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Fenech-Soler / February and March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 7th December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Ben and Ross Duffy – brother electropop duo Fenech-Soler – have announced a handful of UK dates for early next year. They’ll be touring Britain at the end of February into the start of March to support ‘Zilla’, their third album to be released on the 3rd of February 2017 on So Recordings. These dates follow February dates in New York and Los Angeles and precede further live shows in Europe in mid-March. Tickets to the UK tour dates, as listed below, are on sale today. You can listen to early album taster ‘Cold Light’ below the tour dates. Stream their ‘Kaleidoscope’ EP, released in September, in this past TGTF post. For more on our reporting on the Duffy brothers’ band’s past music activities, go here.

Friday 24th February 2017 – Brighton Patterns
Saturday 25th February 2017 – Norwich Waterfront
Monday 27th February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – London Heaven
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Nottingham Stealth

 

Esben and the Witch / February 2017 English Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Esben and the Witch might have relocated from Brighton to Berlin, but the gothic-rock trio have homecoming plans for early next year, as they tour in support of their recent album ‘Older Terrors’. The album was released on the 4th of November via Season of Mist. You can have a listen to album track ‘Marking the Heart of a Serpent’ just below the tour date listing.

The following live dates are part of Esben and the Witch’s larger European tour; a full listing of upcoming shows can be found on their official Facebook. Tickets are available now. TGTF’s complete previous coverage of Esben and the Witch is back this way.

Saturday 18th February 2017 – London Electrowerkz
Monday 20th February 2017 – Bristol Exchange
Tuesday 21st February 2017 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin

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Richard Ashcroft / April and June 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 1st December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Former frontman of the Verve and now veteran alt-rocker in his own right Richard Ashcroft has announced a brief arena tour of the UK for next April, to follow his upcoming shows at the Liverpool Echo Arena on the 7th of December and the London O2 on the 9th of December. Ashcroft will postscript the newly listed April tour dates with a special headline show at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl as part of mini-festival Sounds of the City.

Back in May, Ashcroft released his new album ‘These People’, which includes the recent single ‘Out of My Body’. You can watch the promo video for ‘Out of My Body’ just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following live shows will be available for general sale tomorrow, Friday, the 2nd of December at 9:30 AM. Final tickets for Ashcroft’s December shows in Liverpool and London are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of Richard Ashcroft is just through here.

Tuesday 18th April 2017 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
Thursday 20th April 2017 – Birmingham Arena
Saturday 22nd April 2017 – Leeds Arena
Friday 30th June 2017 – Manchester Castlefield Bowl

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Laura Marling / March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 30th November 2016 at 8:00 am
 

Laura Marling has announced the release of her sixth studio album ‘Semper Femina’ for the 10th of March next year, as well as a list of UK live dates to coincide with the album release. ‘Semper Femina’ follows Marling’s ‘Reversal of the Muse’ podcast series, which focused on femininity in creative endeavours, and her 2015 album ‘Short Movie’, which TGTF touched upon here and here.

Tickets for the following shows will be available for general sale this Friday, the 2nd of December. You can also buy tickets now with pre-orders of ‘Semper Femina’ on Marling’s official Web site. Stay tuned to TGTF in the near future for a review of the first single from ‘Semper Femina’; in the meantime, you can read through our past coverage of Laura Marling right back here.

Wednesday 8th March 2017 – Leeds Academy
Thursday 9th March 2017 – Bristol Colston Hall
Friday 10th March 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Sunday 12th March 2017 – Manchester Albert Hall
Monday 13th March 2017 – Oxford Academy
Tuesday 14th March 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Wednesday 16th March 2017 – Brighton Dome
Thursday 17th March 2017 – London Roundhouse
Friday 18th March 2017 – Salisbury City Hall

 

KT Tunstall / May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Scottish singer/songwriter and now L.A. transplant KT Tunstall has announced a new UK tour for next spring. Tunstall just released her fifth studio album ‘KIN’ in September, out now on Virgin EMI. (Read Rebecca’s review of the artist’s LP through here.) She finished a tour of most larger markets of the UK 2 weeks ago. Admirably, Tunstall has announced another UK tour for next May, this time for different, mostly smaller towns in between her bigger stops the last time around. Tickets for this new tour go on sale this Friday, the 25th of November, at 10 AM. For more on KT Tunstall on TGTF, come right this way.

Thursday 18th May 2017 – Harrogate Royal Hall
Friday 19th May 2017 – Edinburgh Queens Hall
Saturday 20th May 2017 – Northampton Derngate
Monday 22nd May 2017 – London Barbican
Tuesday 23rd May 2017 – Guildford G Live
Wednesday 24th May 2017 – Scunthorpe Baths Hall
Friday 26th May 2017 – Warrington Parr Hall
Saturday 27th May 2017 – Warwick Arts Centre
Sunday 28th May 2017 – Llandudno Venue Cymru Theatre

 

Big Thief / February 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker and her partner in musical crime Buck Meek, better known collectively as Big Thief, have announced a list of UK tour dates for early next year. Their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Masterpiece’ was released back in May of this year on Saddle Creek Records. Below the tour date listing, you can watch Big Thief perform three songs from the record, ‘Masterpiece’, ‘Paul’ and ‘Lorraine’, as part of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series.

Tickets for the following shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of Big Thief, including a live review from SXSW 2016, is collected through here.

Friday 3rd February 2017 – Bristol Louisiana
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill
Sunday 5th February 2017 – Edinburgh Mash House
Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Nottingham Spanky van Dyke’s
Thursday 9th February 2017 – London Lexington
Friday 10th February 2017 – Brighton Hope & Ruin

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