Thursday, March 06, 2008

Lou Reed Takes Berlin Out on Tour

Lou Reed is taking Berlin to Europe (antiMUSIC):

Lou Reed returns to Europe this June to perform the entirety of his 1973 landmark album. The European dates will see Reed performing with a 30-piece ensemble including his band, a string and horn section and a children's choir.

The European tour starts June 23rd in Cork, followed by dates in Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Belgium and Spain. Due to popular demand for this prestigious show, Berlin will make a special return visit to Brussels and Paris.

Reed will perform three dates in the UK, including the prestigious London Royal Albert Hall on June 30th. He will also perform 'Berlin' at the Edinburgh Playhouse on June 25th, followed by the Nottingham Opera House on June 26th.

'Berlin' 2008 European Dates:

June 23 Cork Marquee
June 24 Belfast Waterfront
June 25 Edinburgh Playhouse
June 26 Nottingham Royal Centre
June 28 Paris Salle Pleyel
June 30 London Royal Albert Hall
July 03 Munich Philharmonie
July 06 Hamburg CCH - Congress Centrum
July 07 Copenhagen Opera House
July 09 Stockholm Annexet
July 11 Tallin Saku Arena (Estonia)
July 12 Latvia Riga Arena
July 14 Warsaw Towar
July 16 Brussels Bozar
July 19 Lisbon Campo Pequeno
July 20 Loule Moinumento Dujarte Pacheco
July 21 Malaga Terral Festival
July 22 Madrid Conde Duque
July 25 Girona Portaferrada Festival
July 26 Benidorm Bullring

I knew I should have booked my Estonia trip for July!

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Berlinarama said...

They're taking her children away... because they said she was not a good mother . . .

I saw the Berlin show in Amsterdam last year. It was amazing.

Cucumber Jones said...

Julian Schnabel's daughter directed the film that is shown behind Lou when he performs Berlin live. It's an amazing piece of piece of film and stars French actress (Roman Polanski's wife). I think her name is Emmanuelle Seigner. She portrays the main character 'Caroline'.