Europe to embark on ‘Time Capsule’ tour to celebrate 40th year anniversary of their debut album

Europe to embark on ‘Time Capsule’ tour to celebrate 40th year anniversary of their debut album

Europe consisting of lead vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, drummer Ian Haughland, bassist John Leven and keyboardist Mic Michaeli will be celebrating their 40th year anniversary in style. The Swedish rockers will be embarking on their Time Capsule tour throughout European countries during the fall of 2023.

The following message was posted on Europe‘s Facebook page earlier today (with slight edits):


We are very proud to announce the first of our 40th Anniversary celebrations with a European Tour!

The “Time Capsule” tour will take in 18 concerts across Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Norway, Sweden, France, The Netherlands and the UK, including two nights at the famous London Palladium to round it off. These anniversary shows will consist of a career retrospective “evening with” performance featuring all the hits together with deep cuts and fan favorites from all of our 11 studio albums.

The Time Capsule 40th Anniversary 2023 Shows are:

September 30th — Switzerland – Lausanne, Metropole
October 1st — Switzerland – Zurich, Volkshaus
October 2nd — Italy – Milan, Teatro Degli Arcimboldi
October 4th — Germany – Stuttgart, Theaterhaus
October 5th — Germany – Munich, Circus Krone
October 6th — Germany – Berlin, Admiralspalast
October 8th — Norway – Oslo, Opera House
October 9th — Sweden – Stockholm, Cirkus
October 14th — France – Paris, Salle Pleyel
October 15th — Netherlands – Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg
October 17th — UK – Cardiff, St. David’s Hall
October 18th — UK – Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
October 19th — UK – Gateshead, The Sage
October 21st — UK – Wolverhampton, The Halls
October 22nd — UK – Salford, The Lowry
October 24th — UK – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
October 25th — UK – London, The Palladium
October 26th — UK – London, The Palladium

Tickets are on sale this Friday, 27th January at 10am local time.

For ticket information please go to

VIP packages will be available at Oslo, Stockholm and all UK shows.

Can’t wait for this so see you there!

// Joey, John, John, Mic, Ian

Europe‘s The Time Capsule 40th Anniversary 2023 (Tour Trailer) video: