The band that would become Florence + the Machine started in 2006 when friends Florence Welch and Isabella Summers began writing and performing music together at clubs throughout London. Initially the two performed under the name Florence Robot/Isa Machine before becoming simply Florence + the Machine. The name stuck even after Summers stopped performing with the group for a period, with “The Machine” now referring to an eclectic, evolving group of musicians that would provide backing music for Welch's urgent, soaring vocal performances. The sound and style of Florence + the Machine has been described by Welch herself as being akin to a very overwhelming journey--like a sharp fall from a great height up--and touches on genres such as Soul, Indie Rock, Baroque Pop, Gothic Rock and Punk, and often all while channeling elements of the Experimental Art Rock aesthetic. While the studio recordings offer a tapestry of sounds ranging from simple bells to murky electronic abnormalities, the live concert usually consists of a 7-piece band featuring guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, harp, and piano, among other instruments. The band's 2009 debut album Lungs was a critical and commercial success, reaching #1 on the UK Album Charts and winning best album at the 2010 BRIT Awards. In May of 2008, Florence + the Machine toured Europe with the band MGMT, and also opened for U2 during their 2010 North American Tour. The band continues to tour regularly, drawing record crowds at the Glastonbury Festival and Australia's "Splendour in the Grass" music festival.
Florence And The Machine tour dates 2016 United Kingdom
Florence And The Machine has one concert concerts scheduled in United Kingdom in 2016, playing cities like London. The last time Florence And The Machine played a show in United Kingdom was 2015, in London. Overall, Florence And The Machine have played a total of 87 gigs in the country. If you’re a Florence And The Machine fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Mø, Birdy, Years & Years, Melanie Martinez, Bastille, Daughter.
Past Florence And The Machine gigs
|02 Jul 2016||Hyde Park||London|
|15 Jun 2016||Barclays Center||Brooklyn|
|14 Jun 2016||Barclays Center||Brooklyn|
|12 Jun 2016||First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre||Tinley Park|
|11 Jun 2016||DTE Energy Music Theatre||Clarkston|
|10 Jun 2016||The Flats at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre||Toronto|
|08 Jun 2016||Bell Centre||Montreal|
|07 Jun 2016||Xfinity Center||Mansfield|
|04 Jun 2016||Blossom Music Center||Cuyahoga Falls|
|02 Jun 2016||Xcel Energy Center||Saint Paul|
|26 May 2016||Pepsi Center||Denver|
|24 May 2016||Sandstone Amphitheater||Bonner Springs|
|19 May 2016||Austin360 Amphitheater||Austin|
|18 May 2016||American Airlines Center||Dallas|
|17 May 2016||Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion||The Woodlands|
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