Blondie show no signs of slowing down in 2017. Following the band’s highly anticipated upcoming summer co-headline tour of North America with Garbage, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will head back to the United Kingdom for string of shows in November.
NME reports on July 3 the pioneering punk-rockers made the announcement on Monday at their official Blondie website. The dates are in continued support of their newly released studio album Pollinator, which hit shelves on May 5 via BMG.
Produced by AEG Presents and LHG, the tour will kick off on Nov. 11 in Manchester, United Kingdom, at O2 Apollo. The multi-platinum sellers will make stops in Birmingham and Glasgow, before wrapping up Nov. 16 in London at O2 Academy Brixton.
Select presales will begin Wed., July 5 at 9:00 a.m. BST and are available here. Tickets for all the new UK shows will go on sale to the public starting Fri., July 7 at 9:00 a.m. BST. Tickets for all shows are available at AXS.
In connection with the UK tour and album release, Blondie are selling “Pollinator/Save the bees” t-shirts with proceeds going to organizations that help raise awareness in the declining bee population. For more information, click here.
Produced by John Congleton, Blondie’s 11th studio album Pollinator feature some star-studded writing collaborations and a guest appearances by Joan Jett. It includes 11-tracks in the standard edition, including the singles “Long Time” and “Fun” and is available here in CD, digital and vinyl formats. Fans can check out the official video for "Long Time” above.
The “Heart of Glass” hitmakers recently completed a massive shows with Phil Collins on June 30 in London at Hyde Park. Blondie will return home to the U.S. to launch The Rage and Rapture Tour with Garbage starting July 5 in Saratoga, California, at The Mountain Winery and wrap up Aug. 12 in Dallas at Southside Ballroom. Tickets for a variety of dates are available at AXS.
See below for Blondie’s newly added tour dates in the United Kingdom. For all the latest details on Blondie, click here.
Blondie’s 2017 fall UK tour schedule:
Nov. 11 – Manchester, United Kingdom – O2 Apollo (Click here for tickets)
Nov. 13 – Birmingham, United Kingdom – Barclaycard Arena (Click here for tickets)
Nov. 14 – Glasgow, United Kingdom – SSE Hydro Arena (Click here for tickets)
Nov. 16 – London, United Kingdom – O2 Academy Brixton (Click here for tickets)