Following the release of his album Elaenia Released on Luaka Bop (US) and Pluto (UK) last year, Floating Points – aka composer/ producer/ DJ Sam Shepherd today announces his first live tour of North America with his brand new band.
Elaenia was launched with a series of concerts in the UK & Europe as well as a a headline show in Brooklyn at Music Hall of Williamsburg, which featured an 11-piece orchestra. During their visit, the orchestra was also invited by Thump/ Vice to record a feature length concert film at the YouTube studios.
The month-long tour will commence at the end of April at LA’s Masonic Lodge (25th & 26th April) and will include two New York dates (12th & 13th May) as well as performances at Moog and Shaky Beats festivals. Full run of dates below.
During the tour, Floating Points will also play a DJ set as part of the Four Tet curated night at The Shrine (LA) on April 30th with Ben UFO, Daphni and Madlib.
WATCH: THUMP Sessions: Floating Points Live
Floating Points Live on Tour:
4/25 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetary
4/26 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetary
4/27 – SANTA ANA, CA – Constellation Room
4/28 – SANTA CRUZ, CA – The Catalyst Club
4/29 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mezzanine
4/30 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall (DJ Set)
5/1 – PORTLAND, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
5/3 – SEATTLE, WA – Neumos
5/4 – VANCOUVER, BC – Celebrities Nightclub
5/7 – CHICAGO, IL – Metro
5/10 – TORONTO, ON – Mod Club
5/11 – MONTREAL, QC – Phi Centre
5/12 – NEW YORK, NY – Bowery Ballroom
5/13 – BROOKLYN, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
5/17 – WASHINGTON, DC – U Street Music Hall
5/19 – DURHAM, NC – Moogfest 2016
5/20-22 – ATLANTA, GA – Shaky Beats Festival @ Centennial Olympic Park