Hot Chip have been announced as one of the headline acts at the first Metropolis Festival at RDS in Dublin (November 7th & 8th). They will be joining The Roots, Todd Terje, Tiga, Le Galaxie, Omar Souleyman on the first day of the festival (the following day includes CHIC feat Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Jamie xx, Giorgio Moroder, Four Tet and Jeff Mills). For more information, visit the festival’s website here. The band play their own show at the Limelight in Belfast on Nov 6th. Tickets available now from here. The band’s recent appearance at Electric Picnic gained them an incredible 5* review in the Irish Times.
Hot Chip have announced a new run of headline dates in the UK for October including London’s O2 Brixton Academy on 22nd October. Tickets for all dates go on pre-sale at 10am Wednesday 22nd April and on general sale at 10am Friday 24th April. Alongside the live dates announcement, the band have also today released a brand new, limited edition white label 12” featuring remixes of Need You Now from Percussions (Kieran Hebden) and Huarache Lights from Joe Goddard. Pre-order it now via Dom Mart – it’s released 4th May.
Tues 13 Oct – Bristol, O2 Academy (w/ Georgia)
Wed 14 Oct – Portsmouth, Pyramid Centre (w/ Georgia)
Fri 16 Oct – Glasgow, Barrowland (w/ Georgia)
Sat 17 Oct – Manchester, Albert Hall (w/ Georgia)
Sun 18 Oct – Leeds, Beckett University (w/ Georgia)
Tue 20 Oct – Nottingham, Rock City (w/ Georgia)
Wed 21 Oct – Cambridge, Corn Exchange (w/ Georgia)
Thu 22 Oct – London, O2 Brixton Academy (w/ Lonelady)