Morrissey to perform Nobel Peace Prize event, first live appearance in nine months

November 25, 2013
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According to True To YouMorrissey and his band are set to perform at an upcoming Nobel Peace Prize event Dec. 11 in Oslo, Norway.

This appearance marks Moz's first public performance since March, following a year full of postponements and cancelations due to health, financial, familial, and various other concerns and hindrances.

Check out the full statement below:

“Morrissey will appear at the Spektrum in Oslo (Norway) on December 11th. He will sing three songs at the Nobel Peace Prize event. Morrissey will be accompanied by Jesse Tobias (guitar), Boz Boorer (guitar) Gustavo Manzur (keyboard), Solomon Walker (bass) and Matthew Walker (drums).”

Most recently, Morrissey released his inaugural memoir, simply titled Autobiography and, before that, a concert filmMorrissey 25: Live.

The former Smiths frontman is not expected to perform any further shows this year.

Written by Philip Obenschain

APTV Nashville Correspondent Born and raised on a steady diet of punk rock and DIY culture in Staunton, Virginia, and now residing in Nashville, Tennessee, Philip Obenschain has spent time as a touring artist, artist manager, and show promoter, and is currently involved in television production and music tech, outside of journalism. In addition to his work at Alt Press and APTV, Philip is the assistant editor at No Country For New Nashville.