Most tickets go on sale Saturday, January 18, 2014 (except where noted below).
The Knife isn't your normal performance. Not the normal music project. In their own words (quoting from press releases is something I usually don't but in this case?)
“Shaking the Habitual, the album, lays the groundwork for this show. Based on the artistic and political ideas therein, we play with the expectations and question habits of the concert, the dance performance, the club and the music festival.
Working within a highly commercial, professionalized and male-dominated music industry, we strive to twist and strangle hierarchies to find other ways of organizing work and its conditions. Disrespecting borders between digital and analogue, fake and real, professional and dilettante, star and cast, experimental acts and glamorous shows, nature and culture, audience and artist, blood family and chosen family, dance and action, a Buchla and bongo and the sound of a hit and a kiss.
We use the full potential of the electronic concert. In addition to bodies playing electronic music, we suggest different bodily engagements. We suggest dancing together as a mobilization, a collective moment for everyone in the room - on and off stage - to take part in....."
4/11-Coachella Music Festival-Indio, CA
4/15—Fox Theater—Oakland, CA (on-sale Friday 1/17 @ 12 PM PST)
4/18-Coachella Music Festival-Indio,CA
4/25-Kool Haus-Toronto, ONT
4/28-House of Blues-Boston, MA