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Sigur Rós Announce New Tour Dates

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Sigur Rós have announced more tour dates, including a North American run. The band will be touring without a support act and playing two sets each night — one including brand new music. You can find the dates below.

    “Every time you go on tour you want it to be different…and every time it is, usually because you have a new album you want to play people. And that can be fun, because you have to work out how to recreate all the complicated stuff you did in the studio for the stage. But there was a time when things were the other way round, when we worked stuff out on the road, and trying to capture lightning in a bottle was a problem for the studio later on. This time, in addition to playing songs you know, we wanted to remember the seat-of-your-pants feeling experienced in the wake of ágætis byrjun, when for two years we formed and re-formed the songs that would go on to be the ( ) album live in front of people, night after night. All we can say right now is it’s going to be different, with new unreleased songs, a new show and maybe some other new things. Beyond that, we can only ask you to trust us on this one.”

    06/04 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
    06/09 – Porto, PT @ Nos Primavera Sound
    06/11 – Istanbul, TR @ Zorlu Performing Arts Center
    06/13 – Athens, GR @ Release Athens music Festival
    06/16 – Bergen, NO @ Bergenfest
    06/18 – Aarhus, DK @ NorthSide Festival
    06/23 – Bristol, UK @ Bristol Summer Series
    06/22-26 – Pilton, UK @ Glastonbury Festival
    06/26 – Dublin, IE @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham
    07/01 – Gdynia, PL @ Open’er Festival
    07/03 – St. Petersburg, RU @ Stereoleto Festival
    07/06 -Lyon, FR @ Les Nuits de Fourvière
    07/08 -Trencin, SK @ Pohoda Festival
    07/09 – Monza, IT @ I-Days Festival
    07/12 – Linz, AT @ Ahoi the Full Hit of Summer
    07/14 – Cluj, RO @ Electric Castle Festival
    07/16 – Dour, BE @ Dour Festival
    07/17 – London, UK @ Citadel Festival
    07/22-24 – Niigata, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
    07/30 – Stockholm, SE @ Music and Arts Festival
    08/10-13 – Luhmühlen, DE @ A Summer’s Tale
    08/13 – Budapest, HU @ Sziget Festival
    08/18 – Trondheim, NO @ Pstereo Festival
    08/20 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival
    08/25 – Zürich, CH @ Openair
    08/27 – Paris, FR @ Rock en Seine
    09/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
    09/20 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
    09/21 – Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium
    09/23 – San Diego, CA @ Copley Hall
    09/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
    09/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kingsbury Hall
    09/27 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
    09/29 – Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre
    09/30 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
    10/01 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theater
    10/03 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
    10/05 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
    10/06 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre
    10/08 – Philadelphia, PA @ Academy of Music
    10/10 – Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
    10/12 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre
    10/14 – Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre

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  2. Nick Martin

    There are no answers. Only choices.

    Words fail to articulate how excited I am to see this group again.
    Jason Tate likes this.
  3. estacey99

    Oh yeah, oh yeah, everything is terrible.

    Toronto is happening, no doubt about it
  4. austindavispdx

    Still on this side of the grass

    Always such an incredible show. Really excited to see what the two separate sets are all about.
  5. Frinet42

    Regular Supporter

    Y'all think more dates will be announced? I need to get to this show!
  6. Kiana

    Goddamn, man child Prestigious

    Dang it. Bye money. I barely knew you
  7. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    annnnd, pre-sale is sold out already, dang.