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Forthcoming Groove Armada UK tour to be their last ever

Groove Armada

Story by Jack Foley

DANCE duo Groove Armada have revealed that their forthcoming tours of the UK and Australia will be their last ever shows as a full live band.

This doesn’t mark an end for the boys, as there are big and exciting DJ performance and production plans for 2011, but rather the start of a whole new chapter.

Confirming their plans, Andy and Tom said: “We’ve crossed and re-crossed the world with this band and crew. There’s no other team like it. With their help, GA live became the sound of legendary nights from Mount Fuji to Moscow.

“It’s not often in the spotlight maybe; but ask the people who have come and filled the tents and surrounded the stages for the last decade. A massive thanks to all of them, for staying with us on a journey from Richie Havens to Saint Saviour.”

The Manchester, Bristol and second Brixton shows have already sold out, along with the entire allocation of tickets on the band’s website, so with only a few hundred tickets left across all shows fans had better act sharpish.

The Groove Armada dates are as follows (all October 2010):

7 – Leeds O2 Academy
8 – Glasgow O2 Academy
9 – Manchester Academy
11 – Norwich UEA
12 – Bristol O2 Academy
14 – Birmingham O2 Academy
15 & 16 – London O2 Brixton Academy (15, 7pm-11pm; 16, 9pm-3am)

In addition, for each Groove Armada gig at an O2 Academy venue, 10 fans will be chosen to attend the gig and film one song using their mobile phone from a different perspective in the venue.

All the footage will then be edited together to make a stunning piece of video for that song.

The videos will be posted to YouTube and the venue Facebook pages so that fans can relive the gig and share their experience using the ultimate live recording.