Norwegian folk/ambient metal project Wardruna have confirmed their first ever North American tour for next year, featuring limited engagements on the east coast.
The outing kicks off at the start of February in Silver Spring, MD and proceeds to invade New York City at Town Hall on Feb. 3 [TIX go on sale on 10/6] before taking on Montreal and the mini-trek’s final stop in Boston.
Here’s what the band had to say:
Over the last few years we have received countless emails and comments from fans across the US and Canada requesting us to “cross the pond” and perform more often in North America and now we are FINALLY able to announce our first ever tour in North America. In February 2018 we set out to do a handful concerts in the eastern US and Canada. We hope that many people will come and support us as well as spread the word and we hope that this is only the first of many American tours in the time to come!
Wardruna‘s stateside invasion is in support of their third studio full-length, Runaljod – Ragnarok, released last year via By Norse Music. In addition, the act’s mainman Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik has just announced a solo EP titled Snake Pit Poetry, due out on October 20th (pre-order). Here’s more info via the official press release:
Einar Selvik, a truly innovative and tireless musician and Norse history expert, will release Snake Pit Poetry, a two-track, ten-minute EP containing an acoustic version as well as the complete studio version of his much-requested piece “Snake Pit Poetry,” written for History Channel’s beloved TV show Vikings. The song features the extraordinary talent of Icelandic singer Hilda Örvarsdottir, who is featured as a soloist on film scores such as Man of Steel (Hans Zimmer), The Eagle, Babylon AD, Mortal Instruments, Colette (Atli Örvarsson) and 300: Rise of an Empire (Junkie XL).
Dates and tunes continue below.
Wardruna North American tour:
February 1: Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
February 3: New York, NY @ Town Hall
February 4: Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater
February 6: Boston, MA @ The Wilbur Theatre