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Tour Dates 2019

and other news

We are pleased to inform you

that The Sisters of Mercy are

playing various festival gigs in

Summer 2019 all over Europe

followed by an extensive club

tour in autumn reaching even

to Australia and New Zealand !!!

Please check for details from here...

or just visit The Sisters' updated

Official Live News Page ... :-))) ...

UK-citizens, we're sorry to say, but please keep in mind that

you might have to apply for a visa to see any of the festivals and club shows in the EU,

if things should come to the worst. Don't forget to arrange for that if necessary.

Anyway in-between all this exciting tour news, we love to hint you to the current pledge release of the Sisters Biography

by Mark Andrews. We are certain, nobody could do it better. Click on the title here to find out more about this great project.

Paint My Name In Black And Gold

The Sisters of Mercy 2019

Summer Festivals

All summer festival gigs except Venoge are confirmed on The Sisters' Live News Page

Hellfest - France

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- Saturday, 22 June 2019 - HELLFEST 2019 - Clisson (near Nantes) - France -


The first time ever that The Sisters of Mercy play a festival gig in France!!!

HELLFEST is a mega three-day rock, metal and punk festival with six different stages.

The Sisters of Mercy are scheduled for DAY 2 on the Temple Stage.

The complete line-up of DAY 2 on all six stages can be viewed here.
For full information about the entire event, please check the main festival website.

A first run of ticket sales is already through. Three-day tickets are no longer
available and sold out within two hours. However, according to the organisers
one-day ticket sales will be announced in 2019. Be quick then ...

You might also try to find a ticket along the online ticket exchange Ticketswap
under this link (all in French)...

A Heartland Forum thread for this event has been created.

Please check under SISTERS for Hellfest 22/6/19.

doctor music festival - Spain


 - Thu, 13 July 2019 - doctor music festival - Escalarre - La Vall D'Aneu - Lleida / Pyrenees - Spain -

Doctor Music Festival - Reincarnation Edition 2019 - Promo Video

According to their website, Doctor Music Festival is Spain's most legendary festival ever.

After 1996-2000, the 2019 Reincarnation Edition of the so called "Spanish Woodstock"

once again offers an enormous number of bands packed into "4 days of music, friendship

and nature, designed to enrich your mind, satisfy your body and uplift your soul".

The Sisters of Mercy have been announced on the festival's official line-up page (scroll).

According to ther Live News page The Sisters are playing on DAY THREE, 13 July 2019.

Tickets are available online here

Do also check the according thread about Doctor Music Festival @The Heartland Forums ...

Wacken Open Air Festival - Germany

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- Thu, 01 August - Sat, 03 August - WACKEN OPEN AIR FESTIVAL 2019 - Germany -

Online Announcement of The Sisters of Mercy playing Wacken in 2019

This is the first time ever, The Sisters of Mercy play Wacken Open Air.

The festival allegedly sold out already before The Sisters' appearance

was announced. Really? - No.

There are lots of chances to find a ticket !!!

Wacken organisers have outsourced ticket sales partly to officially contracted

travel agents, who might even get you a bus, train or flight to the festival from

your country and also sort out a hotel or campsite for you, including the

necessary shuttle service to the festival grounds!!!

Check out this page at the Wacken Festival homepage

and chose the best travel partner from your country.

For the UK, this would be - for example - Argon Events;

there are, however, travel partners from all over the world.

Beyond that, there is always the Wacken Community.

They operate a forum in English language as well, where you might try to find a ticket from people unfortunately not able to attend ... ;-)) ...

A discussion page around The Sisters @Wacken 2019 has also been installed @The Heartland Forums ...

Picture On Festival, Austria

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- Fri, 9 August - Picture On Festival 2019 - Bildein - Austria -

Picture On Festival - Preliminiary Line-Up

Since 2000, Picture On has taken place in Austrian Bildein (Burgenland) each year since 2000. The two-day festival

is deliberately kept familiar and allows for an audience of 2,500 visitors, only. By tradition it presents a remarkable

mixture of musical styles reaching this year from rock to crossover, dub, hip-hop, drum'n bass to electronic pop,

indie, vernacular rock and various further exciting experiments fully confirming the organisers' motto:

                           ' We love musical diversity.'

The Sisters of Mercy (and a series of other slots) have been confirmed on the festival website, which is available

only in German language (just like their FB page), unfortunately. Beyond that, the first run of festival tickets was

sold in November already. The second and final(!) batch is going on sale

                        from 22nd February 2019, 9.00 am !!! 

don't miss it if you wanna go ... and keep an eye on the Picture On Festival discussion page that has been established

at the Heartland Forums to keep you informed.

The Sisters of Mercy are playing on the first day of this two-day festival.

Hammaburg Fest - Germany

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- Friday, 16 August - HAMMABURG FEST 2019 - Am Grossmarkt - Hamburg - Germany -

The Sisters of Mercy at HAMMABURG FEST Festival - Logo 2019

The concert was first announced on the organisers' website

where apart from The Sisters of Mercy, Clawfinger have been listed so far.

Confirmed also on The Sisters own Live News Page now.

Ticket sales have already started and tickets can be pre-ordered from this link.

On the following Saturday, a further open air event named Elbriot Festival 2019

takes place in the same location. Kombitickets for both events are available.

Entrance at HAMMABURG FEST from 5pm.

A thread @The Heartland Forums for communications and discussion is here

under Sisters@ Hammaburg festival (Hamburg) 16-08-2019.

Venoge Festival - Switzerland

- Wednesday, 21 August - Venoge Festival 2019 - Penthalaz - Vaud - Switzerland -

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The Sisters of Mercy are playing DAY ONE of this five-day festival in the Swiss Canton of Vaud.

The festival grounds are located in Penthalaz in the valley of the river Venoge about 13km northwest from Lausanne.

The concert is announced in the festival programme, while confirmation from the band is still pending.

All sorts of tickets, including day-tickets, are available from the festival website here.

A discussion and info thread at The Heartland Forums has been installed. Please check here.

Autumn Club Tour

Almost all club gigs are confirmed on The Sisters' official Live News Page. Please, check for details in the individual entries below ...


This year again is looking forward to a double gig at The Roundhouse ...

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   Friday, 20 September 2019 - The Roundhouse - London - England

   Saturday, 21 September 2019 - The Roundhouse - London - England

Both concerts are announced on the venue's website and also on The Sisters official Live News page.

Tickets for both events are available online now directly from The Roundhouse.

For Heartland Forum threads, please check 2019-09-20 The Roundhouse, London UK and 2019-09-21 The Roundhouse, London UK


No Sisters Tour will ever miss the lovely Ancienne Belgique ...

Two dates were initially announced; only the concert on the 23rd September is confirmed so far, however.

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Monday, 23 September 2019 - Ancienne Belgique - Brussels - Belgium

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - Ancienne Belgique - Brussels - Belgium

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  The concert on the 23rd September is meanwhile announced on the venue's website,

  and confirmed by The Sisters Live News Page.

  Tickets for the first gig are be available here @Ancienne Belgique's ticket shop.

Heartland Forum threads are here: 23 September and 24 September. Join in for further information about meet-up and stuff.


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Thursday, 26 September 2019 - Amager Bio - Copenhagen - Denmark

 Now announced on the venue's webpage, and also from The Sisters' beach ...

 Ticket sales started on 29 January 29, 11.00am along

 A Heartland Forum has been installed. Check it out for further information, meet-ups, later review and stuff.


That's been a long wait for the Norwegians from 2011 ... but never give up hope, and win...

Saturday, 28 September 2019 - Rockefeller - Oslo - Norway


Now listed on Rockefeller's website.

And confirmed by The Sisters of Mercy as well.

Tickets sales started on 29 January 2019, 11.00am at

Please, check here for the according Heartland Forum thread.


Sweden 2017, and now The Sisters are heading back Stockholm, Gothenburgh and Malmö for more ...

All the concerts in Sweden have now been re-confirmed by the band.

Sunday, 29 September 2019 - Munchenbryggeriet - Stockholm - Sweden

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After the 30th Stage Anniversary Tour gig in 2011, Munchenbryggeriet welcomes The Sisters of Mercy again ...

The concert is not yet announced on Munchenbryggeriet's events site, but confirmed on The Sisters Live News Page.

Tickets are being on sale, though, since 29 January 2019, 10.00am

Watch this space @The Heartland Forums for more information and an according discussions ...

Tuesday, 01 October 2019 - Trädgar'n - Gothenburg - Sweden


No Sisters tour in Sweden without a gig at Trädgar'n in Gothenburg ...

Now confirmed again by The Sisters on their Live News Page and also listed in the venue's calendar and on their website.

Online tickets sales started on 29 January 2019, 10.00am from here.

An according Heartland Forum thread for discussions, further information and later reviews is here.

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 - KB (Kulturbolaget) - Malmö - Sweden

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Missed The Sisters' show in 2017? You're lucky - they're coming again as soon as this year !!!

Officially listed also now on Kulturbolaget concerts page and in their webspace.

Tickets are available directly on the venue's ticket site from 29 January 2019, 10.00am.

A Heartland Forum thread with more info and room for discussions and arrangements has been installed here.


The first of six gigs in Germany during this year's club tour ... and Berlin can't be missing, anyway ... ;-)) ...

Friday, 04 October 2019 - Columbiahalle - Berlin - Germany

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Now also announced on the venue's events page (scroll to October),

listed on The Sisters official Live News page, anyway.

Tickets for all German gigs are available along fkpscorpio

with a presale run along eventim and can now also be purcchased here

A Heartland Forum thread is here. We recommend you keep an eye on it for further information, discussions on meet-ups, accommodation and stuff.


A Sisters Tour without Poland, were only half the thing ...

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Sunday, 06 October 2019 - A2 - Wroclaw - Poland

Not yet mentioned on the A2's website yet, but officially confirmed again by The Sisters.

Tickets are available from the promoter's webpage here.

A Heartland Forum thread for questions, discussions, later reviews and stuff does exist.

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Monday, 07 October 2019 - Klub Studio - Krakow - Poland

Now confirmed again on The Sisters' Live News page and also announced by Klub Studio.

Online ticket sales have started along the promoter's website here,

There is, a thread @The Heartland Forums for info, questions, discussions and later reviews ... Check it out here.


Back from Poland, the tour this year leads from the east to the south and up again to the west through all parts of Germany ...

Tickets for all of these gigs will soon be available along The Sisters long-term German ticket agent FKP Scorpio from 25th January 2019, 10.00 am.

Some official presale is starting two days earlier, however, at @eventim from 23 January 2019, 10.00 am.

Thursday, 10 October 2019 - Alter Schlachthof - Dresden - Germany

Confirmed, and listed on the venue's website.

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Check the Schlachthof website. Local ticket shops are mentioned here

Online tickets are now offered here and also @FKP Scorpio.

For those who couldn't wait - a presale shot started @eventim on 23 January 2019, 10.00am.

For the Heartland Forum thread please check here.

Friday, 11 October 2019 - TonHalle - Munich - Germany

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From the early 80ies on, Munich has always been part of The Sisters' schedule,

and since 2006 their chosen venue has been TonHalle.

Announced on the events page on Munich TonHalle. And a Heartland Forum thread has been installed.

Anyway, the gig is confirmed by the band and also listed with The Sisters' German ticket agent FKP Scorpio

plus an early booker-presale, which started along eventim on 23 January 2019, 10.00 am.

Yes, The Sisters of Mercy are back this year! ... Time to party and enjoy!

Sunday, 13 October 2019 - LKA Langhorn - Stuttgart - Germany

LKA mention the concert now here and it is confirmed on the official Live News page.


Tickets are available directly from the venue's ticket shop

and also along The Sisters German ticket agents FKP Scorpio from 25 January 2019, 10.00am.

A presale including the beloved "fantickets" started @eventim on 23 January 2019, 10.00am.

For more info do also check the Heartland Forum thread here.

Monday, 14 October 2019 - E-Werk - Cologne - Germany

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  Now listed in the E-Werk's programme and with the organisers here.

  Tickets are available @koeln-ticket for example and also along The Sisters' long-time
  German ticket agents FKP Scorpio plus with fanticket distributors eventim.

  The Sisters of Mercy have confirmed this concert on their official Live News page.

  Is there Heartland Forum thread? Yes.


... and over to Luxembourg. After decades of visits to Esch-sur-Alzette, The Sisters of Mercy are now rocking the Luxembourg captial ...


Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - Den Atelier - Luxembourg-City - Luxembourg

The concert is announced on the venue's homepage

from where ticket sales have started on Friday, January 18th at 10am.

For upcoming further information and stuff do also check this thread @The Heartland Forums


The final chunk of the German gigs for this round.

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - Schlachthof - Wiesbaden - Germany

Now listed in the venue's events schedule and confirmed by the band.

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For further information you might also want to check Schlachthof's the detailled event page on the gig.

Tickets are available directly from the venue's ticketshop here

or along The Sisters German ticket agent FKP Scorpio here.

A thread @The Heartland Forums has been installed for discussions and further information. Look it up here.


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After ten years, The Sisters of Mercy visit Le Bataclan again.

The concert is already announced on the venue's website, where tickets are available, too.

Saturday, 19 October 2019 - Le Bataclan - Paris - France

A Heartland Forum thread has been installed, check it out here to find further news and information.

The Netherlands

Eventually, Utrecht is part of the schedule again coming as the currently final gig in Europe of this year's touring activities.

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Sunday, 20 October 2019 - TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht - The Netherlands

The concert is confirmed by The Sisters of Mercy and now also listed on the venue's agenda.

Tickets are available directly from the venue's webshop with sales starting on 24 January 2019, 10.00am .

A Heartland Forum thread for questions, discussions about meet-ups and everything can be found here.


After their first trip to Australia in 2011, The Sisters are returning this year for further wonderful gigs ...

Following the announcement of Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, another row of concerts in Perth and Adelaide as well as in Auckland (New Zealand)
are advertised by the organisers SBM on their website. These gigs are now all confirmed by the band as well. Please check for details below.

Friday, 25 October 2019 - Astor Theatre - Perth - Australia

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  Now confirmed by The Sisters and also listed on the venue's website ...

  Regular online ticket sales for this concert start on 11th February 2019, 9.00am at Ticketek Australia
  with a pre-sale starting on February 8th, 8.00am on the same site.

  A discussion thread for arrangements, meet-ups, later reviews and stuff can be found here @The Heartland Forums.

Sunday, 27 October 2019 - The Gov - Adelaide - Australia

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  The Sisters' concert is announced on The Gov's site here,

  and confirmation from the band has come in.

  Tickets will go on sale from 11 February 2019, 9.00am and can be purchased directly from the venue

  or here fromthe promoters' website,

  Do also check this thread at the Heartland Forums for further news and everything.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - Forum Theatre - Melbourne - Australia

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  The Sisters of Mercy are announced on the Forum's website,

  and the concert is now confirmed on The Sisters' Live News page, too.

  Tickets are listed with Ticketmaster Australia and are available from January 29 at 09:00 Local Time.

  A thread for discussion, information and later reviews is installed at the Heartland Forums here.

Thursday, 31 October 2019 - Enmore Theatre - Sydney - Australia

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  Confirmed by The Sisters and announced on the venue's events page ...

  Ticket sales for this concerts are being handled by Ticketek Australia or directly in person

  and via phone through Enmore Theatre, who function as a Ticketek agency.

  Sales start on TUE 29 JAN @ Enmore Theatre & Ticketek for online tickets.

  A Heartland Forum thread for questions, arrangements and stuff has been installed here.

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  So far the very last gig of The Sisters' tour schedule for 2019 ... *sigh ...

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Saturday, 02 November 2019 - The Tivoli - Brisbane - Australia

  The concert is now announced at The Tivoli's website.

  And The Sisters re-confirmed the gig on their Live News page, as well.

  So, there's no doubt it's gonna take place.

  Tickets will be available along Ticketmaster Australia and will go on sale on Tue 29 Jan 2019 @ 9:00am.

  Join the according thread @The Heartland Forums for further information, arrangements and later reviews here

New Zealand

Touring activities for 2019 will (to all likeliness) end in New Zealand with The Sisters of Mercy bringing their show to Auckland's Powerstation.

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Sunday, 3 November 2019 - Powerstation - Auckland - New Zealand

The concert is now mentioned on the venue's NEWS page and listed in their calendar of coming shows. And an event page for this show has also been installed.

Also, The Sisters of Mercy confirm their appearance at Powerstation, Auckland on their Live News page.

Tickets are available now at and AAA Ticketing.

A thread @The Heartland Forums for further information, arrangements, reviews and stuff is here.

Sisters Biography

The long-awaited Sisters biography written by Mark Andrews is in its final stages for release in the form of a pledge campaign.

Paint My Name In Black And Gold

The book concentrates on the first five years of The Sisters of Mercy and will be published by Unbound. It will also be available in ebook format.

All details about the pledge campaign, the book and some further information are available @The Heartland Forums here.

Quotes from the author

Paint My Name In Black And Gold is the story of the first five years of The Sisters of Mercy.

In that time The Sisters rose from being local heroes in Leeds, to one of the premier alternative bands in the UK and Europe, before blowing apart on the verge of major rock stardom. Their path was strewn with brilliant singles, exceptional EPs, extraordinary album tracks and legendary live shows...

To make the book happen, Sisters fans and the Sisters-curious need to pledge. There are different ways to do that. When the minimum amount of advance funding reaches the magic “100%”, the result will be a beautiful book charting the first five years of the band. So I really need your help to share The Sisters’ story. When you pledge, your name will be printed in the book and there are all sorts of rewards for you to enjoy too.

If we don’t reach that level, the reality is that there will be no book.

So there's plenty reason you really shouldn't miss this wonderful project!!!

Join the pledge campaign at Unbound/The Sisters of Mercy/Paint My Name In Black And Gold.

Upcoming developments will be listed here as usual and as soon as we get aware of them.

Updates are also available either here or in The Heartland Forums' Sisters Chat, or (in German) at poison-door-net...

Anyway, we recommend you keep an eye on what's INCOMING (The Sisters' Twitter account) ... ;-) ... and on The Sisters of Mercy's Official Live News Page ...

To organise meet-ups before any gigs go to either Heartland or, for the German-speaking community, to Poison Door.

For information about earlier tours of The Sisters of Mercy, please check Sisters Tours or the SistersWiki Gigography.

We're always looking forward to seeing you again !!!