7/11/2017

SIGUR RÓS RELEASE SHIRT IN SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY

SIGUR RÓS RELEASE SHIRT IN SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY
 
Iceland's Sigur Rós return to Australia this July, performing at Splendour in The Grass festival in Byron Bay, and concerts at Sydney's Hordern Pavillion and Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena.
 
Having being made aware of recent comments by former tennis player Margaret Court, the band decided to commission a special shirt celebrating positivity and inclusion, with proceeds going towards Australian Marriage Equality
 
The band approached London-based illustrator Andrew Rae to create a special crest. Says Andrew: "What an amazing commission, combining awareness about marriage equality with the amazing Sigur Rós in a hand drawn crest to raise money to support Australian Marriage Equality... of course I'm saying yes."
 
"That anyone still has to raise awareness about marriage equality in this day and age seems bizarre to me. As long as some people still think they have the right to decide who other people fall in love with then there's still work to be done."
 
Sigur Rós add: "We know Margaret Court's opinions are not shared by the majority of Australians. We want to add our voice to the call for marriage equality in Australia - right here on Margaret Court Arena itself. Australia should be a country that celebrates positivity and inclusion, as well as achievement on the sporting field."
 
The shirt will be available at all the band's Australian performances including Splendour in The Grass. International customers will be able to buy the tee-shirt via sigur-ros.co.uk and bandtshirts.com.au
 

Sigur Rós Australian and New Zealand Tour Dates
 
July 21           Spark Arena - Auckland, New Zealand
July 23           Splendour in The Grass - Byron Bay, Australia    SOLD OUT
July 25           Hordern Pavillion - Sydney, Australia
July 27           Margaret Court Arena - Melbourne, Australia        SOLD OUT
 

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