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Band of Skulls / October and November 2016 English Tour

 
By on Friday, 22nd April 2016 at 1:30 pm
 

Southampton rock trio Band of Skulls will hit the road in England again this autumn, following their already sold out April and May live dates. Their new album ‘By Default’ is due for release on the 27th of May and will include the single ‘Killer’, which we’ve already featured right back here. Just below the tour date listing, you can watch a live session video of album track ‘Erounds’.

Tickets for the following shows are on sale today. For our collected previous coverage of Band of Skulls, click here.

Thursday 20th October 2016 – Leeds Stylus
Friday 21st October 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Saturday 22nd October 2016 – Newcastle Northumbria University
Monday 24th October 2016 – Bristol SWX
Tuesday 25th October 2016 – Nottingham Rock City
Wednesday 26th October 2016 – London Roundhouse
Thursday 17th November 2016 – Southampton Engine Rooms

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The Kills / September and October 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 22nd April 2016 at 12:30 pm
 

London-based blues rock duo The Kills have announced a run of autumn live dates in the UK to follow the release of their fifth album ‘Ash & Ice’, which is due out on the 3rd of June via Domino Records. The band’s upcoming date at London’s Village Underground on the 4th of May is already sold out, but if you missed out on that, the autumn tour includes a date the London Roundhouse on the 7th of October. The Kills will also appear at the Isle of Wight festival in Newport in June.

Tickets for the following shows are on sale today. TGTF’s previous coverage of The Kills, including their new video for album track ‘Heart of a Dog’, is right back here.

Thursday 29th September 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Friday 30th September 2016 – Glasgow ABC
Saturday 1st October 2016 – Leeds Beckett Students’ Union
Sunday 2nd October 2016 – Nottingham Rock City
Tuesday 4th October 2016 – Oxford Academy 1
Wednesday 5th October 2016 – Bristol Anson Rooms
Thursday 6th October 2016 – Birmingham Institute 1
Friday 7th October 2016 – London Roundhouse

 

Cast / April 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 7th April 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Legendary Britpop band Cast will embark on a lengthy tour of the UK at the end of this week, in the midst of recording a brand new album, which is due for release in October. Originally formed in 1992, the band reformed in for their previous album ‘Troubled Times’ back in 2012. Fans who are interested in the new LP can find more information and make a contribution at Cast’s PledgeMusic page.

Tickets for the following shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of Cast can be found right back here.

Thursday 7th April 2016 – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Friday 8th April 2016 – Whitehaven Haig Mining Museum
Saturday 9th April 2016 – Manchester Academy 2
Thursday 14th April 2016 – Sheffield Academy
Friday 15th April 2016 – Leicester Academy
Saturday 16th April 2016 – Birmingham Academy
Thursday 21st April 2016 – Glasgow ABC
Friday 22nd April 2016 – Newcastle Academy
Saturday 23rd April 2016 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 28th April 2016 – Bournemouth Old Fire Station
Friday 29th April 2016 – Bristol Academy
Saturday 30th April 2016 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire

 

Communion New Faces / April 2016 English Tour

 
By on Thursday, 7th April 2016 at 8:00 am
 

Communion Music has recently announced its spring New Faces tour, which will start on the 23rd of April in Liverpool and run through the 30th of April in Bristol. The lineup for this series of New Faces shows will feature four rapidly emerging singer/songwriters: The Beach, Adam French (pictured above), Rukhsana Merrise and Matt Woods.

Tickets for the following shows are available on the Communion Web sit,, where each ticket purchased will include an exclusive EP with a track from each artist on the bill. Just below the tour date listing, you can have a listen to Rukhsana Merrise’s sassy new single ‘Money’.

Saturday 23rd April 2016 – Liverpool Loft Arts Club
Sunday 24th April 2016 – Manchester Ruby Lounge
Monday 25th April 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Wednesday 27th April 2016 – London St. Stephen’s Church
Thursday 28th April 2016 – Oxford Bullingdon
Friday 29th April 2016 – Brighton Green Door Store
Saturday 30th April 2016 – Bristol Louisiana

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Michael Kiwanuka / October 2016 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 6th April 2016 at 9:00 am
 

London soul musician Michael Kiwanuka has unveiled a list of live dates in the UK and Ireland for this October, following a slate of festival appearances around the release of his second album ‘Love & Hate’. The album will drop on the 27th of May on Polydor Records, but you can watch the video for its first single ‘Black Man in a White World’ just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following live dates will be available this Friday, the 8th of April, at 9 AM. Ahead of the tour dates listed below, Kiwanuka will perform at The Great Escape in Brighton in May, the Latitude Festival in July, and the Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall in August. Our previous coverage of Michael Kiwanuka is back this way.

Thursday 6th October 2016 – Glasgow Art School
Friday 7th October 2016 – Edinburgh Liquid Room
Saturday 8th October 2016 – Newcastle Palace of Arts Wylam Brewery
Monday 10th October 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill
Tuesday 11th October 2016 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Thursday 13th October 2016 – Cork Cyprus Avenue
Friday 14th October 2016 – Belfast Limelight
Saturday 15th October 2016 – Dublin Academy
Monday 17th October 2016 – Cardiff Trashed
Tuesday 18th October 2016 – Cardiff Phoenix
Wednesday 19th October 2016 – Oxford Academy 1
Friday 21st October 2016 – Birmingham Institute Library
Saturday 22nd October 2016 – Manchester Ritz

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Bear’s Den / November 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 6th April 2016 at 8:00 am
 

Having apparently pared down their roster from three members to two, alt-folk duo Bear’s Den have announced details of their upcoming new LP ‘Red Earth & Pouring Rain’, along with a list of autumn tour dates in the UK. The new album, titled ‘Red Earth & Pouring Rain’, was recorded in Wales with Ian Grimble once again at the production helm and is due for release on the 22nd of July. No music from the album has been made available yet, but the band have offered up a tantalisingly brief teaser clip, which you can view at the bottom of the page.

Bear’s Den will give a small but lucky group of fans an early preview of the album with an already sold-out show at London ICA on the 7th of June. Tickets for the following November dates will be available starting today, Wednesday the 6th of April, at 9 AM. You can find TGTF’s previous coverage of Bear’s Den right back this way.

Tuesday 1st November 2016 – Brighton Dome
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 – Birmingham Institute
Thursday 3rd November 2016 – Glasgow ABC
Friday 4th November 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Saturday 5th November 2016 – Norwich UEA
Tuesday 8th November 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Wednesday 9th November 2016 – Bristol Academy

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