Gorillaz announce their first North American tour in 7 years

19 April, 2017, 10:50 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
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And in 17 years, the virtual band has never set foot in Florida. The trek commences July 8 in Chicago and wraps a mere 17 dates later, at Miami's III Points Festival.

Usually around this time, the Life Is Beautiful festival team starts to drop subtle hints about festival performers on social media. The pre-sale and full lineup details are yet to be revealed.

In addition, Gorillaz will launch an interactive "spirit house" event in Manhattan at Industria from April 21 - 23.

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Even better, tickets purchased online for select dates listed above will receive a choice of either a standard physical or standard digital copy of Humanz.

Gorillaz recently enjoyed the must successful debut in YouTube VR history with its 360-degree "Saturnz Barz (Spirit House) video".

Touring off the back of their new album Humanz (which coincidently goes hand-in-hand with this announcement), it will be intriguing to see what the Gorillaz have in store for fans in their live performance. A group of artists who were featured on their new album is also expected to join them on the stage. Other collaborators on the album include Pusha T, Mavis Staples, Jehnny Beth of Savages, De La Soul, D.R.A.M., and many more. You can check out more of the details here.

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