ROSFEST!

Iceland's finest are on the road throughout April, finishing with a London gig...

SIGUR ROS have announced details of a comprehensive European tour for spring, including a date at the LONDON SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE on April 24.

The band will tour extensively across mainland Europe throughout April, before ending their tour with a one-off London show. The band will play: Amsterdam Paradiso (April 1)

Paris Bataclan (2)

Lyon Transbordeur (4)

Marseilles Espace Julien (5)

Barcelona Bikini (7)

Lisbon CCB (9)

Madrid Arena (10)

Milan Teatro de la Herbe (12)

Prague Palac Akropolis (14)

Berlin Columbiafritz (16)

Hamburg Kampnagel (17)

Frankfurt Peterskirche (18)

Dublin Gaiety Theatre (22)

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (24)

It is anticipated that more European shows will be announced soon. Following the London show, the band will fly out to the US with a string quartet, where they will start their first ever American tour.

The band also plans to start recording the follow-up to ‘Agaetis Byrjun’ in their native Reykjavik later in the year.

Prior to the tour, Sigur Ros’ debut UK EP is to be re-released on March 26 on CD, vinyl and DVD. The single will feature the songs ‘Svefn-G-Englar’ and ‘Virar Vel Til Loftrsa’ from the ‘Agaetis Byrjun’ album, as well as new song ‘Nja lagi’. The DVD version also carries the video for ‘Svefn-G-Englar’.