Animal Collective announce ‘Sung Tongs’ 2018 world tour
In December, Animal Collective performed 2004’s Sung Tongs in full for the first time ever at Pitchfork’s 21st birthday show at the Knockdown Center in Queens, and now they’re taking that album on tour. Like at the Queens show, it will be duo sets by Avey Tare and Panda Bear, the only two members of Animal Collective who recorded the album. A fan presale for all dates begins Tuesday (3/20) at noon local time (password = sungtongs18), and the general on-sale begins Friday (3/23) at 10 AM local time.
The tour includes a larger NYC show than Knockdown Center on July 20 at Town Hall. That’s one of two dates that will be opened by storied new age composer Laraaji. Tickets for the NYC show will be available at this link and there are also AmEx and Spotify presales starting this week.
All dates are listed, with a full-set video of the first Sung Tongs show, below.
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Animal Collective — 2018 ‘Sung Tongs’ Tour Dates
June 12 London Troxy
June 13 Amsterdam Paradiso Noord
June 14 Berlin Heimathafen
June 15 Copenhagen Vega
June 17 Paris Trianon
June 19 Barcelona Sala Apolo
June 20 Madrid Joy Eslava
June 21 Lisbon Teatro Capitolio
June 23 Athens Summer Nostos Festival
July 20 New York Town Hall*
July 21 Washington Lincoln Theatre*
July 23 Austin Paramount Theatre**
July 25 Denver Ogden Theatre**
July 27 Chicago Vic Theatre**
July 29 Seattle The Moore Theatre**
July 30 Oakland Fox Theater**
July 31 Los Angeles The Theatre at Ace Hotel**
**w/ Lonnie Holley