PRN: Gossip Kick Off 13 City Tour Of North America On September 24

Gossip Kick Off 13 City Tour Of North America On September 24

TREASURE ISLAND FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE CAPS OFF TOUR

[30-July-2012]
NEW YORK, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records — Gossip will kick off a 13 city North American Tour beginning on September 24th in Washington, DC and wrapping up with a performance at Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco, CA on October 14th (see below for full list of dates). Gossip are touring in support of their latest release A Joyful Noise, which was produced by pop genius Brian Higgins (Kylie Minogue, Pet Shop Boys, Girls Aloud). A Joyful Noise was released earlier this year to critical raves, with Associated Press proclaiming it the band’s “finest studio album,” as well as “bombastic, self-assured and a righteou s floor rocker.” Bust Magazine heralded the album and the band for “creating exhilarating, potent dance music,” while Magnet proclaimed the album to have “a sexy confidence that oozes cool.” “Perfect World,” the first single from A Joyful Noise and a track Rolling Stone calls “dance-rock melodrama,” is currently #8 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart.

Since releasing A Joyful Noise in May, Gossip have crisscrossed the globe performing to sold-out crowds in New York City as well as major festivals in Germany (Rock am Ring, Rock im Park and Melt Festivals), Japan (FUJI Rock) and Australia (Splendour in the Grass). Gossip will also perform at V Festival in the UK in mid-August in addition to their slot at Treasure Island Festival in October. Led by the dynamic powerhouse vocalist Beth Ditto, Gossip are renowned for their incredibly high energy and amazing live shows. NME described the band as “mind-blowing.” They go on to say “everyone needs to hear this band and dance like there’s no tomorrow.”

Gossip are Beth Ditto (vocals), Brace Paine (guitar, bass, keyboards) and Hannah Billie (drums).

Gossip U.S. tour dates

September 24 Washington, DC 930 Club
September 25 Philadelphia, PA TLA
September 26 Boston, MA Royale
September 29 Toronto, ON Phoenix
September 30 Montreal, QB L’Olympia
October 2 Detroit, MI The Majestic Theatre
October 3 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
October 5 Madison, WI Majestic
October 6 Minneapolis, MN The Fine Line Cafe
October 9 Seattle, WA Showbox Market
October 10 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
October 12 Los Angeles, CA Fonda Theater
October 14 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Festival

www.gossipyouth.com
www.columbiarecords.com

SOURCE Columbia Records

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