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SAVAGES ANNOUNCE BIGGEST LONDON SHOW YET

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Photo by Burak Cingi for the Line Of Best Fit

After a victorious weekend playing at Reading and Leeds festival, Savages announce their biggest London show yet at the 02 Academy Brixton on 25th November, and another show at Norwich's Nick Rayns venue on 23rd November, to celebrate an outstanding year following the release of their second album Adore Life in January, which is also nominated for this year's Mercury Prize.

Tickets for these shows go on general sale this Friday 2nd September at 9am (BST). Link for the London show here, and for Norwich here.

Other tour dates:

September 2: End of the Road Festival, Salisbury, UK
October 1-2 : The Meadows Music Festival, Flushing NY

You can order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following:

The Matador Store
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Streaming 

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ANNOUNCEMENT: SAVAGES NOMINATED FOR 2016 MERCURY PRIZE

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Savages' second album Adore Life, released in January of this year, has been nominated for this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize, after their first album Silence Yourself was also nominated for the prize back in 2013. The public are invited to vote online at the Mercury Prize website. Voting opens at 12pm (GMT) on Thursday 4th August and closes at 11:59pm (GMT) on Friday 12th August. Get your votes in people!

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The band are currently on their way back to European soil to play a series of festival dates shortly after supporting LCD Soundsystem at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado. All dates are below.

August 4-7Ypsigrock Festival, Palermo, Italy
August 9-13Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
August 11-14: La Route Du Rock, Saint-Malo, France
Friday, August 12 Flow Festival – Helsinki
Saturday, August 20: Midnight Sonic, Chiba, Japan
Friday, August 26: Bramham Park, Wetherby, UK
August  26-28: Reading Festival, UK
September 2-4Electric PicnicStradbally, Ireland
September 2-4: End of the Road Festival, Salisbury, UK
October 1-2 : The Meadows Music Festival, Flushing NY

You can order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following:

The Matador Store
Amazon 
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming 

Savages online :
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Savages and Car Seat Headrest at Pitchfork Festival This Weekend

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(above - not a poster for the Pitchfork Festival)

Just a reminder for those attending this weekend's Pitchfork Festival in Chicago's Union Park that Savages are playing on the Green Stage Saturday at 4:15pm, while Car Seat Headrest are making their (domestic) P4K fest debut on the Red Stage Friday afternoon at 3:30pm. In addition, Car Seat Headrest are at the Empty Bottle Saturday night at midnight and while advance tickets are sold out, a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

If the above events aren't to your liking, Disturbed, Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Drowning Pool, Asking Alexandria and some version of Page Hamilton's Helmet are taking part in a craft beer exposition in Bridgeview, IL this weekend. I'm told tickets are very much available (which is probably a familiar refrain whenever Drowning Pool are playing), so use that information as you see fit.

VIDEO : Savages, Live At 9:30 Club, Washington DC, March 27 , 2016

Prior to commencement of the next run of live dates (see below), NPR premiered a multi-camera shoot of Savages captured live at Washington's 9:30 Club this past March



upcoming tour dates :

July 7-9 - Pohoda Festival 2016, Trencin, Slovakia
Friday, July 8 - Festival Musilac, Aix Les Bains, France
July 14-17 - Pemberton Music Festival 2016, Pemberton, BC, Canada
Sunday, July 17 – The Rave II (Downstairs) – Milwaukee, WI
Tuesday, July 19 – The Ballroom At the Taft - Cincinnati, OH
Wednesday, July 20 - Mercury Ballroom - Louisville, KY
Thursday, July 21 – Deluxe – Indianapolis, IN
July 22-24 - WayHome Music & Arts Festival 2016, Oro, ON, Canada
Tuesday, July 26 – Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA
Wednesday, July 27 – The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
Friday, July 29 – Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA
Saturday, July 30 – The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA
Tuesday, August 2 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison CO (sold out)*
Wednesday, August 3 - Red Rocks Amphitheater,  Morrison CO (sold out)*
August 4-7: Ypsigrock Festival, Palermo, Italy
August 9-13: Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
August 11-14: La Route Du Rock, Saint-Malo, France
Friday, August 12 Flow Festival – Helsinki
Saturday, August 20: Midnight Sonic, Chiba, Japan
Friday, August 26: Bramham Park, Wetherby, UK
August  26-28: Reading Festival, UK
September 2-4: Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Ireland
September 2-4: End of the Road Festival, Salisbury, UK
October 1-2 : The Meadows Music Festival, Flushing NY

* - with LCD Soundsystem

order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following “

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NOS PRIMAVERA SOUND PORTO SCHEDULE



Just a heads up for those of you at Primavera Sound in Porto this weekend commencing 9th June - 11th June, we have several members of the Matador family performing. Stages and times below. Get them in your diaries.

Friday June 10th

21:25 SAVAGES (Palco Super Bock stage)

Saturday June 11th

18:50 ALGIERS (Palco Supert Bock stage)
21:15 CAR SEAT HEADREST (Palco Pitchfork stage)

 

More info.

Primavera Sound Barcelona WFMU schedule



Algiers, Car Seat Headrest, Savages and Steve Gunn all join this year's Primavera Sound in sunny Barcelona which commenced this week. For those of you who unfortunately aren't basking in the sun watching these bands, you can listen to Car Seat Headrest and Steve Gunn's sets through the magic of the airwaves courtesy of WFMU. Times below (EDT).

Friday June 3rd

5:15pm Car Seat Headrest (EDT)

11:20pm Steve Gunn (EDT)

You can find more info here.

SAVAGES CURATED FESTIVALS: SONIC CITY + LE GUESS WHO?

(photo credit: Ramon Palacios-Pelletier)

That's right folks. As if they haven't given you enough already, Savages will also bring to you two undoubtedly phenomenal line-ups for this year's Sonic City Festival and Le Guess Who? Festival.

The first of these, Sonic City, will take place in Kortrijk in Belgium on 12th and 13th of November 2016. Last year saw the festival curated by the Canadian group formerly known as Viet Cong (now Preoccupations) which featured bands such as The Thurston Moore Band, Bo Ningen and Protomartyr, amongst others. Savages will no doubt bring another impressive line-up – which is yet to be announced. Early bird tickets have already sold out. More info below.
Le Guess Who? takes place in the quaint town of Utrecht in the Netherlands during the same weekend 10th - 13th November 2016. Savages are one of four curators for this festival alongside Wilco, Julia Holter and SUUNS. You can see the first announcement of artists in the poster below. More to be announced.


Savages are currently on tour. All dates below.

May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 – Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 – Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5: Primavera Sound, Barcelona, ES
June 2-4: Bad Bonn Festival Kilbi 2016, Dudingen, Switzerland
June 4-5: We Love Green 2016, Paris, France
June 9-11: NOS Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal
June 16: Metro Theatre, Sydney, Australia
June 18: Dark Mofo 2016, Hobart, Australia
June 19: Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
June 24: Glastonbury Festival, UK
June 24-26: Down The Rabbit Hole, Beuningen, Netherlands
June 25-2: Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
June 30 – July 3: Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
July 2-3: Plaine de la Filhole, Marmande, France
Sunday, July 17 – The Rave II (Downstairs) – Milwaukee, WI
Tuesday, July 19 – The Ballroom At the Taft - Cincinnati, OH
Wednesday, July 20 - Mercury Ballroom - Louisville, KY
Thursday, July 21 – Deluxe – Indianapolis, IN
Tuesday, July 26 – Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA
Wednesday, July 27 – The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
Friday, July 29 – Observatory North Park – San Diego, CA
Saturday, July 30 – The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA

Aug 4-7: Ypsigrock Festival, Palermo, Italy
Aug 9-13: Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
Aug 11-14: La Route Du Rock, Saint-Malo, France
Aug 20: Midnight Sonic, Chiba, Japan
Aug 26: Bramham Park, Wetherby, UK
Aug 26-28: Reading Festival, UK
Sep 2-4: Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Ireland
Sep 2-4: End of the Road Festival, Salisbury, UK

BUY LINKS

order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following “

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

 

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New Savages U.S. Dates In July



(photography by TIM)

The day after an appearance at Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival, Savages will kick off a further 8 U.S. shows (in bold below) with tickets on sale tomorrow (Friday, May 6)

Sunday, July 17 - The Rave II (Downstairs) - Milwaukee, WI
Tuesday, July 19 - The Ballroom At the Taft - Cincinnati, OH
Wednesday, July 20 - Mercury Ballroom - Louisville, KY
Thursday, July 21 - Deluxe - Indianapolis, IN
Tuesday, July 26 - Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA
Wednesday, July 27 - The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
Friday, July 29 - Observatory North Park - San Diego, CA
Saturday, July 30 - The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA


previously announced dates :
May, 14 – Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH
May, 17 - Mr Small’s Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI
May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP SOLD OUT
June 24-26 Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset UK
June 24-26 - Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Ewijk, The Netherlands
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
July 16, Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago IL




BUY LINKS

order ' Adore Life' from the following "

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
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This Afternoon : SAVAGES on "Ellen"



(photo by Tim)

Those of us who are long in the tooth can remember when a young Ellen DeGeneres was entrusted with propping up the career of contemporary art's 2nd most prominent mercury poisoning victim (Graham Parker being the first), Jeremy Piven. Of course, Ellen's come an incredibly long way since then, fighting off a strong challenge from Matador office favorite, "Hot Bench", to become the modern day ruler of daytime television. Tuesday marks yet another highlight in Ellen's afternoon tenure when she welcomes Savages to her syndicated chat show, along with crowd-pleasing star of "Joe Dirt" and "Joe Dirt 2", David Spade. The program airs at 4pm eastern, but please check your local listings because we cannot be expected to learn the names of every regional broadcaster. In New York, that's Channel 4 (WNBC), in Los Angeles Channel 4 (KNBC). Hey, if you live in flyover country, at least the gas is cheaper.

ADDENDUM : local listings / airtimes for "Ellen"

Savages on tour :

April 19 - The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
April 20 - Fox Theater, Pomona, CA (with Death Grips)
April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MX
May, 14 – Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH
May, 17 - Mr Small’s Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI
May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP SOLD OUT
June 24-26 - Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Ewijk, The Netherlands
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

order ' Adore Life' from the following "

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
Savagesband.com
Facebook
Twitter
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Instagram

START MAKING SENSE on Beats 1 with Jehnny Beth



ATTENTION WORLD. Jehnny Beth of Savages will be taking over the airwaves on Beats 1 commencing today at 7pm Pacific time / 10pm Eastern time. European listeners can catch a repeat of the show on Wednesday at 2pm (GMT). The show will be aired weekly at the same time over the next 3 months. Not to be missed.

Listen here.

Savages' North American Tour is ON, Will Appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tomorrow



(photo by TIM)

The last time Savages played in New York was in January of last year. They played all over the city much of the month in the brutal weather to write and test out new material in small venues. It was an incredible time to be able to see the songs morph over those weeks and then to later in the year hear Adore Life completed. Tonight and tomorrow the band will be played again to crowds in New York. This is only the beginning of the band's massive upcoming tour.

REMINDER - tomorrow night the band will be performing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tune in at 11:35pm EST.

March 28 - Irving Plaza, New York NY
March 29 - Warsaw, Brooklyn NY
March 31 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
April 1 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
April 2 - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, Canada
April 4 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
April 5 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
April 7 -  Metro, Chicago IL
April 8 - The Ready Room, St. Louis MO
April 9 - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS
April 11 - Trees, Dallas TX
April 12 - Emo’s, Austin TX
April 14 - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
April 15 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 18 - El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
April 19 - The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
April 20 - Fox Theater, Pomona, CA (with Death Grips)
April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MX
May, 14 – Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH
May, 17 - Mr Small’s Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI
May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP SOLD OUT
June 24-26 - Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Ewijk, The Netherlands
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

ADORE LIFE
Matador: http://smarturl.it/savages_adorelife_lp
Savagesband.com: http://savages.store-08.com/
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/savages_adorelifei
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/savages_adorelife_a
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/savages_adorelife_gp
Streaming: http://smarturl.it/savages_adorelife_s

SOCIALS
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Website - http://savagesband.com/

WATCH: SAVAGES / ARTE



“It’s time for you to wake up. There are people in this world dying to meet you”

Savages have shared a new video directed by Antoine Carlier for Arte TV featuring songs Mechanic, I Need Something New, The Answer, Adore from new album Adore Life, and also Hit Me from their debut album Silence Yourself.

You can watch it here.

The band are currently on the European stretch of their Adore Life tour before heading to the US. All dates below.

March 2 - Botanique Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium SOLD OUT
March 3 - Luxor, Cologne, Germany
March 5 - Babel, Malmö, Sweden
March 6 - Kagelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden
March 7 - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 9 - Knust, Hamburg, Germany
March 10 – Berghain, Berlin, Germany SOLD OUT
March 11 - Strom, Munich, Germany
March 13 - Magazzini Generali, Milan, Italy
March 15 - Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland
March 16 -  Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands SOLD OUT
March 17 - Roundhouse, London, UK
March 27 - 9:30 Club, Washington DC
March 28 - Irving Plaza, New York NY
March 29 - Warsaw, Brooklyn NY
March 31 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
April 1 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
April 2 - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, Canada
April 4 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
April 5 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
April 7 -  Metro, Chicago IL
April 8 - The Ready Room, St. Louis MO
April 9 - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS
April 11 - Trees, Dallas TX
April 12 - Emo’s, Austin TX
April 14 - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
April 15 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 18 - El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
April 19 - The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
April 20 - Fox Theater, Pomona, CA (with Death Grips)
April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MX
May, 14 – Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH
May, 17 - Mr Small’s Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI
May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP SOLD OUT
June 24-26 - Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Ewijk, The Netherlands
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

You can order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following:

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
Savagesband.com
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ADORE LIFE ON THE ROAD: SAVAGES

Photo Cara Robbins for Noisey


Savages' Adore Life tour commences in the UK today! All dates and ticket links below.

February 18 - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
February 19 - Junction, Cambridge, UK
February 21 - Art School, Glasgow, UK SOLD OUT
February 22 - Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
February 23 - Irish Centre, Leeds, UK
February 26 - Generiq Festival, Dijon, France
February 27 - Epicerie Moderne, Lyon, France
February 28 - Rockschool Barbey, Bordeaux, France
March 1 - La Cigale, Paris, France
March 2 - Botanique Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium
March 3 - Luxor, Cologne, Germany
March 5 - Babel, Malmö, Sweden
March 6 - Kagelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden
March 7 - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 9 - Knust, Hamburg, Germany
March 10 - Berghain, Berlin, Germany SOLD OUT
March 11 - Strom, Munich, Germany
March 13 - Magazzini Generali, Milan, Italy
March 15 - Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland
March 16 -  Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands SOLD OUT
March 17 - Roundhouse, London, UK

The band have also been announced for Down The Rabbit Hole Festival in Ewijk, The Netherlands. You can see the rest of their 2016 shows including North America, Canada, and other festival dates below:

March 27 - 9:30 Club, Washington DC
March 28 - Irving Plaza, New York NY
March 29 - Warsaw, Brooklyn NY
March 31 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
April 1 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
April 2 - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, Canada
April 4 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
April 5 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
April 7 -  Metro, Chicago IL
April 8 - The Ready Room, St. Louis MO
April 9 - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS
April 11 - Trees, Dallas TX
April 12 - Emo's, Austin TX
April 14 - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
April 15 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 18 - El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
April 19 - The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
April 20 - Fox Theater, Pomona, CA (with Death Grips)
April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MXMay, 14 - Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH
May, 17 - Mr Small's Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI
May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
June 1-5 - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP SOLD OUT
June 24-26 - Down The Rabbit Hole Festival, Ewijk, The Netherlands
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

You can order ‘ Adore Life’ from the following “

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
Savagesband.com
Facebook
Twitter
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Instagram

Watch Savages Perform "The Answer" & "EVIL" on French TV



Earlier this week Savages performed "EVIL" on Le Grand Journal. The performance can be watched HERE & HERE.

REMINDER: There is a contest running right now where those in the UK/EU can win 2 tickets to see the band live by posting a photo of the album on Instagram with the hashtag #AdoreLifeComp and your location.

Full list of tour dates & ticket links can be found HERE.

Savages - 4 German Dates In March



("Adore", recorded for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic)

Apologies to all concerned but it seems that in the scramble to pass along forthcoming Savages tour dates, we neglected to include the following shows in Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin and Munich :

March 3 - Luxor, Cologne, Germany
March 9 - Knust, Hamburg, Germany
March 10 - Berghain, Berlin, Germany SOLD OUT
March 11 - Strom, Munich, Germany


order ' Adore Life' from the following "

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
Savagesband.com
Facebook
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Instagram

PRIMAVERA SOUND 2016 PORTO: ALGIERS, CAR SEAT HEADREST & SAVAGES ANNOUNCED



Yup, that's right. Algiers, Car Seat Headrest and Savages are heading to sunny Porto for Primavera this year.

"The spirit felt on the stages and on the grass of the Parque da Cidade for three days is the spirit of the city of Porto. An open city in constant mutation, that loves to give and receive. It is here that NOS Primavera Sound starts. It is in the heart of the city that we welcome the audience that arrives to enjoy every proposal that NOS Primavera Sound and Porto have to offer."

Get your tickets HERE.

Savages - New North America Dates




(photos : TIM)

Days after the release of 'Adore Life', Savages have confirmed additional US and Canadian dates (highlighted in bold below). The new shows go on sale this coming Friday (January 29) at 10am local times, with presales commencing this Wednesday.

Savages 2016 tour :

February 18 - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
February 19 - Junction, Cambridge, UK
February 21 - Art School, Glasgow, UK
February 22 - Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
February 23 - Irish Centre, Leeds, UK
February 27 - Epicerie Moderne, Lyon, France
February 28 - Rockschool Barbey, Bordeaux, France
March 2 - Botanique Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium
March 3 - Luxor, Cologne, Germany
March 5 - Babel, Malmö, Sweden
March 6 - Kagelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden
March 7 - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 9 - Knust, Hamburg, Germany
March 10 - Berghain, Berlin, Germany SOLD OUT
March 11 - Strom, Munich, Germany
March 13 - Magazzini Generali, Milan, Italy
March 15 - Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland
March 16 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 17 - Roundhouse, London, UK
March 27 - 9:30 Club, Washington DC
March 28 - Irving Plaza, New York NY
March 29 - Warsaw, Brooklyn NY
March 31 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
April 1 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
April 2 - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, Canada
April 4 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
April 5 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
April 7 - Metro, Chicago IL
April 8 - The Ready Room, St. Louis MO
April 9 - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS
April 11 - Trees, Dallas TX
April 12 - Emo's, Austin TX

April 14 - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ

April 15 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 18 - El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
April 19 - The Fillmore San Francisco, CA

April 20 - Fox Theater, Pomona, CA (with Death Grips)
 

April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA

April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MX 

May, 14 - Exit In, Nashville, TN
May, 15 - Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH

May, 17 - Mr Small's Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA

May, 18 - Grog Shop Cleveland, OH

May, 20 - High Noon Saloon, Madison WI

May, 21 - Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN


May, 22 - WECC, Winnipeg, Canada
May, 24 - Commonwealth Bar & Stage, Calgary Canada
May, 25 - Starlite Room, Edmonton, Canada
May, 27 - Imperial Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada
May, 28 - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR 

June 1-5 - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP
June 29-July 2, Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

order ' Adore Life' from the following "

The Matador Store
Amazon
iTunes
Google Play
Streaming

Savages online :
Savagesband.com
Facebook
Twitter
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Instagram

Savages - 'Adore Life' Out Today, Contest Winner Announced, Elton John Says Something



It seems like only yesterday when we announced the upcoming album from Savages, Adore Life.  In case you're wondering it was October 21st.  Since then, the band have: played shows big and small around the world, put out two videos ("The Answer" and "Adore") and as of earlier this week - performed songs from the new album on television. Oh, and in case you missed it - a fellow Jimmy Kimmel guest this week, Elton John, proclaimed that he thinks Savages are... Well you have to watch the clip to find out.

Adore Life is out today and can be purchased and/or consumed by any of the following retailers:


Thank you to everyone who entered the contest
to fly to London to see the band play London's 100 Club next week. The winner is Paige Emery and you can follow her journey starting on Monday on our Instagram & Twitter accounts.



VIDEO : Savages - "The Answer" and "Adore", from Wednesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

We're a day away from the official release of Savages' wildly acclaimed 2nd album, 'Adore Life', and last night the band performed "The Answer" and "Adore Life" for ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live". Though the latter performance wasn't shown in full on the broadcast, incredibly cool modern persons like yourself have already seen it on your smartphones during this morning's jetpack commute. That said, we're sure you'd like to watch both again, free of distractions.



"The Answer"



"Adore"

Savages 2016 tour :

January 26 - 100 Club, London UK (sold out)

February 18 - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
February 19 - Junction, Cambridge, UK
February 21 - Art School, Glasgow, UK
February 22 - Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
February 23 - Irish Centre, Leeds, UK
February 27 - Epicerie Moderne, Lyon, France
February 28 - Rockschool Barbey, Bordeaux, France
March 2 - Botanique Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium
March 5 - Babel, Malmö, Sweden
March 6 - Kagelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden
March 7 - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 13 - Magazzini Generali, Milan, Italy
March 15 - Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland
March 16 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 17 - Roundhouse, London, UK
March 27 - 9:30 Club, Washington DC
March 28 - Irving Plaza, New York NY
March 29 - Warsaw, Brooklyn NY
March 31 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA
April 1 - Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA
April 2 - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, Canada
April 4 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
April 5 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit MI
April 7 - Metro, Chicago IL
April 8 - The Ready Room, St. Louis MO
April 9 - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS
April 11 - Trees, Dallas TX
April 12 - Emo's, Austin TX
April 15 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 22 - Coachella, Indio, CA
April 24 - Vive Latino Festival, Mexico City, MX
June 1-5 - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona ESP

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PRIMAVERA SOUND 2016 BARCELONA: ALGIERS, CAR SEAT HEADREST, SAVAGES & STEVE GUNN ANNOUNCED



Algiers, Car Seat Headrest, Savages and Steve Gunn are all joining this incredible line up in Barcelona for Primavera festival this year, June 1st - June 5th. More info regarding specific days and stage times to come.

"Primavera Sound reveals the line-up for its forthcoming edition. The programme of events will take place mainly in the Parc del Fòrum of Barcelona from Wednesday 1st to Saturday 4th June and will be complemented by a large number of concerts in various sites in the Raval neighbourhood, which means that music will be on offer for the whole week. More than 150 bands and artists that will dazzle audiences and complete the outstanding offer with a multitude of genres in which there will be something for everyone."

More details / tickets: http://www.primaverasound.es

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