The Velvet Underground Lou Reed has booked a European tour for the summer of 2012 where he will perform music from his entire discography; beginning with Velvet Underground through his polarizing collaboration with Metallica. Called the From Vu to Lulu tour, it will start in Luxembourg on Wednesday 6th June and will take in several festivals, including Switzerland's Caribana Festival, France's Montereau Festival, Berlin's Citadel Music Festival and Slovakia's renowned Pohoda Festival. Lou will also perform several concerts in France, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, and Germany.

The tour will feature a 5-piece band, including Lou Reed, Tony 'Thunder' Smith (drums), Rob Wasserman (bass), Kevin Hearn (keyboards), and Aram Bajakian (guitar).


June 6, 2012LuxembourgRockhal
June 8, 2012Nyon, SwitzerlandCaribana Festival
June 9, 2012FranceMontereau Festival
June 11, 2012ParisOlympia
June 12, 2012Lille, FranceL'Aeronef
June 14, 2012AmsterdamHeineken Music Hall
June 15, 2012BrusselsAncienne Belgique
June 18, 2012CopenhagenFalconer Salen
June 20, 2012BerlinCitadel Music Festival
June 23, 2012Mainz, GermanyZollhafen/Nordmole
June 25, 2012Clermont Ferrand, FranceCooperative de Mai
June 26, 2012Bordeaux, FranceFete le Vin
June 29, 2012Bonn, GermanyKunst!Rasen
June 30, 2012DresdenFilmnachte am Elbufer
July 1, 2012MunichTollwood Festival, Olympic Park
July 5, 2012Trencin, SlovakiaPohoda Festival