DJ Shadow announces October UK headline tour

DJ Shadow announces October UK headline tour

Returning to London on 7th October at the Roundhouse

following appearances at Coachella, Sonar, Bestival & more

Tickets on sale this Friday from 9am

New album The Mountain Will Fall & Endtroducing 20th Anniversary Edition out now


Experimental hip hop luminary DJ Shadow aka Josh Davis today announces a UK headline tour in October 2017, following a run of festival appearances across the globe. The San Francisco-based producer will kick things off at Sonar Festival’s Hong Kong edition before taking in Coachella festival, Sonar in Barcelona, Outlook, Bestival and much more. The UK tour will commence in Glasgow on 3rd October, heading to Manchester, Bristol and finally, London’s Roundhouse on 7th October. Tickets will go on sale on Friday 17 March from 9am GMT and will be available at


These dates come off the back of a stellar year for DJ Shadow, with the summer 2016 release of his critically acclaimed studio album The Mountain Will Fall – his first release in five years – drawing praise from all corners, from the Guardian who called the record “impressive in its inventiveness” to MOJO who claimed “Shadow is back in the frame” and AV Club who hailed it as “DJ Shadow’s best work since his early-aughts heyday”.


2016 also heralded the 20th anniversary of Shadow’s 1996 debut album Endtroducing, widely regarded as a groundbreaking release that paved the way for experimental hip hop and changed the shape of electronic music from that point on. Upon its release The Guardian gave it a 5* review and called it “One of the most daring and original albums of recent times”, continuing, “This is genius”, while Spin wrote that the album “practically folds you into its symphonic fantasia, the coming-of-age story of a 24-year-old bunk-bed dreamer.” Almost a decade later Pitchfork awarded Endtroducing a perfect 10 in their review of the 2005 Deluxe Edition, calling the record “deeply spiritual.”


The 20th Anniversary Endtrospective Edition, released in October, took the form of a special deluxe 3 CD/LP collection featuring the original album, a collection of demos, alternate takes and live versions titled ‘Excessive Ephemera’ and 12 specially commissioned remixes from some of contemporary electronic music’s leading lights including Hudson Mohawke, Clams Casino, Salva, Prince Paul, Karma Kid and more.


In his new live show Shadow deftly weaves Endtroducing-era classics into his newer material, from the Run The Jewels-featuring ‘Nobody Speak’ to ‘Bergschrund’ feat composer luminary Nils Frahm, backed with spellbinding visuals. Check out all forthcoming dates below. Tickets / info here:


1st Apr         Sonar Festival – Honk Kong, China

11th Apr       The Marquee – Tempe, AZ, USA

12th Apr       Sunshine Theatre – Albuquerque, NM, USA

14th Apr       Coachella – Indio, CA, USA

16th Apr       Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA, USA

17th Apr       The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA, USA

18th Apr       Mayan Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA

21st Apr       Coachella – Indio, CA, USA

16th Jun       Sonar Festival – Barcelona, Spain

6th Jul          Quebec City International Summer Festival – Quebec, Canada

28th Jul        Panorama Music and Arts Festival – New York, USA

11th Aug      Sziget Festival – Budapest, Hungary

18th Aug      Route Du Rock – St. Malo, France

6th Sep        Outlook Festival – Pula, Croatia

9th Sep        Bestival – East Lulworth, UK


3rd Oct      O2 ABC – Glasgow, UK

5th Oct      Albert Hall – Manchester, UK

6th Oct      O2 Academy Bristol – Bristol, UK

7th Oct      Roundhouse – London UK


Listen to The Mountain Will Fall here:

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