Sigur Rós announce North American tour dates, playing new Skyline Stage at The Mann Center

Sigur Rós have just announced a handful of North American tour dates in support of their upcoming new album, Valtari, which will be released on May 29th via XL Recordings. They will kick off the eight-date tour here in Philly at The Mann Center on Monday, July 30th. They will then hit Brooklyn, Toronto, Montreal (Osheaga Festival), Chicago (Lollapalooza), Seattle, Troutdale (Oregon), and Los Angeles. Full tour dates are below.

The show at the Mann Center will be on their brand new “Skyline Stage,” which is “located at the top of Mann campus,” providing “a truly unique GA standing room concert experience backed by unmatched skyline views,” according to a press release. Tickets for the show will go on sale next Friday, April 20th, at 10 A.M. More information can be found here.

Valtari (which translates to “steamroller” in English) is the band’s first album since 2008′s Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust and will run for 54 minutes through 8 tracks. You can listen to one of the new songs, “Ekki Múkk,” below.

Sigur Rós 2012 Tour Dates
07/30 – Skyling Stage at The Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA
07/31 – Prospect Park Bandshell – Brooklyn, NY
08/01 – Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON
08/03 – Osheaga Festival – Montreal, QC
08/04-05 – Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
08/08 – Paramount Theater – Seattle, WA
08/09 – Edgefield Amphitheatre – Troutdale, OR
08/12 – Hollywood Forever Cemetery – Los Angeles, CA
08/18-19 – Summer Sonic Festival – Japan
08/24 – Rock en Seine – Paris, FR
08/25 – Steinberggasse – Winterthur, CH
08/28 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, NL
08/29 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, NL
08/31 – Electric Picnic – Stradbally, IE
09/04 – Arena – Vienna, AT
09/05 – Krizanke – Ljublhana, SL
09/07 – Berlin Festival – Berlin, DE
09/09 – Bestival – Isle of Wight, UK
09/16 – Sacrum Profanum – Krakow, PL
09/17 – Sacrum Profanum – Krakow, PL

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  • Sigurros2001

    stoked as HELL!….now I can plan the rest of my summer.

  • KVGQ25

    GONNA BE AWESOME, WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME THEY PLAYED PHILLY?