Portishead announce European tour

Four UK dates included in the jaunt

Portishead have announced details of a new European tour, including four UK live dates.

The band, who release their highly-anticipated new, as-yet untitled new album on April 14, will play gigs in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Wolverhampton as part of the tour.

The record will be the band’s first since 1997’s eponymous effort.


Portishead will play:

Oporto Coliseum (March 26)

Lisbon Coliseum (27)

Milan Alcatraz (30)

Florence Sashall (31)


Munich Tonhalle (April 2)

Berlin Columbiahalle (3)

Copenhagen KB Hallen (4)

Cologne Palladium (6)

Amsterdam HMH (7)

Manchester Apollo (9)

London Hammersmith Apollo (10)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (12)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (13)

Paris Zenith (May 5, 6)

Brussels Forest National (8)

To check ticket availability for the UK shows and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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