D.L. Chandler

Jamiroquai Returns To The Global Stage For The First Time In 6 Years

 

Jamiroquai hasn’t dropped any new music since 2010 and was the last time the group took to the stage on a global level. The “future funk” band announced earlier Tuesday (Jan. 17) that they will be headlining festivals and major concerts around the world with a kickoff beginning this spring.

From the band’s press release for the concerts:

Founded in 1992 by front man Jay Kay, the pioneers of “future funk” have taken the world by storm, establishing themselves as one of the most successful acts on the planet. Since the release of their debut album ‘Emergency on Planet Earth’ in 1993, Jamiroquai have completed reinvigorated modern pop music while also paving the way as chief influencers of some of today’s most exciting artists. With famous fans including the likes of Chance the Rapper, Pharrell, Tyler the Creator, Jungle, Redman, Stevie Wonder & The Internet, Jamiroquai have consistently proven themselves as one of the globe’s most revered and unifying musical innovators of our time.

With over seven albums reaching the UK Top 10 (and three reaching #1), the Grammy Award winning, Brits-nominated band have sold over 26m albums worldwide and hold the Guinness Book of World Records record for best-selling funk album of all time.

The band’s last album was Rock Dust Star Light.

The tour kicks off at Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on May 25. See below for the full tour schedule.

JAMIROQUAI 2017 FESTIVAL DATES

Thursday 25th May Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Sunday 28th May Seoul Jazz Festival, Seoul, South Korea

Saturday 17th June Release Athens Festival, Athens, Greece

Sunday 9th July North Sea Jazz, Rotherdam, Netherlands

Tuesday 11th July Firenze Summer Festival, Visarno Arena, Florence, Italy

Friday 14th July Pori Jazz, Pori, Finland

Sunday 16th July Musilac, Aix-Les-Bains, France

Tuesday 18th July Moon & Stars, Locarno, Switzerland

Saturday 22nd July Colours of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Saturday 5th August Sudoeste, Portugal

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