Due to phenomenal demand, Kraftwerk have added an extra gig in London to their upcoming 2017 UK tour plans.
Last week saw the German synth pioneers announce a long run of dates – their first full tour of the UK in over a decade. Tickets to most shows swiftly sold out within minutes, as fans took to Twitter to react to the rush and the ‘irony’ of sites asking them if they were ‘robots’.
Now, the band have added an extra show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 23 June, with tickets on sale from 10am on Friday 7 October.
Many also believe that the dates coinciding with Glastonbury mean that they’re likely to perform at the festival. Other rumours include Daft Punk, Lady Gaga, Stone Roses and Radiohead.
Kraftwerk haven’t released any new music since ‘Tour De France Soundtracks’ in 2003, with their last full studio album being ‘Electric Café’ in 1986. Their current line-up features Ralf Hutter, Fritz Hilpert, Henning Schmitz and Falk Grieffenhagen. Hutter is the only remaining member of Kraftwerk’s classic line-up, following the departure of co-founder Florian Schneider in 2008.
Kraftwerk’s full run of UK tour dates are below:
Fri June 02 2017 – DUBLIN Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Sat June 03 2017 – DUBLIN Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Sun June 04 2017 – BELFAST Waterfront Hall
Fri June 09 2017 – GLASGOW Royal Concert Hall
Sat June 10 2017 – EDINBURGH Usher Hall
Sun June 11 2017 – LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall
Tue June 13 2017 – BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall
Wed June 14 2017 – GATESHEAD Sage
Thu June 15 2017 – SHEFFIELD City Hall
Sat June 17 2017 – BRISTOL Colston Hall
Sun June 18 2017 – NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall
Mon June 19 2017 – MANCHESTER Bridgewater Hall
Wed June 21 2017 – LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Thu June 22 2017 – LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Fri June 23 2017 – LONDON Royal Albert Hall