Album News, Tour Dates — February 14, 2011 at 10:12 pm

Peter Murphy to release ‘Ninth’ album in June, finalizes 29-date U.S. tour this spring

Peter Murphy

Former Bauhaus leader Peter Murphy has set a June 7 release date for his first new album in seven years and his ninth overall — the aptly titled Ninth, originally due out last fall — while also finalizing and formally announcing a 29-date U.S. tour this spring.

Not much is known about the follow-up to 2004’s Unshattered, which Murphy first announced last June, saying, in a news release, “I have had my Ninth album ready to go for a while now. I’ve been playing it live, alongside Bauhaus classics and my own hits, long before the official release and it’s added more stardust to the long shelf life of songs I have under my belt.”

As for the U.S. tour, most of the dates had dribbled out over the past month. But according an official itinerary recently posted on Murphy’s website, the trek — Murphy’s first U.S. tour since 2009 —opens March 7 in Seattle and runs through April 10 in Chicago, with multiple shows slated in California, Texas, Florida and Virgina (see full dates below).

See Peter Murphy’s U.S. tour dates after the jump…

Peter Murphy tour dates:

March 7: Studio 7, Seattle, WA
March 8: Dante’s, Portland, OR
March 9: Mezzanine , San Francisco, CA
March 10: Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
March 11: Majestic Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA
March 13: Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
March 14: Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, CA
March 15: The Rialto, Tucson, AZ
March 17: Marchesa Hall & Theatre, Austin, TX
March 18: Granada Theater, Dallas, TX
March 19: Numbers, Houston, TX
March 22: Republic, New Orleans, LA
March 23: Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, FL
March 24: Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL
March 25: State Theatre, St. Petersburg, FL
March 26: Firestone, Orlando, FL
March 27: Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 29: The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
March 30: Norva, Norfolk, VA
March 31: The National, Richmond, VA
April 1: State Theatre, Falls Church, VA
April 2: Highline Ballroom, New York, NY
April 3: Bourbon Street Ballroom, Baltimore, MD
April 5: Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
April 6: Diesel Club Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA
April 8: Musica, Akron, OH
April 9: Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
April 10: Reggie’s Rock Club, Chicago, IL

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8 Comments

  1. Five shows in Florida (including Pensacola and Jacksonville, where they consider “Freebird” alternative) but not a single New England date?

  2. AthensMusicJunkie

    Where the frick is ATL?!

  3. I guess he can call this “The Validation Tour” because it will validate where his large fan bases are not located.

  4. Again.. No Denver?! Hopefully he will do another tour soon and come to Colorado.

  5. Peter has no control over all the venues, its all based on the booking agent and promoters coordination and availability of venues, FYI Fans.

  6. WHY? WHY? WHY? NO DENVER, PLEASE COME 2 COLORADO! WE MISS U.

  7. OH! I JUST READ, PETE HAS NO CONTROL. THANK U, Music Man.

  8. Huzzah! He’s coming to Buffalo! Guess who’s skipping class that night to head downtown? :)

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