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Haken announce 2017 European tour


Haken have announced a 2017 European tour.

The run of shows will take place throughout March and April to mark the London-based outfit’s 10th anniversary – and to celebrate the February 3 reissues on 2CD and vinyl of 2010’s Aquarius and 2011’s Visions.

The band say in a statement: “We are delighted to announce our Haken X European tour in celebration of our 10th anniversary. We’ll be returning to some of our favourite cities and also paying a visit to several new countries including Austria, Hungary, Luxembourg and the Czech Republic.

“In honour of the 10 years Haken has existed, we’ll be revisiting material from our entire back catalogue with a special focus on our first two albums Aquarius and Visions.

“We sincerely hope you join us for this special run of shows and we’d be overjoyed to see each of y’all there.”

The band say Aquarius and Visions hold a special place in their hearts and that they wanted to bring them back in a “fresh and exciting way.”

Haken add: “Listeners will be able to enjoy the nuances in our instrumental arrangements and also embrace the complete audio experience of vinyl.”

Tickets for Haken’s European tour are now on sale.

Haken 2017 European tour dates

Mar 22: Nottingham Rescue Rooms, UK
Mar 23: Glasgow O2 ABC2, UK
Mar 24: Manchester Academy 3, UK
Mar 25: Birmingham O2 Academy 2, UK
Mar 26: London Islington Assembly Hall, UK
Mar 28: Lille Le Splendid, France
Mar 29: Paris La Maroquinerie,France
Mar 30: Strasbourg La Laiterie, France
Mar 31: Aarau KIFF, Switzerland
Apr 01: Stuttgart Keller Klub, Germany
Apr 03: Bologna Zona Roveri, Italy
Apr 04: Vienna Szene, Austria
Apr 05: Budapest Durer-Kert, Hungary
Apr 06: Prague Futurum, Czech Republic
Apr 07: Dresden Beatpol, Germany
Apr 09: Hannover Chez Heinz, Germany
Apr 10: Wiesbaden Kesselhaus, Germany
Apr 11: Essen Turock, Germany
Apr 12: Esch-Sur-Alzette Rockhal, Luxembourg
Apr 13: Amsterdam Melkweg, Netherlands
Apr 15: Tel Aviv Bascula Club, Israel

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