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Roo Panes / March 2016 English Tour

By on Friday, 12th February 2016 at 9:00 am

As we mentioned yesterday in this (SXSW 2016 flavoured!) Bands to Watch feature to properly introduce him, Dorset singer/songwriter Roo Panes will play three live shows in England next month, just ahead of the release of his new LP ‘Paperweights’. The album is due out on the 4th of March via independent label CRC Music, and the official audio stream for its title track can be found just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following shows are available now. TGTF’s collected coverage of Roo Panes can be found here.

Tuesday 1st March 2016 – Manchester Band on the Wall
Wednesday 2nd March 2016 – Bristol Colston Hall
Thursday 3rd March 2016 – London Cadogan Hall

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James / May 2016 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 9th February 2016 at 9:00 am

Veteran Manchester rock band James will launch the UK leg of their ‘Girl at the End of the World’ Tour this May, following the 18th March release of their album by the same name. The band will also play two shows ahead of the release, one on the 17th of February at the Manchester Academy (which is already sold out) and one the 18th of February at the Scala in London.

Below the tour date listing, you can stream the audio for James’ most recent single ‘Nothing But Love’. Support on four of the following dates, as indicated below, will be played by singer/songwriter Jack Savoretti.  TGTF’s previous coverage of James can be found right back here, and our SXSW 2013 preview of Savoretti is right here.

Monday 2nd May 2016 – Bristol Colston Hall (sold out)
Tuesday 3rd May 2016 – Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Wednesday 4th May 2016 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Friday 6th May 2016 – London Forum Kentish Town (sold out)
Saturday 7th May 2016 – London Brixton Academy (sold out)
Monday 9th May 2016 – Norwich UEA
Tuesday 10th May 2016 – Bournemouth Academy
Thursday 12th May 2016 – Llandudno Venue Cymru
Friday 13th May 2016 – Manchester Arena*
Saturday 14th May 2016 – Leeds First Direct Arena*
Monday 16th May 2016 – Hull City Hall
Tuesday 17th May 2016 – Newcastle City Hall
Thursday 19th May 2016 – Glasgow SSE Hydro*
Friday 20th May 2016 – Birmingham Arena*
Saturday 21st May 2016 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (sold out)

*with support from Jack Savoretti

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The Joy Formidable / February 2016 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 at 9:00 am

Welsh rock trio The Joy Formidable have just unveiled details of their new album ‘Hitch’, along with a list of UK tour dates for next month.  ‘Hitch’ was recorded in the band’s North Wales studio and will be released on the 25th of March via their own label C’Mon Let’s Drift.  You can watch the provocatively graphic (read: NSFW) video for the album’s first single ‘The Last Thing on My Mind’ just below the tour date listing.

Laura J Martin will play support for the following February UK dates.  Tickets are on sale now.  Our extensive past coverage of The Joy Formidable is right back here.

Sunday 21st February 2016 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Monday 22nd February 2016 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – London Oslo
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow Courtyard
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s

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The Big Moon / March and April 2016 UK/Irish Tour

By on Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 at 8:00 am

Header photo by Laura Allard-Fleischl

Fresh off a run of January support dates for The Maccabees, London indie rockers The Big Moon have announced a spring headline tour of the UK and Ireland.  The new list of dates will follow the band’s mid-March trip to America for SXSW 2016.  Fellow TGTF writer Rebecca introduced the all-female quartet in a Bands to Watch feature right back here.

Support for The Big Moon’s following live dates will be played by Virgin Kids. Tickets are available now.

Wednesday 30th March 2016 – Nottingham Bodega Social Club
Thursday 31st March 2016 – Hull Adelphi
Friday 1st April 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank
Saturday 2nd April 2016 – Glasgow Stereo
Monday 4th April 2016 – Belfast Mandela Hall
Tuesday 5th April 2016 – Dublin Workman’s Club
Thursday 7th April 2016 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Friay 8th April 2016 – Leicester Cookie
Saturday 9th April 2016 – Cardiff Moon Club (Dim Swn Festival)
Monday 11th April 2016 – Bristol Start the Bus
Tuesday 12th April 2016 – Southampton Joiners Arms
Wednesday 13th April 2016 – London 100 Club


Model Aeroplanes / March 2016 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 at 9:00 am

One of editor Mary’s favourite tips, Dundee pop quartet Model Aeroplanes have made plans to tour the UK in March, including a hometown show at Fat Sam’s on the 5th of the month.  The new list of live dates could indicate that new music is on the horizon for the Scottish band, who signed to Island Records last summer.  Below the tour date listing you can find a stream of Model Aeroplanes’ most recent single ‘Deep in the Pool’.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.  Our previous coverage of Model Aeroplanes, including live reviews from Live at Leeds 2015 and The Great Escape 2015, is right back this way.

Thursday 3rd March 2016 – Edinburgh Caves
Friday 4th March 2016 – Glasgow Oran Mor
Saturday 5th March 2016 – Dundee Fat Sam’s
Monday 7th March 2016 – London Camden Barfly
Tuesday 8th March 2016 – Brighton Green Door Store
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Bristol Crofters Rights
Thursday 10th March 2016 – Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
Friday 11th March 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Saturday 12th March 2016 – Manchester Night and Day
Sunday 13th March 2016 – Leeds Oporto


Radiation City / April and May 2016 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 at 8:00 am

Portland dream pop band Radiation City have announced three live dates in the UK this spring, following the release of their upcoming album ‘Synesthetica’.  The LP is due out on the 12th of February via Polyvinyl and will contain the single ‘Milky White’, which you’ll find streaming below the tour date listing. You can also read Rebecca’s review of the single here.

The band will spend February and March touring in America before heading across the pond for a full European tour.  You can find a complete list of Radiation City’s live dates through this link.

Saturday 30th April 2016 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Monday 2nd May 2016 – Glasgow Hug and Pint
Wednesday 4th May 2016 – London Victoria

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