Grammy-nominated, Aspire/ Young Money/ Cash Money recording artist Drake, in the midst of his critically acclaimed Platinum debut album Thank Me Later, a high charting radio single “Find Your Love”, a national advertising campaign for Kodak and a recent top selling North American Tour, has announced details and dates for his 2011 European tour, Light Dreams & Nightmares. Although Drake has performed as support to JAY-Z in the United Kingdom, this will be Drake’s first headline tour across Europe.

Featuring special guest, Roc Nation artist J.Cole, and Drake’s full band, the Light Dreams & Nightmares tour will make stops at theatres throughout the United Kingdom and Western Europe, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland on January 5, 2011 at the O2 Academy, concluding on January 23, 2011 at the Forest National Club in Brussels, Belgium. The tour, which includes two nights at the Hammersmith HMV Apollo in London, will also make stops through England, France, Germany and Holland with additional dates to be added.

Currently a successful tour across North America, The Lights Dreams & Nightmares tour hit over 20 cities including two sold out nights at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

2011 European Light Dreams & Nightmares Tour Dates:

  • 5 January Glasgow, UK O2 Academy
  • 7 January London, UK Hammersmith HMV Apollo
  • 8 January London, UK Hammersmith HMV Apollo
  • 12 January Manchester, UK O2 Apollo
  • 14 January Birmingham, UK The NIA Academy
  • 16 January Berlin, Germany Columbiahalle
  • 19 January Amsterdam, Holland Heineken Music Hall
  • 21 January Paris, France Zenith
  • 23 January Brussels, Belgium Forest National Club

Tickets for the UK shows go on sale at 9am Friday 5th November and are priced at £30 for London and £27.50 for Manchester and Birmingham and can be booked through (all tickets subject to a booking fee)

For up to date, confirmed album announcements and live concert appearances, please visit Drake’s blog October’s Very Own at and the official MySpace page for Drake.

A Live Nation, SJM and DF presentation.

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