Blur Announce ‘The Ballad of Darren’ Livestream Show
Blur have announced a very special global performance of their highly-anticipated new album The Ballad of Darren – live streamed via Driift from London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday 25 July 2023 at 9pm BST. Tickets and information here.
The one hour show – titled Blur Present The Ballad of Darren – is the first and only time the band will play the complete album live from start to finish. The performance will allow fans around the world to experience the new record – together, live – with this intimate one-off event, streamed live from London.
Produced by Driift, the fully-live one-hour performance of The Ballad of Darren will be streamed worldwide at 9.00pm London-time (BST), before being rebroadcast three more times to allow fans around the world to watch at time more convenient for their timezone. Following that, the show will also be available to watch On Demand for another 2 days, timings as follows:
Live: Tuesday 25 July 9.00pm BST
Rebroadcast #1: Tuesday 25 July 8.00pm EDT
Rebroadcast #2: Tuesday 25 July 8.00pm PDT
Rebroadcast #3: Wednesday 26 July 8.00pm AEST
On Demand: Wednesday 26 July at 1.00pm BST – Friday 28 July at 1.00pm BST
Livestream Tickets are on sale now here.
Physical tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 18th July – 10am BST for fans who have pre-ordered the album. To receive your access code for the ticket sale, pre-order The Ballad of Darren from blur’s official Eurpean store here.
Last weekend Blur played two triumphant shows at Wembley Stadium. Frontman Damon Albarn told the crowd the band had been waiting all their lives to play Wembley and went on to perform a 25-song setlist packed with hits and new favourites from the upcoming album The Ballad Of Darren, along with a few surprises.