Sigur Rós Detail North American Tour

Sigur Rós Detail North American Tour

Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós are getting back on the road.

Per the statement on the bands website:

sigur rós have announced an upcoming north american tour this fall. 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

fan presale & sigur rós “besta” package
beginning tuesday there are two ways to purchase tickets for our mailing list subscribers. the first is an exclusive opportunity at regular price. and secondly we are also offering an exclusive limited amount “besta” package which will allow you to purchase one of the best seats in the house along with a special edition diary signed by the band. simply click on the link beside the show in your city, use the password provided to those in the mailing list, and choose either option. (if you missed the password email from us, please keep an eye on our twitter channel)

the “besta” package guarantees one of the very best reserved seats in the house* plus, something unique to this tour: an exclusive, limited edition sigur rós notebook/sketch pad, each of which will be autographed by jonsi, orri and georg. (* more info)

Before you delve into the dates, take a listen to Brennisteinn to get yourself even more amped.

Jun 04Barcelona, Spain Primavera SoundTicket Info
Jun 09Porto, Portugal Nos Primavera SoundTicket Info
Jun 11Istanbul, Turkey Zorlu Performing Arts CenterTicket Info
Jun 13Athens, Greece Release Athens music FestivalTicket Info
Jun 16Bergen, Norway BergenfestTicket Info
Jun 18Aarhus, Denmark Northside FestivalTicket Info
Jun 23Bristol, England Bristol Summer SeriesTicket Info
Jun 22-26Pilton, England Glastonbury FestivalTicket Info
Jun 26Dublin, Ireland Royal Hospital KilmainhamTicket Info
Jul 01Gdynia, Poland Open’er FestivalTicket Info
Jul 03St. Petersburg, Russia Stereoleto FestivalTicket Info
Jul 06Lyon, France Les Nuits de FourvièreTicket Info
Jul 08Trencin, Slovakia Pohoda FestivalTicket Info
Jul 09Monza, Italy I Days FestivalTicket Info
Jul 12Linz, Austria Ahoi the Full Hit of SummerTicket Info
Jul 14Cluj, Romania Electric Castle FestivalTicket Info
Jul 16Dour, Belgium Dour FestivalTicket Info
Jul 17London, England Citadel FestivalTicket Info
Jul 22-24Niigata, Japan Fuji Rock FestivalTicket Info
Jul 30Stockholm, Sweden Music and Arts FestivalTicket Info
Aug 10-13Luhmühlen, Germany A Summer’s TaleTicket Info
Aug 13Budapest, Hungary Sziget FestivalTicket Info
Aug 18Trondheim, Norway Pstereo FestivalTicket Info
Aug 20Biddinghuizen, Netherlands Lowlands FestivalTicket Info
Aug 25Zürich, Switzerland OpenairTicket Info
Aug 27Paris, France Rock en SeineTicket Info
Sep 19Vancouver, British Columbia Queen Elizabeth TheatreTicket Info
Sep 20Seattle, WA Paramount TheatreTicket Info
Sep 21Portland, OR Keller AuditoriumTicket Info
Sep 23San Diego, CA Copley HallTicket Info
Sep 24Los Angeles, CA Hollywood BowlTicket Info
Sep 26Salt Lake City, UT Kingsbury HallTicket Info
Sep 27Denver, CO Paramount TheatreTicket Info
Sep 29Minneapolis, MN Orpheum TheatreTicket Info
Sep 30Chicago, IL Chicago TheatreTicket Info
Oct 01Detroit, MI Fox TheaterTicket Info
Oct 03Toronto, Ontario Massey HallTicket Info
Oct 05New York, NY Radio City Music HallTicket Info
Oct 06Brooklyn, NY Kings TheatreTicket Info
Oct 08Philadelphia, PA Academy of MusicTicket Info
Oct 10Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe AuditoriumTicket Info
Oct 12Kansas City, MO Midland TheatreTicket Info
Oct 14Phoenix, AZ Orpheum TheatreTicket Info

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