Pop phenomenon Westlife — of the Uptown Girl and My Love fame — has added India to their early-2000s-nostalgia-filled Wild Dreams tour. The itinerary features concerts in Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bengaluru — with ticket pre-sales commencing in September. Here’s all about it.
Over the span of 25 years, vocalists Kian Egan, Markus Feehily, Nicky Byrne and Shane Filan — Westlife — have sold out concerts, topped charts, and picked up awards. Not to mention, earned quite the loyal fanbase. The Irish group’s career is marked by the record for the most consecutive No. 1s in the UK as well as a whooping 14 No. 1 singles — a feat only surpassed by The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Most recently, the foursome has been raising the roof of major venues around the UK, Ireland, and Southeast Asia — with Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bengaluru being pit stops. “India has always held a special place in our hearts…Get ready for an unforgettable night of music and memories with us!” they declared.
The three-city India leg of Westlife’s tour is scheduled for November
Brought to the country by BookMyShow, the setlist promises to be nostalgic for fans — bringing back the hottest hits from the 2000s pop era. We’re talking Flying Without Wings, If I Let You Go, You Raise Me Up, Hello My Love, Uptown Girl, the works. The outing might also bring with it bangers from the group’s most recent albums Spectrum (2019) and Wild Dreams (2021). Here’s the schedule:
- Mumbai: Members Enclosure, RWITC, Mahalaxmi Racecourse (November 24)
- Bengaluru: Embassy International Riding School Ground (November 25)
- New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (November 26)
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Pre-sale of tickets will commence on September 15 at 12:00 pm IST on BookMyShow. General on-sale of tickets will go live on September 17 at 4:00 pm IST. “We are so excited to share The Wild Dreams tour with all of our fans in India,” Westlife exclaimed. They made the official announcement on social media as well, adding “See you there!”
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