Idles add European dates to 2021 tour plans

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Having previously announced a huge tour of the UK and Ireland in May 2021, Idles have confirmed a batch of shows in Europe to take place in May, June and July.

Due to release their third album, Ultra Mono, on September 25 via Partisan Records, the Bristol quintet will play shows in Holland, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, France and Belgium. Tickets for Idles’ European tour are on sale on Friday, September 11. View the full list of dates below. 

Ultra Mono will feature guest vocals from Savages vocalist Jehnny Beth, alongside guest contributions from Bad Seeds/Grinderman multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, The Jesus Lizard’s David Yow and jazz pixie Jamie Cullum. The band have previously shared four tracks from the album, Mr. Motivator, Grounds, A Hymn and Model Village

Idles European Tour 2021

May 07 Glasgow Barrowland, UK
May 08 Glasgow Barrowland, UK
May 09 Glasgow Barrowland, UK
May 10 Newcastle O2 City Hall, UK
May 12 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, UK
May 13 Birmingham O2 Academy, UK
May 14 Sheffield O2 Academy, UK
May 16 Dublin Vicar Street, IRE
May 17 Dublin Vicar Street, IRE
May 18 Dublin Vicar Street, IRE
May 20 Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse, UK
May 21 Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse, UK
May 22 Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse, UK
May 29 Amsterdam Melkweg, NED
May 31 Hamburg Docks, GER
June 01 Munich Muffathalle, GER
June 03 Milan Fabrique, ITA
June 07 Lisbon Coliseum, POR
June 08 Madrid La Riviera, SPA
June 10 Toulouse Le Bikini, FRA
June 11 Lyon Le Transbordeur, FRA
June 12 Brussels Ancienne Belgique, BEL
June 15 Paris Elysee Montmartre, FRA
June 18 London O2 Academy Brixton, UK
June 19 London O2 Academy Brixton, UK
June 20 London O2 Academy Brixton, UK
June 21 London O2 Academy Brixton, UK
July 04 Berlin Columbiahalle, GER
July 05 Cologne E-Werk, GER



Idles are all set to release their new studio album Ultra Mono. The follow-up to Joy As An Act Of Resistance will feature the lead singles Mr. MotivatorGrounds, A Hymn and Model Village


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