Phil Collins Says Genesis 2021 Reunion Tour Will Be Their Last

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Phil Collins has confirmed that Genesis’ upcoming 2021 reunion tour will be their last.

This long awaited tour will begin in Birmingham tonight (September 20).

Having already been postponed on several occasions, Genesis’ “The Last Domino?” tour was pushed back to September 2021 due to the pandemic. Collins had already hinted that this tour would not go beyond 2021.  

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This tour will see Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks getting together on stage for the first time since 2017, with Phil’s son Nick on drums, with Daryl Stuemer on guitars and bass.

Collins rules out any further shows for Genesis

Ahead of the shows taking place tonight, Phil Collins has ruled out any further tours from Genesis, stating that these will be the band’s final shows ever.

“This English and American tour, that will be enough for me”, Collins had said.

After Birmingham, Genesis will tour around the UK, before finishing up in with three gigs in London’s O2 in mid-October.

Check out the dates for Collins and co in full below.

Genesis Tour SEPTEMBER 2021
20 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
21 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
22 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
24 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
25 – Manchester, Manchester Arena
27 – Leeds, First Direct Arena
28 – Leeds, First Direct Arena
30 – Newcastle, Utilita Arena

Genesis Tour OCTOBER 2021
1 – Newcastle, Utilita Arena
3 – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
4 – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
7 – Glasgow, SSE Hydro Arena
8 Glasgow – SSE Hydro Arena
11 – London, O2 Arena
12 – London, O2 Arena
13 – London, O2 Arena

NOVEMBER 2021
15 – Chicago, United Center
18 – Washington DC, Capitol One Arena
20 – Charlotte, Spectrum Center
22 – Montreal, Centre Ball
25 – Toronto, Scotiabank Arena
27 – Buffalo, Keybank Center
29 – Detroit, Little Caesars Arena
30 – Cleveland, Rocket Mortgage Field

Genesis Tour DECEMBER 2021
2 – Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center
5 – New York, Madison Square Garden
8 – Columbus, Nationwide Arena
10 – Belmont Park, UBS Arena
13 – Pittsburgh, PPG Paints Arena

On top of this, Phil Collins also spoke recently about his ongoing health battles. He recently confirmed that he will probably never be able to play the drums again due to his health.

I’m kind of physically challenged a bit which is very frustrating because I’d love to be playing up there with my son”, he said.