Live and Loud In The UK March 2015

Europe and Black Star Riders

Including Date at Bournemouth O2 Academy

EUROPE, Scandinavia’s biggest Rock band return to the UK alongside BLACK STAR RIDERS for a tour in March 2015 taking in 14 shows.

Joey Tempest “this is going to be amazing – to be playing with Black Star Riders is going to make for THE tour of the spring ñ just can’t wait to get back on the road!”

Starting with two nights at O2 ABC Glasgow and culminating with two nights at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, the tour will feature classic tracks from both bands and also music from both acts forthcoming new releases.


Scott Gorham “when the idea of touring with Europe was presented we jumped at the chance. This is going to be a great tour and I can’t think of a better way to kick off the new album’s touring schedule”

EUROPE, featuring all original members, Joey Tempest on Vocals, John Norum on Guitar, Mic Michaeli on Keyboards, John Leven on Bass and Drummer Ian Haugland, with over 20 million albums to their credit, released their last album “Bag of Bones” to mass critical acclaim in 2012.

BLACK STAR RIDERS feature Thin Lizzy members Scott Gorham (Guitar), Ricky Warwick (Vocals) and Damon Johnson (Guitar), alongside drummer Jimmy DeGrasso and new bass player Robbie Crane, released their debut album ìAll Hell Breaks Looseî in 2013 with a UK national chart placing of number 25 and many publications praising the release and giving it the 2013 Album of the Year accolade.

Black Star Riders

Both EUROPE and BLACK STAR RIDERS will have new albums out in early spring 2015.

Tour Dates are as follows
Thu/Mar-05 Glasgow, Scotland ABC
Fri/Mar-06 Glasgow, Scotland ABC
Sat/Mar-07 Newcastle, England O2 Academy
Sun/Mar-08 Leeds, England O2 Academy
Tue/Mar-10 Nottingham, England Rock City
Wed/Mar-11 Cambridge, England Corn Exchange
Fri/Mar-13 Manchester, England Academy
Sat/Mar-14 Wolverhampton, England Civic Hall
Sun/Mar-15 Exeter, England University
Mon/Mar-16 Bristol, England O2 Academy
Wed/Mar-18 Bournemouth, England O2 Academy
Thu/Mar-19 Norwich, England UEA
Fri/Mar-20 London, England Shepherds Bush Empire
Sat/Mar-21 London, England Shepherds Bush Empire


The tour is presented by Planet Rock and a special presale will take place on Wednesday July 23rd at 9am with General on sale to take place Friday July 25th at 9am through all venue box office and 0844 477 2000 (24hrs).

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