Eluveitie & Korpiklaani North American co-headline tour announced


Switzerland’s Eluveitie and Finland’s Korpiklaani have revealed a month-long USA and Canadian co-headline run for early fall. The outing, titled ‘Wanderers Towards Rebirth (Kulkija ad Agtegnatos) Tour,’ sees opening support from Quebec’s Gone In April.

“Hard to find words here and to express our excitement,” says Eluveitie leadman Chrigel Glanzmann regarding the upcoming trek. “First of all it’s been incredibly long this tour is overdue! We cannot wait to finally come back to North America! Secondly, we have our brand new album ATEGNATOS under our belts, plus we’ve finally released the much-anticipated second part of our purely acoustic ‘Evocation’ cycle since we’ve been to North America the last time. And so we cannot wait to share all the new songs with you! And last but not least it feels simply great to once again tour with our very dear friends and fellow road warriors of Korpiklaani! Long story short: We’re super excited and very much looking forward to soon tour in the USA and Canada again! See you all soon!”

Korpiklaani vocalist and guitarist Jonne Järvelä adds, “We are very much looking forward to the second North American leg of our Kulkija world tour. This time it will be a co-headlining tour with the Switzerland’s own Eluveitie. First half of the North American tour at the end of the last year was a great success, so it is only natural that we will return there this soon.This will be our seventh North American tour, and we’ve played over 1000 shows around the world since 2003. Yet this still feels like we’ve only begun and have just now got the wheels properly rolling. However, before North America we still have a tour in Australia and New Zealand in May and of course a busy summer raising our pints around the various festivals in Europe.”

The trek kicks off in Tampa, FL on September 19, and hits 22 additional major markets before closing out in NYC at PlayStation Theater on October 14 [TIX]. A complete list of tour dates can be viewed below.

Eluveitie‘s new album, Ategnatos, just came out on April 5th via Nuclear Blast. Korpiklaani‘s latest full-length, Kulkija, is out now on NB as well.

Eluveitie have also unleashed a new performance and lyric video for their latest single, “The Slumber.” Check that out, plus more below.


Eluveitie & Korpiklaani w/ Gone In April North American tour:

Sept 19 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
Sept 20 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Sept 21 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
Sept 22 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
Sept 23 – Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
Sept 24 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
Sept 26 – Mesa, TX – Club Red
Sept 27 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
Sept 28 – Oakland, CA – Metro
Sept 29 – Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
Sept 30 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Oct 1 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Oct 3 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Oct 4 – Lincoln, NE – Royal Grove
Oct 5 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
Oct 6 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
Oct 7 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Oct 8 – Ottawa, ON – Brass Monkey
Oct 9 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
Oct 10 – Quebec City, QC – Imperial Bell
Oct 11 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Oct 12 – Reading, PA – Reverb
Oct 13 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
Oct 14 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theatre


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