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Johnny Flynn / March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 19th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Multi-talented and multi-tasking singer/songwriter Johnny Flynn will embark on a tour of the UK this March, accompanied by his longtime band The Sussex Wit. The UK tour will begin on the same day, Friday the 24th of March, that Flynn’s fourth studio album ‘Sillion’ is scheduled for release on Transgressive Records. ICYMI, you can read our review of the album’s lead single ‘Raising the Dead’ through this link.

Just prior to the March UK tour, Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit are scheduled to showcase at SXSW 2017 in Austin, TX. Stay tuned to TGTF for our coverage of that event; in the meantime, you can peruse our past coverage of Johnny Flynn right back here. Tickets for the following live shows are available now.

Friday 24th March 2017 – Brighton St George’s Church
Saturday 25th March 2017 – Leeds Church
Sunday 26th March 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Monday 27th March 2017 – Edinburgh Caves
Tuesday 28th March 2017 – Birmingham Academy 2
Wednesday 29th March 2017 – Bristol Trinity
Friday 31st March 2017 – London St John’s Hackney

 

LANY / March 2017 English Tour

 
By on Monday, 16th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

American West Coast synthpop band LANY will play three live shows in England this March as part of an extensive worldwide tour including dates in Europe, Australia and the Philippines. We at TGTF caught LANY at the end of last year, here in America, as they were in the midst of a meteoric ascent up the Spotify streaming charts. Their track ‘ILYSB’ is currently the most streamed song of all time on Spotify Discover; you can hear a live version of it just below the tour date listing.

A full list of LANY’s upcoming tour dates, from the end of February through mid-July, can be found on their official Facebook. Tickets for the following shows are available now.

Monday 6th March 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Tuesday 7th March 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Thursday 9th March 2017 – London KOKO

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Menace Beach / January and February 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 13th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Leeds rock band Menace Beach, co-fronted by Liza Violet and Ryan Needham, have announced their sophomore album ‘Lemon Memory’, due out next Friday, the 20th of January, on Memphis Industries. Named for a “citrus based curse” said to have been placed on Ryan and Liza’s house, the album opens with the macabre ‘Give Blood’, which is streaming at the bottom of this page.

Immediately following the release of ‘Lemon Memory’, Menace Beach will set out on tour through the UK, including stops in London and Glasgow and a homecoming show in Leeds. Tickets are on sale now. Then in March, Menace Beach will make their American debut at SXSW 2017, so keep an eye out for TGTF’s coverage from Austin. In the meantime, you can check out our review of their 2015 EP ‘Super Transporterreum’ right back here.

Tuesday 31st January 2017 – Sheffield Picture House
Wednesday 1st February 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Friday 3rd February 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Southampton Joiners
Monday 6th February 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon Arms
Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – London Moth Club
Thursday 9th February 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Friday 10th February 2017 – Liverpool Magnet
Saturday 11th February 2017 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Sunday 12th February 2017 – Glasgow Broadcast
Wednesday 15th February 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s
Thursday 16th February 2017 – Newcastle Cluny
Friday 17th February 2017 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club

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Temples / March and April 2017 English Tour

 
By on Friday, 13th January 2017 at 8:00 am
 

Kettering psych rock band Temples have announced a list of live dates to be played in England this spring, following the release of their forthcoming second album ‘Volcano’. The new LP is due out on the 3rd of March via Heavenly Recordings, and the band have also unveiled a new track from it, titled ‘Strange or Be Forgotten’. Bassist Tom Walmsley describes the impetus for the song: “We’re continually inundated with pressure in modern life to have to make something of ourselves and leave behind a legacy in this world. ‘Strange Or Be Forgotten’ is our way of questioning the necessity of having to be all so individual and unique – when really it’s our true selves that should be celebrated.” You’ll find a stream of ‘Strange or Be Forgotten’ just below the tour date listing.

Temples’ upcoming shows in England are part of a larger European tour; you can find a full listing of their live dates on the band’s official Web site. In the midst of their English tour, Temples will also make a stop at the 2Q Festival in Derby on the 1st of April. Tickets for the following shows will be available today starting at 10 AM.

TGTF’s previous coverage of Temples, including a live review from Kendal Calling 2015, is collected right through here.

Sunday 26th March 2017 – Newcastle Riverside
Monday 27th March 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill
Tuesday 28th March 2017 – Manchester Academy 2
Thursday 30th March 2017 – London Brixton Electric
Friday 31st March 2017 – Brighton Concorde 2
Sunday 2nd April 2017 – Birmingham Institute 2
Thursday 27th April 2017 – Bristol Trinity Centre

 

PINS / April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 12th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Manchester all-female five-piece PINS have just released the first single from their upcoming new EP, along with a list of UK tour dates for April of this year. The new single is titled ‘Aggrophobe’ and features a guest vocal from none other than Iggy Pop. You can take a sneak peek at the teaser for ‘Aggrophobe’ just below the tour date listing.

PINS’ April tour will begin in Cardiff on the 10th of April and wind through the UK to finish at home in Manchester on the 22nd. Tickets for the following live shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of PINS is back this way.

Monday 10th April 2017 – Cardiff Moon Club
Tuesday 11th April 2017 – Brighton Rialto
Wednesday 12th April 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon
Thursday 13th April 2017 – Norwich Arts Centre
Friday 14th April 2017 – Glasgow Broadcast
Saturday 15th April 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s
Monday 17th April 2017 – Newcastle Cluny 2
Tuesday 18th April 2017 – Leeds Headrow House
Wednesday 19th April 2017 – London Moth Club
Thursday 20th April 2017 – Bedford Esquires
Friday 21st April 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Saturday 22nd April 2017 – Manchester White Hotel

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C Duncan / January, February and May 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

C Duncan, aka Scottish electronic singer/songwriter and bedroom producer Christopher Duncan, released his second album ‘The Midnight Sun’ back in October. I reviewed it back here last autumn. Naturally, he’s got a whole slew of live dates to celebrate and support his latest amazing work. Previously, he announced a January and February 2017 UK tour; all these dates are listed first below. Duncan will also be busy in March: he has been announced as the primary support act during Elbow‘s UK tour that month.

As if he wasn’t clocking up the miles in the UK enough with his previously announced shows, he has also added another group of live dates in May, starting with three shows in Ireland, followed by additional dates in the UK. Phew. These new dates just revealed are listed below as well. The newest May shows go on sale this Friday, the 13th of May. Really, you don’t have an excuse not to see C Duncan live! ‘The Midnight Sun’ is now available from FatCat Records. For more on Duncan’s music on TGTF, use this link.

Monday 23rd January 2017 – Inverness Eden Court Theatre
Tuesday 24th January 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s (sold out)
Thursday 26th January 2017 – Glasgow Saint Luke’s (Celtic Connections)
Friday 27th January 2017 – Newcastle Cluny
Saturday 28th January 2017 – Liverpool Academy 2
Sunday 29th January 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon
Tuesday 31st January 2017 – Brighton Komedia
Wednesday 1st February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Norwich Arts Club
Friday 3rd February 2017 – Leeds Wardrobe
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Nottingham Bodega Social Club
Thursday 4th May 2017 – Cork Cyprus Avenue – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Friday 5th May 2017 – Limerick Dolans – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Saturday 6th May 2017 – Dublin Whelan’s – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Monday 8th May 2017 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Wednesday 10th May 2017 – London Islington Assembly Hall – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Band on the Wall – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Saturday 13th May 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Sunday 14th May 2017 – Edinburgh Caves – on sale 9 AM on 13/1

 
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