AIR have added an enormous outside present to their upcoming ‘Moon Safari’ UK tour – now set to seem on the Halifax Piece Corridor.
Happening on June 26, the newly-added present will see the French digital music pioneers carry out within the Yorkshire metropolis as a part of the TX Maxx presents Stay at The Piece Corridor 2024 sequence.
They’re the newest headliners to be introduced for the summer time occasion – which runs between June 7 and August 24 – and be a part of beforehand revealed artists together with Grace Jones, Fatboy Slim, IDLES, Richard Ashcroft, Loyle Carner, Pixies, Nile Rodgers & Stylish and extra.
“‘Moon Safari’ is such an iconic album and I do know so many individuals have very particular reminiscences of listening to it on repeat within the last years of the final millennium,” stated Nicky Probability-Thompson MBE DL, CEO of The Piece Corridor Belief, of the brand new announcement. “What a pleasure will probably be to listen to it carried out in full in our lovely courtyard. That is going to be a really great and emotional present.”
Tickets for the headline present on the open-air courtyard go on sale this Friday (February 16) at 9am GMT. Visit here to purchase tickets.
The announcement that the duo can be headlining the dwell outside present arrives as an extension to their run of UK and European tour dates, which can see them play their iconic debut album ‘Moon Safari’ in full for the primary time to have fun 25 years since its launch.
Shared again in January 1998, the LP is now thought of a cult traditional and catapulted each Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel into fame with its mix of downtempo and chanson française. It additionally contained three of the group’s largest hits so far, ‘Attractive Boy’, ‘All I Want’ and ‘La Femme d’Argent’ – all of which can be performed dwell on the upcoming exhibits.
Kicking off subsequent week, the tour will start with a gap present in Geneva on February 24, earlier than persevering with all through the month with exhibits in Milan, Vienna and Antwerp. Different exhibits embody performances throughout Spain, Italy, France, Eire, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium and extra, and can shut with a slot at Medastadt Open Air in Austria on July 23.
Three London exhibits are additionally included: one on the London Coliseum on March 24 and two back-to-back dates on the Royal Albert Corridor on Might 30 and 31. Visit here for a full checklist of upcoming exhibits and buy any remaining tickets here.
Final yr, Air introduced a twenty fifth anniversary vinyl reissue of ‘Moon Safari’. In addition they celebrated 20 years of its 2001 follow-up ’10 000Hz Legend’ with a reissue in 2021.
The duo’s final studio album, ‘Le Voyage Dans La Lune’, got here out in 2012.