Thursday, April 24, 2014

ASTR Announces North American Co-Headline Tour With The Knocks

05/08 – Toronto, ON – Canada Music Week @ Drake Underground
05/09 – Toronto, ON – Canada Music Week @ Tattoo Rock Parlour
05/10 - Columbia, MD – Sweetlife Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

06/11 – New York, New York @ Bowery Ballroom*
06/12 – Philadelphia, PA @Underground Arts*
06/14 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall*
06/16 – Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club*
06/20 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall*
06/21 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s*
06/22 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry*
06/24 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
06/27 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile Café*
06/28 – Vancouver, BC @The M
edia Club*
06/29  - Portland, OR @Mississippi Studios*
07/01 – San Francisco, CA @Independent
07/03 – Los Angeles, CA@ The Echoplex*
*With The Knocks
Tickets on sale Friday, April 25, 12:00pm EST
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NYC based “noir n’ b” duo ASTR - whose polished, electro-pop sound has bolstered the buzz-worthy band into the spotlight, have announced their first North American co-headline tour with electronic duo The Knocks. The 13-date tour begins in New York in early June, swings through upper North America and wraps-up in Los Angeles in early July.

Before their inaugural tour, the duo, comprised of singer Zoe and multi-instrumentalist Adam, will perform at Canada Music Week in early May, and make an appearance at the Sweetlife Festival in Columbia, MD - just outside of Washington, DC - at the iconic Merriweather Post Pavilion. 

Yesterday, ASTR's remix of New Zealand's brother-sister duo Broods' song 'Bridges' debuted on The Fader. Giving the 'original growler a sort of Swedes-doing-tropical bounce,' ASTR again proves their ability to transform a wide-range of pop tunes into funky, danceable beats. Listen to the track here.
The pair also recently added a drum-driven spin in a remix of 'Sleeping With A Friend,' Neon Trees' latest single from their upcoming album. Check out the remix here.

Their latest studio track, 'Part of Me,' was released via British U.K DJ and international tastemaker Annie Mac just after the duo completed a successful SXSW experience. Listen to ‘Part of Me’ here.

ASTR also dominated MATTE’s Painted Black Act III at Irving Plaza in New York City last month, captivating the  audience with another dynamic, high energy live performance.
Watch the video recap of ASTR’s Painted Black performance, set to their song ‘Blue Hawaii’ at the live performance here.

The band’s debut EP Varsity, and remixes of their hit ‘Operate’ by The Chainsmokers and The-Drum, are available on Spotify, iTunesand Google Play

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