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Gorillaz, AEG ‘planning Demon Dayz Chicago’

Plans are afoot to bring Goldenvoice and Gorillaz's new Margate festival, Demon Dayz, stateside, Damon Albarn has told Q

By IQ on 11 Apr 2017

Damon Albarn, Gorillaz, Roskilde Festival 2010

Damon Albarn performs with Gorillaz at Roskilde 2010

image © Bill Ebbesen

Gorillaz have international aspirations for their new Demon Dayz Festival, according to frontman Damon Albarn.

Goldenvoice/AEG Presents has already announced the launch of a UK edition of Demon Dayz, set for 10 June at the new 15,000-cap. venue at Dreamland Margate in Kent, but the promoter is also planning a Chicago event, Albarn said in a recent interview with Q Magazine.

As spotted by KanyeToThe.com user Theef, Q reports Albarn is rehearsing for “Gorillaz’s forthcoming live dates, which include Demon Dayz, two one-day festivals in Margate and Chicago” (emphasis ours).

No location has yet been announced, although it’s probably safe to say Grant Park (the home of Live Nation’s Lollapalooza) is off limits.

Gorillaz, whose new album, Humanz, will be released on 28 April, are already confirmed for the UK Demon Dayz and San Francisco’s Outside Lands this summer.


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