Olly Murs: how to get tickets for the 2021 summer tour - including Edinburgh Castle date

The singer will play concerts through June and to August in 2021, with 25 shows in total

Popstar Olly Murs has announced he will be playing a string of huge outdoor shows in 2021.

The singer has said that the aim of his 2021 tour is to put a smile back on the face of the country, after the majority of events were cancelled during 2020, due to the ongoing pandemic.

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The 2021 tour will kick off in Swansea in June and will continue through to August, with 25 shows in total.

(Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)(Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
(Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

But, obviously, the date we're most looking forward to is his appearance at Edinburgh Castle on 25 July 2021. Murs previously sold out the historic venue in 2011 and again in 2017.

Here is the full list of dates:

June 2021

- Sat 5 SWANSEA, Depot In The Park, Singleton Park

- Mon 7 BELFAST, Live At Botanic Gardens

- Tues 8 CORK, Live At The Marquee

- Thu 10 LONDON, Royal Hospital Chelsea

- Fri 11 LONDON, Royal Hospital Chelsea

- Sat 26 TELFORD, QEII Arena

July 2021

- Fri 2 CORNWALL, Live In The Wyldes

- Sat 3 KENT, The Hop Farm

- Thu 8 EXETER, Powderham Castle

- Sat 10 SCARBOROUGH, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

- Sun 11 LEEDS, Harewood House

- Tue 13 NEW MILTON, Chewton Glen

- Wed 14 NORWICH, Blickling Estate

- Thu 15 BATH, Bath Royal Crescent

- Sat 17 HAYDOCK, Haydock Park Racecourse

- Tue 20 WARWICK, Warwick Castle

- Wed 21 CARDIFF, Cardiff Castle

- Fri 23 CARLISLE, Bitts Park

- Sun 25 EDINBURGH, Edinburgh Castle

- Thu 29 BEDFORD, Bedford Park

- Fri 30 NEWMARKET, Newmarket Racecourse

August 2021

- Fri 13 COLWYN BAY, Stadiwm Zip World

- Sat 14 NEWBURY, Newbury Racecourse

- Sat 28 DARLINGTON, The Darlington Arena

- Sun 29 COLCHESTER, Colchester Castle Park

Why is Olly Murs famous?

Despite the current pandemic, it has been a busy time for Murs who recently shone in this year’s Soccer Aid, and who is looking to retain his crown as the winning judge on his third series of The Voice, currently postponed at the semi final stages.

Since becoming runner-up on The X Factor in 2009, Murs has achieved four number one albums, five platinum LPs, collaborated with Demi Lovato, Snoop Dogg and Flo Rida and scored four UK number one singles. He's become one of the most successful alumni from the reality TV competition and has returned to host the series, as well as become a coach on rival series, The Voice.

Murs released his self-titled debut album in 2010, which went on to sell more 600,000 copies and was followed by In Case You Didn't Know a year later, hitting the number one spot in the charts.

A third album, Right Place Right Time, was released in 2012 and the fourth, Never Been Better, entered the charts at No 1 in 2014.

His most recent studio album, 24 Hrs, also entered the UK Albums Chart at number one.

What might Olly Murs play?

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Fans can expect to hear all of the singer’s biggest hits, including Dear Darlin', Heart Skips A Beat, You Don't Know Love, and Wrapped Up during his set, as well as tracks from his recent triple platinum album, Never Been Better.

When asked to sum up in three words what fans can expect from his shows, Olly said, "Fun, upbeat and cheeky.”

How do I get tickets?

Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday 9 October 2020 and are available from Olly Murs’ website.