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  • October 7, 2015

    Mercury Rev

    When great work is created in spite of the distress and depression that shrouded that period, is it the fascination of having been able to succeed against the odds that preserves the attraction to it? The abyssal lows Mercury Rev suffered after the spectacular failure of 1995's 'See You On The Other Side'- and then the flickering lights of hope that were sought in writing the songs that formed their 1998 classic 'Deserter's Songs'- are indeed the crux of tonight's performance in collaboration with the local Tilburg Conservatorium Orchestra. The band have dealt heavily with orchestration since the mid 90s, so while on the surface there may seem nothing particularly novel about this pairing, frontman Jonathan Donahue... Read more

  • October 2, 2015

    In an online video piece, Alexis Petridis, chief rock critic for U.K. publication The Guardian selects the "The Light In You" as "the one album you should hear this week".
     

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  • August 20, 2015

    Mercury Rev will play the following shows in Australia this December:

    • Saturday, December 5th - Berry, NSW - Fairgrounds Festival
    • Monday, December 7th - Sydney, NSW - Oxford Art Factory
    • Tuesday, December 8th - Melbourne, NSW - Max Watts
    • Friday, December 11th - Brisbane, QLD - The Zoo

    See the Tour page for all upcoming dates.

  • August 5, 2015

    Mercury Rev will play the Belfast Strand Arts Centre on Saturday, November 21st

    See the Tour page for all upcoming dates.

  • July 29, 2015

    Mercury Rev will be playing the Festival Para Gente Sentada in Braga, Portugal on Saturday, September 19.

    See the Tour page for all upcoming dates.

  • July 17, 2015

    Mercury Rev will be playing shows in select cities on the U.S. East Coast this Autumn.

    Shows include:

    • September 10th - South Burlington, VT Higher Ground
    • September 11th - Northampton, MA Pearl Street Downstairs
    • September 12th - Hamden, CT The Ballroom at the Outer Space
    • October 12th - Boston, MA The Sinclair
    • October 13th - Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
    • October 15th - New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge (Bella Union Night @ CMJ)
    • October 16th - Washington, DC Rock & Roll Hotel

    See the Tour page for all upcoming dates.

  • June 30, 2015

    Mercury Rev are playing the Iceland Airwaves Festival on Thursday, November 5th, 2015.

    Tickets can be purchased through the Iceland Airwaves Festival website.

  • June 23, 2015

    Mercury Rev are playing the Rolling Stone Weekender Festival on Saturday, November 7th, 2015.

    Tickets can be purchased through the Rolling Stone Weekender Festival website.

  • June 22, 2015

    Dates for the Autumn 2015 European tour are now on sale.

    The golden-voiced Nicole Atkins will be opening the shows in November. She will be playing solo.

    The tour stops in the following cities:

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    • Friday, September 18 ~ The Netherlands, Tilburg, Incubate Festival ~ Tickets
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    • Sunday, October 4 ~ UK, Leeds, Brudenell Social Club ~ Tickets
    • Monday,... Read more

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