Tickets on same from July 8! AR Rahman will enchant fans in London and Birmingham as well as Leeds and Manchester

AR Rahman UK Intimate Tour 2016 announced! Music maestro will perform in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester in September

Archana Venkatraman

Grammy and Academy Award winning Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman will kick off his UK Intimate Tour on September 22nd at Wembley Arena. He will also perform live in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester as part of his UK Intimate Tour. Tickets are on sale from Friday, July 8th priced between £35 and £100.

AR Rahman on UK Intimate Tour - September 2016 - London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester
Image courtesy: AR Rahman, Twitter

This summer, UK audiences will have the rare opportunity to experience an incredible must-see concert by a musician revered as one of the true greats of our time. The multi-talented, internationally renowned composer, musician, singer and record producer AR Rahman will perform live across four UK cities.

Rahman will mix eastern classical music with modern electro, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements to mesmerize UK Indian fans during his September 2016 Tour.

“After the successful 18-date ‘Intimate’ tour in the US last year, we really wanted to bring it over to the UK. The show has all kinds of songs, some are Hindi, some Punjabi - there’s a lot of music to  hear!” the music maestro says.

“‘The Intimate Tour’ is all about music, it’s all about intimacy and seeing you face to face, and I look forward to seeing you all very soon,” he adds.

The AR Rahman UK Intimate Tour kicks off at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on 22 September, then heads to Birmingham Barclaycard Arena on the 24th of September. This year’s AR Rahman tour is even more special as it will be the first time ever, the talented musician will perform live in Leeds (September 29th) and Manchester (September 30th).





SSE Wembley Arena, London

September 22, 2016


Birmingham Barclaycard Arena

September 24, 2016


Leeds First Direct Arena

September 29, 2016


Manchester Arena

September 30, 2016

As a touring musician, composer and performer, Rahman has charmed his fans worldwide with his captivating live performances.  He has collaborated with everyone from Mick Jagger and Will.I.Am to Andrew Lloyd   Webber,   Shekhar   Kapur   and   Baz   Luhrmann,   as   well   as   many popular orchestras.  Rahman remains one of the few mainstream artistes, whose works have been classically interpreted by the likes of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Babelsberg Film Orchestra and the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

AR Rahman has a special musical connection to the UK in that the musician composed the Punjabi song for the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony as part of a medley showcasing Indian influence in the UK.

Among his many accolades are two Academy Awards, two GRAMMY Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards and six honorary doctorates. Rahman has sold-out international arenas around the globe including the prestigious Hollywood Bowl and has played for crowds as large as 120,000 in his home country of India.

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