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AIR announce ‘Moon Safari’ UK outside present at Halifax Piece Corridor

AIR have added an enormous outside present to their upcoming ‘Moon Safari’ UK tour – now set to seem on the Halifax Piece Corridor.

Going down 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 Dwell at The Piece Corridor 2024 collection.

They’re the newest headliners to be introduced for the summer time occasion – which runs between June 7 and August 24 – and be 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 recollections of listening to it on repeat within the ultimate years of the final millennium,” mentioned Nicky Likelihood-Thompson MBE DL, CEO of The Piece Corridor Belief, of the brand new announcement. “What a pleasure it will likely be to listen to it carried out in full in our stunning courtyard. That is going to be a really fantastic and emotional present.”

Tickets for the headline present on the open-air courtyard go on sale this Friday (February 16) at 9am GMT. Go to right here to purchase tickets.

 Jean-Benoit Dunckel and Nicolas Godin of Air perform on day 3 of the Governors Ball music festival at Randall's Island on June 4, 2017 in New York City.
Jean-Benoit Dunckel and Nicolas Godin of Air carry out on day 3 of the Governors Ball music competition at Randall’s Island on June 4, 2017 in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Burak Cingi/Redferns/Getty Pictures)

The announcement that the duo will probably be headlining the reside 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 rejoice 25 years since its launch.

Shared again in January 1998, the LP is now thought of a cult basic 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 greatest hits up to now, ‘Attractive Boy’, ‘All I Want’ and ‘La Femme d’Argent’ – all of which will probably be performed reside on the upcoming exhibits.

Kicking off subsequent week, the tour will begin 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. Go to right here for a full checklist of upcoming exhibits and purchase any remaining tickets right here.

Final yr, Air introduced a twenty fifth anniversary vinyl reissue of ‘Moon Safari’. Additionally 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.

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