Midge Ure and Paul Young Kick Off The Soundtrack Of Your Life Tour This Week
Grammy and Brit Award winning musician Midge Ure returns to North America on a co-headline tour with old friend, and fellow Brit, Paul Young. The first leg of the 'Soundtrack of your Life' Tour starts this week and will run through the end of the month in Cincinnati, OH with more to be announced, including a west coast run in August.
Midge Ure will be performing Ultravox, Visage and solo material as well as playing songs from his highly acclaimed album Fragile, released in 2014. Listen here via Billboard Magazine. There will be a handful of solo acoustic dates for Midge but the rest of the tour is very much plugged in, featuring Ure on electric guitar and synthesizer recalling the groundbreaking, innovative sound he is known for. Ure's most recent release Orchestrated, an album of re-worked versions of Ultravox hits and Midge Ure classics including 'Vienna', 'Dancing with Tears in My Eyes', and 'If I Was' will be released in N. America on Friday, June 8th via BMG.
Paul Young will be performing songs from his chart topping catalogue spanning 4 decades including the smash hits "Come Back & Stay" "Every Time You Go Away." and, "What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted" as well as tracks from his latest album Good Times, released in 2016.
Midge Ure/Paul Young Tour Dates: (More TBA)
June 6 - Sellersville, PA - Sellersville Theatre
June 7 - Huntington, NY - Paramount
June 8 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
June 10 - Pawling, NY - Daryl's House (Paul Young Only)
June 11 - Montreal, QC - Club Soda
June 12 - Toronto - The Phoenix
June 14 - Detroit, MI Magic Bag
June 20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Carnegie Lecture Hall
June 21 - Cincinnati, OH - Live @ Ludlow Garage
Midge Ure has an impressive back catalogue fronting the groundbreaking electrorock band
Ultravox as well as being a member of such notable bands as Visage and Thin Lizzy in addition to Band Aid where he produced and co wrote the smash charity single "Do They Know Its Christmas." He was also one of the principle creators of Live Aid and Live 8 along with Bob Geldof. Ure has spent most of his career touring the globe most recently with Ultravox who reformed in 2009 as well as some solo shows and the notable role of MD for the Princes Trust at the Royal Albert Hall with a cast of the usual suspects including Queen, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Mark King.