R.E.M. Announce Mammoth London Show

R.E.M. Announce Mammoth London Show

R.E.M. have announced a one-off show at London's Royal Albert Hall.

The band will play the prestigious venue on March 24, launching the ICA's 60th anniversary celebrations.

Support will come from Robyn Hitchcock, Foals and Duke Spirit.

R.E.M., whose eagerly anticipated new studio album 'Accelerate' is set for release on March 31, have made their first new material, single ‘Supernatural Superserious’ available to listen to online.

Click here to listen to R.E.M.'s new single.

R.E.M. are set to tour in the US, with The National and Modest Mouse from May 23 to June 21.

The band's European tour will kick off in Amsterdam on July 2.

UK dates are expected to be announced soon.

Tickets for the one-off Royal Albert Hall date will go on sale this Friday (February 15) priced from £25 - 55, with all profits will going directly to the ICA, a non-profit arts institute and registered charity.

The full list of dates announced so far is as follows:

London Royal Albert Hall (March 24)
Amsterdam Westerpark (July 2)
Nice Theatre De Verdure (9)
Dresden Elbufer (15)
Berlin Waldbuhne (16)
Locarno City Square (18)
Perugia Parco Giuliana (20)
Verona Arena (21)
Naples Mostra d’Oltremare (23)
Udine Villa Manin (24)
Milan Arena (26)
Prague Slavia Stadium (August 17)
Stuttgart Ehrenhof (19)
Loreley venue TBC (20)
Wuzburg Marienfeste (22)
Oslo Ulevaal Stadium (September 3)
Bergen Koengen Stadium (4)
Copenhagen Parken Stadium (6)
Stockholm Stadium 97)
Helsinki Finnair Stadium (9)


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