« Raekwon "hates that fuckin'" new Wu-Tang song, playing BK Hip Hop Fest; Christ Bearer doing ok, but penis-less | Bang on a Can Marathon returning in 2014 w/ Jherek Bischoff, So Percussion, Roomful of Teeth, DJ /Rupture and more »
A whole bunch of '80s new wave acts (or members of them) will be puttin' on the hits this summer via the Retro Futura Tour. Thompson Twins singer Tom Bailey and Howard Jones headline this package tour that also includes Ultravox's Midge Ure, China Crisis and Katrina of Katrina and the Waves. The tour is set to kick off in NYC on August 21 at Best Buy Theater. Tickets for that show go on sale today (4/18) at noon.
The tour's Facebook says more dates will be added but all current dates are listed, along with a video from each participant on the tour, below...
Thompson Twins - "Lies"
Howard Jones - "Things Can Only Get Better"
Midge Ure - "If I Was"
China Crisis - Black Man Ray
Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine
Retro Futura Tour - 2014 Tour Dates
Aug 21 NYC - Best Buy Theater
Aug 23 Brookhaven, NY - Pennysaver Amphitheatre
Aug 27 Chicago, IL - Ravinia Festival
Aug 29 Los Angeles - Greek Theatre
Aug 30 Saratoga, CA - Mountain Winery *
Aug 31 Lincoln, CA - Thunder Valley Resort & Casino **
Sep 03 Tempe, AZ - The Marquee
Sep 04 San Diego, CA - Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
Sep 06 Sandy, UT - Sandy Amphitheater
* China Crisis not appearing
** Midge Ure & China Crisis not appearing, English Beat replaces them