Spandau Ballet Announce Reunion Tour - It's True!

Spandau Ballet Announce Reunion Tour - It's True!

All five members bury the hatchet to reform for UK showsSpandau Ballet have announced that have reformed and will embark on a 'greatest hits' UK and World tour later this year.

Speaking at a press conference in the dining room of the HMS Belfast on Wednesday (March 25), previously the scene of an early raucous live show in 1980, all five members, who originally dibanded in 1989, formally announced their comeback.

In their heyday Spandau Ballet scored 17 UK Top 40 hits including "Gold" and "To Cut A Long Story Short."

Frontman Tony Hadley said that they will play a greatest hits set at the shows, as fans "want the Spandau they remember."

Drummer John Keeble, when asked if they were going to record any new material said: "Don't rule it out", conceding they want "to concentrate on the live shows for now."

The original 80s New Romantics tour will kick off in Dublin on October 13, with world tour dates to be announced in the next month.

Spandau Ballet will play the following UK live dates:

Dublin, O2 (October 13)
Belfast, Odyssey Arena (14)
Sheffield, Arena (16)
Glasgow, SECC (17)
London, O2 Arena (20)
Birmingham (24)
Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena (26)
Manchester, MEN Arena (28)

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3Arena Dublin (March 3, 2015)
Odyssey Belfast (4)
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield (6)
Liverpool Echo Arena, (7)
Glasgow The Hydro, (8)
Capital FM Arena Nottingham, (10)
Brighton Centre, Wednesday (11)
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff (13)
Phones 4 U Arena Manchester (14)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (15)
London The O2 (17)
Birmingham LG Arena (19)


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