Gorillaz have confirmed a partial line up of guests to appear on their highly anticipated “Escape To Plastic Beach” North American tour. The artists confirmed so far include De La Soul, Little Dragon, Bobby Womack, appearing as special guests of the Gorillaz Plastic Beach band which features Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of the Clash. The tour will make a stop in Los Angeles at Gibson Amphitheatre on
October 27th. Tickets are available now through www.LiveNation.com.
In the meantime, Murdoc will be chatting live from Plastic Beach on Thursday, September 16th at 5pm EST, 10pm London BST via Ustream and can be viewed on the band’s facebook page, www.facebook.com/gorillaz
Fans can submit their questions in advance via Twitter using the hashtag #gorillazlive.
A preview of what can be expected when the guests join the Gorillaz live band this fall on hits Stylo, Rhinestone Eyes, Feel Good Inc. and more can be seen in the official tour trailer now live at:
he full list of (so far confirmed) artists:
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
De La Soul
Miho Hatori (to appear in Los Angeles and NYC only)
** please note some artists will not be appearing in all cities, for a full list of scheduled appearances please visit Gorillaz.com
N.E.R.D. has been confirmed as support for the North American dates. The tour which kicks off in Canada at Montreal’s Bell Centre on October 3 and includes the recently added San Diego, CA appearance at the Viejas Arena. N.E.R.D. join the tour at Boston’s Agganis Arena and will be performing all the North American dates except Montreal, QC and Wallingford, CT. Tickets are now available on LiveNation.com. The U.S. and Canada dates, promoted by Live Nation, will be followed by a series of ten shows across Europe and the UK, as well as, seven shows across Australia and Asia.
GORILLAZ ESCAPE TO PLASTIC BEACH WORLD TOUR 2010NORTH AMERICAN ITINERARY
October 3 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
October 5 Wallingford, CT Oakdale Theatre
October 6 Boston, MA Agganis Arena
October 8 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
October 10 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
October 11 Washington, DC Patriot Center
October 13 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
October 14 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
October 16 Chicago, IL UIC Pavilion
October 17 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
October 19 Houston, TX Toyota Center
October 20 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre
October 22 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
October 24 Denver, CO Wells Fargo Theatre
October 26 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
October 27 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
October 28 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
October 30 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
November 2 Seattle, WA Key Arena
November 3 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
For complete tour and ticket information visit: http://www.gorillaz.com and LiveNation.com http://LiveNation.com .