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22 July 2014

Europe, Scandinavia's biggest Rock band, return to the UK alongside Black Star Riders for a tour in March 2015 taking in 14 shows.

Starting with two nights in Glasgow and culminating with two nights at London's Shepherds Bush Empire the tour will feature classic tracks from both bands and also music from both acts forthcoming new releases.

"This is going to be amazing - to be playing with Black Star Riders is going to make for THE tour of the spring - just can't wait to get back on the road!" Joey Tempest.

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"When the idea of touring with Europe was presented we jumped at the chance. This is going to be a great tour and I can't think of a better way to kick off the new album's touring schedule" Scott Gorham.


Europe, featuring all original members, Joey Tempest on Vocals, John Norum on Guitar, Mic Michaeli on Keyboards, John Leven on Bass and Drummer Ian Haugland, with over 20 million albums to their credit, released their last album 'Bag of Bones' to mass critical acclaim in 2012.

Black Star Riders feature Thin Lizzy members Scott Gorham (Guitar), Ricky Warwick (Vocals) and Damon Johnson (Guitar), alongside drummer Jimmy DeGrasso and new bass player Robbie Crane, released their debut album 'All Hell Breaks Loose' in 2013 with a UK national chart placing of number 25 and many publications praising the release and giving it the 2013 Album of the Year accolade.

Black Star Riders

Both Europe and Black Star Riders will have new albums out in early spring 2015.

The tour is presented by Planet Rock and a special presale will take place on Wednesday July 23rd at 9am with General on-sale will take place Friday July 25th at 9am through all venue box office and ticket outlets.

For Presale details go to

Tour Dates:
Thu/Mar-05 Glasgow, Scotland ABC
Fri/Mar-06 Glasgow, Scotland ABC
Sat/Mar-07 Newcastle, England O2 Academy
Sun/Mar-08 Leeds, England O2 Academy
Tue/Mar-10 Nottingham, England Rock City
Wed/Mar-11 Cambridge, England Corn Exchange
Fri/Mar-13 Manchester, England Academy
Sat/Mar-14 Wolverhampton, England Civic Hall
Sun/Mar-15 Exeter, England University
Mon/Mar-16 Bristol, England O2 Academy
Wed/Mar-18 Bournemouth, England O2 Academy
Thu/Mar-19 Norwich, England UEA
Fri/Mar-20 London, England Shepherds Bush Empire
Sat/Mar-21 London, England Shepherds Bush Empire


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