Gorillaz To Play Concert In Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ —The band Gorillaz —half musical act, half animated spectacle — introduced particulars of their 21-date North American tour on Monday, and Phoenix might be one of many stops.

The band will play Footprint Center at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 with Earthgang because the opening act. Tickets go on general sale by way of Ticketmaster at 10 a.m. MST on Friday, although presales will happen on Thursday.

This would be the band’s first tour of the U.S. since 2018. The live performance is predicted to function lead singer and co-creator Damon Albarn —who additionally fronts the British band Blur —together with a 14-piece reside band and a various cast of visitor performers, based on press supplies.

Though Gorillaz music all the time was actual, the band as soon as was portrayed solely by animated characters created by illustrator and co-creator Jamie Hewlett.

These days, the band does seem on stage, although fictional cartoon members 2-D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, and Russel Hobbs additionally function prominently within the present by way of video screens.

Last month, Albarn appeared on stage with Billie Eilish at Coachella performing the Gorillaz hit “Feel Good Inc.”

Currently, on tour in South America, Gorillaz lately debuted their new song “Cracker Island,” that includes singer Thundercat, throughout a present in Uruguay, based on Stereogum.

The band’s final album was 2020’s”Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez.” However, a brand new Gorillaz album known as “That Static Channel” is rumored to be on the way, based on Miami New Times.

The North American tour is scheduled to kick off on Sept. 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and finish on Oct. 23 in Miami. The tour options the next dates:

9/11 — Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
9/12 — Seattle, WA, Climate Pledge Arena
9/14 —Portland, OR, Moda Center
9/17 —Las Vegas, NV, Life is Beautiful Festival
9/19 —Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena
9/21 — San Francisco, CA, Chase Center
9/23 — Los Angeles, CA, Kia Forum
9/26—Phoenix, AZ, Footprint Center
9/28 —Denver, CO, Ball Arena
9/30 — Austin, TX, Moody Center
10/01 —Irving, TX, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/03 — Chicago, IL, United Center
10/05 — Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena
10/06 — Toronto, ON, Scotiabank Arena
10/08 — Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
10/11 —Boston, MA, TD Garden
10/12 —Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
10/14— Philadelphia, PA, he Met Philadelphia
10/17 — Columbia, MD, Merriweather Post Pavilion
10/19 — Alpharetta, GA, Ameris Bank Amphitheater
10/21 — Orlando, FL, Amway Center
10/23 — Miami, FL, FTX Arena

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