The first time I saw Empire of the Sun I was completely blown away. They had an elaborate Cirque du Soleil-esque set up with tons of costume changes and props. Yesterday, they released their second album, Ice on the Dune, and it is filled to the brim with a unique blend of sounds and electro beats that are sure to get your feet moving.
Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore created their “post-apocalyptic psychedelic adventure” in 2008 with their debut album, Walking on a Dream, which went on to sell more than a million copies and win a litany of awards. Empire of the Sun’s last tour was filled with dancing swordfish girls, bazookas, and other special effects that are out of this world. I have no idea what they have planned for this tour, but I’m sure it will be spectacular and zany in their typical fashion.
Empire of the Sun US Tour Dates:
6/21-23 – Las Vegas, NV @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Electric Daisy Carnival
6/27-30 – Rothbury, MI @ Double JJ Ranch & Resort – Electric Forest
7/02 – Milwaukee, WI @ Henry Maier Festival Park – Summerfest
8/01 – Bud Light Music First “50/50/1” Festival
8/04 – Los Angeles, CA @ Los Angeles State Historic Park – HARD Summer 2013
8/23-25 – Eugene, OR @ Emerald Meadows – Kaleidoscope Music Festival
8/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Pioneer Park – Twilight Concert Series
8/31-9/01 – Philadelphia, PA @ Fairmount Park – Budweiser Made in America Festival
10/26-27 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
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