Johnny Depp set the whole of Yorkshire into a frenzy when he decided to go on tour playing in York and Sheffield along the way and now he’s coming back next year with Alice Cooper.
The American supergroup Hollywood Vampires will open their UK tour in Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre – the country’s largest purpose-built open-air theatre.
Depp and Cooper will be coming to the open air theatre on Wednesday 5th July 2023 the Hollywood Vampire band also includes Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and guitarist Tommy Henriksen.
Frontman Alice Cooper said: “Well it’s already been three years since the Vampires have toured. I can’t wait to get back with the guys, I really love being in that band. My band is great and wonderful, but playing with the Vampires is an entirely different situation.
“We’ll be rocking these places, especially England, I can’t wait to get to England! Lock your doors, put garlic all around, because the Vampires are coming!”
Joe Perry added: “We can’t wait to play the songs from our latest album, Rise, for all our fans across the pond. The excitement builds as we count down the days!”
Peter Taylor, Scarborough OAT venue programmer, said: “This is a huge coup for Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Hollywood Vampires are heading back to the UK for the first time in five years and we are delighted this long-awaited tour includes a date on the Yorkshire Coast.
“I’m sure rock fans will love this – the first of many exciting announcements we have coming up here at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in the next few weeks. Roll on Summer 2023 – it’s going to be amazing!”
If this sounds like a bit of you, tickets for the Hollywood Vampires will be going on sale at 10am this Friday and you can get tickets here.