Pharrell Williams to play exclusive UK date at Leeds Arena

Pharrell Williams. Pic: AP
Pharrell Williams. Pic: AP

AMERICAN rap phenomenon Pharrell Williams has signed up for a one-off UK arena performance, in Leeds next June.

The singer, songwriter, producer and fashion designer, who had a worldwide hit with Happy, will perform at the city’s new venue on June 12, after crossing the Atlantic for a set at the Isle of Wight Festival and a Dublin show at Croke Park with the Script.

Tony Watson, director of sales and marketing at the arena, said “We’re delighted to be hosting this exclusive Pharrell arena gig. It’s sure to be superb and we’re over the moon of all the UK’s great arena’s his team have chosen to come to the first direct arena, Leeds.”

Tickets for the Leeds show are on sale at 9am on December 12 from www.firstdirectarena.com, by calling 0845 248 1585 or at the box office.