Clannad announce In A Lifetime farewell UK tour

Clannad (Image credit: Anton Corbijn)

Clannad have announced a farewell tour which will take place across the UK in March next year.

The group have revealed a run of 14 shows on the In A Lifetime tour, kicking off at Sheffield’s City Hall on March 4 and wrapping up with a set at the Dome Concert Hall in Brighton on the 23rd of the month.

Clannad are also planning further shows throughout 2020 in Europe, Australasia, North America, Japan, and South East Asia, details of which will be announced in the coming months.

To coincide with the UK tour, the band will release a career-spanning anthology, also titled In A Lifetime.

It’ll be released on March 13 (opens in new tab) as a 38-track 2CD set, 2CD deluxe, 2LP, 2LP deluxe, an expanded deluxe edition featuring more than 100 tracks and on digital and streaming platforms.

The full tracklist will be announced closer to launch.

Clannad release their self-titled debut in 1973, with their most recent studio album Nádúr arriving in 2013.

Clannad In A Lifetime farewell UK 2020 tour dates
Mar 04: Sheffield City Hall
Mar 06: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Mar 07: Gateshead Sage
Mar 08: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Mar 10: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Mar 11: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Mar 13: Ipswich Regent Theatre
Mar 14: Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Mar 16: Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
Mar 17: London Palladium
Mar 19: Oxford New Theatre
Mar 20: Bath The Forum 
Mar 22: Cardiff St David’s Hall
Mar 23: Brighton Dome Concert Hall

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