Date: 31 May 2016

31st May 2016


The Ricoh Arena is continuing its winning streak of bringing top artists and musicians to Coventry with another major music booking.

Brit Award-winning Welsh rock outfit Catfish And The Bottlemen have confirmed a performance at the Ricoh Arena in the Jaguar Hall on Thursday, November 17, as part of a UK Tour.

The four-piece, who won Best British Breakthrough at the 2016 BRIT Awards and have just released their second album, will take to the stage in the Ricoh’s 10,000 capacity indoor venue as part of the their latest international tour.

Debut album The Balcony, released in 2014 and featuring hits including Kathleen and Cocoon, saw Catfish And The Bottlemen first burst into the mainstream to sell over 250,000 copies and firmly establish themselves at the forefront of the British alternative rock scene.

The Ride is the latest release from the energetic crowd-pleasers , and is already receiving favourable reviews from the likes of Q and MOJO and is poised to go straight in at number 1 when the albuim charts are released this coming Friday.

The exciting announcement comes in the midst of the Ricoh Arena’s most successful month ever for live music, which will see the venue welcome 100,000 fans through the doors as it hosts major events including MTV Crashes, Jess Glynne, Rihanna and a concert from American rock legend Bruce Springsteen.

David Armstrong, Group Chief Executive Officer of Wasps, said: “The Ricoh Arena has a stellar summer of music bookings confirmed including concerts from world-class stars Rihanna and Bruce Springsteen – making it a record period for the venue as we anticipate more than 100,000 fans to come through our doors.

“Catfish And The Bottlemen’s November date in Coventry is a real coup for the city and wider area and we are confident tickets to the event will be in high demand.

“Their booking in the Jaguar Hall, which follow’s pop and dance solo artist Jess Glynne’s performance in April, brings the Ricoh Arena another step closer to establishing the venue as the home of a world-class, diverse and popular music for the city.”

Tickets, which cost £20, will go on sale on Friday, June 3, with up to 10,000 fans able to get their hands on the chance to see the indie rockers.

Andy Gibb, Managing Director of the Ricoh Arena, said: “Catfish And The Bottlemen are among the most popular indie rock bands to have found fame in recent years, and this is demonstrated by their recent win at the BRITs.

“Their latest album was released just days ago to rave reviews from critics so to announce their upcoming performance at the Ricoh at such an exciting time is really promising and we are sure will help us attract fans from far and wide in their thousands.”

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Tickets on sale from 10.00am on Friday, 3rd June from

Ticket price: £20.00