Alcest announces February and March 2020 European Headlining Tour

Alcest Euro Tour 2020 poster
In February and March 2020 Alcest will hit the road again, this time in support of their upcoming studio album “Spiritual Instinct” that will see the light of day on October 25th, 2019.

This headline tour will take them to our shores for two dates in March 2020, in Manchester and Bristol, following on from an extensive European run. The blackgaze pioneers are happy to announce that the French hardcore punk act Birds In Row, as well as the Icelandic synth pop trio Kælan Mikla will support them on all 29 dates.

Neige comments: “We are so excited to finally reveal the European dates of our tour for "Spiritual Instinct". We will be accompanied by Birds In Row from France and Kælan Mikla from Iceland. These are going to be special nights and we are really looking forward to see you all again”.

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday October 9th @ 10 AM UK time.

European Tour Dates 2020:
06.02.  FR  Audincourt - Le Moloco
07.02.  FR  Tourcoing - Le Grand Mix
08.02.  FR  Lyon - Ninkasi Kao
09.02.  DE  Munich - Technikum
10.02.  DE  Cologne - Kantine
11.02.  DE  Hamburg - Gruenspan
12.02.  DE  Leipzig - Täubchenthal
13.02.  DE  Berlin - Heimathafen
14.02.  DE  Hanover - Capitol
15.02.  DK  Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
16.02.  SE  Stockholm - Fryshuset Klubben
18.02.  FI  Helsinki - Tavastia
19.02.  LV  Riga - Melnā Piektdiena
20.02.  PL  Warsaw - Klub Proxima
21.02.  PL  Krakow - Klub Kwadrat
22.02.  AT  Vienna - Szene
23.02.  HU  Budapest - A38
24.02.  RO  Cluj-Napoca - Form Space
25.02.  RO  Bucharest - Quantic Club
26.02.  BG  Sofia - Mixtape 5
28.02.  SL  Ljubljana - Kino Šiška
29.02.  IT  Parma - Campus Industry Music
01.03.  CH  Lucerne - Schüür
02.03.  DE  Stuttgart - Im Wizemann
03.03.  BE  Brussels - Orangerie @ Botanique
05.03.  UK  Manchester - Gorilla
06.03.  UK  Bristol - The Fleece
07.03.  FR  Paris - La Machine du Moulin Rouge

In addition, the band will bring their cathartic sound to these European festivals in 2019 and 2020. See all dates below.

Festivals 2020:
29-31.05.  DE  Gelsenkirchen - Rock Hard Festival
06-08.08.  DE  Schlotheim - Party.San Open Air
The band’s sixth studio album titled “Spiritual Instinct” will be released on October 25th through Nuclear Blast and you can pre-order your copy in various collector formats, here. Pre-save the album on Spotify.

01. Les Jardins De Minuit
02. Protection
03. Sapphire
04. L’Île Des Morts
05. Le Miroir
06. Spiritual Instinct

Bonus CD:
01. Sapphire (Pertubator Version)
02. Protection (Ben Chisholm Version)
03. Protection (Acoustic Instrumental Version)

Alcest have two UK show dates scheduled in 2019, alongside several EU dates. They will be playing at Damnation Festival, Leeds on November 2nd and have announced today that they will be playing as support to Mono at The Barbican, London on December 14th. The show is set to celebrate Mono’s 20th anniversary, and Mono will be accompanied by The Platinum Anniversary Orchestra.

European Tour Dates 2019:
18.10.  NL Leeuwarden - Into the Void
19.10.  D  Hameln - Autumn Moon Festival
25.10. F Paris - Gibert Joseph (Acoustic Set)
26.10.  F  Strasbourg - La Laiterie
02.11.  UK Leeds - Damnation Festival
16.11.  D  Neunkirchen - Gloomaar Festival
06.12.  E  Madrid - Madrid is the Dark
07.12.  P  Lisbon - Under the Doom Festival
13.12.  NL Eindhoven - Eindhoven Metal Meeting
14.12.  UK London - Beyond The Past

Neige - Vocals, guitars, bass, synths
Winterhalter - Drums