We’re just two weeks from the start of “Sonar On Tour” – an eight-city tour of North America from Barcelona’s international and prestigious festival of advanced music and new media art. Commencing October 31; it will be the first time Sonar has undertaken a full tour anywhere in the world. The festival’s New York debut will be on Friday, November 2nd at Roseland Ballroom. Tickets are on sale now through www.livenation.com
“Sonar On Tour” will be led by some of the most cutting edge artists in electronic music, blending live performance and DJ sets. Joining Sonar On Tour for the NYC date will be Die Antwoord, Azari & III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, and Nic Fanciulli.
Sonar was established as an annual festival in Barcelona in June 1994. Its founding principle was to blend artistry with entertainment, celebrate the avant-garde and experimentation, and to explore the boundaries of electronic music and its cultural iterations. 2012 Sonar headliners included Fatboy Slim, Deadmau5, Hot Chip, Luciano, The Roots, James Murphy, Richie Hawtin, Lana Del Rey, Nicolas Jaar, Laurent Garnier and many more.
“Sonar On Tour” will present artists challenging and expanding what dance music can be. Eschewing bubble-gum EDM, the artists joining “Sonar On Tour” are uncompromising in their vision for what people can dance to. They are innovators capable of creating some of the dancefloor’s most sublime and transcendent moments. More information on “Sonar On Tour” is available at www.sonarontour.com, on Twitter @sonarfestival and the official Sonar page in Facebook Sonar Festival Official Page (Facebook).
239 West 52nd Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue) – NYC, NY 10019
Ph: (212) 247-0200
Azari & III
Doors open: 7 pm
Show start: 8 pm
Curfew: 4 am
Tickets now available at www.livenation.com and charge by phone at 800.745.3000