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north american tour

7 April 2016

sigur rós have announced a north american tour for this autumn. for the first time in their career the band will be touring without a support act, instead offering the audience two sets (+ intermission) starting from 8:30pm sharp at each show.
the month long run is comprised primarily of theater shows, marking the band’s most intimate tour in a decade. in keeping with the scale of the venues, the group will be performing without the string and brass sections that have been characteristic of recent performances, opting instead to focus on the core unit of the band itself. the shows will give the group a chance to road test new music, the first time since the tour leading up to the acclaimed ( ) album in 2002 that the band has performed new material ahead of album recording sessions. alongside this experimentation played out in public, the band is also planning on attempting new interpretations of old songs that haven’t been played in a very long time. though the scale of the venues and band will be reduced, the live production will be characteristically stunning, designed again by the team behind their previous knights of illumination award-winning tour
the presale for the concerts (excluding hollywood bowl) are ongoing here, with general sale starting at 9am pt / 12 et on friday april 8th – tickets for the general sale will be listed here.
  • vancouver, bc – queen elizabeth theatre – sep 19, 2016
  • seattle, wa – paramount theatre – sep 20, 2016
  • portland, or – keller auditorium – sep 21, 2016
  • san diego, ca – copley hall – sep 23, 2016
  • los angeles, ca – hollywood bowl – sep 24, 2016
  • salt lake city, ut – kingsbury hall – sep 26, 2016
  • denver, co – paramount theatre – sep 27, 2016
  • minneapolis, mn – orpheum theatre – sep 29, 2016
  • chicago, il – chicago theatre – sep 30, 2016
  • detroit, mi – fox theater – oct 01, 2016
  • toronto, on – massey hall – oct 03, 2016
  • new york, ny – radio city music hall – oct 05, 2016
  • brooklyn, ny – kings theatre – oct 06, 2016
  • philadelphia, pa – academy of music – oct 08, 2016
  • asheville, nc – thomas wolfe auditorium – oct 10, 2016
  • kansas city, mo – midland theatre – oct 12, 2016
  • phoenix, az – orpheum theatre – oct 14, 2016

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