Ahead of his triumphant return to Glasgow’s O2 Academy three years after struggling through a night at the same venue with laryngitis – of which hRead More
merging to a wealth of critical acclaim, Gary Numans new album Intruder is out this Friday, and looks set to make a similar impact to 2017s Savage (Songs From A Broken World) which entered the charts at #2. Now Gary Numan can confirm details of his first European tour in support of the album, which commences in April 2022.
Opening with eighteen-dates in the UK and Ireland, the tour includes Gary Numans first show at The SSE Arena, Wembley since he played three sold-out farewell concerts at the venue back in 1981. His return to the venue also represents the joint largest headline show that he has ever played in the UK - a phenomenal and unusual achievement for an artist whose career spans over 40 years.
Fans who order or pre-order Intruder here before Wednesday, May 26th can access a pre-sale for the tour, which opens at 9.30am BST / 10.30am CET that same day. Remaining tickets will then go on general sale here from 9.30am BST / 10:30am CET on Friday, May 28th.
Gary Numan commented, "To say Ive missed touring would be a colossal understatement. Its the life I chose when I was a teenager so not being able to tour the world has been very difficult. But now things are changing once again and the next UK tour has been announced and I am as excited as I was when all this started for me a lifetime ago. More so in fact. I cant wait to walk out onto a stage again, to hear the roar of the crowd, the ear shattering volume of the music, to be bathed in light and soak up that emotion. Its what Im here for."
News of the tour follows the recent announcement of the global streaming live event Intruder: The Worldwide Concert Premiere, which will be hosted by the leading on-demand live performance platform Stabal on June 17th. The show will see Gary Numan and his band perform several songs from Intruder for the first time as well as a selection of songs from his impressive career. Tickets are available here.
The dates are:
28th - UK, Cardiff, The Great Hall
30th - UK, Bristol, O2 Academy
1st - UK, Brighton, Centre
2nd - UK, Birmingham, O2 Institute
5th - UK, Bournemouth, O2 Academy
6th - UK, Plymouth, Pavilions
7th - UK, London, The SSE Arena, Wembley
9th - UK, Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
10th - UK, Glasgow, O2 Academy
11th - UK, Newcastle, O2 City Hall
12th - UK, Leeds, O2 Academy
14th - UK, Northampton, Royal & Derngate
15th - UK, Norwich, UEA
16th - UK, Nottingham, Rock City
18th - UK, Manchester, Albert Hall
20th - UK, Sheffield, O2 Academy
21st - UK, Belfast, Ulster Hall
24th - Ireland, Dublin, Olympia Theatre
26th - The Netherlands, Amsterdam, Melkweg
27th - Denmark, Aarhus, Train
29th - Denmark, Copenhagen, Amager Bio
30th - Norway, Oslo, John Dee
31st - Sweden, Malmo, Kulturbolaget
2nd - Germany, Berlin, Columbiahalle
7th - France, Paris, Le Cabaret Sauvage
10th - Spain, Madrid, Sala But
11th - Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz Room 2
13th - Belgium, Brussels, Ancienne Belgique
Since coming to prominence with era-defining hits such as Cars and Are Friends Electric? (with Tubeway Army), Gary Numan has remained consistently creative and released a huge catalogue of work. His impact on electronic and alternative music has been hailed by pioneers such as Prince, David Bowie and Nine Inch Nails and remains impactful today, with Kanye West and Lady Gaga both crediting him as an influence. He was rewarded with the prestigious Inspiration Award at the Ivor Novellos in 2017 and shared his remarkable story with 2020s candid autobiography (R)evolution.
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