- 11 Mar 19
The legendary English electronic group will be playing at Dublin's Olympia Theatre in October, as part of their 40th anniversary special world tour.
OMD's 40th anniversary celebrations are in full swing. Since forming in 1978, the electronic innovators cemented themselves throughout the 1980s as both sonic pioneers and beloved pop hit-makers, selling 25 million singles and 15 million albums. Last year, they kicked off their anniversary festivities by reissuing their first four classic albums on 180g vinyl, mastered at Abbey Road by Miles Showell and with their original sleeve designs from Factory Records legend Peter Saville. They also played two sold-out shows at the Liverpool Harmonic Hall with the Royal Liverpool Harmonic Orchestra last October, commemorating their first ever gig at Liverpool club Eric's in October 1978.
Their 40th Anniversary World Tour will see the group's founding members Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys joined by Martin Cooper and Stuart Kershaw, playing 40 years of their greatest hits. The world tour will begin this coming October in Portugal and finish February 2020 in Paris.
They will be stopping in Dublin, at the Olympia Theatre on October 24th. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, March 14th at 9am. Tickets from €45.20 from Ticketmaster.