Portishead announce tour

The reclusive Bristol band get back on the road

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Portishead have announced a short UK tour, their first since the last decade.

The group, who recently debuted a number of new tracks at ATP’s The Nightmare Before Christmas festival, are set to play in Manchester, London, Wolverhampton and Edinburgh in April, in addition to a number of gigs in Europe.

The group returned to live work in 2005 at a tsunami benefit concert, but their appearances have been sporadic since then.


Portishead are set to release their third album, their first since 1997’s “Portishead”, in April. The tracklist is as yet unconfirmed.

The full tour is as follows:

Porto Coliseum (March 26)


Lisbon Coliseum (27)

Milan Alcatraz (30)

Florence Sashall (31)

Manchester Apollo (April 9)

London Hammersmith Apollo (10)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (11)

Wolverhampton Civic (13)

Paris Zenith (May 5)

Barcelona Primavera Sound Festival (29-31)


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