Avicii to Return to Tennent’s Vital

Avicii to Return to Tennent’s Vital

With very Special Guest  Jess Gylnne

Tickets Go On Sale This Tuesday 9am


Tennent’s Lager and MCD today unveiled a mega line up for Day 2 of  Tennent’s Vital, with one of the biggest names in contemporary music secured to head the bill at Belfast on Friday 26 August.

Global superstar Avicii who wowed audiences with his sell-out Tennent’s Vital appearance in 2013 will be back in Belfast to headline, with the phenomenal special guest Jess Glynne … so expectations are already ramping up for a second incredible day of music at Boucher Road Playing Fields.

Recognised as one of the world’s most influential dance music artists of his generation, it was with his genre-defying debut album, ‘True’, that Swedish DJ Avicii cemented his place in the firmament of superstar recording artists.  While still in his twenties, he already has a string of hits behind him and is today credited with having single-handedly redefined the boundaries of contemporary dance music. The multi award-winning ‘True’, released in 2013, sold more than five million copies worldwide, charted at #1 on iTunes in an amazing eighty-four countries and gave us ‘Wake Me Up’, the fastest-selling single of 2013, most streamed song of all time on Spotify (over 300 million plays) and the #1 ‘Shazamed’ tune worldwide.

Success has been heaped upon success and, in 2015, Avicii released his second studio album, ‘Stories’, cementing his reputation and demonstrating the creative evolution of his distinctive sound.

Triple Brit Awards nominee (for Best British Breakthrough, Best British Female and Best Single) Jess Glynne has also stormed the music scene, rocketing to glory with dazzling speed and impact.  Armed with the biggest selling debut album of 2015, she launched into 2016 with a brand new single ‘Aint Got Far To Go’, from her platinum-selling album ‘I Cry When I Laugh’ and things couldn’t look better for the talented singer songwriter.

Announcing the line up, Brian Beattie, Marketing Director for Tennent’s NI, said: “Tennent’s Vital is shaping up to be a remarkable who’s who of contemporary music, with two days that will set Belfast rocking.  We have the Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining 25 Thursday August with Fall Out Boy In support, followed on 26 Friday August by Avicii with Jess Glynne … a fantastic highpoint for the Summer of ’16.

 “Along with our partners at MCD, Tennent’s NI is delighted to be bringing big-time music to Belfast and re-affirming the international reputation of Tennent’s Vital.”

Fans can get their hands on tickets for 26 Friday August, headlined by Avicii and featuring Jess Glynne, when they go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 22 March from www.ticketmaster.ie.  Fans of Tennent’s Lager on Facebook will have exclusive priority access to the Tennent’s Vital pre-sale from Saturday 19th March: join www.facebook.com/tennentslagerni to find out how to reserve your ticket before they go on sale to the general public.

Ticket Information

Tickets for Tennent’s Vital 2016 – Friday 26 August at Boucher Road Playing Fields will go on general sale from 9am on Tuesday 22 March, priced as follows:

  • Friday 26 August, Boucher Road Playing Fields – Avicii and Jess Glynne: £39.50 including booking fee.
  • Tickets can be secured via Tennent’s Vital’s official ticket partner www.ticketmaster.ie 
  • Tickets are also available in person from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide or via the 24hr Telephone hotlines: (NI / UK) 0844 847 2455/ (ROI) 0818 719 300.

 Tennent’s Vital is an over 16s event.  However, a parent aged 25 and over can take up to two under 16s to the show.  Parents will be required to show age identification and sign a consent form in order to gain admission on the day. Under 16s must be accompanied by their parent at all times. Bars will operate a strict Challenge 25 policy.


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