Peter Gabriel’s ‘i/o – The Tour’ Attracts Rave Reviews As UK Dates Approach

The UK and Ireland leg of the tour begins in Birmingham, at the Utilita Arena, on June 17.

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Following a string of sensational performances across Europe, former Genesis frontman turned iconic solo star Peter Gabriel is gearing up for his highly anticipated UK dates on his ‘i/o – The Tour.’

The European leg of the tour kicked off in Krakow, Poland on May 18, 2023, followed by a series of shows that have garnered tremendous acclaim and captivated fans across the continent. The mesmerizing performances, showcasing new material from his forthcoming album i/o, Gabriel’s mastery of the stage, combined with his phenomenal catalogue of music, has left audiences in awe and eager for more.

Reviews of the European shows have been among the best in Gabriel’s storied career. The Times led the way with “As a spectacle, it is world class, wondrous, stunningly staged and outstandingly well performed,” before declaring that “[PG] sings with soul, control and undiminished power.” The Guardian’s critique was equally enthusiastic, saying “Proof that the gamble his new tour represents – “une expérience live atypique” as Gabriel puts it during one of his halting speeches – is paying off.” Elsewhere, The Daily Telegraph’s review suggested Gabriel’s show was “Musically enthralling and visually spectacular… some of the most powerful music of his long career, ready to push an audience as far as it will go and ultimately reward them with something they won’t forget in a hurry.”

As Gabriel’s European dates draw to a close, anticipation is mounting for the UK leg of the tour. Fans across the United Kingdom are eagerly awaiting their chance to witness the magic of Peter Gabriel’s live performance. The upcoming UK dates promise to be a real celebration, blending new material and beloved hits, in a spectacular musical and visual feast. Gabriel’s UK shows will commence on Saturday June 17, 2023, at the Utilita Arena Birmingham.

Peter Gabriel ‘i/o –The Tour’: UK and Europe dates still to come:

Tuesday 30 May: Copenhagen, Denmark, Royal Arena
Wednesday 31 May: Stockholm, Sweden, Avicii Arena
Friday 2 June: Bergen, Norway, Koengen
Monday 5 June: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
Tuesday 6 June: Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis
Thursday 8 June: Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion
Saturday 10 June: Cologne, Germany, Lanxess Arena
Monday 12 June: Hamburg, Germany, Barclays Arena
Tuesday 13 June: Frankfurt, Germany, Festhalle
Thursday 15 June: Bordeaux, France, Arkea Arena
Saturday 17 June: Birmingham, UK, Utilita Arena
Monday 19 June: London, UK, The O2
Tuesday 20 June: Nottingham, UK, Motorpoint Arena
Thursday 22 June: Glasgow, UK, OVO Hydro
Friday 23 June: Manchester, UK, AO Arena
Sunday 25 June: Dublin, Ireland, 3Arena

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