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Cartoon band Gorillaz announces Gwinnett tour stop


By: Keith Farner

Published: April 17, 2017

The British cartoon band Gorillaz has announced a stop at the Infinite Energy Center as part of its North American tour in support of a new album, Humanz.

Humanz is due out April 28. It pairs the band co-created by Tank Girl cartoonist Jamie Hewlett, who are best known for hits like “Clint Eastwood” and “Feel Good Inc.”

It’s the group’s first North American tour in seven years and it’s scheduled to hit Duluth Oct. 11.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on April 21 at InfiniteEnergyCenter.com or 770-626-2464. Tickets purchased online for select dates listed below will receive a choice of either a standard physical or standard digital copy of Humanz. Instructions will be sent by email shortly after ticket purchase. For tickets purchased after Humanz April 28 release date, instructions will be emailed seven to 10 days after purchase.

The Humanz Tour traveling extravaganza will feature Albarn, Hewlett’s enigmatic characters and a touring ensemble of flesh and blood musicians joining Gorillaz Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, Russel Hobbs and 2D, as they bring to life the new tracks and classics spanning the massive Gorillaz catalogue.

Gorillaz will be joined onstage by a stellar lineup of featured artists — the new album offering such possibilities as Jehnny Beth (Savages), Danny Brown, Benjamin Clementine, De La Soul, D.R.A.M., Peven Everett, Anthony Hamilton, Grace Jones, Zebra Katz, Kelela, Mavis Staples, Vince Staples, Popcaan, Pusha T, Jamie Principle and Kali Uchis, among others.