Greta Van Fleet
Starcatcher World Tour with special guests Surf Curse
Greta Van Fleet
Starcatcher World Tour with special guests Surf Curse
GRAMMY WINNING ROCK BAND GRETA VAN FLEET SET STARCATCHER WORLD TOUR
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2023
GAINBRIDGE FIELDHOUSE | INDIANAPOLIS
TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 21 AT 10 AM
NEW ALBUM STARCATCHER DUE JULY 21 ON LAVA/REPUBLIC RECORDS
Indianapolis, IN - April 18, 2023 - In celebration of their much anticipated forthcoming third studio album Starcatcher—due July 21 on Lava/Republic Records—Grammy-winning rock band Greta Van Fleet are set to kick off their Starcatcher World Tour which will include a stop in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, September 22 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse with special guests Surf Curse. The tour, produced by Live Nation, includes stops at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York and The Forum in Los Angeles as well as London’s OVO Arena Wembley and more.
Tickets will be available for the Electric Tomb Presale beginning Wednesday, April 19 at 10 AM local time in the U.S. and Europe. Additional presales in the U.S. and Europe will be available throughout the week ahead of the general on sale starting Friday, April 21 at 10 AM local time. See HERE for additional info and to purchase tickets.
The album’s first single “Meeting The Master” is out now to extensive critical acclaim; Consequence raves that the song “[digs] deeper into their mythical lore by revisiting concepts from their previous work,” while Uproxx notes that “‘Meeting the Master’ [is] an existential new single on which lead vocalist Josh Kiszka embarks on a spiritual journey.” Jambase adds, “the song develops from a beautiful acoustic-tinged number into a bombastic rocker.” Listen/share the song HERE and pre-save/pre-order the record HERE.
The album is written and recorded by the band—lead singer Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist/keyboardist Sam Kiszka and drummer Danny Wagner—alongside Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile). Recorded at the legendary RCA Studios in Nashville, the band utilized the large recording room to capture the pure energy of their world-renowned live performances.
“We didn’t really have to force or be intense about writing, because everything that happened was very instinctual,” Jake says. “If anything, the record is our perspective, and sums up where we are as a group and individually as musicians.”
Throughout the ten-song collection the band explores the duality of fantasy versus reality and the contrast between light and darkness. “We had this idea that we wanted to tell these stories to build a universe,” says Wagner. “We wanted to introduce characters and motifs and these ideas that would come about here and there throughout our careers through this world.”
The band took multiple concepts from critically acclaimed sophomore album The Battle at Garden’s Gate and brought them into Starcatcher, although Sam’s take on the new record’s big ideas hint instead at new beginnings. “When I imagine the world of Starcatcher, I think of the cosmos,” he says. “It makes me ask a lot of questions, like ‘Where did we come from?’ or ‘What are we doing here?’ But it’s also questions like, ‘What is this consciousness that we have, and where did it come from?’”
The band is best known for their renowned live performances, selling over one million tickets worldwide. They sold out their entire 2022 arena tour, holding a special energy between them and their devoted fans. With Starcatcher the band aims to capture that energy in the recording studio.
Most recently, the band performed at the inaugural Lollapalooza Mumbai and completed an extensive U.S. arena tour in March. Greta Van Fleet returns to the road next month for the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta and Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis.
Starcatcher follows their acclaimed sophomore album The Battle at Garden’s Gate, released in 2021 to extensive chart and critical success. The album debuted at #1 Billboard Rock Album, #1 Billboard Hard Rock Album, #1 Billboard Vinyl Album, #2 Billboard Top Album Sales and in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200. Their From The Fires EP, released in 2017, won Best Rock Album at the 61st Grammy Awards.
Forming in Frankenmuth, Michigan in 2012, Greta Van Fleet consists of three brothers—vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka and bassist/keyboardist Sam Kiszka—as well as drummer Danny Wagner. Together they have performed across multiple continents, sold over 3.5 million records worldwide and performed on late night television shows such as “Saturday Night Live,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
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HELPFUL ARENA INFO
- Nursing Mothers Room: Our Mothers Rooms are located at Section 2 and Section 119.
- Sensory Room: For a safe, calm environment, head to our Sensory Room at Section 119.
- Sensory Bags: Sensory bags and weighted lap pads are available upon request from our Guest Services desks at Section 2, Section 119, and Sections 206/207.
For more information on our commitment to providing proper accommodations for all, see our Accessibility Guide.
GENERAL ADMISSION QUEUE INFORMATION
General Admission Floor line will form beginning at 8AM on Friday, September 22 at the Pennsylvania Street entrance.
- The line will form on the Pennsylvania Street side of Gainbridge Fieldhouse ONLY.
- No camping, tents, etc. Chairs and blankets are permitted outside, but will not be allowed in the building. Additionally, outside food and beverages will not be allowed in the building.
- Standard bag policy (6" x 9" x 1.5") will be enforced when entering the building.
- At approximately 8AM on Friday morning, numbered wristbands will be provided by Gainbridge Fieldhouse staff.
- Only ONE wristband will be issued per ticketed GA guest.
- All guests must be present to receive a wristband.
- Numbered wristbands may not be transferred, and if there are any signs of wristband tampering, the guests will be sent to the back of the line.
- Guests wil be allowed to leave and return after receiving a numbered wristband, and will not lose their place in line.
- Guests must return back to Gainbridge Fieldhouse no later than 4PM on Friday.
- Water bottles will be provided by Gainbridge Fieldhouse staff. Remember to STAY HYDRATED!
- Restrooms: The building will NOT be open for restrooms, nor will there be a portable restroom available.