Animal Collective Announces Big Sur Festival, Expands Tour
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:02:10
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Animal Collective have announced a two day camping festival set to take place in Big Sur, California on September 23rd and 24th. A N I M A L C O L L E C T I V E Camping Weekend will be presented by (((folkYEAH!))), and will feature appearances by Animal Collective as well as WIFE, Winter, The Range of Light Wilderness, M. Geddes Gengras, and Jessica Pratt.
To go along with the festival announcement, Animal Collective also released a variety of additional dates for their upcoming tour. The tour will go through November, with new dates including a headline performance at End of The Road Festival in Dorset, UK as well as more shows in the UK, France, Baltimore, Hawaii, San Diego, Canada, NYC, five dates across Florida, and more.
Their tour is set to begin April 1st in Brussels, Belgium and will take them across Europe until late April, when they will return to the U.S. for multiple shows until returning to Europe in mid-May. From there, the band will be in Europe until mid-September when they return to the U.S. to play two Southern California shows before their festival. Currently, the concert series is set to end November 14th in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In February, Animal Collective released their 10th studio album, Painting With, via Domino Recording Company. There have been three singles released from the record so far, "FloriDada," "Lying in the Grass," and "Golden Gal." All three singles have beautiful, psychedelic videos as well.
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