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Extra Flight of the Conchords date announced

The New Zealand based comedy duo have added another London show.

Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, collectively known as New Zealand comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, have added another London date to their UK tour having previously announced their rescheduled shows.

The duo were forced to postpone their originally announced March dates due to Bret’s hand injury. The tour, which continues in Dublin on the 15 June 2018, will now see them play four dates at the Hammersmith Apollo, London, plus three at the city’s O2. It is their first UK and Ireland tour in over seven years.

The extra date announcement comes as more tickets are released for the rescheduled dates.

A show filled with laughs, music and songs, Bret and Jemaine rose to fame with their distinctive and unique take on comedy in the early ’00s. The cult HBO TV show, Flight of the Conchords premiered in June 2007, propelling the pair towards household name status.

Both the TV series and subsequent specials have seen various nods by the Emmys and New Zealand Music Awards. In 2008 they won a GRAMMY Award for their album The Distant Future.

They have released two albums filled with original songs, including the likes of Inner City Pressure and The Most Beautiful Girl (In The Room).

Check out the video for Sugar Lumps below:

Flight of the Conchords will be bringing their live show to the UK on the following dates (*indicates a newly added show):

15 June 2018 – 3Arena, Dublin (rescheduled from 25 March)
16 June 2018 – 3Arena, Dublin (rescheduled from 2 April)
18 June 2018 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow (rescheduled from 26 March)
20 June 2018 – The O2, London (rescheduled from 3 April)
21 June 2018 – The O2, London (rescheduled from 29 March)
22 June 2018 – The O2, London (rescheduled fro 30 March)
24 June 2018 – First Direct Arena, Leeds (rescheduled from 27 March)
25 June 2018 – Echo Arena, Liverpool (rescheduled from 1 April)
26 June 2018 – Genting Arena, Birmingham (rescheduled from 22 March)
28 June 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester (rescheduled from 23 March)
1 July 2018 – Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London*
2 July 2018 – Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London (rescheduled from 18 March)
3 July 2018 – Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London (rescheduled from 19 March)
4 July 2018 – Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London (rescheduled from 20 March)

Tickets for the new London date will be available from 10:00 on Friday 18 May 2018. Remaining tickets for the other dates are on sale now. All are available through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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