REM extend European tour

The band add extra dates to summer jaunt

R.E.M have extended the European leg of their current world tour.

The band, who officially kicked off their ‘Accelerate’ dates on Friday (May 23) in Vancouver, have added seven dates to the end of the tour, the full itinerary of which can be viewed below.

The dates include six British and Irish shows, kicking off with headline slots at Oxegen (July 12) and T In The Park (13) festivals, before the band play four stadium dates in England and Wales in August.

The full list of European dates is as follows:

Amsterdam Westerpark (July 2)

Werchter Festival (3)

Bilbao Festival (5)

Castello d’Empuries Festival (6)

Lyon Le Nuits de Fourvieres (Theatre Romain) (8)

Nice Theatre De Verdure (9)

Oxegen Festival (12)

T In The Park Festival (13)

Dresden Elbufer (15)

Berlin Waldbuhne (16)

Locarno City Square (18)

Perugia Parco Giuliana (20)

Verona Arena (21)

Naples Mostra d’Oltremare (23)

Udine Villa Manin (24)

Milan Arena (26)

Nyon Paleo Festival (27)

Salzburg Frequency Festival (August 14)

Budapest Sziget Festival (16)

Prague Slavia Stadium (17)

Stuttgart Ehrenhof (19)

Loreley venue TBC (20)

Wuzburg Marienfeste (22)

Manchester Lancashire County Cricket Club (24)

Cardiff Millennium Stadium (25)

Southampton Rose Bowl (27)

Paris Rock en Seine Festival (28)

London Twickenham Stadium (30)

Oslo Ulevaal Stadium (September 3)

Bergen Koengen Stadium (4)

Copenhagen Parken Stadium (6)

Stockholm Stadium (7)

Helsinki Finnair Stadium (9)

Oberhausen Konig-Pilsener Arena (17)

Hamburg Colorline (18)

Luxembourg Rockhal (20)

Geneva Arena (21)

Munich Olympiahalle (23)

Zurich Hallenstadion (24)

Madrid Bullring (October 1)

To check the availability of REM tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

R.E.M‘s set on Friday at Deer Lake Park in Vancouver drew mainly from new album ‘Accelerate’ , but also included back catalogue classics which stretched as far back as ‘Gardening At Night’ from their 1981 debut EP ‘Chronic Town’.

The set was:

‘Living Well’s The Best Revenge’

‘What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?’

‘Ignoreland’

‘Second Guessing’

‘Gardening At Night’

‘Man-Sized Wreath’

‘Disturbance At the Heron House’

‘Hollow Man’

‘Accelerate’

‘West Of The Fields’

‘Houston’

‘Electrolite’

‘Losing My Religion’

‘Time After Time (Annelise)’

‘Let Me In’

‘Final Straw’

‘The One I Love’

‘Country Feedback’

‘Bad Day’

‘Walk Unafraid’

‘Horse To Water’

‘Supernatural Superserious’

‘Sweetness Follows’

‘Get Up’

‘I’m Gonna DJ’

‘Man On The Moon’