Pop Icon MIKA Announces 2024 UK Tour: Apocalypse Calypso

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 14: Mika performs on stage during the Grand Final show of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest at Pala Alpitour on May 14, 2022 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)

MIKA, the platinum-selling artist and pop sensation, has unveiled the UK dates for his highly anticipated tour, “Apocalypse Calypso.” Scheduled for April 2024, this tour promises to be a musical extravaganza that will captivate fans across the UK and Ireland.

Tour Highlights

MIKA’s “Apocalypse Calypso” tour will take him to some of the most iconic venues in the region. The tour kicks off at London’s Eventim Apollo, then makes its way to The Brighton Centre, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, and Dublin’s 3Olympia. These venues are set to witness MIKA’s electrifying performances, creating unforgettable memories for concertgoers.

New Music Release

This exciting tour announcement follows MIKA’s latest release, “C’est la vie,” which serves as the first single from his upcoming fully French album. Fans can look forward to the album’s release on December 1st, 2023, through Island Def Jam France. MIKA’s ability to seamlessly navigate between languages and cultures has been a hallmark of his music career.

Ticket Sales Information

For fans eager to secure their spots at MIKA’s UK tour dates, presales will begin on Wednesday, September 27th, at 10 a.m. local time. General ticket sales will follow on Friday, September 29th, at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets can be purchased via LiveNation.co.uk.

A Career of Distinction

Throughout his illustrious career, MIKA has crafted a world of gritty romance intertwined with the joy and playfulness of technicolored alternative pop. He has earned a place among legendary artists like Elton John, Freddie Mercury, and Prince, thanks to his impeccable artistry and creative vision.

MIKA made his pop debut in 2007 with the iconic single “Grace Kelly,” a global sensation that sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Notably, it became the second British single ever to top the chart based solely on downloads. His second album, “The Boy Who Knew Too Much,” released in 2009, continued the trend, achieving top-ten status in over 10 countries. It featured hits like “We Are Golden,” “Blame It On The Girls,” and “Rain.”

In May 2022, MIKA made a triumphant return to Coachella and had the honor of hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. His mesmerizing performance during the finale reached an astounding 161 million viewers worldwide.

MIKA’s contributions to the music industry have not gone unnoticed. He has received nominations and awards from prestigious institutions such as the Brit Awards, the Grammys, the Ivor Novellos, Capital Radio, Q magazine, The NRJs, The World Music Awards, BT, Vodafone, Virgin Media, and MTV in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Japan, among others. With over 15 million albums sold globally, MIKA holds Gold or Platinum awards in 32 countries worldwide.

Tour Dates

Here are the UK and Ireland tour dates for MIKA’s “Apocalypse Calypso” tour:

  • Thursday, April 4th – Brighton, United Kingdom – Brighton Centre
  • Friday, April 5th – Wolverhampton, United Kingdom – Civic Hall
  • Sunday, April 7th – Manchester, United Kingdom – O2 Apollo
  • Tuesday, April 9th – London, United Kingdom – Eventim Apollo
  • Thursday, April 11th – Dublin, Ireland – 3Olympia

Fans and music enthusiasts alike can anticipate an unforgettable concert experience with MIKA during the “Apocalypse Calypso” tour in 2024.

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