Hurts announce October/November UK and European tour (2013)
Story by Jack Foley
HURTS have announced a UK and European tour in October and November, which will mark the band’s biggest tour to date.
They will also release Blind, the second single from their new album Exile, on May 12 through Major Label.
Exile follows the band’s debut album Happiness, which entered the UK album charts at No.4 with over 25,000 sales making Hurts the fastest selling new band of 2010 in the UK.
The UK and European tour in October and November this year will be the band’s biggest ever with 19 dates in total, and more dates still to be announced.
It commences on October 25 at Manchester Apollo and includes a night at London’s Troxy on October 26.
UK tickets go on pre-sale to fans at 9am today (Wednesday, March 20) with the pre-sale for European shows commencing at 9am tomorrow (except Tallinn where the pre-sale is 9am on April 2).
UK and European dates go on general sale at 9am on Friday (March 22), with the exception of Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, which go on general sale at 9am on Monday, March 25 and Tallinn on Wednesday, April 3.
The full tour dates are as follows (all October and November 2013):
25 – Manchester Apollo
26 – London Troxy
28 – Copenhagen Pumpehuset
29 – Oslo Rockefeller
31 – Malmo KB
3 – Tallinn Saku Arena
4 – Riga Arena Riga
6 – Vilnius Siemens Arena
7 – Warsaw Torwar
8 – Prague Incheba Arena
10 – Berlin Velodrom
11 – Munich Zenith
13 – Dusseldorf MEH
14 – Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle
15 – Hamburg Sporthalle
18 – Berne Festhalle
20 – Brussels AB
21 – Utrecht Vrendenburg
22 – Luxembourg Rockhal