Transatlantic will hit the road next year in support of its latest album.
The band made the announcement in a news release distributed Monday. The document states the band will launch its tour, which is in support of its latest album, The Absolute Universe (2021), April 15 in Glenside, PA. The North American leg of the worldwide tour is scheduled to run through April 30 in in Cross Plains, TN before the band winds things down with the “Cruise to the Edge 2022 from May 2-7.
Following some down time after the North American leg of the tour, the band will head overseas and launch the tour’s UK/European leg on July 22 in Sibiu, Romania. That brief tour is scheduled to run through July 28 in Paris, France.
Drummer Mike Portnoy offered the following comments about the tour’s scheduling.
“Between releasing our latest album in the middle of a worldwide pandemic & shutdown, and the already difficult task of trying to align our different schedules even in the most normal of circumstances, it was uncertain if Transatlantic would ever get to play any shows in support of The Absolute Universe,” he said. “But now with the world slowly re-opening and the band already committing to a few one-off appearances in 2022 (Cruise To The Edge, Morsefest and a Festival in Romania), we’re excited to announce we were able to wrangle up some headlining shows surrounding these one-offs! (April in North America and July in EU/UK)
Portnoy added, “These are the ONLY shows we will be doing in support of The Absolute Universe so if we can’t make it to your area, it may be worth traveling to come see us and share these special shows with us. While we wish we could do a full proper tour, getting to play ANY shows for this album is an unexpected treat that we weren’t sure would ever happen…so better late than never!”
The band’s current tour schedule is noted below.
North America dates:
April 15th • Glenside, PA – Keswick Theater
April 16th • Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theater
April 18th • Quebec City, Quebec – Palais Montcalm
April 19th • Montreal, Quebec – M Telus
April 21st • St Charles, IL – Arcada Theater
April 23rd • Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
April 24th • Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre
April 29th & 30th • Cross Plains, TN – MorseFest 2022
May 2nd to 7th • Cruise To The Edge 2022
July 22nd – Sibiu, Romania – ARTmania Festival
July 24th – Cologne, Germany – E Werk
July 25th – Tilburg, Netherlands – 013
July 27th – London, England – O2 Forum Kentish Town
July 28th – Paris, France – Olympia (ON SALE ON AUG 18TH)
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