Bastille on "Sound Advice with Jenna Slater" (video) + Tour Dates

by Brice Ezell

30 July 2014

Bastille, one of PopMatters' favorite new artists, recently appeared on SNL comedian Vanessa Bayer's web series, Sound Advice with Jenna Slater.

Bastille, the British epic pop sensation, made an impressive statement in 2013 with its debut Bad Blood. Following two incredible and creative cover mixtapes in 2012, Other People’s Heartache and Other People’s Heartache, Pt. 2, the band lived up to the promise hinted at by its early work, dominating world airwave with tunes like the stadium-ready “Pompeii”.
And, as it turns out, Bastille has a humorous side. The band, who is about to begin a worldwide sprint of a tour, recently appeared on “Sound Advice with Jenna Slater”, a web series hosted by SNL comedian Vanessa Bayer. The quartet’s dry humor plays nicely on Bayer’s awkward overeagerness.

You can catch Bastille all around the world on any of the tour dates below:

Aug 01 - Granatos Live, Rumsiskes, Lithuania
Aug 03 - Arenal Sound, Burriana, Spain
Aug 05 - Mallorca Rocks, Baleares, Spain
Aug 06 - Ibiza RocksIbiza, Spain
Aug 08 - Smukfest, Skanderborg, Denmark
Aug 09 - Summer Well Festival, Buftea, Romania
Aug 10 - Boardmasters, Newquay, United Kingdom
Aug 13 - Frequency Festival, Sankt Pölten, Austria
Aug 14 - Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
Aug 16 - V Festival, Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Aug 17 - V Festival, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Aug 19 - Kubana Festival, Anapa, Russia
Aug 21 - Tennents Vital Festival, Belfast, United Kingdom
Sep 19 - HeartRadio Music Festival @ MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV  
Sep 20 - Music Midtown, Atlanta, GA
Sep 21 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, St Louis, Maryland Heights, MO
Oct 07 - Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA
Oct 09 - Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
Oct 10 - Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY
Oct 11 - Patriot CenterFairfax, VA
Oct 13 - Agganis Arena, Boston, MA
Oct 14 - Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Oct 15 - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada
Oct 17 - US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH
Oct 18 - Milwaukee Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Oct 19 - Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St Paul, MN
Oct 21 - Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
Oct 22 - E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH
Oct 23 - Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, MI
Oct 24 - Main Street Armory, Rochester, NY
Nov 06 - Cedar Park Center, Austin, TX
Nov 07 - Reliant Arena, Houston, TX
Nov 08 - VERIZON THEATRE Grand Prairie, TX
Nov 10 - 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, CO
Nov 11 - UCCUOrem, UT
Nov 13 - Theatre of the Clouds, Portland, OR
Nov 14 - PNE Forum, Vancouver, Canada
Nov 15 - Key Arena, Seattle, WA
Nov 17 - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Nov 19 - Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA
Nov 20 - Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Dec 13 - Weltcup Montafon, Sankt Gallenkirch, Austria
Dec 30 - Rhythm and Alps, Queenstown, New Zealand
Dec 31 - Rhythm and Vines, Gisborne, New Zealand

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