The Strokes to reunite on stage this year


The Strokes to return on stage this year (1)

The Strokes have announced that the group is returning on stage with a festival date in New York this year.

American band “The Strokes,” which hasn’t played live together on stage since November 2011, confirmed that members Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nikolai Fraiture and Fabrizio Moretti are all going to reunite to play the Governors Ball on Randall’s Island in June.

The Strokes had their last performance together in November 2011 at Brazil’s Planeta Terror festival. The group released their fifth album “Comedown Machine” last year, but has not performed live in support of the album.

Once The Strokes hit New York this year, they’ll be joining OutKast, Jack White and Vampire Weekend. The Strokes, frontman Julian will also take to the stage for a solo set, performing after Damon Albarn, Disclosure, Skrillex, Phoenix, Tyler, the Creator, La Roux, The Kills and James Blake.

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