Gorillaz Coming to the Kia Forum September 23


North America

Fall 2022

Coming to the Kia Forum on Friday, September 23

Tickets On Sale Friday, May 20 at 10am Local Time

Gorillaz has confirmed an historic, rare and not to be missed North American tour. The tour, produced by Live Nation, is Gorillaz’ first Stateside trip since the 2018 trek that concluded with the inaugural Demon Dayz Festival L.A., described by UPROXX as “truly something special to see,” and is the band’s only planned North American outing on the horizon. The world’s most successful virtual act will once again be brought to life by Damon Albarn and the 14-piece Gorillaz live band — aided and abetted by a varying cast of guest performers — for a series of 21 unique and unforgettable arena dates across the U.S. and Canada (plus a previously announced headline appearance at the Life Is Beautiful festival) beginning September 11 in Vancouver, BC, stopping at the Kia Forum on September 23, and wrapping up on October 23 in Miami, FL.

The Gorillaz live experience hailed by ROLLING STONE as “an overwhelming pop spectacle, with Damon Albarn’s steady presence to keep the audience focused”draws on 20+ years of genre-bending, paradigm-shifting, consistently innovative musical brilliance. Since their creation at the hands of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs have amassed an unparalleled arsenal of classic tunes including “Clint Eastwood,” “Tomorrow Comes Today,” “19-2000,” “Feel Good Inc.,” “DARE,” “Dirty Harry,” “Kids With Guns,” “El Mañana,” “Stylo,” “Superfast Jellyfish,” “On Melancholy Hill,” “Saturnz Barz,” “Andromeda,” “Strobelite,” “Humility,” “Hollywood,” “Tranz,” “Momentary Bliss,” “Désolé,” “Aries,” “Strange Timez,” “The Pink Phantom,” and literally dozens more. The BRIT and GRAMMY Award winning band’s albums include Gorillaz (2001), Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011), Humanz (2017), The Now Now (2018) and Song Machine – Season One: Strange Timez (2020). A truly global phenomenon, Gorillaz have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking and unique ways, touring the world from San Diego to Syria, Montevideo to Manchester and winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor. The band is recognized by The Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet’s Most Successful Virtual Act.

Gorillaz is currently bringing its spontaneous globe-trekking carnival to stages from South America to Europe, on its current 2022 World Tour. The Fall 2022 dates comprise its only currently planned visit to North America. Support from Vancouver through Atlanta will come from EARTHGANG, while Jungle will support in Orlando and Miami.

For further information re: tickets, pre-sales, etc., visit https://www.gorillaz.com/ and https://www.livenation.com/


North America

Fall 2022

Sun Sep 11  – Vancouver, BC  – Rogers Arena

Mon Sep 12  – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena

Wed Sep 14  – Portland, OR –Moda Center

Sat Sep 17  – Las Vegas, NV  – Life is Beautiful Festival

Mon Sep 19  – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena

Wed Sep 21  – San Francisco, CA  – Chase Center

Fri Sep 23  – Los Angeles, CA  Kia Forum

Mon Sep 26  – Phoenix, AZ  – Footprint Center

Wed Sep 28  – Denver, CO  – Ball Arena

Fri Sep 30  – Austin, TX  – Moody Center

Sat Oct 01  – Irving, TX  – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Mon Oct 03  – Chicago, IL  – United Center

Wed Oct 05  – Detroit, MI  – Little Caesars Arena

Thu Oct 06  – Toronto, ON  – Scotiabank Arena

Sat Oct 08  – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre

Tue Oct 11  – Boston, MA – TD Garden

Wed Oct 12  – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center

Fri Oct 14  – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia

Mon Oct 17  – Columbia, MD  – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Wed Oct 19  – Alpharetta, GA  – Ameris Bank Amphitheater

Fri Oct 21  – Orlando, FL – Amway Center

Sun Oct 23  – Miami, FL – FTX Arena

EARTHGANG supports September 11 through October 19

Jungle supports October 21 and 23

About the Kia Forum

The Kia Forum, located in Inglewood, California, is the only arena-sized venue in the country dedicated to music and entertainment, delivering a superior experience for artists and fans alike. The iconic venue attracts a wide variety of premier events including the biggest names in music and entertainment, award shows, combat sports and more. Fans at the Kia Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise and food and beverage options. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the show. A 40,000-square-foot outdoor terrace wraps around the perimeter of the building and offers comfortable furnishings and food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, Kia Forum Backstage includes star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Kia Forum was honored at the 2021 Pollstar Awards as recipient of the Arena of the Decade award. For more information, please visit thekiaforum.comInstagram | Facebook | Twitter

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