Monday, June 15, 2015

Blur Announces Special New York & Los Angeles Shows for October

Blur Announces Special New York & Los Angeles Shows for October:

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Alex James, Damon Albarn and Dave Rowntree of Blur attend a photocall as Blur are announced as a headliner for British Summertime Hyde Park, on Feb. 19, 2015 in London, England.

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Blur will make its U.S. return this fall for a pair of dates that (as of now) represent the group's only planned American appearances in support of new album The Magic Whip.



The reunited band will perform at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Oct. 20, then head to the East Coast to play New York's Madison Square Garden on Oct. 23. Tickets for both shows go on sale on June 20.

Last month, Blur played a special show at the Brooklyn club Music Hall of Williamsburg to celebrate the release of The Magic Whip. The band's first studio album since 2003's Think Tank has sold 26,000 copies since its April release, according to Nielsen Music.

Here are Blur's upcoming U.S. shows:

Oct. 20: Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)
Oct. 23: New York (Madison Square Garden)