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***Greece & Bulgaria Shows Postponed***

While we’re really looking forward to our mini UK tour in a couple of weeks, we're sorry to announce (especially at such late notice) that the shows in Greece and Bulgaria in April have been postponed again. Our promoters had expected the lessening of Covid restrictions but this has not yet fully happened and they are also concerned about the local effect of the horrors unfolding in Ukraine. These shows have now been rescheduled to November 2022:

04 November Athens, Gagarin 205 (GR)
05 November Thessaloniki, Principle Club (GR)
06 November Sofia, Mixtape 5 (BG)

For more info and links please see the NMA Tour Page: www.newmodelarmy.org/tour

Futurama Festival 2022 ***CANCELLED***

Sadly the Futurama Festival scheduled for 16th April 2022 has now been cancelled. Please contact your ticket agent for refunds. Here's a statement for the organisers:

"Plans were drawn up in 2019 with the festival announced in 2020. Since then, we’ve unfortunately been living in a COVID world and several reschedules later Festival organiser Marc Jones has taken the decision to now cancel.
The Futurama was booked as a one-off celebration event but nearly two years later it's moved such a long way from that and there is still so much uncertainty about! Headliners have cancelled as well as many other bands originally on the bill. The continual risk of refunds and the possibility of further acts pulling due to touring schedules means it is impossible to plan the festival properly.
Apologies from everyone at the Futurama team and thank you for your time on the event. So much hard work has gone into this event but we don't feel like the event can be delivered to standards it deserves right now and we will aim to revisit a one-off event in 2023.
Thanks"

For more info and links please see the NMA Tour Page: www.newmodelarmy.org/tour

New Model Army - Festivals For 2022 / JS Postponed

We are happy to announce another couple of Festival appearances for 2022:

Saturday 30 April 2022
Northern Kin Festival
Ushaw House, Woodland Road, Durham, DH7 7DW, UK
Website: www.northernkinfestival.co.uk
Tickets: HERE

Saturday 02 July 2022 Sign Of The Times Festival
Church End, Nr Little Hadham, SG11 2DY, UK
Website: www.signofthetimesfestival.co.uk
Tickets: HERE

Sadly the Justin Sullivan shows in January 2022 have now been postponed due to the on going pandemic:
09 Jan Paris, New Morning (FR) ***POSTPONED***
11 Jan Rubigen, Mühle Hunziken (CH) ***POSTPONED***
12 Jan Schaffhausen, Kammgarn (CH) ***POSTPONED***
13 Jan Ludwigsburg, Scala (DE) ***POSTPONED***

We will announce the rescheduled shows as soon as we get them.

For more info and links please see the NMA Tour Page: www.newmodelarmy.org/tour

New Model Army - Amsterdam, Köln, Spanish Tour

Sadly, as you may all be aware, the NMA shows for this December have had to be postponed due to the on going pandemic. We can now reveal the new dates for both Amsterdam and Köln for next year:

24 September Amsterdam, Melkweg
25 September Amsterdam, Melkweg
16 Dec Köln, Palladium (DE)
17 Dec Köln, Palladium (DE)

We can also announce a short New Model Army tour of Spain for next year as well:
15 September Barcelona, Salamandra 1 (ES)
16 September Visor Festival 2022 (ES)
17 september Zaragoza, Oasis
18 September Madrid, Shoko (ES)

Justin Sullivan solo shows
The following shows have also been disrupted because of the pandemic:
05 Jan Uden, De Pul (NL) ***POSTPONED***
07 Jan Düsseldorf, Weltkunstzimmer (DE) ***POSTPONED***
08 Jan Düsseldorf, Winter Acoustic Festival (DE) ***CANCELLED***

Rescheduled dates:
27 May Düsseldorf, Weltkunstzimmer (DE) JS Solo
28 May Uden, De Pul (NL) JS Solo
All purchased tickets remain valid for these dates

The following JS Solo shows in January are still going ahead as planned:
09 Jan Paris (FR) JS Solo
11 Jan Rubigen (CH) JS Solo
12 Jan Schaffhausen (CH) JS Solo
13 Jan Ludwigsburg (DE) JS Solo
For more info and links please see the NMA Tour Page: www.newmodelarmy.org/tour

Another Unsurprising Announcement - 03/12/2021

Unfortunately it will come as no surprise that our special Köln shows this year will not take place this as we had hoped. Instead they are postponed until next year and the tickets will roll over for another year.

Friday 16th December 2022
Saturday 17th December 2022

In addition, of Justin's two solo shows in Düsseldorf in January next year, the festival has now been cancelled and the club show has been rescheduled. Details to follow.

Mick Thornton

With great sadness, we are passing on the news that Mick Thornton, our lighting designer for many, many years, has died.

Mick joined us in 1983. A few hours before we set off on our first 'proper tour', we managed to borrow 8 par cans and our one roadie-come-tour manager, Tommy Tee, went round to a friend's house to ask if he would operate them for us. By coincidence he wasn't in. Instead Mick answered the door in his underpants and, from what we understand, the conversation went approximately:
Is .... at home?
No.
Oh. Have you ever operated lights?
No.
Do you want to learn?
Yes.
Pack your bag, we're leaving in an hour.
And so began a wonderful career which saw Mick develop quickly into a creative and sought-after lighting designer, going on to work with The Cure, The Sisters of Mercy, Black Sabbath, Andrea Bocelli, Thin Lizzy, Opus, Paradise Lost, The Almighty and countless other bands as well as 20 years with NMA.
He was known for his big smile and big heart and his love of music and lights and the touring life and he will be missed by many people in the industry.

Rest in peace Mick, and thank you for everything you gave us, x

Justin Sullivan - January Tour 2022

We are happy to announce that Justin has a short tour in mainland Europe in January 2022:

07 January 2022 Düsseldorf, Weltkunstzimmer (DE)
08 January 2022 Winter Acoustic Festival, Düsseldorf (DE)
09 January Paris, New Morning (FR)
11 January Rubigen, Mühle Hunziken (CH)
12 January Schaffhausen, Kammgarn (CH)
13 January Ludwigsburg, Scala (DE)

For more info and links please see the NMA Tour Page: www.newmodelarmy.org/tour

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