announce September UK tour
new album RELAXER out 2 June
Pre-order / pre-save RELAXER: https://alt-j.lnk.to/RelaxerPR
alt-J today announce a five date UK tour this September. The tour will follow the release of the band’s third album RELAXER, their headline show at London’s O2 Arena for the venue’s 10th birthday celebrations, and a huge summer of UK and international shows, including Glastonbury Festival and headline performances at Bluedot and Boardmasters to name a few. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale Friday 2 June at 9am from http://www.axs.com/uk/series/4505/alt-j-seaside-tour-tickets?skin=goldenvoiceuk.
“This September we’ll be taking a few trips to the seaside, playing gigs in Brighton, Margate, Bournemouth, Weston-super-Mare and Blackpool. Fish and chips, penny arcades and RELAXER… See you there?”
General sale from 9am, Friday 2 June: http://www.axs.com/uk/series/4505/alt-j-seaside-tour-tickets?skin=goldenvoiceuk
alt-J live – UK shows 2017
16 June – O2 Arena, London (headline show)
21-25 June – Glastonbury Festival
9 July – Bluedot, Cheshire (festival headline)
13 August – Boardmasters Festival, Newquay (festival headline)
4 September – Brighton Centre, Brighton
5 September – Dreamland, Margate
6 September – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
8 September – Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare
9 September – Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
alt-J – one of the most successful British bands of the millennium – are Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Green. The band have headlined festivals across the globe and sold out London’s O2 Arena and New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden on their last tour.
The band’s third studio album RELAXER – released 2 June – follows 2014’s GRAMMY and BRIT Award-nominated album This Is All Yours, and their 2012 Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning debut An Awesome Wave. Between them, the two records have sold in excess of two million copies and their songs have been streamed more than one billion times.
See altjband.com for full worldwide dates and ticket information.