a-ha will make a live acoustic album and concert film from a series of intimate performances to take place in June 2017.
The album, DVD and broadcast are scheduled for release in November 2017.
In early 2018, a-ha will take this special acoustic set on the road, giving the fans a new way to experience the music they love. Magne, Morten and Paul will be joined by a handpicked ensemble of musicians to embellish and reinvent the classics, as well as present new material in acoustic arrangements.
Morten is excited about the possibilities: “The band is finally coming together for live acoustic recordings of a wide selection of our songs! As we speak, there is palpable growing excitement about this in the group. We had wonderful moments with the fans during our last tour, and as a fourth member of the band you certainly have had an influence on our commitment to this. I really look forward to it all!”
The first confirmed shows are listed below. There will be additional shows announced, however the full scope of the acoustic tour is not yet finalized. Be sure to sign up for the a-ha.com newsletter to receive notifications about future tour dates and releases.
2018 Tour Dates
January 23 – Stuttgart – Schleyerhalle
January 24 – Frankfurt – Festhalle
January 26 – Hannover – TUI Arena
January 27 – Leipzig – Leipzig Arena
January 29 – Berlin – Mercedes Benz Arena
January 30 – Hamburg – Barclaycard Arena
February 2 – Vienna – Stadthalle
February 3 – Munich – Olympiahalle
February 5 – Zurich – Hallenstadion
February 6 – Cologne – Lanxess Arena
There will be a fan presale for the German concerts on Friday, December 16th at 9:00am CET HERE. The presale runs through the weekend until the regular onsale, which starts on Monday, December 19th at 9:00am CET via the same link.
The fan presale for the Zurich concert starts on Tuesday, December 20th at 8:00am CET HERE, with the official onsale on Wednesday, December 21st at 8:00am CET.
Tickets for the Vienna concert go on sale on Wednesday, December 21st at 08:00am CET. We will share the link as soon as possible.
Photo: Just Loomis.
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