Andrew W.K., rock & roll’s reigning king of partying, has announced new European dates on his “I Get Wet” Ten Year Anniversary Tour. The tour honoring his landmark 2002 debut album (which spawned such anthems as “Party Hard” and “She Is Beautiful”) will hit the UK this April as well as France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany (dates below). Andrew W.K. and full live band will play the album in its entirety for the first time ever!
The “I Get Wet” Ten Year Anniversary Tour will kick off in North America on March 3rd and will hit both East and West coasts of the U.S. as well as Toronto andVancouver Canada. Andrew W.K. will also hit the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX this March. Also of note, is that the Chicago date on 3/25 has moved to the Riviera Theater due to overwhelming ticket demands.
Originally released in 2002 on Island/Universal, I Get Wet was W.K.’s urgent rally-cry to the world. Securing the #1 spot on the Billboard “Heat Seekers” chart, I Get Wet’s major-key club-rock sound has proven to be both influential and ahead of its time. W.K.’s sound as, Alternative Press proclaimed, “smashes up pop melodies, metal riffs and industrial beats with a hammer…”, and ten years later, it continues to bring pure party happiness to thousands worldwide.
Tickets for all European dates are available for purchase on www.AndrewWK.com as of Thursday, February 9th, 2012.
Tickets for the Chicago show at the Riviera Theater will be available for purchase on www.AndrewWK.com as of Saturday, February 11th, 2012.
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
Thu Apr 12 – London, UK – Electric Ballroom
Fri Apr 13 – Manchester, UK – Club Academy
Sat Apr 14 – Glasgow, SCO – Garage
Mon Apr 16 – Paris, FR – La Maroquinerie
Tue Apr 17 – Antwerp, BE – Trix Club
Wed Apr 18 – Amsterdam, NL – Bitterzoet
Fri Apr 20 – Winterthur,CH – Salzhaus
Sat Apr 21 – Munich, DE – Hansa 39
Sun Apr 22 – Berlin, DE – Festsaal Kreuzberg
Mon Apr 23 – Cologne, DE – Underground
Tue Apr 24 – Hamburg, DE – Uebel & Gefährlich