Pet Shop Boys To Support Take That On Tour

We are delighted to accept Take That’s invitation,” says the duo.”

Pet Shop Boys have been confirmed as supporting Take That on their forthcoming tour.

The run of dates is to promote the latter band’s recent comeback album, ‘Progress’.

‘We are delighted to accept Take That’s invitation to be part of their ‘Progress’ show and tour which is undoubtedly going to be one of the most exciting events of 2011,’ say the duo. ‘We look forward to every night being a huge celebration of pop music.’

Their 40-minute set will include highlights from their recent ‘Pandemonium’ tour, which was designed by Es Devlin - part of the creative team also working on Take That’s set.

The two bands will kick off at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on 27th May, and finish with eight shows at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Here’s the full list of dates:

MAY
27 - Sunderland Stadium of Light
28 - Sunderland Stadium of Light
30 - Sunderland Stadium of Light
31 - Sunderland Stadium of Light

JUNE
03 - City of Manchester Stadium
04 - City of Manchester Stadium
05 - City of Manchester Stadium
07 - City of Manchester Stadium
08 - City of Manchester Stadium
10 - City of Manchester Stadium
11 - City of Manchester Stadium
12 - City of Manchester Stadium
14 - Cardiff Millennium Stadium
15 - Cardiff Millennium Stadium
22 - Glasgow Hampden Park
23 - Glasgow Hampden Park
24 - Glasgow Hampden Park
27 - Birmingham Villa Park
28 - Birmingham Villa Park
30 - Wembley Stadium

JULY
01 - Wembley Stadium
02 - Wembley Stadium
04 - Wembley Stadium
05 - Wembley Stadium
06 - Wembley Stadium
08 - Wembley Stadium
09 - Wembley Stadium

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