SIGUR RÓS Announced January 15, 2013

The multi award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series is thrilled to announce another Transmission from the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire.  Sigur Rós are confirmed to headline this unique event in the shadow of the iconic Lovell Telescope, one of the biggest and most powerful radio telescopes in the world.

The much celebrated ambient / post rock band from Reykjavík are a pioneering force in a creative and vibrant Icelandic music scene.  Their immensely beautiful songs are pure, honest and timeless and their live shows have received international critical acclaim.  The band has released 6 studio albums and with an expansive sound and gargantuan visual light show they are the perfect band to immerse the audience and venue in their cinematic soundscapes.

The Live From Jodrell Bank series sees some of the most innovative artists performing in this unique and dramatic setting, marrying science and music and bringing the audience superlative sounds from earth and beyond.  The bands will even project visuals onto the 76 metre Lovell telescope.

“Jodrell was a dream come true. All the thrills of space exploration for a band of the Star Wars generation, plus some pretty amazing cold war era hardware. Thanks to everyone who stood in the rain right through to the end, you made it the best gig ever!… ooooooh Jodrellites”

Guy Garvey, Elbow

“to stand here in the symbolic shadow of this great achievement I think is the greatest place to be on all of planet Earth right now.”

 

Wayne Coyne, Flaming Lips

TICKETS ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY  FROM TICKETLINE AND TICKET ARENA.

FURTHER TRANSMISSIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED…

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