WIN: Example tickets for Sheffield 02 Academy

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Singer, songwriter, producer, rapper and all round king of the club banger, Example is set for a national UK tour and we’ve tickets to see him in live.

He’s playing cities all over the country but we’ve got tickets for Sheffield O2 Academy, on Saturday, November 8.

Guarantee your place - tickets are £30.93, and may be subject to a booking fee.

Buy in person, call 0844 4772000, or visit www.o2academysheffield.co.uk and www.wow247.co.uk. For a chance to win a pair see below.

First comes the release of his new single, 10 Million People, on October 5.

The track has been taken from his top ten album Live Life Living, which is out now.

He said of the track: “10 Million People was written after watching a documentary on early 90’s rave culture. I found this video online where they were interviewing people at an illegal rave. The guy with the microphone said to one of the revellers “surely this whole rave thing is just a fad”.

“And the raver replied “well 10 million people can’t be wrong”. I wrote and produced the track in a day with Fraser T Smith. It’s my favourite song on the album and feels timeless for me. Right at the last minute I went back in and added a rap at the start just like I did on last single ‘One More Day’”

The live arena is where Example is a true master.

Renowned for his monstrous live sets, he is set to once again transform venues across the country in to colossal party scenes.

Announcing a tour taking him to 26 towns and cities later this year, he said: “I haven’t covered the UK properly for such a long time. The last two arena tours were superb but we missed some corners of the UK and a lot of people can’t travel hours to see a gig, especially on a week day. It’s a marathon tour, even for me but I’ve carefully chosen all the venues myself - some of which I’ve played in loads of time and others which I’ve never been to. Expect all the hits from the last 3 albums plus all the bangers and singles off album no.5 in a spectacular 90min show”

Tens of thousands of fans flocked to the main stage for Example’s incendiary set at V Festival in Chelmsford and Stafford – when he opened for US superstar Justin Timberlake – and hailed him a hero.

If that overwhelming reaction is anything to go by; they will be the hottest tickets in town for his 27-date UK tour in October and November this year.

Dates are below.

WIN A PAIR OF TICKES TO SEE EXAMPLE AT SHEFFIELD 02 ACADEMY

Post your details to EXAMPLE Competition, StarCompE, Graham Walker, The Star, York Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 1PU.

Or follow Digital Editor Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 and tweet him with #StarCompE.

Deadline is Friday, September 26, 10am. Usual SNL rules and data terms, as below.

EXAMPLE UK TOUR DATES 2014

OCTOBER 2014

Sat 18 STOKE VICTORIA HALL

Sun 19 GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM

Tue 21 NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY

Wed 22 CARLISLE SANDS CENTRE

Thu 23 YORK BARBICAN

Sat 25 LEEDS O2 ACADEMY

Sun 26 BATH PAVILION

Mon 27 BOURNEMOUTH O2 ACADEMY

Wed 29 NEWPORT CENTRE

Thu 30 PLYMOUTH PAVILION

NOVEMBER2014

Sun 02 SOUTHEND CLIFFS PAVILION

Mon 03 MARGATE WINTER GARDENS

Tue 04 FOLKESTONE LEAS CLIFF HALL

Thu 06 EASTBOURNE WINTER GARDENS

Fri 07 NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY

Sat 08 SHEFFIELD O2 ACADEMY

Mon 10 LEICESTER O2 ACADEMY

Tue 11 PORTSMOUTH GUILDHALL

Fri 14 LONDON O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON

Mon 17 CAMBRIDGE CORN EXCHANGE

Tue 18 NORWICH UEA

Wed 19 LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY MOUNTFORD HALL

Fri 21 BIRMINGHAM O2ACADEMY

Sat 22 LANDUDNO VENUE CYMRU ARENA

Sun 23 HULL CITY HALL

Tue 25 GLASGOW BARROWLAND

Wed 26 DUNDEE, FAT SAM’S LIVE *New date added*

Thu 27 MANCHESTER O2 APOLLO

Tickets now on sale visit gigsandtours.com, www.ticketmaster.co.uk and The Star’s entertainments and listings site, at www.wow247.co.uk.

For latest Example news and more visit www.trythisforexample.com.

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