6/12/2017

GLASS ANIMALS ANNOUNCE FALL NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR

GLASS ANIMALS ANNOUNCE FALL NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR
 
Run Will Include September 21 Show At Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium
And October 5 Concert At NYC's Radio City Music Hall
 
Tickets Go On Sale To General Public This Friday, June 16
 
Band's Summer Tour Includes Sold-Out July 26 Show At
Red Rocks Amphitheatre In Colorado
 
Festival Performances Include Glastonbury, Firefly, Panorama, Lollapalooza And Austin City Limits

Glass Animals at Bonnaroo 2017            Photo credit: Mallory Turner
Today, Glass Animals announced their third North American headline tour of 2017. The run will kick off on September 14 with a Summerfield concert at Memorial Stadium in Boise and include a show at Los Angeles' historic Shrine Auditorium (September 21) and the band's first concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City (October 5). Additional East Coast dates include shows at Agganis Arena in Boston (October 7) and the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC (October 8). Glass Animals will cap off the tour with a performance during Weekend Two of Austin City Limits Festival (October 13-15). See below for itinerary. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, June 16,via http://glassanimals.eu/.
The band's riveting live shows have contributed to its incredible global growth, resulting in sold-out excursions throughout the U.K., Europe and Australia. Glass Animalsreturn to Glastonbury on June 23 for a performance on the "Other Stage." While in the States this summer, the band will play a series of headline dates, including a sold-out July 26 show at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and perform at such festivals as Firefly, Panorama, Osheaga and Lollapalooza.
Even a broken ankle couldn't keep lead singer Dave Bayley from crowd surfing during the band's Coachella set, cited as a festival highlight by Billboard, which praised Glass Animals' "dynamic rendition" of "Gooey." Reviewing the band's recent sold-out show at London's Brixton Academy, The Telegraph said, "To watch Glass Animals is to get sucked into a musical maelstrom: they pull you in, fill your head with opalescent oddities, then spit you out, woozy."Watch Glass Animals perform "Life Itself," the lead single from How To Be A Human Being, on "Later...with Jools Holland" HERE.
Glass Animals' Spotify Live + Tumblr IRL session is out now and available HERE.The EP was recorded during a one-of-a-kind Tumblr IRL event at The Village in Los Angeles, which featured not only a performance by the band, but also an immersive collaboration between Glass Animals, multimedia designer Ashten "Whoopi" Winger and Ukrainian Pixel artist Mykola "Myk" Dosenko. This collaboration brought to life the diverse group of fictional characters featured on the new album, How To Be A Human Being, which was inspired by real people the band encountered while touring over the past two years. Glass Animals have continued to bring these characters to life with interactive sites for "Life Itself,""Youthand "Pork Soda," as well as a video game app for "Season 2 Episode 3."
How To Be A Human Being (Harvest Records) debuted in the Top 20 of the Billboard 200 and topped the iTunes Alternative Albums chart in the U.S. and Australia. Named as one of the "10 Best Albums of 2016" by USA Today, it has racked up more than 60 million Spotify streams in the U.S. The Associated Press hailed it as "a complex, exciting tapestry of a CD which switches musical styles and reveals new things each time it's played."
Glass Animals' new single, "Pork Soda," recently impacted Alternative radio in the U.S., and has already amassed more than eight million streams on Spotify worldwide. View the official video HERE.NPR Music placed "Life Itself" on its list of "Songs We Love" while "Youth" appeared on their "10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing" list. How To Be A Human Being is the follow-up to Glass Animals' 2014 debut, ZABA, which contained the hits "Gooey" and "Black Mambo."
GLASS ANIMALS - NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
Newly added dates in bold
 
6/12 - Louisville, KY @ Iroquois Amphitheater
6/14 - Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
6/15 - Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
7/25 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
7/26 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre w/Little Dragon
7/29 - Cooperstown, NY @ Brewery Ommegang w/Little Dragon
7/30 - New York, NY @ Panorama Music Festival
7/31 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE w/Little Dragon
8/2 - New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
8/3 - Portland, ME @ Thompson's Point
8/4 - Montréal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
8/5 - Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
9/14 - Boise, ID @ Summerfield @ Memorial Stadium
9/15 - Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield
9/16 - Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
9/19 - San Diego, CA @ Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
9/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Auditorium
9/22 - Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre
9/25 - Denver, CO @ The Ogden Theatre
9/27 - St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre
9/28 - Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
9/29 - Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
9/30 - Columbus, OH @ EXPRESS LIVE! - Outdoors
10/2 - Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
10/3 - Montréal, QC@ Metropolis
10/5 - New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
10/6 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
10/7 - Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
10/8 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/12 - New Orleans, LA @ Mardi Gras World
10/13-15 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits

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