Depeche Mode to perform at The Pearl Concert Theater with Special Guests Peter Bjorn and John

On April 21, 2009, the highly-anticipated release Sounds of the Universe will be available by world-renowned, electro-legends Depeche Mode. Following the release, which marks the group’s 12th studio release, Depeche Mode embarks on a global Tour of the Universe and makes a stop at The Pearl at the Palms on Saturday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m. Trio Peter Bjorn and John join Depeche Mode as special guests.

As one of the most influential bands of the post-punk era with global sales in excess of 100 million, Depeche Mode belongs to a select premier league of super groups who have survived from the early ’80s with their ideals, creative vision and core members in tact. Formed in 1981, Depeche Mode – Martin Gore, Dave Gahan and Andy “Fletch” Fletcher – continue to win critical and commercial acclaim across the world both in the studio and on the road. All of the band’s 11 studio albums have reached the Top Ten in not on the UK and USA but 20 plus countries around the world. Since their inception, Depeche Mode’s live shows continue to be a must-see attraction with the group playing to 2.8 million fans across 31 countries on their last tour alone.

This event is presented by Andrew Hewitt and Live Nation. The Pearl Box Office is open from noon – 7 p.m. daily. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and show time is 8:00 p.m. The Pearl is home to Miller Lite Live, presented by Cricket Wireless and sponsored by Citi; for more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888.