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FLORENCE + THE MACHINE // HIGH AS HOPE TOUR
Following last year’s history-making North American tour, Florence + the Machine return this spring for a run of dates that kicks off on May 12 in Santa Barbara, CA. Produced by Live Nation, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats join the tour as special guests. Florence + the Machine return to Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, June 8. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 8 at 11 a.m. EST.
Citi is the official pre-sale credit card for the tour. Citi cardmembers may purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 5 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, February 7 at 10 a.m. EST through Citi’s Private Pass program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
The band recently shared “Moderation” and “Haunted House,” the first new music since their massively-acclaimed 2018 album, “High as Hope.” The songs received immediate praise as Rolling Stone hailed Welch’s “unmistakable powerhouse vocals” on “Moderation,” while Stereogum described the song as “a huge cinematic stomper.” In contrast, The FADER called the more delicate, “Haunted House,” “classic Florence theatricality” and Billboard noted that it “reveals Welch’s somber side.”
“High as Hope” was nominated for the Mercury Prize and named one of the best of the year by Rolling Stone, Refinery 29, Billboard, the New York Post, Uproxx and many more.
Critical praise for “High as Hope:”
“This time around, her voice is stronger than ever.”—The New York Times
“‘High As Hope’ preserves Florence’s big, torrential melodrama, but it feels less like a storm than the soft light breaking in afterward amid the sober awe of a new day...Her solitude proffers a source of power, a confidence in her ability to express herself on her own.”—NPR
“The ethereal Florence Welch is still spine-chilling in an eccentric new bundle of distinctly anthemic tracks that will have you, too, cooing haikus up to the sky.”—Entertainment Weekly
“The most rewarding Florence and the Machine full-length yet…Florence Welch possesses a supernatural voice—the kind that can summon long-buried ghosts, and then obliterate them fully with a gale-force roar.”—SPIN
“Intent upon inspiring listeners to dare to dream and to fight through the crushing gravity of the times, to love and cherish each other.”—New York Magazine’s Vulture
Visit florenceandthemachine.net, for more information.
Tickets: $39.50, $59.50, $79.50, $99.50 & $109.50 (prices subject to change). All tickets are reserved. Buy tickets at Amway Center box office, Ticketmaster retail locations, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. All dates, act(s) and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, service, handling and facility fee charges. For Amway Center box office and ticket information, visit amwaycenter.com (phone purchases are not available through the Amway Center box office). The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street and the box office is located on the north side of the Amway Center, near the intersection of Church Street and Hughey Avenue.
About Live Nation Entertainment
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About Amway Center
The Orlando Magic served as the developer of the Amway Center, which hosts major national events, concerts and family shows. Opened in the fall of 2010, the facility is owned and operated by the City of Orlando on behalf of the Central Florida community. The Amway Center was designed to reflect the character of the community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando. The building’s exterior features a modern blend of glass and metal materials, along with ever-changing graphics via a monumental wall along one facade. A 180-foot tall tower serves as a beacon amid the downtown skyline. The 875,000 square foot, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified building features a sustainable, environmentally-friendly design and unmatched technology, including 1,100 digital monitors, the tallest high-definition video board in an NBA venue and multiple premium amenities available to all patrons in the building. Amway Center was recently honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For more information about the Amway Center, visit amwaycenter.com.