Throbbing Gristle to make first US appearance in 28 years

Throbbing Gristle have announced their first US performances in 28 years, with appearances including Sunday April 19th at the 2009 Coachella Music Festival. The band, who have not performed in the United States since 1981, will also be playing Chicago and New York for the first time ever. Throbbing Gristle will play two set events in New York and Chicago. The performances begin with a new live soundtrack to Derek Jarman’s 60-minute 1980 alchemical film “In The Shadow Of The Sun” followed by a second set of material from across Throbbing Gristle’s history. In addition, Throbbing Gristle will perform their live soundtrack to Derek Jarman’s 60-minute 1980 alchemical film “In The Shadow Of The Sun” at UCLA in Los Angeles on April 21st and a full set of material from across their history at The Grand Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on April 23rd. Throbbing Gristle will be available for a fan signing session between sets in both New York and Chicago. Fans are encouraged to bring along one item from their collection for the band to sign. There will also be special ‘TG USA 2009’ merchandise including an all new album, t-shirt specific to the event, tour enamel badge, and tour embroidered patch for sale.

Throbbing Gristle are Chris Carter, Peter Christopherson, Genesis Breyer-P.Orridge and Cosey Fanni Tutti. They formed in 1975, releasing several albums until 1981, including The Second Annual Report, 20 Jazz Funk Greats and 24 Hours Cassette Boxed Set.

tour:
4/16/09 MASONIC HALL – BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
4/19/09 COACHELLA – INDIO, CA
4/21/09 UCLA – LOS ANGELES, CA **
4/23/09 GRAND REGENCY BALLROOM – SAN FRANCISCO, CA
4/25/09 EPHIPHANY EPISCOPAL – CHICAGO, IL
**In The Shadow Of The Sun soundtrack performance only

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