REM unveil European tour dates

The jaunt includes a one-off London show

R.E.M have announced details of a summer European tour – as well as a one-off date at London‘s Royal Albert Hall in March.

The band will precede the release of their 14th studio album ‘Accelerate’, out March 31, with a special show at the prestigious venue in the UK capital on March 24.

The gig is part of the 60th birthday celebrations for the Institute Of Contemporary Arts. Support comes from Robyn Hitchcock, Foals and The Duke Spirit. See Ica.org.uk/R.E.M for more information.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (February 15) at 9am.

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R.E.M will kick off their summer European tour on July 2 in Amsterdam. More dates will be added very shortly, including more UK dates and festival appearances.

The full list of dates announced so far is as follows:

London Royal Albert Hall (March 24)

Amsterdam Westerpark (July 2)

Nice Theatre De Verdure (9)

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)

Prague Slavia Stadium (August 17)

Stuttgart Ehrenhof (19)

Loreley venue TBC (20)

Wuzburg Marienfeste (22)

Oslo Ulevaal Stadium (September 3)

Bergen Koengen Stadium (4)

Copenhagen Parken Stadium (6)

Stockholm Stadium 97)

Helsinki Finnair Stadium (9)

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