Primal Scream announce major UK and Ireland tour


The release of Primal Scream’s retrospective Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll – The Singles’ is a timely reminder of one of British music’s most essential bodies of work. And the band celebrated its release with some triumphant shows that demonstrated that their inventive, high octane rock ‘n’ roll remains as essential as ever.

They recently played two special warm-up shows in London and Brighton, which earned 4 star reviews from The Times and The Independent i, ahead of incendiary festival sets at All Points East and the Neighbourhood Weekender. The sets have been packed with classics – ‘Movin’ On Up’, ‘Loaded’, ‘Rocks’ and ‘Kill All Hippies ’to name just a few.

Now Primal Scream can confirm details of a full UK and Ireland tour which spans November and December. The dates, listed below, include a London gig at the O2 Forum Kentish Town and culminate with a homecoming show at Glasgow’s Barrowlands:

19th– Oxford, O2 Academy
20th– Southampton, Guildhall
21st– Brighton, Dome
23rd– Cardiff, Great Hall
24th– Liverpool, O2 Academy
26th– Manchester, Albert Hall
27th– Norwich, UEA
29th– London, O2 Forum Kentish Town

1st– Coventry, Empire
3rd– Nottingham, Rock City
4th– Hull, University – Asylum
6th– Leeds, O2 Academy
7th– Newcastle, Boiler Shop
9th– Dublin, National Stadium
10th– Belfast, Ulster Hall
13th– Inverness, Ironworks
14th– Aberdeen, Music Hall
15th– Perth, Concert Hall
17th– Glasgow, Barrowlands

Tickets go on general sale from 9am on Friday June 7th and will be available for the UK HERE, Dublin HERE and Belfast HERE. Register for pre-sale access to tickets before midnight tomorrow. Click here to sign up.

In addition to the headline tour, Primal Scream’s summer festival schedule includes UK shows at Latitude (July 19th) and Edinburgh Summer Sessions (August 10th).

‘Maximum Rock ‘n’ Rock – The Singles’ charts Primal Scream’entire singles discography, covering everything from their landmark albums ‘Screamadelica’ and XTRMNTR’ through to 2016’s ‘Where The Light Gets In’ featuring Sky Ferreira. The collection includes the first official reissue of their 1986 cult classic b-side ‘Velocity Girl’, which was launched with a new video featuring footage of the iconic actress and model Edie Sedgwick.