John Legend announces Liverpool date ahead of UK autumn tour

John Legend

John Legend

As John Legend brings his album Darkness and Light live to the UK, Getintothis’ Lorna Dougherty has the scoop.

10-time grammy winning singer-song writer, John Legend, has announced a UK arena tour for September 2017, including a date at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on September 17.

His tour, named the Darkness and Light tour after the same titled album, which was released December last year, will hit the UK after an extensive tour round his American homeland.

His album was also followed by his latest single In America, released earlier this month, which still boasts Legend’s impressive voice and includes his o-so-famous piano, but also includes heavier percussion an a rockier guitar, an anthem to be played live to arena’s

Legend surprised London on Wednesday morning with an impromptu performance at St Pancras. He played an intimate 10 minute session on the piano which Elton John had earlier donated. Live Nation recorded a Facebook live video to promote his upcoming tour which has a spot in Liverpool’s Echo Arena.

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The tour comes not long after his work with the much acclaimed La La Land, in which he starred and wrote music for. Clearly, he is a man who likes to kept busy, as these dates prove.

  • John Legend plays Liverpool Echo Arena on September 17. Full list of dates are as follows:

September 8: SSE Hydro, Glasgow
September 9: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
September 10: Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Nottingham
September 12: The O2, London
September 15: First Direct Arena, Leeds
September 16: Manchester Arena, Manchester
September 17: Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool
September 19: Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff
September 20: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham