Dead Can Dance’s North American tour set for August — first show announced in Virginia

The newly reunited Dead Can Dance last week announced a 22-date European leg of its 2012 world tour, and today comes the first concrete news of U.S. concerts: The band — co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — will tour North America in August, and announced a first date in Virginia.

The band will perform at the Filene Center at Wolftrap in Vienna, Va., on Aug. 27; tickets go on sale 10 a.m. March 24. According to an e-mail sent to fans today, “all the other North American dates will be announced in the coming weeks, and we are planning on doing a special presale.”

The group’s European tour opens opens Sept. 19 in Istanbul and warps up Oct. 28 in Dublin, hitting five cities in Germany as well as Russia, England and Greece, among other locales, in between. Fans can expect South American and Asian legs of the tour as well.

 

Dead Can Dance tour dates:

NORTH AMERICA
Aug. 27: Filene Center at Wolftrap, Vienna, VA, USA.

EUROPE
Sept. 19: HCTAT, Istanbul, Turkey
Sept. 21: Earth Theatre, Thessaloniki, Greece
Sept. 23: Lycabetus Theatre, Athens, Greece
Sept. 25: MCV, Utrecht, Holland
Sept. 27: Grand Rex, Paris, France
Sept. 29: Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
Oct. 1: Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
Oct. 3: Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 5: CCH, Hamburg, Germany
Oct. 7: Philharmonie, Munich, Germany
Oct. 8: Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
Oct. 10: KCP, Prague, Czech Republic
Oct. 12: Bkz Oktyabrsky, St. Petersburg, Russia
Oct. 13: Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia
Oct. 15: Sala Kongresowa, Warsaw, Poland
Oct. 17: Papp Laszlo Arena, Budapest, Hungary
Oct. 19: Teatro Degli Arcimboldi, Milan, Italy
Oct. 20: Batiment Des Forces Motrices, Geneva, Switzerland
Oct. 22: Auditori, Barcelona, Spain
Oct. 24: Casa Da Musica, Porto, Portugal
Oct. 26: Royal Albert Hall, London, England
Oct. 28: Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

 

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