Heaven 17 to Kick off UK Tour on Monday
Written by admin on November 17, 2010
Heaven 17 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of its epic album, Penthouse and Pavement, with a tour of the UK starting on Monday, November 22nd.
What makes this one unique is that the band plans to perform the album in its entirety live for the first time. Original members Glenn Gregory and Martin Ware will be joined by Billy Godfrey on backing vocals, Asa Bennett on guitar, bassist Julian Crampton and percussionist Joel Farland.
According to the band’s press release, the tour dates are:
- Monday 22nd November – Edinburgh HMV Picture House
- Date:Tuesday 23rd November – Glasgow O2 ABC
- Date:Thursday 25th November – Manchester Ritz
- Date:Friday 26th November – Birmingham HMV Institute
- Date:Sunday 28th November – London HMV Forum
- Date:Monday 29th November – Oxford 02 Academy
- Date:Tuesday 30th November – Brighton Corn Exchange
- Date:Wednesday 1st December – Bristol O2 Academy
Penthouse and Pavement is the band’s first album. After stardom in Great Britain, they gained success amongst U.S. classic alternative fans with tracks like “Temptation” and “Let Me Go.” Ticket information can be found on Heaven 17’s official website.