Black Country, New Road postpone 2021 UK and Ireland tour

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“This has been an extremely difficult decision to make”

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Black Country, New Road has postponed their remaining 2021 tour dates due to “ongoing illness within the band”.

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The London group was due to hit the road the following Monday (29 November) for a string of UK and Ireland headline shows, with performances scheduled for Brighton, Cambridge, Southampton, Leeds, Dublin and other cities throughout December.

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Today (25 November) the band released a statement on social media confirming that the show will no longer go ahead as planned.


“We regret to announce that we are in the unfortunate position of postponing our remaining 2021 dates in the UK and Ireland due to ongoing illness within the band,” the message began.

“We are working on rescheduling these dates to 2022. Ticket holders in Manchester, Bristol and Dublin will have their tickets valid for the April shows already announced.[s], Ticket holders of other shows will be notified when new shows are announced in the new year and their tickets will be valid for this show.

Fans can also request a refund from the place of purchase – visit Here for more information.

“We can only apologize, your support and patience have been a huge sum for us,” continued Black Country, New Road. “It’s been an extremely difficult decision to make. We were really excited to play these shows. If we had been in any situation, we would have.”

The statement concluded: “We look forward to getting back on the road as soon as possible.”


Earlier this month, Black Country, New Road released the new Steve Reich-inspired single “Bread Song.” This is the latest preview of the band’s second studio album Ants From Up There, which arrives February 4 via Ninja Tune.

His Mercury Award-nominated debut, “For the First Time,” came out back in February. check out GranthshalaFive star review here.

The 2022 tour of the Black Country, New Road, includes their biggest headline show to date at the Roundhouse in London on 8 February. See the full UK and Ireland schedule below.

February 2022
8 – Roundhouse, London

April 2022
6 – The Foundry, Sheffield
7 – O2 Academy, Oxford
9 – Liquid Room, Edinburgh
10 – Empire, Belfast
11 – Olympia, Dublin
13 – Albert Hall, Manchester
14 – Rock City, Nottingham
16 – Concorde 2, Brighton
17 – O2 Academy, Bristol

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