Doves have introduced a UK tour for 2021, which will likely be their first venue tour in 12 years.
The three-piece returned final yr for a string of comeback gigs, together with a sold-out present at London’s Royal Albert Corridor for Teenage Most cancers Belief. They launched their first new single in 11 years again in June, with the band describing ‘Carousels’ to NME as “an excellent mission assertion”.
With the band’s long-awaited fifth studio album ‘The Common Need’ set for launch on September 11, Doves have this morning (July 27) confirmed particulars of the album’s accompanying UK tour.
Kicking off in Cardiff on March 21, 2021, the tour will conclude with a date in Glasgow on the Barrowland on April 10, 2021. You possibly can see Doves’ upcoming UK tour dates in full under.
21 – College Nice Corridor, Cardiff
22 – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
23 – UEA, Norwich
25 – Brighton Dome, Brighton
26 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
29 – O2 Academy, Bristol
30 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
1 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
2 – Rock Metropolis, Nottingham
3 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
5 – Eventim Olympia, Liverpool
9 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
10 – Barrowland, Glasgow
Tickets for Doves’ 2021 UK tour go on common sale at 10AM this Friday (July 31). Fan mailing listing pre-sale data and ticket hyperlinks for common sale, in addition to the chance to purchase ticket, album and merchandise bundles, may be discovered right here.
Chatting with NME earlier this month, Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin stated the band have been already centered on rehearsing songs from their upcoming new album “so we’ll be prepared after we’re allowed to play reside once more subsequent yr”.
“There was initially discuss of doing a theatre tour this September, however the pandemic got here alongside and put that to mattress,” he revealed. “Our first gig again on the Royal Albert Corridor was so particular, and we couldn’t have dreamed of a greater trigger or a greater constructing to play for individuals who needed to see us function.”
Goodwin added: “We discover ourselves in the midst of such unusual world occasions. It’s nonetheless thrilling to be releasing music, as a result of I’m useless happy with what we’ve managed to tug collectively after 11 years. It’s like what Picasso stated when German troops marched into Paris. He was portray an apple on the time and stated, ‘Maintain drawing your apple’. Maintain doing what you do.”
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