Röyksopp Announce North American Tour Dates
To follow fans’ excitement over the tranquil, yet beautifully haunting composition – Senior – the Norwegian electro super duo have announced a 2011 tour, starting in Toronto and Montreal, showcasing in New York, Washington DC and Atlanta, with more dates to be announced.
Röyksopp – Tour Dates:
March 18 – The Guvernment – Toronto
March 19 – Club Soda – Montreal
March 21 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
March 23 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
March 24 – Masquarade – Atlanta, GA
Röyksopp’s duo of Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland bring an unparalleled creativity to their stagecraft, creating an electro-fantasy world amidst dry ice, theatrics, costume changes, and electronics. The eccentric outfits and the overall atmosphere add to the peculiar spectacle. On these dates, Svein and Tobjørn will be accompanied by vocalist Anneli Drecker, who’s featured on previous Röyksopp tracks – ‘Sparks’ from Melody AM, and ‘Vision One’, ‘You Don’t Have a Clue’ and ‘True to Life’ from Junior. In addition, guitarists Kato Adland and Ole Vegard Skauge will be joining them on stage. Audiences can expect to hear Röyksopp performing a collection of their greatest hits from their catalogue.
“Within minutes of the electro-pop masters and their band taking the stage, their charismatic confidence had infected the packed crowd and the captivating opening track, Röyksopp Forever, was followed by a parade of hits that seemed to never end.” – Maddog Magazine
“From the moment they took to their raised platforms centerstage…they were on a mission to make the…audience move their feet.” – The Times 2
Röyksopp’s newest release Senior (MB3 Records) is officially available online and in stores on November 23rd. This smash album, the follow-up and complement to Junior, is quickly making its way to musically-attuned ears across North America. As part of the tour announcement, the band has set up a limited-time pre-order / bundle offer with ticket orders… go to royksopp.com/events for more details on the shows and to buy tickets now.