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Tour Dates

The Original 80's lineup for the current tours will include:

Original members Robbie Grey (main vocals), Gary McDowell (guitars, vocals), Mick Conroy (bass guitars, vocals), Stephen Walker (keyboards), and Roy Martin (Drums)!  You will definitely not want to miss this tour!

2019 US Tour Dates

Tour Tickets and VIP Meet & Greets sold separately:
* VIP Meet & Greets Available, Purchase Here!
Visit here for regular tickets.

2018 European Tour Dates

There will be a few selective European Dates where Modern English is playing

May 21 - Leipzig, Germany - Gotik Treffen Wave Festival
June 03 - Paris, France - Club Supersonic
June 09 - Aldeburgh, UK - Snape Maltings The Pumphouse (SOLD OUT)
Sept 01 -  London, UK - The 100 Club

2018 Retro Futura Tour Dates

Modern English will be returning to America to perform with other 80's legends at Retro Futura Tour 

Click Here for Up To Date Tour Dates

July 11 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park

July 13 - Westbury, NY - Westbury Music Theater

July 14 - Englewood, NJ - Bergen Performing Arts Center **

July 15 - Lynn, MA - Lynn Auditorium

July 17 - St. Charles, IL - Arcada Theatre #

July 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Amphitheater

July 21 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay

July 22 - Saratoga, CA - Mountain Winery
July 25 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren ~

July 26 - Costa Mesa, CA - Orange County Fair

July 28 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern Theatre ***

July 29 - Tucson, AZ - Anselmo Valencia Tore Amphitheater

August 1 - Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theatre

August 3 - Northfield, OH - Hard Rock Live

August 4 - St. Ignace, MI - Kewadin Casino Resort

** No Annabella

*** Only ABC/Modern English/Tony Lewis/Limahl/Annabella
~ Belinda Carlisle, Modern English, Tony Lewis
# Newly Added! Venue Not On RetroFutura Website

2017 US Fall Tour

Modern English will be returning to America to perform their new album "Take Me To The Trees, and other material from Mesh & Lace, After The Snow, Ricochet Days, Stop Start and more!". 

Click Here for Up To Date Tour Dates - Modern English - Take Me To The Trees US Tour

Germany Tour Cancelled

"Due to unforseen circumstances and logistical problems the German Tour Dates cannot happen in October 2017.  We are trying to find a new touring period in 2018. As soon as we have the new dates we will let you know immediately.  Tickets can be refunded to where they have been purchased.  We are really sorry for this." -  Modern English

Cancelled 10/3 Wiesbaden - Schlachthofe (Kesselhaus)
Cancelled 10/4 Munchen - Strom
Cancelled 10/5 Berlin - SO36

Cancelled 10/6 Hannover - Chez Heinz
Cancelled 10/7 Hamburg - Monkey's Music Club

 2017 Take Me To The Trees US Tour Cancelled 

::  Special UK Tour Experience in London @ The 100 Club ::

March 8 - London, UK - 100Club
Modern English + Free Rivers - Tickets Here 
(Purchase your Premium VIP Package from Pledgemusic - only 25 available!)

:: March 2017 ::
March 14-16 - Austin, TX - SXSW
March 19 - Tuscon, AZ - The Rialto Theatre
March 21 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
March 22 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
March 23 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent
March 24 - Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro Operahouse
March 27 - Portland, OR - Star Theatre
March 28 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
March 30 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
March 31 - Denver, CO -
Larimer Lounge

:: April 2017 ::
April 2 - Kansas City, MO - Record Bar
April 3 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
April 5 - St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
April 6 - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
April 7 - Ferndale, MI - The Loving Touch
April 8 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theatre
April 10 - Washington, DC - Rock N Roll Hotel
April 11 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
April 13 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
April 14 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade
April 16 - Toronto, ON - Adelaide Hall

2016 North American Tour

Modern English will be returning to America to perform their early 4AD material in the following cities:

2016 United States Mesh & Lace Tour:: May 2016 ::
11th - Seattle, WA - Neumos

12th - Portland, OR - Star Theater

14th - Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro
15th - Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex
17th - San Diego, CA - The Hideout

18th - Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room
20th - San Antonio, TX - The Amp Room
21st - Austin, TX - Elysium
22nd - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
23rd - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
25th - Tampa, Florida - American Legion Seminole Post 111
26th - Jacksonville, FL - Burro Bar
27th - Atlanta, GA - The Earl
28th - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
31st - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle

:: June 2016 ::
1st - Detroit, MI - Small's
3rd - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
4th - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
5th - New York, NY - Baby's All Right
7th - Boston, MA - The Middle East Downstairs

Some Venues TBA or see Modern English's Facebook Mesh & Lace Tour Page for information.

Please e-mail any offers/proposals to

Modern English play the 80's Cruise!
January 28th - March 6th 2016!

Italy and European Tour 2015

Subcuture Eventi Naples, Italy
Gio 14 Maggio - Mumble Rumble - Salerno)
05.15 Exenzia Prato, Italy
Ven 15 Maggio - Extenzia - Prato)
Entenocte Parma, Italy
Sab 16 Maggio - Mu - Parma)
Ceremony Festival Brussels/Bruxelles
(30.05 Magasin 4 Brussels)
05.31 De Helling, Tivoli Utrecht, Holland NL
06.01 Hafenklang Hamberg, Germany
06.02 Das Bett Frankfurt, Germany
06.03 Marie-Antoinette Berlin
La Maroquinerie Paris, France
More Dates TBA

UK & European Tour 2014
FIRST Modern English Tour sets foot on Europe's Mainland in 30 Years!!!

Get your tickets NOW before the shows are SOLD OUT! 
A "must see" concert with all original band members!

05.29 Cafe Atlantik, Friburg, Germany
05.30 Taverne de la Republique, Geneva, Switzerland
05.31 Luxor Live, Arnhem, Netherlands

06.13 The Garage, London UK
06.14 Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester, UK

2013 North American East Coast Tour (*

05.03 Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Manila, Philippines *
06.06 The Soapbox Lounge, Wilmington, NC
06.07 Fountain Plaza at The Music Factory, Charlotte, NC
06.15 The Pumphouse, (Aldeburgh Festival), Suffolk, UK England *

08.21 Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk, CT
08.22 Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
08.23 World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA
08.24 The Saint, Asbury Park, NJ, USA
08.25 Maryland Live Casino, Hanover, MD
08.27 The Poor House, Raleigh, NC
08.28 Dollhouse Studios, Savannah, GA
08.29 Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL
08.31 American Music Festival (24th Street Park), Virginia Beach, VA

10.11 Sycuan Casino, El Cajon, California, USA
10.12 The Viper Room, Los Angeles, CA
10.13 Slidebar, Fullerton Orange County, CA
10.15 Harlows, Sacramento, CA
10.16 DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA
10.18 The Hood, Palm Desert, CA
10.19 LCVS, Las Vegas, NV

More 2013 Dates To Be Announced Soon...

September 2012 USA Tour

Sept 28  Grand Central, Miami, Florida Map It

Sept 29  98.9 WMMO Downtown Free Concert Series, Orlando, Florida Map It
Sept 30  JaxLive at Jack Rabbits, Jacksonville, Florida Map It

September 2012 UK Tour

Modern English regret to announce, due to unforeseen circumstances, that the 2012 UK Tour has been postponed/cancelled beyond our control. We would like to sincerely apologize to our UK Fans or to anyone that has been inconvenienced by this. We would also like for you to know that plans are already in motion to organize a new 2013 UK please stay tuned!

Sept 5  Cancelled - Cockpit, Leeds

Sept 6  Cancelled - Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sept 7  Cancelled - Academy, Manchester
Sept 8  Cancelled - Fleece, Bristol
Sept 9  Cancelled - Dingwalls, London

Ticket Refunds can be made through the following links or contact local venue;

July 2012 US West Coast Tour

July 12  San Juan Capistrano Couch House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
July 13  Santa Cruz Boardwalk Free Concert, Santa Cruz, CA
July 14  19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
July 15  Sf Café du nord , San Francisco, CA
July 19  Bend Memorial Clinic Munch & Free Concerts at Drake Park, Bend, OR
July 20  Harlow's Night ClubSacramento, CA
July 21  LA Pershing Square Free Concert w/The Fixx, Los Angeles, CA
July 22  The Hood Bar, Palm Desert, CA

September 2011 US Tour

Tue-Sep-20,  Smith's Old Bar, Atlanta, GA

Wed-Sep-21, The Abbey, Orlando, FL
Thu-Sep-22,  Respectable Street, West Palm Beach, FL
Fri-Sep-23,    Melbourne Main Street Fall Festival, Melbourne FL (
Sat-Sep-24,   Sick Boys Bad Habit Lounge, Daytona Beach FL
Sun-Sep-25,  The VenueClearwater FL
Tue-Sep-27,  Vinyl Music Hall , Pensacola, FL

Wed-Sep-28, The Nick Rocks, Birmingham AL

August 2011 UK Tour 

27th August 2011, Colchester Free Festival 2011, Colchester Castle Park

  • Modern English will be holding two more concerts in the UK in August. On Saturday 27th August Modern English will be the headline act for the 'Colchester Free Festival 2011'. As the name suggests this will be a free concert which will be held in the Colchester Castle Park.
28th August 2011, David's Place (known as DP's Bar), Aldeburgh

  • On Sunday 28th August the band will be playing in Robbie's hometown of Aldeburgh at David's Place (known as DP's Bar). This will be a special gig as there are only 50 tickets available. To reserve tickets telephone 01728 453530 after 12 noon. Tickets are £7 each which you will need to pay for on the night. 20 tickets have already been sold so you'll have to be quick.

June 2011 UK Tour

Things are finally starting to come together for the first Modern English Tour of the UK and Europe in almost 25 years!  Tickets are NOW On Sale for the confirmed dates (see below for details):

18th June 2011, Paris Fr`eche d'or
23rd June 2011, The Grove, South Wimbledon, London
24th June 2011,
Tunbridge Wells Forum
25th June 2011, Colchester Arts Centre'

September 2010 US Tour

This is going to be a two and half week tour, with the band arriving in the US on August 31st in San Franciso where they will be rehearsing before starting the tour.

04 Sept 2010, Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA

05 Sept 2010, Anthology, San Diego, CA
09 Sept 2010, Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR
11 Sept 2010, Club Zone, Vancouver, BC
12 Sept 2010, The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
15 Sept 2010, The Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT

17 Sept 2010, The Compound Grill, Phoenix, AZ
18 Sept 2010, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Irvine, LA

From the Recent July Tour!!!!!....

July 2010 US Tour

10 July 2010, Forecastle Festival, Louisville, KY
11 July 2010, Double Door, Chicago, IL
13 July 2010, Vintage Vinyl, Ford, NJ - free "In Store" event!
14 July 2010, Showcase Live, Foxborough, MA
15 July 2010, Lee's Palace, Toronto, ON (Tickets available here)
16 July 2010, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
17 July 2010, Rocks Lounge, Las Vegas, NV
04 Sept 2010, Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA