Depeche Mode To Play London Stadium In June 2017

London Stadium will host the UK leg of the Depeche Mode Global Spirit tour on Saturday 3 June 2017.

Tickets will go on general sale later this week with a further announcement to be made at .

London Stadium Chief Executive Linda Lennon CBE welcomed the announcement and re-affirmed her ambition to bring world renowned touring acts to the venue.

“We’re delighted to be hosting Depeche Mode at London Stadium and their enduring reputation for exceptional live performances will be a welcome spectacle,” she said.

“This concert will further enhance our reputation for providing a prestigious stage for leading acts who wish to perform in the UK and we are grateful to Depeche Mode and to Live Nation for choosing London Stadium.

“Our ambition is to maximise the use of London Stadium through a broad programme of events and adding concerts to our existing mix of Premier League Football, World Athletics and International Rugby League is a critical strand of our plans.

“We hope to add further touring acts to our concert programme and Depeche Mode are the ideal band to launch our concert programme for 2017.”

The European leg of the tour will see Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher play to more than 1.5 million fans in 32 cities in 21 countries across Europe.

The tour starts at will play fan-favourite venues including Paris’ Stade de France, San Siro in Milan, and Berlin’s Olympiastadion.

The band will play their first ever concerts at iconic venues including London Stadium, Otkritie Arena in Moscow, and Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Following the European tour dates in Summer 2017, the Global Spirit Tour will continue with shows in North and South America. The Global Spirit Tour will be the band’s 18th tour and will mark their first live performances in over three years. 

The band’s last tour, the Delta Machine Tour, played to over 2.5 million fans at sold-out shows across Europe and North America and was one of 2013’s largest and best selling tours. On the Global Spirit Tour the band will continue their charity partnership with Swiss watch maker Hublot, raising money and awareness for Charity: Water toward their mission of providing safe drinking water to everyone in the world.