth, O2 Academy
  • 20 November - Newcastle, O2 City Hall
  • 22 November - Glasgow, O2 Academy
  • 23 November - Edinburgh, O2 Academy
  • 25 November - Doncaster Dome
  • 26 November - Cardiff, Great Uni Hall
  • 27 November - Liverpool, Uni Mountford Hall
  • 29 November - Birmingham, O2 Academy
  • 30 November - Norwich UEA
  • 2 December - Brighton Dome
  • 3 December - London, O2 Academy Brixton
  • 5 December - Belfast Telegraph
  • 6 December - Dublin, Olympia Theatre
  • 8, 9 December - Manchester, O2 Apollo

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