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Saint Etienne / December 2015 English Tour

By on Wednesday, 18th November 2015 at 9:00 am

Synth pop trio Saint Etienne have announced a Christmas tour for this December, along with news of two special releases to accompany the upcoming live dates.  Fan club release ‘A Glimpse of Stocking’ has been made available for the first time on vinyl in a 2,000-copy limited edition, and previously unreleased track ‘We Survived’, recorded in 1984, is available in an even more limited 300-copy edition.  In addition to selling the discs in their Web shop, Saint Etienne will sell 25 copies of ‘We Survived’ – first come, first served – at each show on their Christmas docket.

Each show on the December tour will feature a different support act, as noted below, as well as special guest DJs on each night.  Tickets for the following shows are available now.

You can find TGTF’s past coverage of Saint Etienne right back this way.

Tuesday 8th December 2015 – Gateshead Sage (with Warm Digits)
Wednesday 9th December 2015 – Manchester Albert Hall (with Whyte Horses)
Thursday 10th December 2015 – Wakefield Unity Hall (with Galaxians)
Friday 11th December 2015 – Croydon Fairfield Halls (with Pre New and Kero Kero Bonito)


Deaf Havana / November 2015 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 10th November 2015 at 9:00 am

Deaf Havana have recently announced a short run of tour dates to follow the release of their recent single ‘Cassiopeia’.  The new track will likely feature on Deaf Havana’s upcoming fourth studio album, which is expected out sometime next year.  You can watch the video for ‘Cassiopeia’ just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following live dates are available now, except for the already sold out show in Leeds.  You can read TGTF’s previous coverage of Deaf Havana right back this way.

Thursday 19th November 2015 – Leeds Wardrobe (sold out)
Friday 20th November 2015 – Edinburgh La Belle Angele
Saturday 21st November 2015 – Dundee Buskers
Sunday 22nd November 2015 – Liverpool Academy 2
Monday 23rd November 2015 –London Islington Assembly Hall

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The 1975 / March 2016 UK Tour

By on Monday, 9th November 2015 at 9:00 am

Manchester art-pop quartet the 1975 will play a series of live dates in the UK next March, following the 26th of February 2016 release of their sophomore LP ‘I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it’ on Dirty Hit/Polydor.  They recently previewed the new album with its first single ‘Love Me’, which our own editor Mary explored right back here.  You can click here to read through TGTF’s full back catalogue of coverage on the 1975.

The newly announced run of tour dates includes three nights each at the Brixton Academy in London and the Apollo in Manchester ahead of appearances in Glasgow and Birmingham.  Tickets for the following shows will be available for general sale on Friday the 13th of November at 9 AM.

Monday 7th March 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Tuesday 8th March 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Sunday 13th March 2016 – Manchester Apollo
Monday 14th March 2016 – Manchester Apollo
Tuesday 15th March 2016 – Manchester Apollo
Friday 18th March 2016 – Glasgow Academy
Saturday 19th March 2016 – Glasgow Academy
Tuesday 22nd March 2016 – Birmingham Arena


Hidden Charms / November 2015 English Tour

By on Monday, 9th November 2015 at 8:00 am

London guitar rock quartet Hidden Charms have announced a list of UK tour dates to accompany the release of their upcoming single ‘Love You Cause You’re There’ on the 20th of November.  The new single comes after the band’s recent success with double-sided single ‘Dreaming of Another Girl / Long Way Down’.  Editor Mary recently featured a live version of ‘Dreaming of Another Girl’, and you can hear a stream of both tracks just below the tour date listing.

Hidden Charms will play a warm-up show at Southampton’s Indiependence Festival on the 14th of November before embarking on the following three headline shows.  They will play another series of UK live dates at the end of the month supporting YAK.  A full listing of Hidden Charms’ upcoming tour dates can be found here.  TGTF’s previous coverage of Hidden Charms is right back here.

Monday 16th November 2015 – Manchester Gullivers
Wednesday 18th November 2015 – London Lexington
Thursday 19th November 2015 – Stourbridge River Rooms


NME Awards Tour / January and February 2016

By on Wednesday, 4th November 2015 at 9:30 am

The NME Awards Tour 2016 has announced alt-rock quartet Bloc Party as its headline act, with support from Sheffield rock duo Drenge, hip-hop punk artist Rat Boy and Manchester grime musician Bugzy Malone.  Bloc Party last played the NME Awards Tour as newcomers to the scene way back in 2005.  Their new LP ‘Hymns’ is due for release on the day the tour begins, and they will be performing some of the new songs live for the very first time at these shows.

As we saw in 2015, the city of Austin, Texas is once again a primary sponsor of the NME Awards Tour 2016.  In addition, all tickets will include a 50p donation to the Teenage Cancer Trust.  Tickets for the following shows will be available for general sale this Friday, the 6th of November 2015.

Friday 29th January 2016 – Cardiff Great Hall
Saturday 30th January 2016 – Southampton Guildhall
Monday 1st February 2016 – Bristol Academy
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Newcastle Academy
Friday 5th February 2016 – Glasgow Barrowland
Saturday 6th February 2016 – Manchester Academy
Monday 8th February 2016 – Leeds Academy
Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thursday 11th February 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Friday 12th February 2016 – Birmingham Academy


Savages / February and March 2016 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 4th November 2015 at 9:00 am

Post-punk quartet Savages have announced a short list of February tour dates in the UK, in support of their upcoming sophomore album ‘Adore Life’, which is due for release on the 22nd of January 2016 via Matador Records.  You can read our own Nick’s review of the album’s first single ‘The Answer’ right back here.

In addition to the initial February run of dates, Savages will bring their live show to the London Roundhouse on the 17th of March.  Tickets for the following shows are available now.

Previous TGTF coverage of Savages can be found by clicking here.

Thursday 18th February 2016 – Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
Friday 19th February 2016 – Cambridge Junction
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Glasgow Art School
Monday 22nd February 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Leeds Irish Centre
Thursday 17th March 2016 – London Roundhouse

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