Twenty Unmissable Gigs Happening from July to November 2017

From Italy to Japan, a list of the most anticipated live acts of the coming season

  • Twenty Unmissable Gigs Happening from July to November 2017

Radiohead, July 5, Manchester Arena, Manchester (UK)
A rare opportunity for experiencing the live performance of the acclaimed A moon shaped pool album outside the summer festival circuit. And hopefully, the twentieth anniversary of Ok Computer will be the excuse for a complete performance of the band’s masterpiece album
Primal Scream, July 14, Convento dell'Annunziata, Sestri Levante (Italy)
From the psychedelic years of Sonic Flower Groove and the lysergic electro sound of the 1991 masterpiece Screamadelica, Primal Scream have never ceased to astonish and change. And if you wish to be surprised again, just head to the beautiful Convento dell’Annunziata in Sestri Levante, Italy.
Coldplay, July 15-16-18, Stade de France, Paris (France)
It is no coincidence for a band to reserve three dates of their tour to perform to one of the largest stadiums in the world. And since their hit single Yellow, Chris Martin & friends have scored hundreds of concerts and millions (over 80) of copies sold.

Bjork, July 30, Naeba (Japan)
The former Icelandic enfant prodige returns with a mini-tour whose most striking date is - no doubt - that of the Fuji Rock Festival, the major Japanese festival taking place in the green mountain resort of Naeba.
Erykah Badu + Mary J. Blige, July 12, Piazza Napoleone, Lucca (Italy)
In the beautiful setting of Lucca Summer Festival’s Piazza Grande, controversial soul singer and songwriter Erykah Badu meets  the ‘Queen of Hip Hop-Soul’ Mary J. Blige.
U2, July 22, Croke Park, Dublin (Ireland)
U2 come back home for the tour that commemorates the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, the LP that turned them into rock legends. To fans’ delight, the 1987 album will obviously be performed in its entirety.
Muse, July 22, Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh (USA)
Enjoy one of the most spectacular and theatrical rock bands ever performing at one of the greatest and most extravagant US concert venues, the Jones Beach Theater, whose peculiarity lies in its unique location, with the stalls’ staircases of the clinging to the shores of Zachs Bay and the stage suspended above the water.
The Who, from July 29 to August 11, Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (USA)
For die-hard mods and for those who have never seen Pete Townshend live as he spins his right arm before hitting his Fender during Baba O'Riley's intro, this dates held at the legendary Colosseum in Las Vegas may be just the right opportunity.
Feist, August 2, Circus Krone, Munich (Germany)
Canadian singer-songwriter Leslie Feist, who rose to fame 10 years ago with her hit single 1234, takes her Pleasure to the unusual setting of the bizarre and colorful Circus Krone in Munich, one of the few permanent circuses still active in Europe.
Interpol, August 13, Kalemegdan Fortress, Belgrade (Serbia)
This summer, the standard-bearers of the early 2000s post-punk revival will celebrate their 2002 debut album Turn on the bright lights. Among the most fascinating tour dates is the one in Belgrade's Kalemegdan, a medieval fortress at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers.
Van Morrison, August 13, Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle (Northern Ireland)
If you are near Newcastle in mid-August, take the opportunity to see the man who wrote some of the most beautiful songs of the last 50 years - Glory, Brown-Eyed Girl, Domino, Wild Night - sing in the intimate atmosphere of the Slieve Donard Hotel.
Belle and Sebastian, August 16, Chicago Theatre, Chicago (USA)
Stuart Murdoch takes his Belle and Sebastian's bedroom pop from Scotland to the architectural splendor of the early 20th century Chicago Theatre.
Patti Smith, August 16, Stadtpark, Hamburg (Germany)
For 40 years, the huge and green Stadtpark in Hamburg has been hosting some of the best open air concerts in Germany. This summer, among others, the park will play host to American art rock veteran Patti Smith.
Depeche Mode, September 9, Madison Square Garden, New York (USA)
They managed to survive a career in synth-pop and never ceased to look for new sounds and ideas: over 35 years after their first LP, Depeche Mode return with a concert at Madison Square Garden that promises to be a true celebration.
Gorillaz, September 18, Fox Theatre, Detroit (USA)
The emblem-band of 21st-century cultural and musical crossover takes its live act to an icon of the twentieth century: the impressive Detroit Fox Theatre.
Jesus and Mary Chain, September 21, Liverpool Olympia, Liverpool (UK)
For many, the release of Damage and Joy was a real surprise: nearly 20 years have passed since the previous Jesus and Mary Chain album. And knowing the band’s low prolificity, fans would better not to miss this Liverpool Olympia Theater date.
Beach House, September 23, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles (USA)
Baltimore-based dream pop band performs in one of the world's most famous amphitheatres, the historic Hollywood Bowl, where artists of the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Kanye West, the Beatles and Nine Inch Nails have played from the late 1920s.
Fleet Foxes, September 27, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Red Rocks, Morrison (USA)
The flagship band of American indie-folk music is finally back after over five years. There will be plenty of tour dates and occasions to see them lives, but few locations can rival with the beauty of the Red Rocks natural amphitheater, immortalized in the famous U2 concert film Under a Blood Red Sky.
Mogwai, October 22, Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht (The Netherlands)
To promote their ninth album expected in Autumn, the Scottish post-rock band will tour Europe and North America. The date at TivoliVredenburg, whose halls have been designed to host the best contemporary European music ensembles, promises to be an acoustically perfect experience.
Father John Misty + Weyes Blood, November 18, Sala Razzmatazz, Barcelona (Spain)
He’s one of the funniest and most unlikely American songwriters of the next generation (and the former drummer of the Fleet Foxes), and she’s a rising star of the new psychedelic folk wave scene. This concert at the iconic Sala Razzmatazz in Barcelona is the perfect opportunity to see them both live.

Author : M.S.


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