Lou Reed to perform Berlin in Edinburgh

  • List.co.uk
  • 6 March 2008

Velvet Underground man's summer tour

Lou Reed has announced he is to embark on a substantial European tour to play his 1973 classic album Berlin in its entirety.

He will play Edinburgh Playhouse on 25 June and will be accompanied by a 30-piece ensemble that will include his band, string and horn sections and a children's choir.

The European tour starts on 23 June in Cork, followed by dates in Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Belgium and Spain.

Tickets for all gigs go on sale at 10am on Saturday 8 March. Call 0844 847 2269 or visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

Those looking to buy tickets for the Edinburgh gig can register for pre-sale tickets which are available from 9am on Thursday 6 March via 0871 230 0333 and www.artistticket.com.

Buy the new issue of The List, out on Wednesday 12 March, for a chance to win tickets to the Playhouse gig

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