Photo by Estelle Hanania
Following their recent performances throughout Australia, SUNN O))) this week travels to the Southeastern US for a run of tour dates. Leading off with the massive Big Ears Fest in Knoxville this weekend where they’ll share the stage with Laurie Anderson and Philip Glass, Andrew Bird, Yo La Tengo, Sun Ra Arkestra, Wolf Eyes, labelmates Big | Brave, and many others, shows in Nashville, Athens, Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Tampa follow through April 8th. Later in April, SUNN O))) will travel to Austin to take part in Levitation 2016 with the likes of Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, The Brian Jonestown Masacre, Sleep, and many more.
May sees SUNN O))) performing throughout the Southwestern and West Coast states, with shows in Denver, Albuquerque, Tucson, Los Angeles, and Oakland, May 2nd through 7th. This tour is followed later in the month with the band’s participation in Moogfest in Durham, North Carolina on May 21st. In June, they will tour through St. Louis, Chicago, Cleveland, and Detroit on their way to tow major Canadian festivals; Unsound Toronto at Luminato Festival on June 10th, and Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival in Montreal on June 11th. The band then immediately crosses the Atlantic for shows in Amsterdam and Ghent preceding their return to Hellfest in France on June 17th.
The touring lineup for these shows will include founding members Greg Anderson and Stephen O’Malley, as well as longtime members Attila Csihar, Tos Nieuwenhuizen, and Steve Moore (Earth, Stebmo). Additional international live performances are still being scheduled for the Spring and Summer months.
SUNN O)))’s late 2015-released full-length album, Kannon, the brand new reissue of the Dømkirke live album, and other titles and merch is available through Southern Lord here, and Southern Lord European store here.