August 5, 2021

Bright Eyes reschedules UK and Ireland tour dates to 2022

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.

AUGUST 2022

30 – London Eventim Apollo

31 – Manchester O2 Apollo

SEPTEMBER 2022

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:

JULY 2021

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)

AUGUST 2021

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.