Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds European tour includes five UK dates

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds European Tour, including 5 UK dates

Tickets on sale Fri 17 Feb for gigs in Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and London

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have announced an eight-week European tour. Starting in September, the band will visit five cities in the UK: Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and London, before spending October and November touring mainland Europe.

The band last toured Europe in 2014 and have since released new album Skeleton Tree, in 2016. Skeleton Tree charted at number one in eight countries – Cave's first new music since his son's tragic death in xx – was released the day after One More Time With Feeling, a documentary directed by Andrew Dominik about the making of the album which was screened in cinemas (you can also pre-order the DVD). As well as new tracks, fans can also expect classics from their extensive back catalogue, which includes albums No More Shall We Part and Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!.

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds UK dates:
Sun 24 Sep – Bournemouth International Centre
Mon 25 Sep – Manchester Arena
Wed 27 Sep – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Thu 28 Sep – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Sat 30 Sep – The O2, London

Mainland Europe Dates:
Tue 3 Oct – Zénith, Paris
Fri 6 Oct – Ziggo Dome , Amsterdam
Sat 7 Oct – Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt
Mon 9 Oct – Sporthalle , Hamburg
Tue 10 Oct – Rockhal, Luxemburg
Thu 12 Oct – Mitsubishi Electric Halle , Düsseldorf
Fri 13 Oct – Sportpaleis, Antwerp
Mon 16 Oct – Spektrum, Oslo
Wed 18 Oct – Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Fri 20 Oct – Royal Arena , Copenhagen
Sun 22 Oct – Max-Schmeling Halle, Berlin
Tue 24 Oct – Torwar , Warsaw
Thu 26 Oct – O2 Arena , Prague
Sat 28 Oct – Kombank Arena, Belgrade
Mon 30 Oct – Dvorana Tivoli, Ljubljana
Wed 1 Nov – Stadthalle, Vienna
Thu 2 Nov – Zenith, Munich
Sat 4 Nov – Kioene Arena, Padova
Mon 6 Nov – Forum, Milan
Wed 8 Nov – PalaLottomatica, Rome
Sun 12 Nov – Zurich, Hallenstadion
Mon 13 Nov – Arena, Geneva
Thu 16 Nov – Faliro Sports Arena, Athens
Sun 19 Nov – Menorah Arena, Tel Aviv

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' eight piece touring lineup features Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn Casey, Thomas Wydler, Jim Sclavunos, Conway Savage, George Vjestica and Larry Mullins. The band were recently nominated for a BRIT Award, for Best International Group. Good luck guys.

Tickets on sale at 9am, Fri 17 Feb.

Nick Cave

The brooding singer is accompanied by a backing band of current and former Bad Seed members, touring after the release of his latest album Skeleton Tree.