UPDATE: More Festivals
fun. are going to be playing a number of festivals this summer, around the world that is. Already confirmed for the V Festival in the United Kingdom, the band has now been confirmed for the new Boston Calling Music Festival, set to take place on May 25 and May 26.
In addition to the Boston appearance, they will also be making their way to Kansas City for the Kanrocksas festival on June 28 and June 29 at Kansas Speedway. They will join Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Avett Brothers, Imagine Dragons and more on the lineup. Tickets are on sale now.
The last festival announcement has them trekking across the globe to the Fuji Rock Festival in Niigata, Japan at the Naeba Ski Resort. Set for July 26 through July 28, the festival will also feature Nine Inch Nails and Bjork. Tickets for the festival go on sale March 9.
UPDATE: V Festival
fun. have been confirmed on the bill of this year's V Festival. Held annually in the United Kingdom, the festival takes place at two parks simultaneously and share the same bill - those parks being Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in South Staffordshire. Bands and artists perform at one location on Saturday and then swap on Sunday.
Set to take place August 17 and August 18, the festival dates will come in the middle of their summer North American tour, kicking off on July 6 in Toronto. See below for the full details.
V Festival Tickets
|Saturday TBD||V Festival (Weekend Pass) with Kings of Leon, Beyonce, Jason Mraz Hylands Park – Chelmsford, UK|
|Saturday 12:00 PM||V Festival (SATURDAY Pass) Hylands Park – Chelmsford, UK|
|Saturday 12:00 PM||V Festival (SATURDAY Pass) Weston Park – Shifnal, UK|
|Sunday 12:00 PM||V Festival (SUNDAY Pass) with Kings of Leon Hylands Park – Chelmsford, UK|
|Sunday 12:00 PM||V Festival (Sunday Pass) with V Festival (Shropshire) Weston Park – Shifnal, UK|
UPDATE: Summer Headlining Tour
fun. announced today plans to kick off their biggest tour to date, headlining a run in July, August and September that will see them play a total of 26 shows across the United States and Canada. Supporting the New York City band will be Tegan & Sara on most dates.
The tour officially kicks off on July 6 in Toronto at Downsview Park and will hit cities such as Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boise, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Orlando and Raleigh before wrapping up on September 26 in Charlottesville, VA, at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion.
fun. Summer 2013 Tour Dates & Tickets
|Saturday 4:00 PM||fun. with Tegan and Sara and DIANA and Family of the Year Downsview Park – Toronto, Canada|
|Sunday 12:00 PM||Ottawa Bluesfest with Wu Tang Clan, Tegan and Sara, fun. LeBreton Flats Park – Ottawa, Canada|
|Tuesday 8:00 PM||fun. with Tegan and Sara Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica – Cleveland, OH|
|Wednesday 5:30 PM||Taste of Chicago with fun. and Delta Spirit Grant Park – Chicago, IL|
|Wednesday 5:30 PM||fun. with Delta Spirit Petrillo Music Shell – Chicago, IL|
|Friday 10:30 AM||Bunbury Music Festival (Friday Pass) with MGMT, Cake, Belle and Sebastian Sawyer Point – Cincinnati, OH|
|Saturday 8:00 PM||fun. with Tegan and Sara Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center – Canandaigua, NY|
|Sunday 7:00 PM||fun. with Tegan and Sara Lifestyle Communities Pavilion – Columbus, OH|
|Tuesday 8:00 PM||Meadowbrook Festival with Tegan and Sara, fun. Meadow Brook Music Festival – Rochester Hills, MI|
|Thursday 7:00 PM||fun. with Tegan and Sara Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA|
As we mentioned below, Fun. had yet to announce 2013 North American tour plans. Today that changed as the band released a tour schedule kicking off in January that will see the boys from NYC play Saint Paul, Detroit, Washington DC, Boston, New York, Seattle, Oakland, Austin, Houston, Atlanta and Nashville. The tour kicks off on January 23 with the Saint Paul show and wraps up on February 16 with the Nashville show.
Tickets for all of these shows go on sale to the general public October 26. Check out the details below for dates and venues for all Fun. tickets.
Fun. 2013 North American Tour Dates & Tickets
Anthemic pop-rockers Fun. have announced plans to bring their wildly successful sophomore effort, Some Nights, to the UK and Irish masses next spring. The slate of 2013 tour dates in support of their gold album will see frontman Nate Ruess and bandmates Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff playing one show in Dublin before visiting a series of UK venues in Edinburgh, Leeds, Bristol, Norwich, and Nottingham throughout the month of the April.
We've got a whole host of ticket links to the group's upcoming 2012 shows, in addition to their recently released international dates. While Fun. has yet to leak any North American concert info, we'll keep our eye out for new developments – unless you happen to be a lucky (for so many reasons) college student, in which case you may get your dose of Fun. sooner than you think. For the rest of us, all UK and Ireland tour info is below:
Fun. Tickets 2012-2013
Fun. Tour Dates 2013
Fun. European Shows
Fun. North American Concerts 2013
Haven't been announced yet, but check back here when the band further globalizes their 2013 tour!
Fun. Average Ticket Prices
|City||State||Venue Name||Date||Avg. Price|
|Indio||CA||Empire Polo Field||4/15/2011||$500.89|
|New York||NY||Bowery Ballroom||11/9/2011||$77.26|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||State Theatre||3/7/2012||$45.88|
|Atlanta||GA||Center Stage Theatre||3/9/2012||$56.10|
|New Orleans||LA||House of Blues New Orleans||3/18/2012||$31.47|
|Dallas||TX||House of Blues Dallas||3/21/2012||$59.20|
|San Francisco||CA||The Independent||3/28/2012||$94.25|
|Salt Lake City||UT||In The Venue||3/31/2012||$86.25|
|Fort Collins||CO||Aggie Theatre||4/3/2012||$50.92|
|Iowa City||IA||The Blue Room at the Blue Moose||4/9/2012||$52.11|
|Minneapolis||MN||Mill City Nights||4/13/2012||$55.63|
|Detroit||MI||St. Andrews Hall||4/15/2012||$82.07|
|Columbus||OH||Newport Music Hall||4/19/2012||$46.96|
|Rochester||NY||Water Street Music Hall||4/20/2012||$84.82|
|Boston||MA||House of Blues||4/21/2012||$69.48|
|Toronto||ON||Virgin Mobile Mod Club||4/25/2012||$11.03|
|Clifton Park||NY||Upstate Concert Hall||4/27/2012||$37.51|
|Philadelphia||PA||Theatre of Living Arts||4/28/2012||$92.53|
|Montreal||QC||Cabaret du Mile End||4/30/2012||$56.00|
|Gulf Shores||AL||Gulf Shores Beach||5/18/2012||$291.34|
|Mesa||AZ||Mesa Arts Center||5/31/2012||$87.67|
|Mountain View||CA||Shoreline Amphitheatre||6/2/2012||$84.88|
|Flagstaff||AZ||Orpheum Theater - Flagstaff||6/5/2012||$55.65|
|Oklahoma City||OK||Diamond Ballroom||6/8/2012||$36.80|
|Saint Louis||MO||The Pageant||6/9/2012||$43.90|
|Indianapolis||IN||Egyptian Room at Old National Centre||6/13/2012||$44.58|
|Cleveland||OH||House of Blues Cleveland||6/14/2012||$48.98|
|New York||NY||Terminal 5||6/16/2012||$59.41|
|New York||NY||Terminal 5||6/17/2012||$55.35|
|Philadelphia||PA||River Stage at Great Plaza||8/2/2012||$63.69|
|San Francisco||CA||Golden Gate Park||8/10/2012||$274.50|
|San Francisco||CA||Golden Gate Park||8/12/2012||$283.29|
|Los Angeles||CA||Nokia Theatre LA Live||8/14/2012||$20.36|
|San Diego||CA||San Diego State Open Air Theatre||8/15/2012||$53.63|
|Las Vegas||NV||The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas||8/16/2012||$27.11|
|Los Angeles||CA||The Wiltern||8/17/2012||$42.93|
|Los Angeles||CA||The Wiltern||8/18/2012||$41.23|
|Los Angeles||CA||The Wiltern||8/19/2012||$49.50|
|Portland||OR||Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall||8/24/2012||$49.74|
|New York||NY||Irving Plaza||10/30/2012||$107.04|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||Vinoy Park||12/1/2012||$88.00|
|Grand Prairie||TX||Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie||12/14/2012||$30.00|
|New York||NY||Radio City Music Hall||2/2/2013||$112.91|