Dead Can Dance Announce 2021 Rescheduled North American Tour

Dead Can Dance Announces Rescheduled North American Tour With Dates Beginning Oct. 1st in San Diego, CA
Performing: A Celebration of Life & Works 1980 – 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DEAD CAN DANCE has rescheduled their North American Spring Tour for the Fall. Beginning October 1, 2021 in San Diego, CA, Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard and full backing band will return to the Americas for the first time since Coachella in April 2013.

Ticket holders will receive a separate email with details on their new seats within 10 business days. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, you will be able to receive a refund on your tickets until April 25, 2020 from original point of purchase. Visit livenation.com/refund for details.

TOUR DATES:

SHOW DATE CITY, STATE VENUE TICKET LINK
10/1/2021 San Diego, CA San Diego Civic Theatre Tickets
10/2/2021 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre Tickets
10/3/2021 San Francisco, CA The Masonic Tickets
10/5/2021 Denver, CO Mission Ballroom Tickets
10/7/2021 Chicago, IL The Chicago Theatre Tickets
10/8/2021 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre Tickets
10/11/2021 Washington, DC The Anthem Tickets
10/12/2021 Philadelphia, PA The Met Philadelphia Tickets
10/13/2021 New York City, NY Radio City Music Hall Tickets
10/15/2021 Boston, MA Boch Center Tickets
10/17/2021 Toronto, ON Meridian Hall Tickets
10/23/2021 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre** Tickets
10/25/2021 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre Tickets

** Please note that the concert at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre will now be held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

DEAD CAN DANCE performing at Odeon of Herodes Atticus Amphitheatre (Athens, Greece)

Following their sold out two-legged European tour in the Spring of 2019 which ended with a triumphant show at Athens’ stunning Odeon of Herodes Atticus Amphitheatre (see above), the band will be taking their spectacular three-decade spanning set that includes music from their 2018 studio album Dionysus along with much loved classic works from their extensive catalog such as “The Host Of Seraphim,” “The Carnival Is Over,” and “Yulunga,” to theaters across the Americas.

Lisa Gerrard Biography: Over a career that takes in almost two decades with Dead Can Dance, award-winning movie soundtracks and a series of acclaimed solo and collaborative albums, Lisa Gerrard has established herself as one of Australia’s most ground-breaking and in-demand artists. Singer and composer, Lisa brings a vision that is both precise and all-embracing to everything she does.

It is a musical journey that began in the early 1980s when she and fellow Australian Brendan Perry formed Dead Can Dance, one of the world’s most original bands whose proud boast is that they never fitted into any neatly manufactured genre or predefined pigeonhole. With Lisa’s otherworldly voice counter-poised by Brendon’s mellifluous tones, from the outset, they thought nothing of setting discordant electric guitars and dark, rolling bass lines against cellos, trombones and timpani.

Over nine albums between 1984 and 1995, the duo’s musical canvas expanded with every release to take in a timeless mix of world music influences, medieval chants, folk ballads, baroque stylings, Celtic flavours, electronics, samples and anything else that took their fancy.

This mosaic of musical influences is perhaps less surprising in the light of Lisa’s childhood in Melbourne, where she recalls Greek, Turkish and Irish melodies “oozing into the streets” of her neighbourhood. Since then she lived in London, Spain and Ireland before returning to the Snowy Mountains of Australia.

In 1995 came her first solo album, The Mirror Pool on which she was accompanied by the Victoria Philharmonic Orchestra. Again, it’s an album that defies categorization, causing one impressed but perplexed reviewer to describe it as “ambient, orchestral, folk and new age all at the same time.”

Duality, a collaboration with Pieter Bourke followed in 1998 and again transcended musical eras and genres. Next came the stunningly beautiful Immortal Memory, a collaboration with the Irish composer, Patrick Cassidy which further explores the boundaries of Lisa’s musical ambition. Her recent album, The Silver Tree, again shifted into new territory; an album in every way sentient and ethereal.

In recent years Lisa has also become a much sought-after composer of soundtracks. In many ways this has been a logical progression. Much of the work of Dead Can Dance had a cinematic quality that led to the group’s music being used in the cult movie Baraka, TV commercials and even a car chase scene in Miami Vice. Among the many films and documentaries she has scored or contributed to are Gladiator, Insider, Whale Rider, Black Hawk Down, Heat, Ali, King Arthur, Tears Of The Sun, The Mist, Salem’s Lot, A Thousand Roads, Ashes & Snow, Layer Cake, El Nino de la Luna, Balibo, Henry Poole Is Here, Solo, Playing For Charlie & Ichi.

Lisa has received Golden Globe nominations for Insider and Ali and Oscar Nominations for Gladiator and 4 International awards for Whale Rider.

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