Iron Maiden’s ‘Future Past’ Tour Will Extend Into 2024, Band’s Manager Says
Iron Maiden just wrapped their long-running "Legacy of the Beast World Tour" in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday (Oct. 27).
And the legendary heavy metal band is already looking toward their "The Future Past Tour" to kick off in Europe next year.
On Friday (Oct. 28), in a thank you note to fans delivered by Iron Maiden's manager, it is revealed that The Future Past Tour will extend beyond 2023 and into 2024 — although exactly where it will continue has not yet been revealed
Read the note down toward the bottom of this post.
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From Iron Maiden band manager Ron Smallwood:
On behalf of the band, myself and all at Phantom, we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who made this Legacy tour such a special and memorable experience. First and most importantly you, the fans, especially those affected by problems caused by the global pandemic which led to the 2020 European stadium shows having to be rescheduled not just once but twice!
Your patience and good-will in holding on to your tickets and waiting until we could finally bring the Legacy show to you was very much appreciated. You truly are the best and playing to over 3 million of you over the extended tour was a hell of an achievement so thanks to each and every one of you for making this both possible and also making it incredible fun for the band who enjoyed pretty much every minute on stage.
We’d also like to thank our brilliant touring Killer Krew - both the longstanding and newer members to the Maiden family, who never cease to rise to any challenges thrown their way - and there were a few - no mean feat considering this tour covered 33 countries and 139 shows played since we started in Tallinn way back on May 26 2018.
Thanks also to all our Special Guests and support acts who played on the tour since 2018: Airbourne, Avatar, Fozzy, Gojira, Killswitch Engage, Lord of the Lost, Mastodon, Powerwolf, Rage In My Eyes, Rhapsody Of Fire, Sabaton, Serpentor, Shinedown, Tempt, The Hellacopters, The Raven Age, Tremonti, Trivium and Within Temptation.
Thanks also to our suppliers, our agents, promoters, merchandisers and everyone else involved in bringing this show to you night after night, city after city.
And finally, both personally and, I am sure, on behalf of all of you – massive thanks to Bruce, Steve, Dave, Adrian, Janick and Nicko who never let up, played, and sang! magnificently and matched every crowd for passion and enthusiasm every single night, wherever they were. Guys – I don’t know how you do it but we are all bloody glad you do!!
We are all now going to take a well-earned break and we’ll be back again next year with a great new show, THE FUTURE PAST TOUR playing just Europe this time as the 2022 Legacy tour was such a long run to enable us to see as many of you fans as possible post-pandemic. However, THE FUTURE PAST TOUR will continue into 2024 and who knows where it will go… ..so stay tuned!!
Iron Maiden 'The Future Past' 2023 European Tour Dates
June 13 — Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena
June 19 — Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
June 24 — Dublin, Ireland @ 3 Arena
June 26 — Glasgow, Scotland @ Ovo Hydro
June 28 — Leeds, England @ First Direct Arena
June 30 — Manchester, England @ AO Arena
July 03 — Nottingham, England @ Motorpoint Arena
July 04 — Birmingham, England @ Utilita Arena
July 07 — London, England @ O2 Arena
July 11 — Amsterdam, The Netherlands @ Ziggo Dome
July 13 — Antwerp, Belgium @ Sportpaleis
July 15 — Milan, Italy — The Rreturn of the Gods Festival