Florence and the Machine Introduces New Songs at Outside Lands

Florence + the Machine debut new live show at Outside Lands headline set

Is Outside Lands the most relevant music festival? Florence and the Machine thought it important enough to introduce its new material.

Florence and the Machine – Outside Lands festival – Photo by Lillie Eiger.

In one of the most highly anticipated sets of the weekend, Florence + the Machine debuted a brand new live show at this weekend’s Outside Lands in San Francisco. Willo Perron of WP&A creative directed the new show, which received its world premiere during the band’s headlining set Saturday, the highest attended day in the history of the festival. Watch highlights from the show here.

Florence and the Machine – Outside Lands festival – Photo by Lillie Eiger.

The band will embark on a North American headline tour this fall in celebration of the release of the new album High As Hope, out now on Republic Records—get it here.

The 23-city tour kicks off September 8 in Vancouver and includes two nights at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl and Washington, D.C.’s The Anthem, with further stops at New York’s Barclays Center and in Seattle, PortlandNashvillePhiladelphiaChicago and more.

High as Hope was co-produced Florence and Emile Haynie and featuring contributions from Kamasi Washington, Sampha, Tobias Jesso Jr, Kelsey Lu, Jamie xx and Thomas Barlett, the album includes “Hunger,” “Big God” and “Sky Full of Song.”

Upcoming Live Shows

September 10                Seattle, WA                                                                                  KeyArena†
September 11               Portland, OR                                                                            Moda Center†
September 14          Salt Lake City, UT                                                                    Maverik Center†
September 15                Denver, CO                                                                     Grandoozy Festival
September 22             Las Vegas, NV                                                                        Life Is Beautiful
September 23             San Diego, CA         Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University‡
September 25            Los Angeles, CA                                                                   Hollywood Bowl‡
September 26            Los Angeles, CA                                                                   Hollywood Bowl‡
September 29                 Dallas, TX                                        The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory‡
September 30               Houston, TX                                     The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion‡
October 2                    Nashville, TN                                                                   Bridgestone Arena§
October 3                    Charlotte, NC                                                                      Spectrum Center§
October 5                 Washington, D.C.                                                                       The Anthem**
October 6                 Washington, D.C.                                                                       The Anthem**
October 9                    New York, NY                                                                       Barclays Center‡
October 12                   Boston, MA                                                                              TD Garden††
October 13                  Uncasville, CT                                                             Mohegan Sun Arena††
October 14                Philadelphia, PA                                                             Wells Fargo Center††
October 16            Toronto, ON, Canada                                                           Air Canada Centre††
October 19                    Chicago, IL                                                                          United Center‡‡
October 20               Minneapolis, MN                                                                      Target Center‡‡
*with Wet
†with St. Vincent and Lizzo
‡with Kamasi Washington
§with Billie Eilish
**with Beth Ditto
††with Grizzly Bear
‡‡with Perfume Genius
Tickets are on sale now, visitflorenceandthemachine.net for more information.
Photos by Lillie Eiger and from band website.
More from Anne Howard - Editor

All Charges against “Empire” Star Jussie Smollet Dropped

On January 29, Jussie Smollett reported a hate crime against him. Following...
Read More