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Next dates:

> 25 April Ghent 

tickets: https://www.songkick.com/concerts/37879369-planningtorock-at-smak

> 26 April Queerelle Festival, Helsinki

tickets: http://www.querelle.fi/etusivu#liput

> 28 April Donau Festival, Krems

tickets: https://www.donaufestival.at/de/tickets-1

> 15 May Berghain, Berlin 2 x show

tickets:  https://planningtorock.app.love-your-artist.com/

> 18 May La Gaite Lyrique, Paris 

tickets: https://gaite-lyrique.net/en/event/planningtorock

> 29 June Moulin Rouge, Paris (DJ set)

> 17 July Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 

 

Planningtorock – aka Jam Rostron – is a Bolton-born Berlin-based singer-songwriter, composer, producer and director with three critically acclaimed studio albums of left-field dance to their name – not to mention various collaborations, operas, film scores and remixes. A self-taught, non-binary, working-class musician, they’ve spent a decade plus queering sound and vision as Planningtorock.

Planningtorock debuted in the Noughties with 2006’s Have It All [Chicks On speed], finding artistic community among fellow DIY outliers and gender outlaws such as Peaches and The Knife. Their sound – tense, spellbinding dance music with classical flourishes, unexpected brass and pitched-down vocals that have become Planningotorock's signature – have earned them a dedicated following.

W, Planningtorock’s critically acclaimed 2011 debut on DFA, revealed a visionary and politicised producer. It offered up deeply queered art-pop – 2014’s All Love’s Legal (“a masterclass in left-of-centre dance music”, Mixmag), released on Rostron's own imprint Human Level with banner-ready slogans (‘Patriarchy Over And Out’, ‘Let’s Talk About Gender Baby’), revealed their ability to combine pop-oriented music with a political message.