Talking Heads frontman David Byrne announces Glasgow tour date

Via Evening Times

Photo by Jody Rogac

By Holly Lennon

Talking Heads star David Byrne will be coming to Glasgow on his latest world tour.

The musician will be performing songs from his solo career, days with Talking Heads and new critically acclaimed album American Utopia.

He will play the SSE Hydro on Monday October 22 joined by a twelve-piece band.

Byrne has called the Annie-B Parson choreographed concert “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense.”

Annie-B Parson also choreographed the St. Vincent and David Byrne collaboration tour around Love This Giant.

The American Utopia World Tour began in the US in March, before moving on to Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and back to the US (including one of the highlight sets at this year’s Coachella).

The European leg of the tour begins on June 14 in the UK with six sold out concerts, followed by dates in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, France, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, before returning to North America for additional dates from July to October.

Currently totalling over 80 performances, the full list of upcoming tour dates around the world can be found here.

Tickets priced from £39.75 (Inc admin fee) go on sale on Friday June 15 at 10am and will be available from or 0844 395 4000.

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