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Fatherson / February 2016 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 27th January 2016 at 9:00 am

We featured Scottish alt-rock trio Fatherson prior to their appearance at SXSW 2015 last year. Now, they’re gearing up to tour the UK next month with support from Newcastle punk rockers and Mary’s Liverpool Sound City 2014 discovery Boy Jumps Ship.  According to their official Facebook, Fatherson have just finished shooting a brand new video, but while you wait for that, you can watch the video for their current single ‘Always’, just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.

Thursday 11th February 2016 – Dundee Reading Rooms
Friday 12th February 2016 – Edinburgh Liquid Room
Sunday 14th February 2016 – Liverpool East Village Arts Club
Monday 15th February 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Cardiff Globe
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Nottingham Bodega Social Club
Thursday 18th February 2016 – Bristol Exchange
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Southampton Talking Heads
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – London Borderline
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Manchester Gullivers
Friday 26th February 2016 – Newcastle Cluny 2

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Boy & Bear / February 2016 UK/Irish Tour

By on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 at 9:00 am

Australian folk-rockers Boy & Bear have announced the UK and Irish leg of their ‘Limit of Love’ album tour.  The namesake album was released in October 2015, featuring both the title track featured in this previous Video of the Moment post over the weekend and the early single ‘Walk the Wire’, reviewed by our own Steven right back here.

Boy & Bear will spend the end of January and the early part of February on tour in Australia and New Zealand before heading up to the northern hemisphere.  The following UK and Irish live dates will precede a run of shows in continental Europe; a full list of live dates can be found on the band’s official Facebook.  Tickets are available now.

Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Dublin Academy Green Room
Friday 19th February 2016 – Edinburgh Liquid Room
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Leeds University Stylus
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Manchester Academy 2
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – London Forum Kentish Town
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Cardiff Globe
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Birmingham Academy 2
Friday 26th February 2016 – Bristol Trinity Centre
Sunday 28th February 2016 – Brighton Haunt


Tourist / May 2016 UK/Irish Tour

By on Monday, 25th January 2016 at 9:00 am

London producer and electronic musician William Phillips, better known as Tourist, has just unveiled the first single from his upcoming debut album ‘U’, along with a short list of live dates in the UK and Ireland for this spring.  You can hear Tourist’s new track ‘To Have You Back’ for yourself just below the tour date listing.  If you like what you hear, you can visit his Soundcloud to download the song for free.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.  Leading into the summer festival season, Tourist has also announced a June appearance at London’s Field Day 2016. TGTF’s previous coverage of Tourist can be found by clicking right here.

Saturday 7th May 2016 – Dublin Academy Green Room
Monday 9th May 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Tuesday 10th May 2016 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Wednesday 11th May 2016 – London XOYO
Thursday 12th May 2016 – Brighton Haunt


Fickle Friends / February and March 2016 UK Tour

By on Monday, 25th January 2016 at 8:00 am

The ink is barely dry on their newly-signed contract with Polydor Records, but Brighton indie pop band Fickle Friends have just announced a lengthy list of UK tour dates for February and March.  The tour will include a headline show at the Sheffield Leadmill on the 26th of February and a Leap Day gig at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus, before ending with a hometown date on the 12th of March.

Support for select dates will be played by Liverpool rock quartet Clean Cut Kid.  Following these live dates, both bands are scheduled to head across the pond to Austin for SXSW 2016.  Stay tuned for our upcoming Bands to Watch feature, which will cover Fickle Friends and Clean Cut Kid in more detail.

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Cardiff Moon Club
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Bournemouth 60 MP
Saturday 6th February – Bedford Esquires
Sunday 7th February 2016 – Leicester Scholar *
Monday 8th February 2016 – Bristol Louisiana *
Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Chester Live Rooms *
Thursday 11th February 2016 – Stourbridge River Room
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Liverpool Studio 2
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Reading Oakford Social *
Friday 19th February 2016 – Southampton Joiners *
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Totnes Devon Arts Centre *
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Colchester Arts Centre *
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Norwich Waterfront *
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Nottingham Bodega *
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Manchester Sound Control *
Friday 26th February 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill *
Sunday 28th February 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank *
Monday 29th February 2016 – Edinburgh Electric Circus *
Tuesday 1st March 2016 – Aberdeen Tunnels
Thursday 3rd March 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Friday 4th March 2016 – Stockton Kubar
Saturday 5th March 2016 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Monday 7th March 2016 – Hull Fruit *
Tuesday 8th March 2016 – Leeds Oporto *
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Friday 11th March 2016 – Aldershot Arts Centre
Saturday 12th March 2016 – Brighton Patterns *

*with support from Clean Cut Kid


VANT / April 2016 UK Tour

By on Thursday, 21st January 2016 at 9:00 am

London-based garage punk band VANT have just announced details of an April headline tour of the UK, following on their recent appearance at BBC Radio 1’s Future Festival. Ahead of the newly announced April dates, VANT are scheduled to head across the pond to showcase at SXSW 2016 in March.

Tickets for the following shows will be available starting tomorrow, Friday, the 22nd of January.  Stay tuned to TGTF for an in-depth Bands to Watch feature on VANT in the coming days.  In the meantime, you can check out a remarkably harmonic live video performance of their latest track ‘Parking Lot’, courtesy of Gigwise, just below the tour date listing.

Sunday 17th April 2016 – Bristol Louisiana
Monday 18th April 2016 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Tuesday 19th April 2016 – Swansea Sin City
Wednesday 20th April 2016 – London Boston Music Room
Friday 22nd April 2016 – Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
Saturday 23rd April 2016 – Sheffield Plug
Monday 25th April 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Tuesday 26th April 2016 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Wednesday 27th April 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Thursday 28th April 2016 – Newcastle Cluny

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Get Inuit / January and February 2016 UK Tour

By on Thursday, 21st January 2016 at 8:00 am

Header photo by Pat Pope

Self-described “dirty pop” quartet Get Inuit are about to embark on a tour of the UK, starting next week and extending through the beginning of February.  Dubbed the ‘Luge Lessons’ Tour 2016, the shows are in support of the band’s most recent EP, but they will likely also feature several new tunes, including the raucous recently released single ‘My Oh My’.  You can listen to that track just below the tour date listing; if you like what you hear, head over to Get Inuit’s official Web site, where you can download the song in exchange for adding your e-mail address to their mailing list.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.  You can browse through our previous coverage of Get Inuit right back here.

Sunday 24th January 2016 – Canterbury Gulbenkian
Monday 25th January 2016 – Bournemouth Anvil
Tuesday 26th January 2016 – Brighton Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
Wednesday 27th January 2016 – London Black Heart
Thursday 28th January 2016 – Leicester Cookie
Friday 29th January 2016 – Derby Victoria Inn
Sunday 31st January 2016 – Glasgow Broadcast
Monday 1st February 2016 – Newcastle Academy
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Bristol Exchange
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Guildford Boileroom

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