LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - German electropop pioneers
Kraftwerk will perform in Tate Modern's cavernous Turbine Hall
next February for eight nights, their first live London
performances since 2004, the popular contemporary art gallery
said on Wednesday.
The band formed by Ralf Huetter and Florian Schneider in
1970 will perform one studio album in full on each night and
combine it with visual backdrops including 3D projections and
"As a former power station, Tate Modern's Turbine Hall is an
ideal venue for Kraftwerk's explorations of technology, energy
and rhythm," said Chris Dercon, director of Tate Modern.
"Bringing together music, video and performance, these
events will be true 'gesamtkunstwerk' - a total work of art."
Tickets for the performances, titled "Kraftwerk The
Catalogue 12345678", will cost 60 pounds ($97) each and go on
sale from the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 12.
There is a four-ticket limit per person for a single show
and it is not possible to buy tickets for the whole series.
The shows are as follows:
Wednesday, Feb. 6 - Autobahn (1974)
Thursday, Feb. 7 - Radio-Activity (1975)
Friday, Feb. 8 - Trans-Europe Express (1977)
Saturday, Feb. 9 - The Man-Machine (1978)
Monday, Feb. 11 - Computer World (1981)
Tuesday, Feb. 12 - Techno Pop (1986)
Wednesday, Feb. 13 - The Mix (1991)
Thursday, Feb. 14 - Tour de France (2003)
(Reporting by Mike Collett-White, editing by Paul Casciato)