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Dead Can Dance tour arrives in NYC this week (win tickets!)

Dead Can Dance in Chicago, 8/21/2012 (more by Camelo Espanola)
Dead Can Dance

Dead Can Dance‘s tour slithers into NYC this week, stopping at Beacon Theatre on Wednesday (8/29) and Thursday (8/30) and tickets are still available to both shows. If you’d like to go for free, we’re giving a pair of tickets away to each show. Details on how to enter are below.

The duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry just released, Anastasis, DCD’s first new album in 15 years (stream it here) and the tour has been making its way across the country this summer. Here’s an excerpt of a review from their Berkeley, CA show:

Dead Can Dance didn’t have to do much to get a standing ovation tonight. In fact, Lisa Gerrard, Brendan Perry, and the hired help got their first ovation simply for showing up, with the surprisingly chatty and vocally rambunctious audience rising wildly to its feet before the band even finished taking the stage. Two hours and three encores later, so much love had been directed towards Gerrard and Perry — who release Anastasis, their first new Dead Can Dance album in over 15 years, on Tuesday — that they almost seemed embarrassed. – [SF Guardian]

You can check out the setlist from the San Francisco show below. BV Chicago was at Dead Can Dance’s show in that city and you can check out photos and setlist here. Tonight (8/27), the band will be in the DC area, playing Wolftrap Farm in Vienna. All Dead Can Dance tour dates are at the bottom of this post.


Setlist: Dead Can Dance – Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 8/12/2012
Children of the Sun
Anabasis
Rakim
Kiko
Lamma Bada
Agape
Amnesia
Sanvean
Nierika
Opium
The Host of Seraphim
Ime Prezakias
Now We Are Free
All in Good Time
Encore:
The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove
Dreams Made Flesh
Encore 2:
Song to the Siren
(Tim Buckley cover)
Return of the She-King
Encore 3:
Rising of the Moon

Dead Can Dance – 2012 Tour Dates
Aug 27 Wolftrap Farm Vienna, VA
Aug 29 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
Aug 30 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
Sep 01 DPAC Durham, NC
Sep 04 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
Sep 05 Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Atlanta, GA
Sep 07 Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater Austin, TX
Sep 15 Zouk Amphitheatre Beirut, Lebanon
Sep 16 Zouk Amphitheatre Beirut, Lebanon
Sep 19 HCTAT Istanbul, Turkey
Sep 21 Earth Theatre Thessaloniki, Greece
Sep 23 Lycabetus Theatre Athens, Greece
Sep 25 Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn Utrecht, Netherlands
Sep 27 Grand Rex Paris, France
Sep 29 Koninklijk Circus Brussels, Belgium
Oct 01 Alte Oper Frankfurt Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Oct 03 Tempodrom Berlin, Germany
Oct 05 CCH Hamburg, Germany
Oct 07 Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich, Germany
Oct 08 Kölner Philharmonie Cologne, Germany
Oct 10 KCP Prague, Czech Republic
Oct 12 Ice Palace Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Oct 13 Crocus City Hall Khimki, Russia
Oct 15 Sala Kongresowa Warsaw, Poland
Oct 17 Papp Laszlo Arena Budapest, Hungary
Oct 19 Teatro degli Arcimboldi Milan, Italy
Oct 20 Batiment Des Forces Motrices Geneva, Switzerland
Oct 22 L´Auditori Barcelona, Spain
Oct 24 Casa Da Musica Porto, Portugal
Oct 26 Royal Albert Hall London, United Kingdom
Oct 28 Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin, Ireland
Nov 27 Auditorio Banamex Obrera, Mexico
Nov 29 Auditorio Nacional Secc Del Bosque De Chapultepec, Mexico
Nov 30 Teatro Diana Mexicaltzingo, Mexico

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For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see DEAD CAN DANCE AT BEACON THEATRE: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND “DEAD CAN DANCE” in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line “DEAD CAN DANCE.” Please also include which night you would like to go to — Tues 8/28 or Wed 8/29 — and also your first and last name in the email. We’ll pick a winner at random for each night and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!
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