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Dresden Dolls announce Halloween shows in London

By | Published on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Dresden Dolls

The Dresden Dolls have announced that they will play two Halloween-themed shows in London this October.

The shows will mark the eighteen anniversary of the night Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione met on 31 Oct 2000. It will also be the first time the duo have performed together in the UK since 2006.

“The Dresden Dolls haven’t played Europe or the UK in twelve years and it’s high time”, says Palmer. “We’ve always had an extra-special relationship with our freak-family in London, who were early punk-cabaret embracers from our very first show at Madame Jojo’s in Soho (RIP)”.

She continues: “Our last shows at the Roundhouse will be hard to top but we expect that our Londoners will emerge in full finery, ready to dance, cry, mosh, and otherwise let go of every human inhibition as we destroy our instruments and selves on stage for your pleasure. We’re going to play our favourite material and try out some experimental things. It’s The Dresden Dolls, just come prepared to be overwhelmed and delighted”.

Viglione adds: “SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!”

The duo officially went on hiatus in 2008, but did go out on a number of brief tours between 2010 and 2012. Their last performance together was to celebrate Record Store Day in 2015.

Their two London shows will take place at The Troxy on 30 and 31 Oct.



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