New Order unveils spring U.K. tour, confirms European summer festival appearances

The reunited New Order — Bernard SumnerStephen MorrisGillian Gilbert , 2000s-era guitarist Phil Cunningham and Bad Lieutenant bassist Tom Chapman — continues to expand its 2012 touring plans, today announcing a four-date U.K. tour this spring in addition to its first confirmed European summer festivals.

The Peter Hook-less group will play a short run of spring shows in its native U.K, including gigs in Manchester, Birmingham, London and Glasgow, and has confirmed appearances at summer festivals in France, Serbia and Spain — with a promise, on the band’s website, of “more to follow.”

Already this year, the band is scheduled to tour Australia and New Zealand in late February and March, and has a single U.S. concert scheduled: March 23 at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival.

 

New Order tour dates:

Feb. 27: Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand
March 1: Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia
March 3: Future Music Festival, Brisbane, Australia
March 4: Future Music Festival, Perth, Australia
March 7: Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia
March 10: Future Music Festival, Sydney, Australia
March 11: Future Music Festival, Melbourne, Australia
March 12: Future Music Festival, Adelaide, Australia
March 23: Ultra Music Festival, Miami, FL, USA
April 26: Apollo, Manchester, UK
April 29: Ballroom, Birmingham, UK
May 2: Brixton Academy, London, UK
May 5: Academy, Glasgow, UK
May 20:Nuits Sonores Festival, Lyon, France
July 12-15: Exit Festival, Novo Sad, Serbia
July 12-15: Benicàssim Festival, Spain

 

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