The Road To The Great Escape will take place across multiple venues on the 11 & 12 May 2020 with two-day tickets going on sale Friday 24 January 2020.
elbow, who release their eighth studio album, ‘Giants of All Sizes’, on October 11th have announced UK and Europe tour dates for March and April of 2020.
The tour is elbow’s most comprehensive set of dates in some time, starting with three arena shows in the Netherlands, Belgium and Dublin before embarking on a series of theatre shows across the UK including a weekend residency in Manchester alongside further residencies in Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. Tickets go on sale Thursday 26 September at 9am.
Dublin and Belfast tour dates
- Saturday 28 March – Dublin, 3Arena
- Sunday 29 March – Belfast, Waterfront Hall
‘Giants of All Sizes’ is released on 11 October. Lead track, ‘Dexter & Sinister’, attracted praise from NME for its ‘bluesy swagger’ whilst Clash heralded its ‘lucid grooves melded to an ominous atmosphere’.
Check out ‘Dexter & Sinister’, below
A second early release from the album, ‘Empires’, garnered further praise, with US site Stereogum revelling in ‘quintessential Elbow lines that manage to sound like some bit of poetry Garvey’s uttering over a glass of whiskey.’
See the video for ‘Empires’ below
Tickets for Dublin and Belfast go on sale Thursday 26 September at 9am.