Saturday, September 20, 2014

Foo Fighters announce South American tour

The Foo Fighters have announced dates for a tour of South America in support of their new album, “Sonic Highways.”

The band have revealed 7 shows for the 2-week run, which starts January 15 in Santiago, Chile and wraps January 31 in Bogota, Columbia.

Venue and tickets details will be announced soon.

Due November 10 and produced by Butch Vig, “Sonic Highways” is the band’s 8th studio album.

The project will be launched with a companion HBO series about the recording of the album.

Premiering Friday, October 17 at 11 p.m., the series will see the Foo Fighters visit, and record music at, some of the world's most iconic recording studios in 8 US cities – Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Seattle and Washington, DC.

Frontman Dave Grohl will also conduct interviews for the series, speaking with some of the artists who have recorded at each facility.

Foo Fighters
South American Tour

01/15 – Santiago, CL @ TBA
01/18 – Buenos Aires, AR @ TBA
01/21 – Porto Alegre, BR @ TBA
01/23 – Sao Paulo, BR @ TBA
01/25 – Rio de Janerio, BR @ TBA
01/28 – Bela Horizonte, BR @TBA
01/31 – Bogota, CO @ TBA

See also:

VIDEO: Foo Fighters play crowdfunded show in Virginia
VIDEO: Foo Fighters headline Invictus Games closing ceremony
VIDEO: Foo Fighters preview HBO series Sonic Highways
VIDEO: Foo Fighters play third UK club show
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