Rising star Rumer to play Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall

RISING star Rumer has announced details of her biggest headline tour to date for the spring which will include a date at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on April 3.

Rumer will showcase her critically acclaimed debut album Seasons Of My Soul.

The record has seen her crowned the fastest-selling new female artist of 2010, having shifted over 100,000 copies since its November 1 release.

Following a one-off collaboration with Burt Bacharach – Rumer Sings Bacharach At Christmas – the Anglo-Pakistani singer and songwriter started the new year with her single Am I Forgiven.

The last year has seen Rumer build up a significant live reputation.

She made her debut performance at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre, before playing a set at London’s Tabernacle on the week of her album release.

Having supported the likes of Jools Holland nationwide and dueted with Elton John and Leon Russell at the BBC Electric Proms, Rumer also played London’s Union Chapel as part of Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions.

Ring 0161 907 9000 or visit www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk.