Villagers announce European tour


Ahead of the release of the highly anticipated third album, Darling Arithmetic, Villagers have announced a run of dates across Ireland this May.

Starting in Rotterdam on Saturday, April 11, the tour will conclude at Belfast’s Mandela Hall on Monday, May 25. Check out the full dates below.

Sat 11 Apr ROTTERDAM Motel Mozaique
Tue 14 Apr BRISTOL St Georges
Wed 15 Apr FALMOUTH Pavilions
Thu 16 Apr EXETER Phoenix
Fri 17 Apr BRIGHTON The Old Market
Sun 19 Apr LIVERPOOL Epstein Theatre
Mon 20 Apr MANCHESTER Concert Hall
Tue 21 Apr LEEDS City Varieties
Thu 23 Apr PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms
Fri 24 Apr CARDIFF The Gate
Sun 26 Apr NOTTINGHAM Glee Club
Mon 27 Apr EDINBURGH Pleasance Theatre
Tue 28 Apr GLASGOW Oran Mor
Fri 01 May LONDON Barbican
Mon 04 May PARIS Café de la Danse
Tue 05 May TOURCOING Le Grand Mix
Thu 07 May UTRECHT Tivoli Vredenburg
Fri 08 May AMSTERDAM De Duif
Sat 09 May LUXEMBOURG Rockhal
Sun 10 May HEIDLEBERG Karlstorbahnhof
Tue 12 May HAMBURG Kulturkirche
Wed 13 May KOLN Gebaeude
Thu 14 May BERLIN Babylon
Sat 16 May NIJMEGEN Doornroosje
Wed 20 May DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Sat 23 May CORK Opera House
Sun 24 May LIMERICK Big Top
Mon 25 May BELFAST Mandela Hall

Darling Arithmetic is released on April 13. Tickets for the aforementioned shows are on sale this Friday, January 13 at 9am via Ticketmaster.

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