UPDATE: Muse Adds Brooklyn Show

UPDATE 10/20/2015

Muse’s North American leg of their Drones tour is boasting New York talent. Last month, PHANTOGRAM was announced as Muse’s opener on the West coast and in a recent announcement for the remainder of the tour, it was revealed that Ithaca’s X Ambassadors will be opening.

Among the recently announced dates is Jan. 27 At Barclays Center in Brooklyn. An exclusive presale begins Oct. 21 at 10am to muse.mu site members registered prior to Oct. 13 and public on sale begins Friday Oct. 23 at 10am local time. Tickets for the Barclays Center show are available here, and other dates are available from Muse’s tour dates page. PHANTOGRAM will only be opening the four shows NYS Music reported below.


Original Article:

As one of the live music scene’s most anticipated acts, Muse has just announced the first four U.S. tour dates.

As of now, these are the only four U.S. dates on their Drones tour and they are on the West Coast. While these shows are far from New York, it comes with exciting news that the Capitol District’s PHANTOGRAM will be on board for the ride.

December 13 – Moda Center, Portland, OR
December 15 – Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
December 16 – Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA
December 18 – Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

Photo Credit: Hans-Peter van Velthoven
Photo Credit: Hans-Peter van Velthoven

The band recently released their seventh studio album Drones and are embarking on a worldwide tour in support of the album. According to their website, additional dates will be announced later. Fans will get a unique 360-degree experience with the stage set in the middle of the venues.

The 518 will be righteously represented on these four shows. Saratoga Springs’ PHANTOGRAM has been announced as the opening act for these four shows. The band rose from relative obscurity playing around New York’s Capitol District at their formation in 2007 under the name Charlie Everywhere (they changed to PHANTOGRAM a few years later).

In recent years, they’ve garnered national attention, receiving radio airplay across the country and making numerous festival appearances. Check out a performance from May 2011 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s student union in Troy:

Public on sale for these four shows begins Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. with a special presale starting 9 a.m. on Sept. 23.

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