Air Floats To U.S. For Summer Tourb
Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel, better known as the French electronica duo Air, will embark on a month-long tour of the U.S., set to begin June 14 in Dallas. The trek comes in support of the grNicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel, better known as the French electronica duo Air, will embark on a month-long tour of the U.S., set to begin June 14 in Dallas. The trek comes in support of the group's new album, "10,000 Hz. Legend," due on May 29 via Astralwerks.
The 11-track set features vocals by such artists as Beck and eclectic Japanese outfit Buffalo Daughter, and drumming from former Redd Kross member Brian Rietzell. Rietzell will play drums in the live lineup, which will be bolstered by multi-instrumentalist Jason Falkner (Jellyfish, Eric Matthews) on bass.
Sebastien Tellier, an artist signed to Air's Record Makers label, will open all shows. Tellier's debut album, "L'Incroyable Verite," is due June 12.
Here are Air's U.S. tour dates:
June 14: Dallas (Deep Ellum Live)
June 15: Austin, Texas (La Zona Rosa)
June 18: Atlanta (Earthlink Live Center Stage)
June 19: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)
June 21: New York (Hammerstein Ballroom)
June 23: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
June 24: Boston (Avalon)
June 28: Pontiac, Mich. (Clutch Cargo)
June 30: Chicago (Vic Theatre)
July 1: Minneapolis (First Avenue)
July 3: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
July 7: Seattle (Showbox)
July 9-10: San Francisco (Warfield Theatre)
July 11-12: Los Angeles (Mayan Theatre))