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Busted tour: How to buy tickets for comeback shows

The stars are hitting the road later this year

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29:  (L-R) James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson of Busted backstage ahead of playing their smallest gig ever at The 100 Club on October 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for Warner Music)
Busted have announced a tour. (Getty Images for Warner Music)

Busted have confirmed they are getting together for a tour to mark their 20th anniversary.

Band members Matt Willis, Charlie Simpson and James Bourne have announced the launch of a new album, Loser Kid 2.0, and a string of shows.

"Busted is back," they wrote, telling fans: "A decade is a long time, two decades is an even longer time. We can’t wait to see you."

The singers added the hashtag "#Busted20".

Busted 2023 UK tour dates

Busted will hit the road in September, kicking off with a performance at Pavilions in Plymouth on 2 September.

Other tour stops along the way include Cardiff, Bournemouth, Newcastle, Manchester and Aberdeen.

CHELMSFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19:  EDITORIAL USE ONLY Charlie Simpson and Matt Willis of Busted perform live on stage during V Festival 2017 at Hylands Park on August 19, 2017 in Chelmsford, England.  (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Busted will head out on tour in September. (WireImage)

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The stars will play a show at the O2 in London on 10 September.

Hanson, New Hope Club and The Tyne will support the group.

The band's Loser Kid 2.0, which will apparently feature reworked versions of old hits, will be unveiled on 14 April.

See the full list of UK tour dates below:

  • September 2 – Plymouth, Pavilions

  • September 3 – Cardiff, International Arena

  • September 5 – Swansea, Arena

  • September 6 – Bournemouth, BIC

  • September 7 – Brighton, Centre

  • September 9 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena

  • September 10 – London, The O2

  • September 12 – Bridlington, Spa

  • September 15 – Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena

  • September 16 – Newcastle, Utilita Arena

  • September 17 – Leeds, First Direct Arena

  • September 19 – Aberdeen, P&J Live

  • September 20 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro

  • September 22 – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena

  • September 24 – Manchester, AO Arena

How to buy tickets

Tickets for the concerts go on sale via Ticketmaster at 9am today.

When did Busted start out?

Busted unveiled their debut self-titled album in 2002 and went on to have hits including Air Hostess and What I Go To School For.

Busted James Bourne; Charlie Simpson; Matt Willis attend and perform on stage at the annual Regent Street Christmas Lights switching-on ceremony, having performed live, in Regent Street on November 7, 2004 in London.
Busted got started more than 20 years ago. (PA Images/Alamy)

They went their separate ways in 2005 and each member pursued solo careers.

From 2013 Willis and Bourne formed a supergroup with McFly called McBusted.

Simpson rejoined the band in 2015.

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