Giorgio Moroder Announces First Live Tour at 78: 'The Time Feels Right'


Proving it's actually by no means too late, 78-year-old legendary producer Giorgio Moroder introduced on Wednesday (Oct. 10) that he's embarking on his first-ever reside tour.

"I'm excited to be lastly doing this," Moroder informed The Guardian. “It is one thing I've all the time needed to do. Fans stored reaching out to me, asking if I'd ever do an actual tour. Back within the day, it was unthinkable for producers to ever depart their studios -- that territory was reserved for the singers. Today, DJs and music producers have grow to be the superstars of fashionable dance music, so the time feels proper," he added. 

So far, the producer has confirmed a run of European dates beginning in April 2019. The present will function the artist acting on the piano, vocoder and synths alongside a full reside band and vocalists. Tickets will go on sale on Friday (Oct. 12) at 9:00 a.m  Live Nation.


A pioneer within the pop world, Moroder started DJing and producing within the '60s and made it massive together with his top-charting collaboration with Chicory Tip, "Son of My Father." Later in 1977, the Italian producer would change the pop recreation by including a contact of disco to it with Donna Summer's legendary "I Feel Love," turning into one of many first and most famous producers in what would later flip into dance music. 

Moroder's spectacular checklist of collaborators additionally embrace heavyweights like David Bowie, Blondie, Daft Punk, Britney Spears and Sia.

Check out the checklist of tour dates under.

April 1 – Symphony Hall – Birmingham

April 2 – Eventim Apollo – London

April four – Royal Concert Hall – Glasgow

April 5 – O2 Apollo – Manchester

April eight – threeArena – Dublin

April 10 – Ancienne Belgique – Brussels

April 12 – Tempodrom – Berlin

April 13 – Mitsubishi Electric Halle – Düsseldorf

April 14 – Jahrhunderthalle – Frankfurt

May 15 – Papp Laszlo Arena – Budapest

May 17 – Teatro Ciak – Milan

May 18 – Nelson Mandela Forum – Florence

May 19 – Auditorium Parco della Musica – Rome

May 21 – Paradiso, Amsterdam

May 22 – Grand-Rex - Paris