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 2015 United Kingdom
|10-19 Apr 2015||Coachella 2015||Indio||Tickets|
|11-14 Jun 2015||Bonnaroo 2015||Manchester||Tickets|
|19-21 Jun 2015||Hurricane Festival 2015||Scheeßel||Tickets|
|19-21 Jun 2015||Southside Festival 2015||Neuhausen ob Eck||Tickets|
|25-28 Jun 2015||Rock Werchter Festival 2015||Werchter||Tickets|
|16-18 Jul 2015||Super Bock Super Rock 2015||Sesimbra||Tickets|
|10-17 Aug 2015||Sziget Festival 2015||Budapest||Tickets|
|13-15 Aug 2015||Way Out West 2015||Gothenburg||Tickets|
|14-16 Aug 2015||Flow Festival 2015||Helsinki||Tickets|
Florence And The Machine does not currently have any concerts scheduled in United Kingdom in 2015.
Past Florence And The Machine gigs in United Kingdom
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