Westlife to play Scarborough Open Air Theatre in Summer 2020

Westlife will kick off their 2020 Stadiums of the Summer tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre in June.

Monday, 16th December 2019, 7:57 am
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 7:58 am

The spectacular summer tour will see the global pop kings perform all of their greatest hits including Swear It Again, Flying Without Wings and You Raise Me Up as well as

new songs from their new number one album Spectrum.

The tour will start with an unmissable show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Wednesday June 17.

Westlife. Picture from Cuffe and Taylor

The Stadiums in the Summer announcement follows the phenomenal success of the band's remarkable comeback tour and new album.

The Scarborough date is presented by live music promoters Cuffe and Taylor and follows the success of this summer’s ‘Twenty Tour’ – Westlife’s fastest selling tour of all time.

“The reaction to our comeback tour was beyond anything any of us ever imagined so we’re going to do it all over again but this time in some of the largest outdoor venues in

the UK.

The shows are going to be incredible and will include all our greatest hits. We can’t wait to perform in Scarborough,” say the band.

Westlife have sold more than 55 million records worldwide and are the only band to have their first seven singles enter the UK chart at number one.

They also have the most singles of any artist to debut at number one in the UK.

Overall the band have had an incredible 14 number one singles, behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles.

They have had 33 No.1 albums worldwide and as a live act have sold 5 million concert tickets worldwide.

Tickets for Westlife at Scarborough Open Air Theatre go on general sale at 9am on Wednesday December 18 via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.comThey can also be purchased, in person, from Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office (01723 818111) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636).