Gorillaz have announced they are heading out on their first ever arena UK tour with five dates scheduled across the country in September.
Following their recent sell out performances at US Music Festival Coachella and the Roundhouse in London, the “Escape To Plastic Beach” Tour will stop off in Birmingham, Newcastle and Manchester before finishing with 2 big nights at the O2 Arena in London.
The live show will feature songs from all 3 albums (Gorillaz, Demon Days and Plastic Beach) and feature animation, artwork and film as designed by Jamie Hewlett.
“Extraordinary, an ambitious and brilliantly conceived show that thrummed with wit, energy and a seemingly boundless sense of possibility.” The Daily Telegraph *****
“Both band and audience allowed themselves to be freighted along with the song’s irresistible funk glide, delighted with what they were hearing.” The Times *****
Featured Artists are yet to be announced but recent live Gorillaz shows have included performances by De La Soul, Roses Gabor, Bobby Womack, Little Dragon, Mos Def, Kano, Bashy and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
Gorillaz third album Plastic Beach topped charts around the world when released in March of this year.
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Sep 10th, Birmingham, NIA
Sep 11th, Newcastle, Metro Arena
Sep 12th, Manchester, Evening News Arena
Sep 14th, London, O2 Arena
Sep 15th, London, O2 Arena