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Flight of the Conchords Announce “Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour”

Musical Comedy Duo to Try Out New Material on U.S. Tour

Feb 29, 2016 Flight of the Conchords
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Beloved New Zealand musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords (Bret McKenzie + Jemaine Clement) recently announced their first U.S. show in three years: they will be headlining the Newport Folk Festival. Now our favorite Kiwis have announced a full on U.S. tour, amusingly dubbed as the “Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour.” What’s more, a press release promises that, “Jemaine and Bret have new material in the works, which they’ll showcase exclusively at these shows.” The band has also teamed up with the charity Global Citizen for the tour. The dates are below.

Last year Clement revealed he and McKenzie had been brainstorming ideas for a Flight of the Conchords movie. The New Zealand comedy duo had a beloved TV show (also titled Flight of the Conchords) that ran for two seasons on HBO, in which they starred as two hapless New Zealand folk singers also named Bret and Jemaine who were trying to make it in New York City. They also released two comedy albums and an EP on Sub Pop, the last one being 2009’s I Told You I Was Freaky.

Feel free to read our 2008 cover story article on Flight of the Conchords and below the tour dates watch the official video for “Ladies of the World.”

Flight of the Conchords Tour Dates:

Jun. 11 - Cleveland, OH - State Theatre
Jun. 12 - Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center for Performing Arts
Jun. 13 - Washington, DC - Wolf Trap Filene Center
Jun. 14 - Columbus, OH - Palace Theatre
Jun. 16 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
Jun. 17 - Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum
Jun. 18 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre
Jun. 19 - Chicago, IL - Pritzker Pavilion
Jun. 22 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park
Jun. 23 - Vancouver, BC - Orpheum
Jun. 24 - Portland, OR - Keller Auditorium
Jun. 27 - San Francisco, CA - The Masonic
Jul. 01 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
Jul. 02 - San Diego, CA - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
Jul. 03 - Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Jul. 05 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Jul. 07 - Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre
Jul. 09 - Austin, TX - Bass Hall
Jul. 11 - New Orleans, LA - Saenger Theatre
Jul. 12 - Atlanta, GA - Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Jul. 14 - Nashville, TN - Ascend Amphitheater
Jul. 16 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheatre
Jul. 17 - St. Augustine, FL - St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Jul. 18 - Cary, NC - Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Jul. 22 - Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival 2016 (Fort Adams State Park)
Jul. 23 - Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Jul. 24 - New York, NY - Central Park Summerstage
Jul. 27 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre



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