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John Lydon Takes PiL Out For UK And US Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on August 22, 2015

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Public Image Ltd will be on the road starting September 18 for dates in England, Europe and North America, all in support of their upcoming album What the World Needs Now… (out September 4).

This will be PiL’s first trip to North America in three years but, before they hit our shores on Halloween night, they have 1-1/2 months of shows in Scotland, England, Wales, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Germany and Belgium.

What the World Needs Now… is the band’s tenth studio album and their first since 2012’s This is PiL. The first single, Double Trouble, was released today.

The current edition of the group includes founder John Lydon, drummer Bruce Smith, guitarist Lu Edmonds (both joined 1986) and bassist Scott Firth (joined 2009).

The dates:
09/18 – Glasgow, Scotland – 02 ABC
09/19 – Manchester, England – Academy
09/20 – Newcastle, England – Riverside
09/22 – York, England – Fibbers
09/23 – Coventry, England – The Copper Rooms at Warwick University
09/25 – Bristol, England – 02 Academy
09/26 – Buckley, Wales – Tivoli
09/27 – Reading, England – Sub 89
09/29 – Bexhill, England – De La Warr Pavilion
09/30 – Norwich, England – UEA
10/02 – London, England – 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
10/03 – Frome, England – Cheese and Grain
10/04 – Southampton, England – Engine Rooms
10/06 – Paris, France – Le Trianon
10/07 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
10/09 – Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
10/10 – Venice, Italy – Rivolta
10/11 – Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
10/13 – Mannheim, Germany – Alte Seilerei
10/14 – Ludwigsburg, Germany – Rockfabrik
10/15 – Berlin, Germany – Columbia Theatre
10/17 – Bochum, Germany – Zeche
10/18 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
10/31 – New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Festival
11/01 – Memphis, TN – New Daisy Theatre
11/03 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
11/05 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
11/06 – St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre
11/07 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
11/10 – Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
11/11 – Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero Theatre
11/12 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Altar Bar
11/14 – Montreal, Québec – La Tulipe
11/15 – Toronto, Ontario – The Opera House
11/16 – New York, NY – Best Buy Theatre
11/18 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
11/20 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
11/22 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Vogue Theatre
11/23 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
11/25 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
11/27 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
11/28 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
11/29 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre

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