Adam Ant live in Salt Lake City (Live At The Eccles)
Pop icon Adam Ant performs his landmark, solo album âFriend or Foeâ for the first time, live in its entirety, throughout the USA.
Tickets go on sale September 27th, 2019 at 10am online at
Live-at-the-Eccles.com, by phone at 801-355-ARTS and the Eccles Theater Box Office (M-F 10a-6p and Sat 10a-2p). The George S. and Dolores DorÃ© Eccles Theater is located at 131 Main Street in Salt Lake City.
Following a world tour to sold-out venues throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Adam Ant confirms his 2020 âFriend or Foeâ USA tour.
Adam Ant will play his landmark âFriend or Foeâ album in its entirety as well as classic chart-topping singles and personal favorites.
The âFriend or Foeâ album was Adamâs first release as a solo artist and included three hit singles. The massive hit âGoody Two Shoesâ reached #1 in the UK, was also #1 in Australia and hit #6 on the USA Billboard Chart.
âFriend or Foeâ, the single, was another top ten hit in the UK while âDesperate But Not Seriousâ was the albumâs third UK smash.
âFriend or Foeâ his most successful solo album to date, made #5 in the UK and was certified gold album status on both sides of the Atlantic after selling over 100,000 copies.
In the USA, the album reached #16 on the Billboard album chart and turned Adam Ant into a household name, resulting in a GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist and an MTV Award for âSexiest Man Aliveâ.
From his early punk days in London to his explosion on the world stage that would lead to him becoming an icon, Adam Antâs musical career spans the course of nine albums and 22 chart-topping singles worldwide. At one point, Adam had eight singles in the UK Top 40 in one week.
His 1979 debut album âDirk Wears White Soxâ was the first number one album in the UK Independent Albums Chart.
The follow-up album âKings of the Wild Frontierâ that featured his trademark burundi beat style of African drumming spent 12 weeks at #1 in the UK and was the best-selling album of 1981. The âKings of the Wild Frontierâ album produced three UK chart-topping singles, âDog Eat Dogâ #4, âAntmusicâ #2 and âKings of the Wild Frontierâ #2 and won Adam a Brit Award for Best New Artist.
On its day of release, the smash hit single âStand and Deliverâ went straight to #1, and remained at the top spot in the UK singles chart for five weeks, earning Adam two prestigious Ivor Novello Awards for Best Songwriter of the Year and Best British Record.
As âantmaniaâ continued to sweep the nation, his next âPrince Charmingâ album produced yet another #1 single, âPrince Charmingâ and firmly established Adam Ant as a global star.
Adam Ant facts: 22 hit singles GRAMMY nominee MTVâs Sexiest Man Alive 8 singles in the Top 40 in one week Q Icon Award 2 Ivor Novello Awards Winner of the first Brit Award