Tuesday June 18



Multi-million selling recording artist Bryan Adams is coming to North Wales next summer.

The Canadian rock star will perform a headline concert as part of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on Tuesday June 18. He will be supported by electro-pop singer-songwriter Cassyette.

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday from and

With energetic vocals and a charismatic stage presence, Bryan Adams is one of the most exciting live musicians in the world.

In a career spanning more than four decades, he has released 17 studio albums, with four new studio albums in 2022 including GRAMMY nominated So Happy It HurtsPretty Woman – The Musical, and Classic pt. I and pt. II, featuring new recordings of his greatest hits.

Bryan’s 2023 singles include The Thing That Wrecks You, What if There Were No Sides at All, You’re Awesome and Sometimes You Lose Before You Win.

His songwriting has garnered him numerous awards and accolades including three Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe nominations, a GRAMMY Award and 20 Juno Awards.



The headlining show is announced as part of a new partnership between Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and Live Nation promoters Cuffe and Taylor.

Lead Programmer & Production Manager of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Dave Danford said: “We’re so excited to be welcoming Bryan Adams to Llangollen for the first time. He has a huge back catalogue of anthemic songs, which will raise the roof of our Pavilion next summer. He’s the latest name to be announced in our incredible line-up for 2024, when the Eisteddfod will be bigger and better than ever!”

Cuffe and Taylor co-founder Peter Taylor added: “We have had the pleasure of presenting numerous shows with Bryan Adams over the years. He is a musician and singer who never fails to deliver the most impressive show, and I have no doubt our Llangollen audience will enjoy a brilliant evening from this brilliant international rock star.”

Bryan Adams joins British pop giants Madness, indie heroes Kaiser ChiefsManic Street Preachers and Suede, BRIT award-winning artist Paloma Faith, chart-topper Jess Glynne, and disco legends Nile Rodgers & CHIC among the artists to be announced to headline dates either side of the iconic peace festival in 2024. The core week of the festival will see a series of events celebrating the Eisteddfod along with headlining shows from Welsh legends Tom Jones and Katherine Jenkins and international jazz sensation Gregory Porter.

For more information and to purchase tickets go to and

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod 2024

18 June – Bryan Adams

21 June – Paloma Faith

28 June – Manic Street Preachers & Suede

29 June – Kaiser Chiefs

02 July – Tom Jones (Core Eisteddfod week)

03 July – Wales Welcomes The World (Core Eisteddfod week)

04 July – Direct from the West End: Kerry Ellis & John Owen-Jones (Core Eisteddfod week)

05 July – Gregory Porter (Core Eisteddfod week)

06 July – Choir of the World (Core Eisteddfod week)

07 July – Katherine Jenkins (Core Eisteddfod week)

11 July – Nile Rodgers & CHIC

12 July – Jess Glynne

13 July – Madness


Since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals.

Each year more than 4,000 performers from across the world head to the beautiful Welsh town to take part in a unique event combining competition, performance, and international peace and friendship.

Llangollen 2024 Eisteddfod week will be 2-7 July 2024, with additional concerts (co-presented with Cuffe & Taylor) falling either side of this week.

The Eisteddfod would like to thank all of its supporters, including the Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government.

Cuffe & Taylor is one of the UK’s top live music, theatre and event promoters. Established for more than 10 years and part of the Live Nation family, they present breath-taking tours, festivals and shows across the UK filling football stadiums, arenas, theatres and major historical sites.

Cuffe & Taylor’s roster of artists is extensive and varied including Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Britney Spears, Rod Stewart, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Lewis Capaldi, Sir Tom Jones, Bryan Adams, Kylie, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Stereophonics, George Ezra, The Strokes, Sam Fender and Def Leppard. They also operate a hugely successful theatre touring department across the UK and internationally programming thousands of nights of entertainment ranging from live podcasts, screen-to-stage TV adaptations and musical theatre. In 2023 they were recipients of an Olivier Award for their part in promoting and producing the hugely successful Hey Duggee The Live Theatre Show tour.