Eluveitie Announce 2020 North American Tour: NYC Dates in September

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Swiss folk metal frontrunners Eluveitie will make a two-night appearance in NYC on September 28 and 29, 2020 at the Gramercy Theatre. The nine-piece last performed in the Big Apple on October 14, 2019 at the now-defunct Playstation Theater alongside Finland’s Korpiklaani.

Eluveitie 2019. Photo credit: Manuel Vargas Lepiz.

A Nuclear Blast press release has touted the upcoming tour as a “victory lap”, celebrating the buzz around 2019’s Ategnatos. The full-length album further solidified the band’s prominence in the folk metal genre.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Chrigel Glanzmann said, “Our last studio album Ategnatos perhaps was our most intuitional album and it definitely marked one of our most creative stages ever. And our last 12 months- the first half of the Ategnatos World Tour cycle- also manifested that. We were constantly evolving ourselves, refining our performance, reinventing our shows! And in that sense- and that spirit!- we cannot wait to come back to North America and to fucking prove every single word of that!”

In case you missed our coverage of last autumn’s show, here’s a taste of how it went:

“Eluveitie has experienced significant lineup changes in recent years, with several members departing to form the progressive folk group Cellar Darling. At this show, however, the current lineup gelled as if they’d been performing together since the beginning.

Additional songs they performed from the latest release included ‘Abiramus’, ‘The Slumber’, ‘Worship’, and ‘Breathe’. Eluveitie sang both in English and their native Swiss language, at one point offering the audience a choice- although the crowd cheered for both.”

Openers for this tour have not yet been announced. North American tour dates for 2020 include:

Sep 21 – West Palm Beach, FL – Kelsey Theater
Sep 22 – Tampa, FL – Orpheum
Sep 23 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Sep 24 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
Sep 25 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Sep 26 – Reading, PA – Reverb
Sep 28 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theatre
Sep 29 – New York, NY – The Gramercy Theater
Sep 30 – Quebec City, QC – Imperial
Oct 1 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda
Oct 2 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
Oct 3 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
Oct 4 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
Oct 6 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
Oct 7 – Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
Oct 8 – Winnipeg, MB – Park Theatre
Oct 9 – Regina, SK – The Exchange
Oct 10 – Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room
Oct 11 – Calgary, AB – The Palace
Oct 13 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Oct 14 – Seattle, WA – The Neptune
Oct 15 – Portland, OR – Bossanova
Oct 16 – San Jose, CA – The Ritz
Oct 17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater
Oct 18 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove
Oct 19 – Tempe, AZ – Club Red
Oct 21 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
Oct 23 – Dallas, TX – Canton Hall
Oct 24 – Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
Oct 25 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar

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