MYSPACE MUSIC PRESENTS CHROMEO’S EAST COAST HEADLINING TOUR | Select US Tour Dates Kick Off October 1 in Boston, MA; Tickets on Sale August 15
MySpace, the world’s premier social network, today announced a series of East Coast headlining tour dates featuring Chromeo http://www.myspace.com/chromeo the two-stepping Montreal/New York-based duo.
After playing every major North American festival this summer to rave reviews (including Coachella, Pemberton, Lollapalooza, All Points West, and Virgin Mobile), selling out a string of high profile headlining shows on the West Coast, Chromeo have set their sights on the East Coast to further their world conquest of love, funk, and vocoder. In addition, Chromeo have added to their monumental summer by releasing Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edition (Vice Records) this July, performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and premiering their brand new video for the hit ballad “Momma’s Boy” on MTV’s FNMTV program.
Presented by MySpace Music, the tour begins October 1st in Boston, MA and finishes October 4th in Washington, DC. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, August 15th at 10AM at (ticket buy links below), local outlets, and venue box offices.
To date, MySpace Music has more than five million major, indie and unsigned artists and nearly 30 million unique monthly visitors to the Music channel. MySpace Music allows fans to engage and connect with their favorite artists and discover new music. MySpace Music empowers bands to share music and videos, announce tour dates and communicate with fans and others in the MySpace community. As the most trafficked music platform in the world, MySpace Music seamlessly integrates the web into shared online and offline experiences.
10/1/08 BOSTON, MA PARADISE
10/2/08 NEW YORK, NY WEBSTER HALL
10/3/08 PHILADELPHIA, PA THE TROCADERO
10/4/08 WASHINGTON, DC 9:30 CLUB
Press on Chromeo’s summer festival blitz:
“Chromeo displayed an evident musical rapport as they kicked through a series of sunshiny synth-pop tunes, includingŠthe duo’s personal favorite, “100%” – which also happens to be the amount of satisfied customers Chromeo sent on their way at the close of their sheerly delectable set.” – ROLLINGSTONE.COM ON CHROMEO’S 2008 LOLLAPALOOZA PERFORMANCE
“The gig was incredible.” – VILLAGEVOICE.COM ON CHROMEO’S 2008 BONNAROO PERFORMANCE
“Chromeo lit up the dance tent with some nasty beatsŠDave 1 and P-Thugg were on point and having a blast.” – BALTIMORE SUN ON CHROMEO’S VIRGIN MOBILE FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE
“Coachella was winding down. Then an odd chant, coming from the last tent: ‘Chro-MEE-oh, OOOOOOoooo,’ followed by a blast of light that revealed a solid third of festival populationŠDave 1 and P-Thugg blasted their Prince-biting electrofunk to the metal rafters, earning their billing for the night, and leaving no question that they weren’t just fluffers for the act to follow.”
-LA WEEKLY ON CHROMEO’S 2008 COACHELLA PERFORMANCE
Chromeo is P-Thugg and Dave 1: best friends since their adolescence, virtuoso musicians, walking hip hop encyclopedias, and the only successful Arab/Jew partnership since the dawn of human culture. Following the critical success of 2004’s She’s In Control, the illustrious Montreal-based duo hit the studio and returned with Fancy Footwork in 2007. In July 2008, Vice Records released Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edition, a 2CD release with the original Fancy Footwork album and a bonus disc including remixes, videos, and more undeniable Chromeo hits.
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