Sir Cliff Richard announces 65th anniversary Blue Sapphire UK tour - here's how to get tickets

24 October 2022, 10:55

By Mayer Nissim

Sir Cliff Richard celebrates his 65th anniversary with a clutch of live shows in 2023.

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The Rolling Stones marked their massive 60 year anniversary this summer, but there are a few artists out there who have been rocking out even longer.

Sir Cliff Richard released his debut single 'Move It' in 1958, and has announced a 65th anniversary 2023 UK tour to celebrate.

For his Blue Sapphire tour next year, Sir Cliff will play four shows at the London Eventim Apollo, as well as dates at the Blackpool Opera House and Glasgow SEC Armadillo

Tickets go on general sale Friday, October 28 at 9am via LiveNation.

"Cliff Richard will be bringing a selection from his huge catalogue of hits back to the stage for this celebration," said promoters.

Cliff Richard – Blue Sapphire tour poster
Cliff Richard – Blue Sapphire tour poster. Picture: Live Nation

The full 2023 tour dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, November 7 - Eventim Apollo, London
  • Wednesday, November 8 - Eventim Apollo, London
  • Thursday, November 9 - Eventim Apollo, London
  • Friday, November 10 - Eventim Apollo, London
  • Tuesday, November 14 - Blackpool Opera House, Blackpool
  • Friday, November 17 - SEC Amadillo, Glasgow

With the dates coming just over a month before Christmas 2023, there's every chance Sir Cliff will play some of his seasonal hits.

Richard's latest festive album Christmas With Cliff is released on November 25, 2022 – his first Christmas album in nearly two decades.