July 10, 2013

Blur confirms show in Lima, Peru- Latin America Date 2013

Hola Peru! Blur have been officially confirmed to play in Lima, Peru at the Estadio San Marcos Stadium on October 29th 2013large-scaled Blur fan campaign pushing for Blur to come to Latin America have yielded much results: Before announcing Peru, Blur's management also confirmed one month ago via Facebook that they will be adding Brazil to their list of tour venues this year. 

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The message posted a few weeks ago goes: 

Calling all fans in Brazil! Your campaign has not gone unnoticed... Blur are coming to BRAZIL. 
Playing Planeta Terra Festival Sao Paolo on November 9th. 
More information to follow soon.

The band and their management team have been very receptive to call-for-action campaigns from fans this year, even going as far as personally answering fan mail and private messages via Facebook and Twitter. 

Blur visited South America 14 years ago as part of their 1999 world tour. This year marks Blur's most extensive tour of the region, covering countries such as Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil in a bid to please their fans. 

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Tickets for Blur live in Peru will be on sale from Thursday July 4th (11:00 am) on local Ripley and Phantom Music Stores. Those with a Ripley card can enjoy a 20% exclusive discount. 

Don't forget to head over to Blur Peru's Facebook page for more updates. 

Blur Tour 2013 - Full dates and rundown  HERE
Blur @ Coachella- video and image gallery HERE 

Blur confirmed for Mexico HERE
Blur Europe Tour News  HERE
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July 3, 2013

Blur confirms place in Argentina's Quilmes Rock Festival

Blur has officially confirmed Argentina as a tour destination as part of their large-scaled 2013 World Tour. The news, which was announced one week ago via the band's official Facebook page, came as no surprise to fans since rumours had been circulating for weeks on forums and fan-sites beforehand.

The festival's name was also revealed. The band will headline one of Argentina's most elaborate and biggest music festivals, the Quilmes Rock Festival on November 2nd 2013 (Saturday).  The festival is a held annually in several venues in Buenos Aires, including the Ferro Stadium and River Plate Stadium. Notable local and international artists, including several Britpop bands, have previously performed at the event.

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Exclusive Presale tickets for the Quilmes Rock Festival are available for French Bank customers from Thursday July 4th at TuEntrada.com. The general public can buy tickets from July 11th on the same site or via telephone services.

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The last time Blur visited Argentina was in 1999 as part of their '13' promotional tours. Fans in Argentina have voiced their delight that the foursome will return to visit the nation in 2013.