The band kick off ICA birthday celebrations with one-off show
R.E.M.‘s special Royal Albert Hall show is to be broadcast live in it’s entirety by BBC Radio 2 tonight (March 24).
The one-off show at the prestigious London venue is a special show to launch the Institute of Contemporary Arts 60th anniversary celebrations.
The concert will be broadcast between 2030 and 1030 (GMT), with the Radcliffe & Maconie programme also featuring an interview with the band.
Check back to UNCUT.co.uk tomorrow for a full report of the show — which also sees performances by Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, Robyn Hitchcock and The Foals.
The band release their new album ‘Accelerate’ on March 31 and embark on a European tour starting in Amsterdam on July 2.
As reported last week, the band are also playing an intimate iTunes Live Session at London’s Apple Store on Regents Street this Wednesday (March 26).
R.E.M. then return to the UK for some Summer stadium dates at the following places:
Manchester Lancashire County Cricket Club (August 24)
Cardiff Millennium Stadium (25)
Southampton Rose Bowl (27)
London Twickenham Stadium (30)