Update: The Gotye performance on Friday, August 31st is moving the Orpheum Theatre with a new show time set to 7:30pm.
The performance will be General Admission (first come, first seated) and tickets purchased for the Deer Lake Park show will be honoured at the door of the new venue. No exchange is necessary. The first 1400 fans in line will receive wristbands to guarantee them orchestra-level seating.
Multi-platinum recording artist Gotye announced his biggest ever tour of North America today, including stops at some of the continent’s most iconic venues including Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, LA’s The Greek and NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. He’ll also appear at Bumbershoot and Austin City Limits. He’ll be in our neck of the woods on August 31st, 2012. Tickets go on-sale to the public on June 8. Fans who have “Liked” Gotye on Facebook or signed up for his mailing list by midnight EST on June 4 will get advance access to purchase tickets for all shows. Go to www.gotye.com for more details.
Special guests on the tour include acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Missy Higgins, Brooklyn buzzband Chairlift and indie pop outfit Givers. South African born multi-instrumentalist Jonti will open most dates with cult hero Zammuto (ex-The Books) playing first at some shows. Kimbra – who featured on Gotye’s chart topping song “Somebody That I Used To Know” – will make a one off appearance on the Dallas date.
“Somebody That I Used To Know” [Feat. Kimbra] has been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the last seven weeks. It also recently reached #1 at Top 40 and #1 at Hot AC and thus sits on top at four radio formats – an historic accomplishment. The music video recently crossed the200 million mark on YouTube, making it one of the most-viewed clips ever.
GOTYE WITH GUESTS CHAIRLIFT JONTI
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31ST, 2012
DEER LAKE PARK – Burnaby, BC Doors: 5:30PM Show: 6:30PM
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH @ 10AM at www.livenation.com