Church visits Europe in '14
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Eric Church return to Europe to do a club tour in February and March 2014.
The tour starts in late February in Dublin and concludes March 12 in Oslo. Church will release his next CD, "The Outsiders," on Feb. 11, 2014.
Feb. 24 Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
Feb. 25 Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Feb. 27 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland
March 1 The Ritz, Manchester, UK
March 2 O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
March 4 Milkweg, Amsterdam, Holland
March 5 Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany
March 7 Docks Music Hall, Hamburg, Germany
March 8 (TBD), Munich, Germany
March 10 KB, Malmo, Sweden
March 11 Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden
March 12 Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway
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