Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced an 8-week European tour kicking off in the UK at Bournemouth’s International Centre on 24th September. The European shows follow dates across Australia and the USA. The tour will be the first time European audiences can experience live songs from new album Skeleton Tree alongside other Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds classics. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds last toured Europe in 2014.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Hammersmith Apollo in London on 26 October 2013 (Imelda Michalczyk)

Nick Cave (Imelda Michalczyk)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ eight piece touring line up features Nick CaveWarren EllisMartyn CaseyThomas WydlerJim SclavunosConway SavageGeorge Vjestica and Larry Mullins.

Tickets go on sale at 9.00am GMT on 17th February and are available fromwww.nickcave.com (except Oslo which goes on sale 9am CET on 17th February).

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are using Twickets as the official re-seller for all UK dates. Twickets is a fan-to-fan ticket resale platform that operates with a face-value policy. Twickets fully protects its users with a guarantee against fraud and overpricing, and serves to steer fans away from the exploitative secondary ticketing platforms.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Hammersmith Apollo in London on 26 October 2013 (Imelda Michalczyk)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds  (Imelda Michalczyk)

Skeleton Tree, the 16th studio album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, is out now. It was released in September 2016 the day after the premiere of One More Time With Feeling – the feature film directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) about the making of the album. Skeleton Tree charted at number 1 in 8 countries with a further 11 Top 5s and numerous Top 20 positions. The album gained the band their highest ever position in the UK: 2 (OCC) and US: 27 (Billboard), and has recently been certified Silver in the UK (BPI). Recently nominated for a BRIT Award (2017) in the Best International Group category, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds remain one of the most critically acclaimed acts working today and have sold over 5 million albums worldwide. Their influence has been profound and far-reaching and they are one of the most powerful and exciting live acts in the world.

One More Time With Feeling is available for pre-order now on DVD, 2D Blu-ray and Ltd Edition 3D Blu-ray from www.nickcave.com

2017 UK & EUROPE TOUR DATES

September

24 Bournemouth UK Bournemouth International Centre

25 Manchester UK Arena

27 Glasgow UK The SSE Hydro

28 Nottingham UK Motorpoint Arena

30 London UK The O2

October

3 Paris France Zénith

6 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome

7 Frankfurt Germany Jahrhunderthalle

9 Hamburg Germany Sporthalle

10 Luxembourg Rockhal

12 Düsseldorf Germany Mitsubishi Electric Halle

13 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis

16 Oslo Norway Spectrum (on sale at 9am CET on 17th February)

18 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe

20 Copenhagen Denmark          Royal Arena

22 Berlin Germany          Max-Schmeling Halle

24 Warsaw Poland             Torwar

26 Prague Czech Rep.      O2 Arena

28 Belgrade Serbia              Kombank Arena

30 Ljubljana Slovenia           Dvorana Tivoli

 

November

1 Vienna Austria Stadthalle

2 Munich Germany Zenith

4 Padova Italy Kioene Arena

6 Milan Italy Forum

8 Rome Italy PalaLottomatica

12 Zurich Switzerland Hallenstadion

13 Geneva Switzerland Arena

16 Athens Greece Faliro Sports Arena (Tae Kwon Do)

19 Tel Aviv Israel Menorah Arena (on sale at 8am IST on 8th February)

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Photography by Imelda Michalcyzk

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