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twenty one pilots Have Announced A UK Show

Ohio’s finest, twenty one pilots, are coming back to the UK next month.

twenty one pilots Have Announced A UK Show
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Not content with the colossal impact they made on their Bandito Tour in March, twenty one pilots have already announced a return to the UK.

The Ohio duo – Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun – will be coming back across the pond next month for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, joining a line-up featuring the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, The 1975, Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons and more.

twenty one pilots are set to appear on the Sunday, May 26 date of the line-up in Stewart Park, Middlesbrough – though the stage they will play on is yet to be announced. Given their incredible and intricate production, let’s hope it’s one of the bigger ones…

Naturally, tickets are already sold out, but head on over to this link anyway to find out more.

twenty one pilots will return to the UK once more this year after that, headlining Reading & Leeds in August.

We recently asked Tyler what fans can expect from their debut headline slot at one of the UK’s biggest festivals, and he enthused:

“The culture of music in the UK is something we’ve always looked up to. Some of our favourite performances of festivals and stuff has been over here. In a sense, when you live over in the States, you kind of look over at the UK as a very credible, cool, authentic music scene.

“It’s tough to get everything in our live show to translate over into a festival set, but there’s something special about festivals, and something special about being outside, too. And that set is going to be like no other set we’ve ever played. There’s definitely an air of unpredictability, and you don’t really know exactly what to expect. You’d be a fool to assume that everybody is there to watch you – or even know who you are. So there’s a bit of a competitive edge to it, because there’s so many awesome bands on the bill, and so being motivated to rise above that giant pool of talent, and to make your mark, is something that we’re really excited to step up to that challenge.

“The last time we played Reading was one of my favourite sets ever. I did a stage-dive and climbed over the top of 10,000 people, and had a few people pulling on me in the process, but I rather enjoyed it! I thought it was a lot of fun, and the energy was amazing. I can’t wait to do it all over again – we’ll see what happens this time…”

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