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27 April 2016

The Psychedelic Furs & The Church Announce “Summer 2016” U.S. Tour

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The Psychedelic Furs & The Church Announce “Summer 2016” U.S. Tour

15 Shows Together Beginning On July 15th

April 26, 2016 – Following last year’s sold out jaunt, The Psychedelic Furs and The Church will team up again this summer for 15 shows in North America beginning on July 15th in Flagstaff, AZ and wrapping in Sioux City, IA on August 6th.

Originally from the U.K., The Psychedelic Furs scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty In Pink,” “Heaven,” “The Ghost In You,” and “Heartbreak Beat,” releasing seven studio albums and several compilations over the course of their career.  Over the past three decades, Furs’ concerts have become must-see events as they continue to sell out venues worldwide.

The Church are touring in support of their 25th studio album, Further/Deeper, which was released in North America last year to rave reviews. 2015 was a wildly successful year for the band with performances at SXSW, Primavera Sound in Spain, two North American tours and their first European tour in eight years.

“Sometimes rock ‘n’ roll has really good double bills where there are two likeminded acts and the audience can go away very happy they got their moneys worth,” The Church’s Steve Kilbey commented. “This is how it is with The Church and Psychedelic Furs I believe; and because the last lot of shows went so well we couldn’t help but want to keep it going.”

Tickets for most shows will go on sale this Friday morning.

For up to date information on both bands visit: http://www.thepsychedelicfurs.com

http://thechurchband.net

The Psychedelic Furs & The Church 2016 – North American Tour Dates

7/13               Tucson, AZ                  Rialto Theatre (FURS ONLY)

7/15               Flagstaff, AZ               Pepsi Amphitheater

7/16               Las Vegas, NV            Brooklyn Bowl

7/17               Costa Mesa, CA         Pacific Amphitheater

7/19               San Diego, CA             Humphrey’s at the Bay

7/20               Los Angeles, CA          Teragram Ballroom (CHURCH ONLY)

7/22               Santa Cruz, CA           The Catalyst

7/23               Berkeley, CA               UC Theater

7/26               Portland, OR              Revolution Hall

7/27               Seattle, WA                 Benaroya Hall

7/28               Missoula, MT              The Wilma

7/30               Salt Lake City, UT      Rockwell at The Complex

7/31               Arvada, CO                 Arvada Center

8/2                 Lincoln, NE                 Rococo Theatre

8/4                 St. Louis, MO             Ready Room

8/5                 Kansas City, MO        CrossroadsKC

8/6                 Sioux City, IA              Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

 

9 April 2016

the church 2016 North America Tour promo video

Check out our 2016 North America Tour promo video:

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1 April 2016

Video premiere of “Let Us Go”:

“Let Us Go”

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“‘Let Us Go’ is a pretty standard Church pop song,” considers frontman Steve Kilbey. “I never really gave it a lot of thought but then a friend of mine asked ‘can I do a video for a song off ‘Further/Deeper’?’ I was surprised when he chose that one and now the song’s become a little something extra. This friend filmed us rehearsing one night in Melbourne and went away and doctored it up. He’d been to South America taking ayahuasca and wanted something of that feeling for the video, that’s why it’s kaleidoscopic and with all the amoebas.”

“Tim (Powles, Church drummer & producer) had some words that he’d written for another song that hadn’t fit in so we incorporated his words into what I was writing. Then he chopped up my words and made me sing them another way around for the verse. That’s something else I don’t do very often – sing somebody else’s words in a song. But I really liked what he had written. And I really believe you can put anything anywhere in music if luck is with you. And as luck would have it, the lyrics I didn’t think were very good for this other song were perfect for this song and gave a great other aspect to it. It was serendipitous.”

“Everything we do has integrity and care and love. It’s never just knock it down. On that album (‘Further/Deeper’) – studded with really amazing songs like ‘Miami’ and ‘Toy Head’ and ‘Lightning White’ – ‘Let Us Go’ is a pretty standard Church song, one of the ones that connects the masterpieces. But I think it’s a great little song. It’s a bit New Romantic-y with that synthesizer, giving a 1980s kind of bounce to it, something we don’t have a lot of. And we haven’t done it a lot live but when we did, it was heading towards a really cool thing at the end.”

The Church kick off an 18-date U.S. tour on April 8th in Dallas. They’ll be playing their classic 1982 album The Blurred Crusade along with highlights from Further/Deeper and other cuts. Leading up to the tour, the ever-prolific Kilbey has been finishing the crowdfunded The Speed Of The Stars album (http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/speedofthestars), a project he’s been working on since the late 90s with Irish musician Frank Kearns.

Mar 31, 2016

http://www.undertheradarmag.com/news/the_church_let_us_go_video_premiere/

17 February 2016

The Church Return To North America

The Church Return To North America For A Limited Run
 
Performing The Blurred Crusade In Its Entirety & More On Upcoming Shows
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February 16, 2016 –The Church will be returning to North America for a limited 16-date tour beginning on April 8th in Dallas, TX and wrapping with a two-night stand in Evanston, IL on April 25th & 26th. The band will also perform at this year’s Maverick Festival on April 9th in San Antonio, TX.
 
Fans who attend the headline shows will be in for a special evening, as The Church will perform two full sets. The first will feature The Church’s classic second album – The Blurred Crusade being performed in its entirety. The second set will consist of selections from the band’s most recent album Further/Deeper along with other classic tracks.
 
The Church are touring in support of their 25th studio album: Further/Deeper. The band was quite active in 2015 with performances at SXSW, Primavera Sound in Spain, and two North American tours.
 
The Church will be offering VIP tickets to their fans for almost all of their upcoming shows: Visit: http://bit.ly/THECHURCHVIP to purchase these very limited packages.
Tickets for all shows go on sale this Friday. For more information visit:
 
The Church 2016 – Headline North American Tour Dates
4/8/2016   Dallas, TX   Sons of Herman Hall
4/9/2016   San Antonio, TX   Maverick Festival
4/10/2016 New Orleans, LA   House Of Blues
4/11/2016 Athens, GA   Georgia Theater
4/12/2016 Nashville, TN   Mercy Lounge
4/13/2016 Columbus, OH   Skullys Music Diner
4/14/2016 Alexandria, VA   The Birchmere
4/15/2016 Brooklyn, NY   Music Hall Of Williamsburg
4/16/2016 Fairfield, CT   Stage One
4/17/2016 Wilmington, DE   World Cafe @ The Queen
4/19/2016 Northampton, MA   Iron Horse Music Hall
4/20/2016 Londonderry, NH   Tupelo Music Hall
4/22/2016 Sellersville, PA   Sellersville Theater
4/23/2016 Buffalo, NY   The Tralf
4/24/2016 Cleveland, OH   The Music Box Supper Club
4/25/2016 Evanston, IL   SPACE
4/26/2016 Evanston, IL   SPACE
Here’s the official North American 2016 tour poster. Feel free to download and help us spread the word. Thank you and we’ll see you at the shows!
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11 November 2015

The Kilbey Kennedy Sunday Session

STEVE KILBEY (the church), MARTIN KENNEDY (all india radio) with special guest BARTON PRICE (the models)

Come on down for our Sunday arvo session, 29th November 2015, 2pm – 7pm. Kids welcome! $20 in advance $25 at the door. Coogee Sports Club, 51 Dolphin St, Coogee NSW 2034. For restaurant & Sunday barefoot bowls must book in advance on (02) 9665 5782.

For ticket/event info please email Samantha Mayfair / sam@thetimebeing.com or Grant McNicol / coogeelive@gmail.com. 

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19 September 2015

We are playing Small World Festival this Saturday, September 19 in Sydney!

This is our last show of 2015 so come on out and wrap up the year with us. It’s indeed an honour to headline such a cool up and coming homegrown Sydney event, with a brilliantly progressive lineup and location at Sydney Park.
Get tickets here.

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19 September 2015

Our North American Tour with The Psychedelic Furs was a smashing success!

Thank you everyone who joined us on what proved to be an excellent double bill…we enjoyed every show immensely and had much fun with the Furs and their entourage…we’re tempted to share a stage with them again in the future, who knows where…

Special thank you to all the VIPs who attended. It was a first for us and we enjoyed sharing the moment and appreciate your extra investment…it was intense and we may do that again too. See you Stateside in 2016.

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