While concerts and tours remain uncertain and events set for early 2021 are being cancelled or postponed, Swedish melodic death metal masters Dark Tranquillity are being optimistic as they announced an extensive North American tour. The group will be celebrating their new album, Moment, which will be released on November 20th via Century Media Records. Support on this trek will come from progressive death titans Obscura and German melodic/doom metal outfit Nailed To Obscurity. While we remain hopeful that life will return back to normal by this time next year, the 46-date tour is currently scheduled to kick off on September 2nd, 2021 in Reading, PA and expected to run through October 19th, 2021 in New Bedford, MA.


Dark Tranquillity frontman Mikael Stanne comments:

“It’s hard to even imagine this happening. But I really hope so and it’s going to be very, very awesome. It’s been a while and it will be a while still, but we’re coming back to America. Obscura and Nailed To Obscurity will be with us and we cannot wait to hit the stages with these awesome bands and see you all again. Let’s make sure things get back to normal and that this can happen. We miss you and cannot wait to get to share our music with you again.”


Obscura’s Steffen Kummerer adds: 

“Obscura is coming back to North America! This time we share the stage with veteran Swedish death metal band Dark Tranquillity. Supported by death doom act and label-mates Nailed To Obscurity, we will perform across the United States and Canada. Don’t miss the ‘North American Moment Tour’, secure your tickets and be part of the shows!”


Nailed To Obscurity expressed their excitement:

“We are super stoked to be part of this amazing tour package! It will be the first time ever for us to play in the U.S. and Canada and we can’t wait to hit the road with these amazing bands and people. Now let’s all keep our fingers crossed that this tour can happen next year, so we can all experience the joy of a concert and live music again!”


Grab your tickets here


Tour Dates:


09/02/21 Reading, PA @ Reverb

09/03/21 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

09/04/21 New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre

09/05/21 Montreal, QUE @ Club Soda

09/06/21 Quebec City, QUE @ Imperial de Quebec

09/07/21 Ottawa, ON @ Babylon

09/08/21 Toronto, ON @ Opera House

09/09/21 London, ON @ Call The Office

09/10/21 Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Iron Works

09/11/21 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom

09/12/21 Columbus, OH @ Skully’s

09/13/21 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Crafthouse

09/14/21 Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot

09/15/21 Joliet, Il @ The Forge

09/16/21  Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theater

09/17/21  Des Moines, IA @ Vaudville Mews

09/18/21 Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze

09/19/21 Winnipeg, MB @ Park Theatre

09/20/21 Regina, SK @ The Exchange

09/21/21 Calgary, AB @ Dickens

09/22/21 Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room

09/24/21 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theater

09/25/21 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

09/26/21 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre

09/27/21 Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver

09/28/21 San Jose, CA @ The Ritz

09/29/21 Fresno, CA @ Strummers

09/30/21 West Hollywood, CA @ Whiskey a Go-Go

10/01/21 Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove

10/02/21  San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick

10/03/21  Tempe, AZ @ Club Red

10/05/21  Salt Lake City, UT @ Liquid Joe’s

10/06/21 Denver, CO @ Herman’s Hideaway

10/07/21 Tulsa, OK @ The Venue Shrine

10/08/21 Dallas, TX @ Trees

10/09/21 Austin, TX @ Come and Take It Live

10/10/21 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar

10/11/21  New Orleans, LA @ Southport Hall

10/12/21 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum

10/13/21 West Palm Beach, FL @ Kelsey Theater

10/14/21 Winter Park, FL @ The Haven

10/15/21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

10/16/21 Durham, NC @ Motorco

10/17/21 Richmond, VA @ Canal Club

10/18/21 Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage

10/19/21 New Bedford, MA @ The Vault Music Hall at Greasy