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Ambrosia Healy

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Erin Cooney

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Bastille

10/03/2016 Download
Release

BASTILLE ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF “WILD, WILD WORLD TOUR”

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 3, 2016

 

BASTILLE ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF

“WILD, WILD WORLD TOUR”

 

 

Arena/Theatre Run Kicks Off March 24, 2017

 

Tickets Go On Sale To General Public Beginning Friday, October 7

 

Bastille Performs On “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” October 12

 

New Album Wild World Featuring Hit Single “Good Grief” Out Now

 

 

Bastille will kick off their “Wild, Wild World Tour” on March 24, 2017 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON. The extensive run will take the GRAMMY®-nominated U.K. band to arenas and theatres across the U.S. and Canada, including a March 30 show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. View the tour trailer HERE and download here.

 

A limited number of presale tickets will be available to members of Bastille’s mailing list (available here: http://smarturl.it/2017TourList) starting on Tuesday, October 4, at 10 AM local time.Citi is the official credit card of the “Wild, Wild World Tour.” Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, October 4, at 12 PM local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, October 7, at 10 AM local time. See below for itinerary and specific on sale dates and times.

Bastille will perform on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday, October 12. Last week, the band launched “The Born To Be Wild World North American Mini Tour” tour. The short run, which sold out in minutes, includes headline shows at intimate venues such as the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY (October 3), New York City’s Bowery Ballroom (October 4) and the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA (October 9 and 10). Bastille will also headline the fourth annual, sold-out Jeep on the Rocks Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO on October 7.

 

 

The band is touring in support of its sophomore album, Wild World (Virgin Records), which debuted in the Top 5 of the Billboard 200 and spent two weeks at No. 1 on the U.K. albums chart. Available HERE, Wild World is the follow-up to 2013’s Bad Blood, which also debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. albums chart. Bad Blood has sold more than four million albums worldwide alongside 11 million singles.

“Good Grief,” the first single from Wild World, has more than 39 million streams globally on Spotify to date, including seven million in the U.S. alone. In the U.K., the track reached No. 1 on Apple Music’s Hot Tracks chart and the Shazam chart. Views for the official “Good Grief” video, which can be seen HERE, now exceed six million.

Rolling Stone hailed Bastille as “Brit pop’s new crown princes” and noted, “‘Wild World’ has stadium ambitions.” Entertainment Weekly observed, “The UK foursome expanded their influences with dizzying effects…EDM-style builds and drops propel enormous hooks, while handclap rhythms and drum machines carry sunny sing-alongs.” Q Magazine awarded it four stars and noted, “[Bastille’s] timely second album hits the right spot.” In another four-star review, DIY Magazine observed, “Opener ‘Good Grief’ sets the tone brilliantly, its pomp and grandeur juxtaposed perfectly with Dan Smith’s dark-tinged tale of coping with life after death.”

 

Dan Smith started Bastille alone in his bedroom five years ago, releasing 300 copies of debut single “Flaws/Icarus.” Joined by Chris Wood (drums), Will Farquarson (guitar) and Kyle Simmons (keyboards), the band line-up was complete. Bastille’s debut album, Bad Blood, contained the 5x Platinum single “Pompeii” and the Gold-certified tracks “Bad Blood” and “Flaws.” “Pompeii” topped Billboard’s Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs, Adult Alternative Songs and Dance Club Songs charts.

 

Bastille – North American Tour Dates

 

2017 “Wild, Wild World Tour”

 

Date    City/State/Province  Venue                                     Public Ticket On Sale Date/Time


3/24     Toronto, ON               Air Canada Centre                                10/7 @ 10 AM local time
3/26     Montreal, QC               Bell Centre                                           10/7 @ 12 PM local time
3/27     Boston, MA                 Agganis Arena                                      10/7 @ 10 AM local time
3/28     Fairfax, VA                  Eagle Bank Arena                                10/7 @ 10 AM local time
3/30     Brooklyn, NY              Barclays Center                                                10/7 @ 11 AM local time
3/31     Uncasville, CT                         Mohegan Sun                                       10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/3      Chicago, IL                  UIC Pavilion                                        10/21 @ 11 AM local time
4/6       Sugarland, TX             Smart Financial Center                         10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/7       New Orleans, LA          Bold Sphere Music at Championship Square   10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/9       Grand Prairie, TX        Verizon Theatre                                               10/14 @ 10 AM local time
4/11     Phoenix, AZ                Comerica Theatre                                10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/13     Salt Lake City, UT       UCCU Center                                       10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/14     Las Vegas, NV              The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan       10/7 @ 10 AM local time

of Las Vegas

4/26     Seattle, WA                 WaMu Theatre                                                10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/27     Vancouver, BC            UBC Thunderbird Arena                       10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/29     Boise, ID                      Taco Bell Arena                                   10/7 @ 10 AM local time
4/30     Bozeman. MT              Theatre at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse    10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/2       Omaha, NE                  Orpheum Theatre                                10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/3       Des Moines, IA            7 Flags Events Center                          10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/5       Nashville, TN              Ascend Amphitheatre                          10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/6       Charlotte, NC              Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre   10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/7       St. Augustine, FL          St. Augustine Amphitheatre                 10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/9      Orlando, FL                 Orlando Amphitheater                         10/7 @ 10 AM local time
5/10     Atlanta, GA                 Fox Theatre                                         10/7 @ 10 AM local time

5/12     Raleigh, NC                  Red Hat Amphitheatre                         10/7 @ 10 AM local time

 

2016 “The Born To Be Wild World North American Mini Tour” Tour

 

10/3     Brooklyn, NY              Music Hall of Williamsburg

10/4     New York, NY                         Bowery Ballroom

10/5     Toronto, ON              Danforth Music Hall

10/7     Morrison, CO               Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Jeep on the Rocks Concert

10/9     Los Angeles, CA          The Troubadour

10/10   Los Angeles, CA          The Troubadour

 

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For more information on BASTILLE, contact:

 

Erin Cooney, Capitol Music Group / Erin@umusic.com

Ambrosia Healy, Capitol Music Group / Ambrosia.Healy@umusic.com

 

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