Texan post-rockers announce January tour

Explosions In The Sky will return to the UK in 2008 for a short tour ahead of their appearance curating the ATP festival in May.

The live shows and subsequent festival appearance will be their last for some time, the band write on their website. “After June 2008 we plan on dropping off the face of the earth for a while,” they write.

Support for the tour will come from Eluvium. All Tomorrow’s Parties, as which is being curated by Explosions In The Sky, will take place on May 16, 17 18.

Explosions In The Sky will play

Brighton Concorde 2 (January 23)

Bristol Anson Rooms (24)

Dublin The Village (26)

Glasgow Barrowlands (27)

Manchester Academy (29)

London Astoria (30)

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