Gorillaz Announce North American Tour Dates


Story by Charles Ken

Gorillaz have booked their first North American tour in seven years

Remember cartooned rockers Gorillaz? Of course you do. Well, the guys are back, and they just announced their first North American tour dates in seven years.

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett will kick off the Gorillaz North American tour starting July 8 in Chicago and running through the fall. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday (April 21) via the band’s official website at Gorillaz.com.

Gorillaz also have a new album on the way, called “Humanz,” out April 28.

As for what to expect, “The Humanz Tour traveling extravaganza will feature Albarn, Hewlett’s enigmatic characters and a touring ensemble of flesh and blood musicians joining Gorillaz Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, Russel Hobbs and 2D, as they bring to life the new tracks and classics spanning the massive Gorillaz catalogue,” states a press release.

Gorillaz 2017 Tour Dates:

07/08 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
07/10 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
07/12 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
07/13 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
07/15 – Quebec City, QC @ Quebec City Summer Festival
07/17 – Colombia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
08/11-13 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
09/15-17 – New York, NY @ Meadows Music & Arts Festival
09/18 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
09/20 – Minneapolis, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium
09/22 – Kansas City, MI @ Sprint Center
09/24 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
09/26 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
09/30 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena at Seattle Center
10/05 – Los Angeles CA @ The Forum
10/11 – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
10/13-15 – Miami, FL @ III Points Festival

Charles Ken
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