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Tuesday, September 7th, 2004

Tom Waits announces eight-date European tour.

Tom Waits Announces Shows In London And Amsterdam

Shortly after announcing three show in Berlin, Tom Waits has announced three more European shows: one in London, three in Amsterdam! Please read the following information below...

Last show added to the eight-date European tour by Tom Waits

Tom Waits plays one show at Het Toneelhuis/Bourla in Antwerp on Saturday 13th November 2004, the singer’s first Belgian concert since his appearance at the Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts in 1985. Tickets for the Antwerp show go on sale on Monday September 20. They are available via the ticket line on +32 70 660 333.

LONDON INFO:

Tom Waits plays in London - first UK show in 17 years

Tom Waits plays at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Tuesday 23rd November 2004 -- the singer’s first UK concert since his appearances at the same theatre in November 1987.

The London show is part of an eight-date European tour that follows the release of Waits’ Real Gone album on Monday 4th October.

Tickets for the Apollo concert go on sale on Friday 10th September. They are available from the Ticket Hotline on 0870 606 3400 as well as Stargreen (020 7734 8932) and usual agencies. Prices will be subject to credit card and booking fees.

The tour –- Waits’ first in Europe since 2000 –- will also include shows in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

His new touring band features Marc Ribot (guitar), Larry Taylor (bass) and Brain Mantia (drums), the same musicians who also appear on Real Gone, which has been written and produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, his longtime collaborator.

The 15-track CD unveils Waits’ new musical hybrid, crafted from primal blues, Jamaican rock-steady grooves, African and Latin rhythms and melodies and what Waits calls "cubist funk". The album is released on Anti Records.

AMSTERDAM INFO:

Tom Waits plays three shows at the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam on Friday 19th November, Saturday 20th November and Sunday 21st November 2004. Tickets for the Carré concert go on sale on Saturday October 2nd. They are available via Ticket Service and the Carré ticket office.

The dates for the European tour in November are:

Saturday, Nov 13th - Antwerp, Belgium - Bourla Theatre

Monday, Nov 15th - Berlin, Germany - Theater Des Westens

Tuesday, Nov 16th - Berlin, Germany - Theater Des Westens

Wednesday, Nov 17th - Berlin, Germany - Theater Des Westens

Friday, Nov 19th - Amsterdam - Royal Theatre Carré

Saturday, Nov 20th - Amsterdam - Royal Theatre Carré

Sunday, Nov 21st - Amsterdam - Royal Theatre Carré

Tuesday, Nov 23rd - London - Hammersmith Apollo

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