Gorillaz Announce North American Tour in Support of Upcoming Album 'Humanz'
Gorillaz have announced a North American tour in support of their upcoming album Humanz. It's their first tour in seven years.
NME reports that the band is also gearing up to release Humanz on April 28th, a week after tickets for their tour go on sale. The new album reportedly features Grace Jones, Mavis Staples, Danny Brown, De La Soul, Pusha T, Kali Uchis, and Kelela amongst others.
Songs “Saturnz Barz,” (feat. Popcaan), “Ascension” (feat. Vince Staples), “We Got the Power” (feat. Jehnny Beth of Savages) and “Andromeda” (feat. D.R.A.M.) have already been released in anticipation of the album. The band also recently premiered their most recent track “Let Me Out,” with Mavis Staples and Pusha T.
The tour reportedly stops in musical hotspots Chicago, Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, Quebec, Washington DC, San Francisco, New York, Detroit, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami.
— gorillaz (@gorillaz) April 17, 2017
Check out a full list of tour dates below (via Pitchfork):
6/10: Margate, England @ Demon Dayz 2017
7/08: Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
7/10: Toronto, Ontario @ Air Canada Centre
7/12: Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
7/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
7/15: Quebec City, Quebec @ Festival d’Ete International de Quebec
7/17: Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
7/18-7/30: Niigata, Japan @ Fuji Rock 2017
8/11-8/13: San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
9/15-9/17: New York, NY @ The Meadows Music & Arts Festival
9/18: Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
9/20: St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
9/22: Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
9/24: Las Vegas, NV @ Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival
9/26: Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
9/30: Seattle, WA @ KeyArena at Seattle Center
10/05: Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
10/11: Duluth, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
10/13-10/15: Miami, FL @ III Points Festival