Pulp Confirm Plans For UK & Ireland Reunion Tour

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Pulp have announced a major reunion tour of Ireland and the UK, which includes a show a Dublin’s St Anne’s Park next June.

This comes after the band’s drummer Nick Banks had previously said, “stay calm, hug your Pulp records and dream of going mental sometime in 2023”.

This tour will kick off with a show at Bridlington on May 26. Pulp will also take to the stage in Cardiff, London, Scarborugh and of course Dublin.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale on Friday 4 November from 9am. Get your hands on them here.

Check out the tour dates below.

MAY 2023
26 – Bridlington Spa, Bridlington
28 – Neighbourhood Weekender, Warrington

JUNE 2023
9 – St Anne’s Park, Dublin

JULY 2023
1 – Finsbury Park, London
7 – TRNSMT Festival, Glasgow
9 – Open Air Theatre, Scarborough
11 – International Arena, Cardiff
14 – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
15 – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
21 – Latitude Festival, Suffolk

“What exactly do we do for an encore?”

Confirming the news of this reunion tour, Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker released this statement.

“Three months ago, we asked, ‘What exactly do you do for an encore?’”, he wrote.

“Well… An encore happens when the crowd makes enough noise to bring the band back to the stage. So… We are playing in the UK and Ireland in 2023. Therefore… Come along and make some noise. See you there”. 

Jarvis Cocker had previously confirmed plans for a reunion show earlier this Summer, during a Q&A session for his memoir ‘Good Pop, Bad Pop’.

“It’s a line from ‘This Is Hardcore’… next year Pulp are going to play some concerts!”, he said. More on this from Nova here.