Gorillaz announced a rare set of tour dates planned to take the lively band across North America in 2022. The slate of nearly two dozen gigs will take the band Guinness World Records dubbed “the most successful virtual act” in the United States and Canada this fall with the support of EARTH GANG and Jungle on certain dates.
The tour kicks off Sept. 11 in Vancouver, BC and will include stops in Seattle, WA; San Francisco and Los Angeles, California; Denver, Colorado; Austin, TX; Chicago, Ill.; Detroit, Michigan; Boston, Massachusetts; New York, NY; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and many more before concluding in Miami, Florida on October 23. conductor Damon Albanvirtual colleagues of—singer 2Dbass player Murdoc Niccalsguitarist Noodleand drummer Russell Hobbs– will feature a 14-person band for the band’s only scheduled North American tour, its first since 2018. EARTHGANG will open the majority of dates while Jungle will help wrap up the tour with support at the final two shows in Florida.
In 2020, Gorillaz released a guest-filled experience Song Machine, Season 1: Strange Timez. The 17-track album featured a myriad of collaborators from Elton John for Schoolboy Q for St. Vincent to the late Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen and much more. An announcement for the tour noted that the extended live band will be “aided and abetted by a diverse cast of guest artists”. A promotional clip for tour listings Honey Irie, Fatoumata Diawara, Souland Brown Bootie like some of the guests.
Tickets for the 2022 Gorillaz North American Tour go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. local time. Scroll down for a full list of dates.
Gorillaz 2022 North American Tour Dates
Sunday September 11 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
Monday, September 12 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Wednesday, September 14 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Saturday, September 17 – Las Vegas, NV – Life is Beautiful Festival
Monday, September 19 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
Wed Sept 21 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
Friday, September 23 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum
Monday, September 26 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
Wednesday, September 28 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Fri September 30 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
Saturday, October 01 – Irving, TX – The Toyota Music Factory Pavilion
Monday, October 3 – Chicago, IL – United Center
Wed October 05 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Thu Oct 06 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
Sat October 08 – Montreal, QC – Bell Center
Tuesday, October 11 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Wednesday, October 12 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Friday, October 14 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Met Philadelphia
Monday, October 17 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
Wednesday, October 19 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheater
Fri October 21 – Orlando, Florida – Amway Center
Sunday, October 23 – Miami, Florida – FTXArena
EARTHGANG supports from September 11 to October 19
Jungle supports October 21 and 23
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