Bastille just wrapped up the U.S. leg of its extensive Wild, Wild World Tour over the weekend, but the U.K. band has announced plans to return to the States for a short jaunt in September. The run will kick off on September 9th at Stage AE in Pittsburgh and take the band to Norfolk, VA, Albany, NY, Providence, RI and Philadelphia, PA. Frenship will join on all dates, except Pittsburgh.
A limited number of presale tickets will be available to Bastille fans starting on Tuesday, May 16th at 10 am local time at their website. The presale password will be revealed on the band’s Instagram Stories prior to the local onsale. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 19th at 10 am local time. See below for itinerary.
A live video of Bastille’s Dan Smith and Will Farquarson performing “Bad News” was released on Monday (May 15th) on Vevo and can be viewed below. In this intimate “Soundcheck Session,” shot in Vancouver, BC, Smith’s searing falsetto resonates throughout UBC Thunderbird Arena as Farquarson accompanies him on electric guitar prior to the band’s April 2017 show.
“Bad News” is from Bastille’s new album, Wild World (Virgin Records), which also contains the hits “Blame,” now in the Top 5 of Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart, and “Good Grief,” which charted at No. 1 on Mediabase’s Alternative Airplay chart and has more than 135 million streams globally to date. Wild World, which took Best Album honors at the NME Awards,is the follow-up to Bastille’s 2013 debut album, Bad Blood, which topped the Alternative Albums chart for four weeks and included the 5x Platinum single “Pompeii.”
9/9 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
9/10 – Norfolk, VA @ Constant Convention Center
9/12 – Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
9/13 – Providence, RI @ Lupos Heartbreak Hotel
9/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
Author: Buddy Iahn
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