Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Day For Night lineup has been announced

The other day, Day for Night, the art and music festival in Houston, Texas, announced its 2017 lineup. Among the headliners are Nine Inch Nails, Thom Yorke, Solange, Justice, St. Vincent, Tyler, the Creator, and James Blake. Also on the lineup are Jamie xx, Pussy Riot, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Sky Ferreira, Cardi B, Perfume Genius, Laurie Anderson, Lil B, Jlin, Priests, Mount Kimbie, and Jenny Hval. GAS will also be playing the festival, making it his first show in the United States since 2009. Day for Night 201 will take place December 15-17. See the full lineup here.

On the first day of the festival, there is going to be a summit with talks by Chelsea Manning, Laurie Anderson, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova, and Los Angeles-based artist Lauren McCarthy. After the summit, there is going to be a “Soul Cleansing,” a performance presented by Saint Heron that will feature Solange, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kaytranada. Day for Night also will have 18 installations from artists including Ryoji Ikeda, Matthew Schreiber, and Felicie D’Estienne D’Orves.

A part of the earnings from this year’s Day for Night is going to be donated to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help people in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Last year’s festival featured the first Aphex Twin set in the States since 2008.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor announces fall tour dates

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have released a tour in support of their recent album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. It will begin in the start of September and wi go through October where it it will end at Pitchfork Festival Paris. Check out the itinerary below.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor tour dates:

09-09 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

09-10 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Festival

09-11 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse

09-12 New Orleans, LA – The Joy Theatre

09-14 Austin, TX – The Mohawk

09-16 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live Ballroom

09-17 Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory

09-18 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall

09-19 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works

09-21 Bloomington, IN – The Bluebird

09-22 Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom

09-23 Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead

09-26 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall

09-27 Boston, MA – Paradise

09-28 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

09-29 New York, NY – Terminal 5

10-22 Coventry, England – Warwick Arts Centre

10-23 Bristol, England – Simple Things Festival

10-24 Gateshead, England – The Sage

10-27 Liverpool, England – Camp and Furnace

10-28 Brighton, England – Brighton Dome

10-29 Paris, France – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris