Friday, June 05, 2015

Florence + the Machine to tour the U.S. this Fall

We knew it had to come. Florence + the Machine were simply terrific at Coachella earlier this spring, and I can't wait to see Florence Welch & company return to Southern California to perform a full-length concert set. I've been listening to the new album 'How Big How Blue How Beautiful' since the beginning of the week and it is incredible. Here is the media release on the forthcoming tour...


FLORENCE + THE MACHINE
 to tour the U.S. this Fall

HOW BIG HOW BLUE HOW BEAUTIFUL reaches #1 on iTUNES in 18 countries worldwide

To celebrate the release of their new album How Big How Blue How BeautifulFlorence + the Machine will play select U.S. headline dates this fall, with stops including two nights at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl, a further two nights at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre and an appearance at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, June 9 at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, June 11 at 10 p.m. local time. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. local time Friday, June 12*. 
The dates will follow the band’s worldwide summer tour, headlining many festivals including Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Austin City Limits and making appearances at Governor’s Ball, Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, Roskilde, Osheaga, Bestival, Splendour in the Grass, Southside and many more with headline dates including D.C.’s Merriweather Post Pavilion and Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

The band performs on “Good Morning America” this morning and stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” this week to perform “Ship to Wreck,” watch it here. Further, watch the bands recent performances on “Saturday Night Live” here and here.
How Big How Blue How Beautiful is out now, reaching #1 on iTunes in 18 countries worldwide including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and more.

The new album How Big How Blue How Beautiful is a collection of songs, written and recorded over the course of 2014. Produced by Markus Dravs (Bj√∂rk, Arcade Fire, Coldplay) with contributions from Paul Epworth, Kid Harpoon and John Hill, the third album by Florence + The Machine is live-sounding, tune-rich, unhinged in all the right places and powerful in all the best ways. In voice and, ultimately, outlook Florence has never sounded better. Order the album HERE.

*check local listings for on sale information

FLORENCE + THE MACHINE LIVE
 
October 11                                                Austin, TX                                      Austin City Limits
October 13                                               Phoenix, AZ                                      Ak-Chin Pavilion
October 14                                             San Diego, CA                                            Viejas Arena
October 16-17                                      Los Angeles, CA                                   Hollywood Bowl
October 20                                          Santa Barbara, CA                              Santa Barbara Bowl
October 21-22                                          Berkeley, CA                                          Greek Theatre
October 24                                              Portland, OR                    Portland Memorial Coliseum
October 25                                              Vancouver, BC                   Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
October 27                                               Seattle, WA                                                  Key Arena

HOW BIG HOW BLUE HOW BEAUTIFUL

1.     Ship To Wreck
2.     What Kind Of Man
3.     How Big How Blue How Beautiful
4.     Queen Of Peace
5.     Various Storms & Saints
6.     Delilah
7.     Long & Lost
8.     Caught
9.     Third Eye
10.  St Jude
11.  Mother

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