3Arena, Dublin: 28th February & Waterfront Hall, Belfast: 29th February, 2020.
Tickets from €55.85 Incl. booking fee.
Extensive dates announced including multiple theatre residencies
elbow, who release their eighth studio album, ‘Giants of All Sizes’, on October 11th have announced UK and Europe tour dates for March and April of 2020.
The tour is elbow’s most comprehensive set of dates in some time, starting with three arena shows in the Netherlands, Belgium and Dublin before embarking on a series of theatre shows across the UK including a weekend residency in Manchester alongside further residencies in Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. The dates see a return to some towns last visited on the touring run for ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’ in October 2008 and follow a summer of festival headline slots and last year’s sold out arena tour in support of 2017’s ‘Best Of’ album release.
Full dates are as follows:
Tuesday 24th - Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome
Wednesday 25th - Brussels, Forest National
Saturday 28th - Dublin, 3Arena
Sunday 29th - Belfast, Waterfront Hall
Tuesday 31st - Liverpool, Eventim Olympia
Friday 3rd - Manchester, O2 Apollo
Saturday 4th - Manchester, O2 Apollo
Monday 6th - Leeds, O2 Academy
Tuesday 7th - Leeds, O2 Academy
Wednesday 8th - Hull, Bonus Arena
Friday 10th - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Saturday 11th - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Monday 13th - Glasgow, O2 Academy
Tuesday 14th - Glasgow, O2 Academy
Thursday 16th - Newcastle, O2 Academy
Friday 17th - Newcastle, O2 Academy
Saturday 18th - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Monday 20th - Plymouth, Pavilions
Tuesday 21st - Portsmouth, Guildhall
Thursday 23rd - Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Friday 24th - Brighton, Centre
Saturday 25th - Bournemouth, International Centre
Monday 27th - London, Eventim Apollo
Tuesday 28th - London, Eventim Apollo
‘Giants of All Sizes’ is released on October 11th. Lead track, ‘Dexter & Sinister’, attracted praise from NME for its ‘bluesy swagger’ whilst Clash heralded its ‘lucid grooves melded to an ominous atmosphere’.
To hear ‘Dexter & Sinister’, go to https://Elbow.lnk.to/DexterAndSinister.
A second early release from the album, ‘Empires’, garnered further praise, with US site Stereogum revelling in ‘quintessential Elbow lines that manage to sound like some bit of poetry Garvey’s uttering over a glass of whiskey.’
To see the video for ‘Empires’, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJa5FvCaBJc.
elbow are also ambassadors for this year’s National Album Day on October 12th. For more information on National Album Day, go to https://www.nationalalbumday.co.uk/.