Turn on the Bright Lights, the seminal debut album from Interpol, turns 15 this year. To commemorate the ocassion, the indie rock veterans have announced a special European anniversary tour in which they’ll perform the LP in full each and every night.
The trek commences the first week of August and runs through early September, with shows scheduled in cities such as Prague, Munich, Copenhagen, Paris, and London. Along with headlining dates, the itinerary includes appearances at Budapest’s Sziget Festival and Zurich OpenAir Festival. Consult the full itinerary below.
According to a press release, Interpol — that’s Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, and Sam Fogarino — are currently working on a new album in their hometown of New York. The follow-up to 2014’s El Pintor is expected to drop in 2018 via Matador Records.
Interpol 15th Anniversary Tour Dates:
08/09 – Prague, CZ @ Lucerna Music Bar
08/10 – Vienna, AT @ Arena
08/12 – Buftea, RO @ Summer Well Festival
08/13 – Belgrade, RS @ Belgrade Fortress
08/15 – Budapest, HU @ Sziget Festival
08/16 – Munich, DE @ Muffathalle
08/19 – Luxembourg, LU @ Den Atelier
08/20 – St. Malo, FR @ La Route Du Rock
08/22 – Asolo, IT @ AMA Music Festival
08/23 – Milan, IT @ Carroponte
08/25 – Zurich, CH @ Zurich OpenAir
08/27 – Copenhagen, DK @ The Koncerthuset
08/29 – Tilburg, NL @ 013
08/30 – Groningen, NL @ Oosterpoort
09/01 – London, UK @ Alexandra Palace
09/03 – Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
09/05 – Paris, FR @ Le Trianon
09/09 – Madrid, ES @ DCode Festival
Revisit the band’s 2014 Glastonbury performance of Bright Lights single “PDA”: