Air Plot North American Tour to Mark 25th Anniversary of Debut Album ‘Moon Safari’

Electronic French duo Air are marking the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Moon Safari, with a tour. Launching this fall, the trek will feature them playing the album in its entirety for the first time, as they did on their recent European tour.

The 19-date tour kicks off in Vancouver on Sept. 19 in Vancouver at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, before venturing down the West Coast with stops in Seattle, San Francisco, and two shows in Los Angeles. Midwest dates include Minneapolis, Chicago, and Detroit before they head to the East Coast and then south, culminating in Austin at Moody Amphitheatre on Oct. 30.

Tickets go on sale March 8 at 10 a.m. local time, with presale available on March 7 at 10 a.m. local time.

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Prior to hitting the road, the band are releasing a 25th anniversary deluxe version of Moon Safari featuring demos, live sessions, and more on March 15. They recently shared “New Star in the Sky (Demo 1),” one of the rarities that will appear on the release.


The original album made Rolling Stone’s “100 Best Albums of the ‘90s” list, describing their space-pop debut as “a truly obsessive hommage to easy listening, a sublime Eurocheese omelet. They built their music out of classic Sixties French schlock: bongos, castanets, vintage electric piano, dream-weaver synths, and shag-carpet organ straight from the soundtracks of movies like Un Homme et Une Femme.”

Air Moon Safari North American Tour Dates
Sept. 25 – Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Sept. 27 – Seattle, WA @ Benaroya Hall
Sept. 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum
Sept. 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum
Oct. 2 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
Oct. 4 – Denver, CO @ Bellco Theater
Oct. 6 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
Oct. 8 – Chicago, IL @ Auditorium Theatre
Oct. 10 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
Oct. 12 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
Oct. 13 – Montreal, QC @ Place Bell
Oct. 15 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway
Oct. 17 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met
Oct. 18 Washington DC @ The Anthem
Oct. 21 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
Oct. 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
Oct. 26 – Miami Beach, FL @ Fillmore Miami Beach
Oct. 29 – Dallas, TX @ Music Hall at Fair Park
Oct. 30 – Austin, TX @ Moody Amphitheatre