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TM shares hotly tipped live acts for 2018

Pale Waves, Sigrid, Tom Walker, Yxng Bane, Alma, Li'l Xan and IAMDDB are Ticketmaster UK's artist services team's picks for next year

By IQ on 07 Dec 2017

Pale Waves, Ticketmaster New for 2018

Pale Waves


Ticketmaster UK has named seven emerging artists it’s tipping to make waves in the live world in 2018.

The company’s New for 2018 list is curated by its UK artist services team, which has worked on more 600 tour campaigns in the past 12 months, and features acts from across the musical spectrum.

The class of 2018 are:

  • Pale Waves
  • Sigrid
  • Tom Walker
  • Yxng Bane
  • Alma
  • Li’l Xan
  • IAMDDB

“We’ve worked with some huge artists this year, including Liam Gallagher, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles, who have all been massive tours for us,” says Ticketmaster UK chief Andrew Parsons. “But maybe even more exciting has been the new acts we’ve started working with. To see the fans that artists develop even before they’ve received any substantial media exposure is always incredible. It’s testimony to quality of their music and their ability to put on a show.

“We love being part of an artist’s live career from the very beginning. The acts playing upstairs in pubs today could be those headlining O2 Academy Brixton or even The O2 tomorrow, and it’s vital that Ticketmaster lends support and guidance to these emerging artists.”

More information about the seven acts is available on the New for 2018 website.

 


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