Tonight’s Concert Picks: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark at Union Transfer, Family Vacation at Steel City Coffeehouse, JD McPherson at World Cafe Live, Reef the Lost Cause and Voss at The M Room

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark have been around since the late 70s, garnering critical acclaim as masters of new wave and earning the title “intelligent pop” from the release of their self-titled 1981 full length. Except for a small gap in the 2000s, the group has been consistently releasing material since the late 70s, including their most recent release, English Electric, which came out this summer.  Tonight, the godfathers of new wave play Union Transfer.  Click here for ticket info and check out one of their classic hits below.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark playing Union Transfer in July

The legendary synth-pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are releasing a new record, English Electric on April 9th. In addition to playing Coachella, the band will play Union Transfer on Friday, July 12th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 1st at Noon. Below, watch the video for the new song, “Decimal.”