Gorillaz announce line-up for innovative new festival ‘Demon Dayz’
Gorillaz have announced the line-up for Demon Dayz – the one-day festival at Dreamland Margate on Saturday 10th June, 2017.
Curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, Demon Dayz will this year feature Gorillaz in the headline slot, marking the band’s welcome return to the live stage in celebration of the band’s new album Humanz.
Joining Gorillaz on the Demon Dayz line-up are some exciting artists of the moment, many of whom featured in the roll call of talent on the new record. Performing their own sets across the day will be a ‘special guest’ still to be announced, Vince Staples, De La Soul and Fufanu on the Main Stage, while the Red Bull-presented Hall By The Sea will play host to Danny Brown, Little Simz, Kali Uchis, Popcaan and Kilo Kish. A third stage with Gorillaz Sound System and DJs completes the line up for this unique one-day festival at the historic amusement park in Kent.
The Humanz Tour will see the Murdoc Niccals (bass), Noodle (guitar), Russel Hobbs (drums) and 2D (vocals) joined on stage by the Gorillaz live band – Damon Albarn, Gabriel Wallace, Mike Smith, Jesse Hackett, Jeff Wootton, Karl Vanden Bossche, Seye Adelekan – as well as selected performers from the stellar roll call of Gorillaz’ family of featured artists.
The full list of UK and European tour dates is:
1 Luxembourg – Rockhal
2 Vienna – Stadthalle
4 Copenhagen – Royal Arena
5 Oslo – Spektrum
6 Stockholm – Hovet
8 Zurich – Samsung Hall
9 Geneva – Arena
11 Munich – Zenith
13 Budapest – Aréna
14 Prague – O2 Arena
17 Berlin – Max-Schmeling-Halle
18 Dusseldorf – Mitsubishi Electric Halle
19 Hamburg – Sporthalle
21 Amsterdam – Ziggo Dome
22 Brussels – Forest National
24 Paris – Zénith
27 Brighton Centre
29 Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
1 Manchester – Manchester Arena
2 Birmingham – Barclaycard Arena
4 London – O2 Arena