Midge Ure joins Howard Jones for a summer tour of the United States

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Midge Ure will join Howard Jones as a special guest for a summer tour of the United States. Musicians Dan Burton will join Ure for what he calls a “synth heavy” set, also playing keyboards with Howard Jones and Tony Solis who has played with Midge on previous US tours.

“What a joy to be touring North America again with my friend Howard Jones. With a focus on technology, quality and performance, I look forward to dusting off the synthesizers, building the guitar and playing with the brilliant musicians who will share the stage with me. We first collaborated live together in 1989 on Howard’s “Cross the Line Tour” which has only fond memories in store for me, so I hope not only to rekindle those , but add new ones to the memory bank”. Please see below for tour dates, with more tour dates to be added. Tickets can be purchased here.

Midge Ure was last in the US last fall on a solo acoustic trek and hosted her Backstage Lockdown Club, giving fans exclusive access to a series of intimate music events on a subscription basis. monthly.

He’s also been busy making music, including an instrumental album: “Having hosted a radio show ‘The Space’ on Scala Radio last year, where I indulged myself and the listeners at the textural ambient music from some of the neo-classical composers, I felt inspired to follow my lifelong passion for instrumental music and wrote and recorded an album that I’m truly satisfied with. Every album I’ve ever released had instrumentals, but this is my first entirely non-vocal album. Due out late 22.”

Ure also recently published a book of ‘In A Picture Frame’ photographs taken between 1980 and 1986. Behind the Scenes Moments with Ultravox and Face. “Because we never shot with photographers, we ended up capturing those intimate moments ourselves. This book contains my personal selection of those for which I was responsible.”

Tour dates

June 17 – Tulalip, WA – Tulalip Casino
June 18 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
June 21 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
June 22 – San Francisco, CA – Bimbo’s 365
June 24 – Los Angeles, CA – Ace Hotel Theater
June 25 – San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s By The Bay
June 26 – Mesa, AZ – The Venue at Farnsworth Hall
June 28 – Salt Lake City, Utah – TBD
June 29 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
July 1 – Milwaukee, WI – SummerFest
July 2 – Des Plaines, IL – Des Plaines Theater
July 3 – Detroit, MI – Magic Bag
July 6 – Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
July 8 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Carnegie Of Homestead Music Hall
July 9 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – Kirby Center
July 13 – Boston, MA – Wilbur Theater
July 14 – Norwalk, Connecticut – Wall Street Journal
July 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Keswick Theater
July 16 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theater
July 17 – Patchogue, NY – Patchogue Theater
July 19 – Washington, DC – 9:30 a.m. Club
July 21 – Savannah, GA – District Live
July 22 – Atlanta, Georgia – Buckhead Theater
July 23 – Clearwater, Florida – Bilheimer Capitol Theater
July 24 – Sanford, FL – TBD
July 26 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues
July 27 – Dallas, TX – Amplified Live

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