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Bastille

05/12/2014 Download
Release

BRIT-WINNING BAND BASTILLE ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 DATES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 12, 2014

 


 

BRIT-WINNING BAND BASTILLE ANNOUNCES

FALL 2014 DATES

 

Headline Run Includes Shows At Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom,

Boston’s Agganis Arena And Washington, DC’s Patriot Center

 

Tickets Go On Sale To Public Beginning This Friday, May 16

 

Bastille Performs On “Late Night With Seth Meyers” On June 3

 

Chart-Topping Single “Pompeii” Sells Nearly 3 Million Downloads While Follow-Up Single “Bad Blood” Is Top 5 At Alternative Radio

 

Band Plays Hangout Festival, Boston Calling, Governors Ball And KROQ-LA’s Weenie Roast

 

 

U.K. band Bastille – introduced Stateside last summer with intimate, sold-out shows at Los Angeles’ Troubadour and San Francisco’s Popscene – will be playing numerous arenas on its fall 2014 North American tour. In the past year, the band has completed three sold-out runs here and scored a multi-format smash hit with its debut single, “Pompeii,” which has sold nearly three million downloads.

 

The band’s October outing will kick off on October 11 at the Patriot Center outside Washington, DC. It will include shows at Canada’s two largest indoor arenas – Montreal’s Bell Centre (October 14) and Toronto’s Air Canada Centre (October 15) – and an evening at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati (October 17).

 

Fans who sign up for Bastille’s North American mailing list at http://smarturl.it/BastillePreSale will receive exclusive access to pre-sale tickets on May 14 and May 15. In addition, fans who have made a purchase through the Bastille U.S. online store will also receive pre-sale ticket access. The store, which features exclusive fan bundles and more, is available at http://smarturl.it/BastilleStoreUS. Tickets for the October dates will go on sale to the public beginning Friday, May 16. See below for itinerary.

 

The band, which is currently on tour in the U.S., will perform on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on June 3. Bastille will play the Hangout Beach Music & Arts Festival (May 18), Boston Calling (May 25), the KROQ-LA Weenie Roast (May 31) and the Governors Ball Music Festival (June 6). Due to scheduling conflicts, the band’s May 30 show at the Madison Theater in Covington, KY has been rescheduled for October 17 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. Ticketholders of the May 30th show may exchange their current ticket for a premium ticket for the new date prior to 10:00 p.m. on May 15. Otherwise, they may receive a refund at the point of purchase. Please note that tickets purchased at the Madison Theater box office must be exchanged or refunded at the U.S. Bank Arena box office.

 

Bad Blood, Bastille’s debut album, entered the albums chart at No. 1 in the U.K., where it closed out 2013 as the biggest selling debut album and the biggest selling digital album. It has sold more than 750,000 units in the U.S. The band, which was named an MTV 2014 “Artist to Watch,” has received a BRIT Award (British Breakthrough Act) and a Woodie Award (Best Cover).

 

  “Pompeii” topped Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart for four straight weeks and the Adult Alternative Songs chart for two weeks. It has spent more than 35 weeks on The Hot 100, where it’s currently in the Top 10. The track is certified 4x Platinum in Australia and New Zealand, double Platinum in the U.S. and Italy and Platinum in the U.K. and Belgium. The video for “Pompeii,” which can be seen here, has more than 90 million views.

 

“Bad Blood,” the follow-up single, is already in the Top 5 at Alternative radio and in the Top 20 at the AAA format. You can view the official video HERE and see the band performing “Bad Blood” live at the historic Troubadour during its first Los Angeles gig HERE.

 

Bastille – 2014 North American Tour Dates

 

Date    City/State/Province  Venue                                                            

 

5/13        Raleigh, NC                  The Ritz                                                         

5/15     Miami Beach, FL         The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre

5/16     Lake Buena Vista, FL   House of Blues                                                

5/17     St. Petersburg, FL         Vinoy Park                                                     

5/18     Gulf Shores, AL            Hangout Beach Music & Arts Festival             

5/21     Richmond, VA             The National                                                  

5/25     Boston, MA                 Boston Calling @ Boston City Hall                 

5/27     Columbus, OH              Lifestyle Communities Pavilion                                              

5/28     Cleveland, OH              Masonic Auditorium                                                                

5/31     Irvine, CA                    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – KROQ Weenie Roast

6/1       Pittsburgh, PA             Stage AE                                                         

6/2       Clifton Park, NY         Upstate Concert Hall                                      

6/4       Indianapolis, IN                       Egyptian Room at Old National Centre                       

6/6       New York, NY             Governors Ball Music Festival             

           
10/11   Washington, DC          Patriot Center
10/13   Boston, MA                Agganis Arena
10/14   Montreal, QC               Bell Centre
10/15  Toronto, ON                           Air Canada Centre
10/17  Cincinnati, OH            U.S. Bank Arena
10/19   St. Paul, MN               Roy Wilkins Auditorium
10/21  Chicago, IL                 Aragon Ballroom

10/23               Detroit, MI                              Masonic Temple Theatre
10/24   Rochester, NY             Main Street Armory                            

 

 

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For more information on BASTILLE, contact:

Ambrosia Healy, The Fun Star

ambrosia@thefunstar.com                                                          

 

Erin Cooney, The Fun Star

erin@thefunstar.com

 

or visit:

 

http://bastillebastille.com

http://cinemapompeii.com

https://twitter.com/BASTILLEdan

http://www.facebook.com/bastilleuk

http://youtube.com/bastillevevo

 

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