Having returned after a five year hiatus in 2017 with a new singles, ‘Copenhagen’ and ‘Kinetic 2017’, seminal UK electronic duo Orbital are continuing their welcome return this year with a series of live dates across the UK, Ireland and Europe.
Culminating with a massive headline show in London’s Eventim Hammersmith Apollo on 15th December, the brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll will play shows in cities including Brighton, Dublin, Barcelona as well as a slot at the mighty Dekmantel. You can see the full list of tour dates below. These dates follow two enormous shows in London and Manchester last December.
The pair are currently writing and recording the follow up to their 2012 album ‘Wonky’ in their studio in Brighton.
Orbital have reminded us time and time again of their peerlessness in the UK electronic music landscape. Last year, they delivered a wonderful exclusive mix for DJ Mag as part ahead of their performance at Beyond The Tracks.
Watch Orbital revisit and discuss the history their classic track ‘Chime’ with DJ Mag below.
Tickets for the show in Hammersmith will go on sale this Friday 9th February and can be purchased here.
25th May - BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend, Titanic Slipways, Belfast
29th June - Brighton Racecourse, Brighton
30th June - Zebedee’s Yard, Hull
13th July - Beathearder, The Ribble Valley, Lancashire
14th July - Cruilla Festival, Barcelona ES
28th July - Margate Dreamland, Margate UK
29th July - Camp Bestival, Dorset
3rd August - Dekmantel, Amsterdam NL (sold out)
5th August - The Beatyard 2018, Dublin IE
1st Septemer - The Downs Festival, Bristol UK
Photo credit: Gavin Batty