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Air Announces First North American Tour Since 2010

The 'twentyears Air' tour will take place across seven dates in June.

by Alexander Iadarola
Apr 4 2017, 8:07pm

Photo by Linda Bujoli and Laurent Pinon

Legacy French electronic duo Air today announced their first tour of North America since 2010. Beginning June 4 at NYC's Governors Ball and closing out three weeks later at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on June 25, the tour will commemorate the duo's 2016 retrospective compilation twentyears.

Other stops on the tour include Chicago's Auditorium Theatre on June 20 and the Santa Barbara Bowl on June 24. twentyears was Air's first-ever anthology, and it features two previously unreleased tracks as well as collaborations with Jarvis Cocker, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Françoise Hardy.

To really dig into Air's multi-decade history as a band, revisit their four-hour BBC essential mix from 1998, featuring David Bowie, the Beasties Boys, and the Beatles.

Tickets for the twentyears US tour will go on sale this Friday, April 7, at 10 AM local time.

Air tour dates:

May 19 - Reims, France - La Magnifique Society
May 23 - Lyon, France - Les Nuits Sonores
May 27 - Singapore - Esplanade Theatre
May 30-31 - Sydney, Australia - Opera
Jun 4 - New York, NY - Governor's Ball
Jun 5 - Boston, MA - The Royale
Jun 6 - Wasington, DC - Strathmore
Jun 20 - Chicago, IL - Auditorium Theatre
Jun 23 - San Francisco, CA - The Masonic
Jun 24 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
Jun 25 - Los Angeles, CA - The Greek Theatre
Jul 1 - Düsseldorf, Germany - Tour De France Start (with Kraftwerk)
Jul 8 - Paris - Days Off Festival
Aug 8 - Dublin - Beatyard Festival

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