Lou Reed announces two July UK shows – ticket details

Reed following Hop Farm show with London and Wolverhampton gigs

Lou Reed has announced two new UK live dates for July.

The singer, who also plays Hop Farm Festival underneath headliner Morrissey on July 2, will play gigs in Wolverhampton and London and in the same month. Reed headlines the former’s Civic Hall on July 1, the day before he plays the Kent festival. He then plays the capital’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on July 5.

The singer is also set to release a new DVD, Lollapolooza Live, this summer. The DVD was filmed during Reed‘s spell on the Lollapolooza tour in 2009 and sees him showcasing the music of his 1975 album ‘Metal Machine Music’.

Hop Farm Festival is set to be Reed‘s only UK festival appearance of the summer. The festival will be headlined by Prince, The Eagles and Morrissey.

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