Steven Wilson has announced details of The Future Bites tour – a series of European shows due to take place in September 2020.
Following the massively successful tour for 2017’s To The Bone album, Steven Wilson and band will play eight shows at the biggest venues he’s headlined, including one at London’s O2. Talking about the tour, Steven Wilson said:
“Every time I make a new album, it’s hugely important for me that it holds a unique place in my catalogue and won’t simply be more of the same. Moving into the third decade of the 21st century and my second decade as a touring solo artist, it felt like time to apply the same philosophy to the live experience. I want to challenge myself to create something that confronts my own notions (and hopefully the audience’s too) of how to present my music in a concert situation. This has become The Future Bites – a series of special events at larger venues, something on a grander and more immersive scale. I’m already hugely excited about them!”
The Future Bites – September 2020:
Thu 17th Nottingham Arena, UK
Sat 19th The O2, London UK
Mon 21st Zenith, Paris France
Wed 23rd Mediolanum Forum Milan, Italy
Fri 25th Kopi Arena, Oberhausen, Germany
Sat 26th Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Mon 28th Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Holland
Weds 30th Torwar, Warsaw, Poland
To celebrate these special shows, there will be a very limited-edition vinyl edition of Steven Wilson’s forthcoming sixth album (details TBC). These are available to pre-order now. All pre-orders via the UK store before 5 pm Tuesday 22nd October will receive priority access to fan ticket pre-sale for the UK shows. Access will be provided via email at 9:30 am local time on Wednesday 23rd October ahead of pre-sale launch at 10 am the same day. Tickets go on general sale at 10 am local time on Friday 25th October.
Steven Wilson’s last album To The Bone was released in the summer of 2017. It reached No 3 in the UK and hit the Top 20 in 15 countries. The subsequent tour took in 145 shows in 33 countries across five continents and played to over a quarter of a million people and included three sold-out shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Steven Wilson is currently putting finishing touches to the follow-up to To The Bone with producer David Kosten (Bat for Lashes, Everything Everything, Keane) for release in summer 2020.