Sigur Rós

25 March 2013 - Madison Square Garden, New York (Photos)

by Sachyn Mital

27 March 2013

Sigur Rós will release their new album Kveikur in June, but the band is performing a few songs off it now on the North American leg of their global tour. In New York, the Icelandic band appeared humbled to be playing at the esteemed Madison Square Garden.

Sigur Rós

25 Mar 2013: Madison Square Garden — New York

Sigur Rós played one of their biggest shows ever on March 25th at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The band (still a three piece) is performing their classics alongside a few new ones that will be on their forthcoming album Kveikur out on June 18th. The dark and brooding title track from the album was debuted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the prior week and “Brennisteinn” had been released on a small download only EP for tour ticket purchasers. Some upcoming show dates are below as well as videos of the two new songs and photos from the Madison Square Garden performance.
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Ný Batterí
Með Blóðnasir
Olsen Olsen
[encore break]

North American Leg Tour:
03/27 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
03/29 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotia Bank Place
03/30 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Theatre Bowl
04/01 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
04/02 - Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
04/03 - St. Paul, MN - Roy Wilkins Auditorium
04/04 - Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre
04/06 - Denver, CO - 1st Bank
04/08 - Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre
04/09 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
04/10 - Austin, TX - Cedar Park Center
04/12 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica
04/13 - Indio, CA - Coachella
04/16 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre
04/17 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic
04/19 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
04/20 - Indio, CA - Coachella


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