Echo & The Bunnymen have announced a UK tour for May 2021 that celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band
Back To The Basement is an online virtual concert that will be performed to benefit doctors, nurses and first responded who are in the front lines of battling COVID-19. The event will feature never before seen live performances from the living rooms of 80s bands Wang Chung, A Flock Of Seagulls, Cutting Crew, Naked Eyes, NU Shooz, The Escape Club, Animotion, The Vapors, Farrington & Mann + more
The lineup for the 2021 80’s Cruise has been announced and it features Human League, Berlin, Belinda Carlisle, Morris Day & The Time, ABC, Modern English, A Flock Of Seagulls and more.
OMD has announced an online event featuring never before seen footage of last year’s Hammersmith Apollo show. The footage will air at 8pm (UK time) on YouTube on May 9. Fans will be able to interact with each other during the broadcast in the chat room.
New Order has announced that ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes will be streamed on Friday at 19:30 BST as part of the Manchester International Festival (MIF). MIF is a series of free live streams, discussions and archive recordings.
Due to high demand, New Order and Pet Shop Boys have added a second date for their LA stop on the Unity tour.
New Order and Pet Shop Boys have announced a joint North American tour appropriately called The Unity Tour. The tour spans 11 city in the fall of 2020.
Trip hop icon Tricky returns with the announcement of his new 20,20 EP on his False Idols record label. The EP is due out on March 6. The single, Lonely Dancer, from the EP was just released this week and features the Berlin based vocalist Anika. Lonely Dancer has a super-chill vibe with a Beth Orton style vocal from Anika.
Cruel World: Mega 80’s festival featuring Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Echo & The Bunnymen and everyone else
A one-day concert festival has been scheduled for May 2 in Los Angeles featuring a who’s who of 80’s new wave and post punk artists. Tickets go on sale this Friday and details can be found on the Cruelworldfest.com website.
Suede has announced 8 dates for a European tour this autumn. They will be playing the Coming Up album in its entirety as well as hits from their deep catalog
The House Of Love have announced their first North American tour since 1992 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album
On Christmas morning, Nick Cave announced that his 2018 concert film “Distant Sky” would be released in it’s entirety on YouTube for his fans to stream for free