Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce rescheduled UK and European tour dates for 2021 | NME

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced details of their rescheduled UK and European tour for spring and summer 2021.

Touring in support of their acclaimed 2019 album ‘Ghosteen‘, the band were previously forced to postpone their upcoming shows due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Now, they can reveal that they’ll be hitting the road once again next year in April through to June. All original tickets remain valid, with additional tickets on sale from 10am on Friday April 10 here. Full dates are below.

Saturday 10 – Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium
Sunday 11 – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tuesday 13 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham, UK
Thursday 15 – The O2, London, UK
Friday 16 – The O2, London, UK
Sunday 18 – First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
Tuesday 20 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK
Wednesday 21 – Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
Friday 23 – 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland
Saturday 24 – 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland
Monday 26 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK   
Wednesday 28 – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France
Thursday 29 – Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany
Saturday 1 – Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday 2 – Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tuesday 4  –  Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden
Wednesday 5 –  Spektrum, Oslo, Norway  
Friday 7 – Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany
Saturday 8 – Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin, Germany
Monday 10 – Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, Poland   
Wednesday 12 – Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
Thursday 13 – László Papp Budapest Sportaréna, Budapest, Hungary
Saturday 15 – Stark Arena, Belgrade, Serbia
Monday 17 – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
Wednesday 19 – Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
Thursday 20 – Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy
Sunday 23 – WiZink Center, Madrid, Spain
Monday 24 – Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal
Thursday 27 – Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain
Friday 28 – Zénith Toulouse Métropole, Toulouse, France
Monday 31 – Rome Palazzo dello Sport, Rome, Italy 
Thursday 3 – Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland
Monday 7 – Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel

This comes after Cave promised fans that the shows were set to be “fucking mind-blowing”, as he contemplated life in lockdown.

“Together we have stepped into history and are now living inside an event unprecedented in our lifetime,” he wrote. “Every day the news provides us with dizzying information that a few weeks before would have been unthinkable.”

He added: “Slowly, we all are coming around to the realisation that we will need to lead very different lives for a while — short term, long term, who knows?”

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
Nick Cave performs live. CREDIT: Getty

Cave recently published Stranger Than Kindness – a collection of images, words and lyrics from throughout his career.