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Title: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: euro60 on January 30, 2013, 12:59:43 PM
Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark has a new album (English Electric) coming out and will tour it. Their 2010 reunion album (History of Modern) was shockingly good I thought. Here's hoping they'll add a few more East/Midwest dates, otherwise it may have to be the 9:30 Club in DC


Fri 04/05/13    Vancouver, BC  Commodore Ballroom           
Sat 04/06/13    Seattle, WA  Showbox At The Market           
Sun 04/07/13    Portland, OR  Wonder Ballroom           
Wed 04/10/13    Salt Lake City, UT  The Depot           
Fri 04/12/13    San Francisco, CA  The Regency Ballroom           
Appearing at "Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival" 
Sun 04/14/13   Indio, CA  Empire Polo Club           
Sun 04/21/13   Indio, CA  Empire Polo Club           
Sun 04/28/13   Margate, United Kingdom  Winter Gardens           
Mon 04/29/13   Birmingham, United Kingdom  Symphony Hall           
Wed 05/01/13   Nottingham, United Kingdom  Royal Centre           
Thu 05/02/13   Ipswich, United Kingdom  Ipswich Regent Theatre           
Fri 05/03/13   London, United Kingdom  Roundhouse           
Appearing at "Bristol Folk Festival" 
Sun 05/05/13   Bristol, United Kingdom  Colston Hall           
Mon 05/06/13   Oxford, United Kingdom  New Theatre Oxford           
Wed 05/08/13   Sheffield, United Kingdom  Sheffield City Hall           
Thu 05/09/13   Leeds, United Kingdom  O2 Academy Leeds           
Fri 05/10/13   Manchester, United Kingdom  Manchester Academy           
Mon 05/13/13   Gateshead, United Kingdom  The Sage Gateshead           
Tue 05/14/13   Liverpool, United Kingdom  Liverpool Empire Theatre           
Tue 05/21/13   Hamburg, Germany  Docks Konzerte Disco           
Wed 05/22/13   Bielefeld, Germany  Ringlokschuppen           
Fri 05/24/13   Berlin, Germany  Tempodrom           
Sat 05/25/13   Leipzig, Germany  Haus Auensee           
Mon 05/27/13   Cologne, Germany  E-Werk           
Mon 07/08/13    Minneapolis, MN  Varsity Theater           
Tue 07/09/13    Chicago, IL  Metro / Smart Bar           
Thu 07/11/13    Toronto, ON  Danforth Music Hall           
Fri 07/12/13    Philadelphia, PA  Union Transfer           
Sat 07/13/13    Washington, DC  9:30 Club           
Mon 07/15/13    Boston, MA  Paradise Rock Club           
Wed 07/17/13    New York, NY  Terminal 5   
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: euro60 on February 02, 2016, 04:34:52 PM
O.M.D. is returning to the shores of America, including not one but TWO stops in Greater Cincinnati. Woohoo!


Fri 06/03/16    Minneapolis, MN  The Cabooze 
Sat 06/04/16    Kansas City, MO  Starlight Theatre 
Sun 06/05/16    Morrison, CO  Red Rocks Amphitheatre 
Wed 06/08/16    Huber Heights, OH  Rose Music Center At The Heights 
Thu 06/09/16    Highland Park, IL  The Pavillion At Ravinia Park 
Fri 06/10/16    Clarkston, MI  DTE Energy Music Theatre 
Sat 06/11/16    Cleveland, OH  Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica 
Mon 06/13/16    New York, NY  Rumsey Playfield / Central Park 
Tue 06/14/16    Lewiston, NY  Artpark 
Wed 06/15/16    Vienna, VA  Filene Center At Wolf Trap 
Fri 06/17/16    Bethel, NY  Bethel Woods Center For The Arts 
Sat 06/18/16    Philadelphia, PA  Mann Center for Performing Arts 
Sun 06/19/16    Boston, MA  Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 
Mon 06/20/16    Pittsburgh, PA  Stage AE 
Fri 06/24/16    Portland, ME  Maine State Pier 
Sat 06/25/16    Wallingford, CT  Toyota Oakdale Theatre 
Sun 06/26/16    Baltimore, MD  Pier Six Pavilion 
Tue 06/28/16    Alpharetta, GA  Verizon Wireless Amph. At Encore Park 
Wed 06/29/16    Charlotte, NC  Uptown Amphitheatre At The NC Music Factory 
Fri 07/01/16    Charleston, SC  Volvo Cars Stadium 
Sat 07/02/16    Saint Augustine, FL  St. Augustine Amphitheatre 
Sun 07/03/16    Raleigh, NC  Red Hat Amphitheater 
Tue 07/05/16    Nashville, TN  Ascend Amphitheater 
Wed 07/06/16    Cincinnati, OH  PNC Pavilion At Riverbend 
Fri 07/08/16    Indianapolis, IN  Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn At White River State Park 
Tue 07/12/16    Boise, ID  Hawks Memorial Stadium 
Fri 07/15/16    Missoula, MT  Big Sky Brewing Company 
Sat 07/16/16    Redmond, WA  King County's Marymoor Park 
Sun 07/17/16    Troutdale, OR  McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater 
Tue 07/19/16    Saratoga, CA  The Mountain Winery 
Wed 07/20/16    San Diego, CA  Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre 
Fri 07/22/16    Las Vegas, NV  Downtown Las Vegas Events Center 
Sat 07/23/16    Lincoln, CA  Outdoor Amphitheater At Thunder Valley   
Sun 07/24/16    Los Angeles, CA  Greek Theatre 


This will be my first time seeing them again since 1979, when I saw them at one of their very first gigs ever, opening up for Gary Numan at the Hammersmith Odeon.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: MissKitty on February 02, 2016, 04:44:44 PM
The PNC show is with Barenaked Ladies and Howard Jones.

Not enough wild horses for that one. Ick. Sorry, Euro!
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: euro60 on February 02, 2016, 05:40:24 PM
That's quite alright MK!

I don't care for Barenaked Ladies, but I've never seen Howard Jones in concert before so that should be interesting. In any event, there is zero chance for OMD coming to Cincinnati and me not being there. Both of their come-back albums (2010's History of Modern and 2013's English Electric) were amazingly/shockingly solid/outright good, among the best of their entire career. I'm thinking/hoping that they'll have a new album out by the time this tour comes around.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: MissKitty on February 02, 2016, 06:23:58 PM
I thought they were petulant arseholes when they opened for Depeche Mode at Riverbend. They were obviously pissed off about something and took it out on the audience. Said I'd never see them again after that.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: euro60 on February 02, 2016, 10:34:45 PM
I thought they were petulant arseholes when they opened for Depeche Mode at Riverbend. They were obviously pissed off about something and took it out on the audience. Said I'd never see them again after that.
Is this a 1994 Riverbend show you are talking about? I was there, but (due to my date who wouldn't move along as fast as I wanted her to) didn't get there until just before DM came on.

In any event, with the passage of time, we all get a bit more tolerant, don't we? I mean, that was 22 years ago (if that is the show I'm thinking about). If you like OMD, are you going to hold a grudge for that long? Again, I don't mean to belittle your distaste of what happened then. Just wondering.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: trixi on February 02, 2016, 10:40:36 PM
I have to laugh at your experience Lu, since some of my friends ended up playing hacky sack with some of the band out in the lawn for that show.  Count me in Euro!
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: Cockney Rebel on February 03, 2016, 08:44:11 AM
hahahahaha....

Howard fucking Jones.
Who was born in Southampton.

The one we try and forget...
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: euro60 on February 03, 2016, 09:42:26 AM
Things can only get better, CR   ;D
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: MissKitty on February 03, 2016, 09:46:20 AM
I thought they were petulant arseholes when they opened for Depeche Mode at Riverbend. They were obviously pissed off about something and took it out on the audience. Said I'd never see them again after that.
Is this a 1994 Riverbend show you are talking about? I was there, but (due to my date who wouldn't move along as fast as I wanted her to) didn't get there until just before DM came on.

In any event, with the passage of time, we all get a bit more tolerant, don't we? I mean, that was 22 years ago (if that is the show I'm thinking about). If you like OMD, are you going to hold a grudge for that long? Again, I don't mean to belittle your distaste of what happened then. Just wondering.

It was the Music for the Masses tour in 1988. I had liked OMD before that, but the experience soured me on them, and once I go off someone, I don't tend to go back.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: Zafer Kaya on February 03, 2016, 10:17:55 AM
I saw Howard Jones at a festival.  It couldn't have been Lollapalooza.  I'm guessing maybe at an HFSTIVAL.  I wanna say I saw 10,000 Maniacs at the same event, but I can't be sure. 

OMD at Wolftrap just makes no sense.
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: Kwyjibo on February 03, 2016, 11:06:07 AM
Do you think they'll do How Bizarre?
Title: Re: O.M.D. tour dates
Post by: trixi on February 03, 2016, 10:03:49 PM
It was the Music for the Masses tour in 1988. I had liked OMD before that, but the experience soured me on them, and once I go off someone, I don't tend to go back.
Guess which band I actually went to see for this show :-)