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The Police To Tour Europe

The Police To Tour Europe

The Police today confirmed dates and venues for the European leg of their world tour, after all dates on their North American tour sold out.

The Police kick-off the reunion tour in Europe at the Globe Arena, Stockholm on August 29.

The band's first UK show since 1986's Synchronicity Tour will take place at Twickenham Stadium on September 8, with further shows taking place in Birmingham and Manchester.

This leg of the reunion tour will culminate at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on October 19.

Arthur Fogel, Chairman of Live Nation, the concert promoters said: "The anticipation and excitement to see The Police is overwhelming. We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing the band to fans new and old."

As with the North American tour, Fan Club members get the chance to buy tickets ahead of the general public, and tickets go onsale from tomorrow morning (March 6).

You can catch The Police at the following venues this Autumn:

Globe Arena, Stockholm (Public Sale Mar 12/FC Presale Mar 7) (Aug 29)
NIA, Birmingham (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6) (Sept 4)
Twickenham Stadium, London (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6) (Sep 8)
AOL Arena, Hamburg (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13) (Sep 11)
Arena, Amsterdam (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6) (Sep 13)
Sazka Arena, Prague (Public Sale TBA/FC Presale TBA) (Sep 16)
Stadthalle, Vienna (Public Sale Mar 19/FC Presale TBA) (Sep 19)
Olympiastadion, Munich (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13) (Sep 22)
Olympic Stadium, Barcelona (Public Sale TBA/FC Presale TBA) (Sep 27)
Stade de France, Paris (Public Sale Mar 21/FC Presale TBA) (Sep 29)
LTU Arena, Dusseldorf (Public Sale Mar 16/FC Presale Mar 13) (Oct 13)
MEN Arena, Manchester (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6) (Oct 15)
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (Public Sale Mar 9/FC Presale Mar 6) (Oct 19)

Show details for Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, and Denmark are still to be confirmed.

A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to WaterAid, the charity dedicated to reducing poverty in the world's 17 of the world's poorest countries by improving access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education.

Click here for complete tour & ticket information from thepolicetour.com


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