Bright Eyes have rescheduled their upcoming UK and Ireland tour until 2022.
The band was scheduled to hit the road this August with performances in London, Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham and Glasgow.
But due to the COVID pandemic they have been forced to move the dates to August 2022 with their opening show at the Eventim Apollo in London, which will begin on August 30. They will wrap up their tour at Glasgow’s Barrowland on 6 September.
See the full list of dates below.
30 – London Eventim Apollo
31 – Manchester O2 Apollo
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1 – Dublin Vicar Street
5 – Birmingham O2 Institute
6 – Glasgow Barrowland
Despite the postponement of UK dates, Bright Eyes will go ahead with their next US dates later this month.
The band will perform songs from their recent album “Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was”, on an 11-date tour of the East Coast.
In their review of the album, NME wrote: “Naysayers may have scoffed at the ’21st Century Bob Dylan’ label when it was first applied to Oberst, but its maturity and depth cannot be denied here.”
Bright Eyes will play:
27 – Lewiston, NY – Artpark Amphitheater
28 – New Haven, CT – Westville Music Bowl (con Japanese Breakfast y Lucy Dacus)
29 – Bethlehem, PA – Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks
30 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
31 – Nueva York, NY – Forest Hills Tennis Stadium (con Waxahatchee y Japanese Breakfast)
03 – Charlottesville, VA – Ting Pavilion
04 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
05 – Asheville, NC – Rabbit Rabbit
06 – Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
07 – Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
08 – Birmingham, AL – Sloss Furnaces
This past fall, Bright Eyes shared a new song with Phoebe Bridgers called “Miracle Of Life”. Described as “a protest song,” the song is about abortion rights in America, with all proceeds from the song going to Planned Parenthood.
“This song shouldn’t exist in 2020 America,” Conor Oberst said of the song, which also features previous Bright Eyes collaborators such as Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Queens Of The Stone Age drummer. , Jon Theodore.