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Lewis Capaldi announces anxiety support teams for 2020 arena tour

By | Published on Tuesday 23 April 2019

Lewis Capaldi

Set to support Ed Sheeran in the UK this summer and play his own sold out dates later this year, Lewis Capaldi has now announced an arena tour for next March. He’s also announced that he will use that tour to launch a new initiative called LiveLive, which will support fans who experience anxiety and panic attacks who want to attend the shows.

“I always get tonnes of messages from people online who have said they want to come to my shows but can’t because they’re struggling massively with anxiety or are just generally afraid they will have a panic attack during the show”, says Capaldi.

“I really wanted to put something in place to help those people feel comfortable and offer them support to allow them to experience the shows”, he goes on. “I hate to feel that anyone’s anxiety is making them miss out on anything they want to do and LiveLive is my attempt at helping make these shows enjoyable for as many of those people who have been supporting this journey for me”.

There will be a surcharge of 50p on each ticket sold by primary sellers for the tour. This will then be used to fund a dedicated team at each venue qualified to assist any fans with panic attacks and anxiety.

The dates for the tour are:

2 Mar: Manchester, Apollo
3 Mar: Manchester, Apollo
5 Mar: Glasgow, Hydro
8 Mar: Dublin, 3Arena
11Mar: Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
12 Mar: London, Wembley Arena

Capaldi’s debut album, ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’, is out on 17 May.