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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
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
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
Hot on the heels of their trip to Austin for SXSW 2016, Brighton trio Fear of Men will play a list of headline dates in the UK starting next week, including a hometown show at Brighton’s Prince Albert on the 10th of April. The tour will serve as a preview for band’s second album ‘Fall Forever’, due out on the 3rd of June via Kanine Records. You can watch the promo video for ‘Islands’ from last week, taken from the new LP, here.
Following these tour dates, Fear of Men will headline the Dials Festival in Portsmouth on the 23rd of April. Tickets for these shows are available now. TGTF’s past coverage of Fear of Men is right back here.
Monday 04 April 2016 – Birmingham Hare And Hounds
Tuesday 05 April 2016 – Glasgow Hug and Pint
Wednesday 06 April 2016 – Manchester Aatma
Thursday 07 April 2016 – Bristol Start The Bus
Friday 08 April 2016 – London Dalston Victoria
Sunday 10 April 2016 – Brighton Prince Albert
Monday 11 April 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
London-based alt-rock quartet Teleman have announced a list of UK and European tour dates to coincide with the release of their second LP ‘Brilliant Sanity’ on the 8th of April. Our own editor Mary has recently featured the video for the album’s current single ‘Düsseldorf’ right back here. The newly listed tour dates include a show at the London Koko on the 14th of April, before the band heads off to Europe for dates in Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin.
Tickets for the following shows are available now. A full list of Teleman’s upcoming live shows can be found on their official Web site. TGTF’s previous coverage of Teleman is back this way.
Friday 1st April 2016 – Liverpool Buyers Club
Saturday 2nd April 2016 – Leeds Wardrobe
Sunday 3rd April 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank
Monday 4th April 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Tuesday 5th April 2016 – Manchester Gorilla
Thursday 7th April 2016 – Stoke Sugarmill
Friday 8th April 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Saturday 9th April 2016 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Monday 11th April 2016 – Norwich Open
Tuesday 12th April 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 13th April 2016 – Hove Old Market
Thursday 14th April 2016 – London Koko
Friday 15th April 2016 – Bristol Marble Factory
By Mary Chang
on Thursday, 10th March 2016 at 9:00 am
Garage rock / pop band Spring King have announced a May 2016 headline tour of England, which concludes with a show at London Scala on the 26th presented by DIY. The Manchester group recently revealed the promo video for ‘Rectifier’, their newest single; we posted the vid in this previous Video of the Moment feature. Tickets to this tour are on sale now. The band have also been announced for the bills of both Live at Leeds on the 20th of April and the Great Escape on the 19th of May.
Saturday 20th April 2016 – Live at Leeds
Wednesday 11th May 2016 – Norwich Waterfront
Thursday 12th May 2016 – Southampton Lennons
Friday 13th May 2016 – Bedford Esquires
Saturday 14th May 2016 – Oxford Bullingdon
Sunday 15th May 2016 – Preston Ferret
Wednesday 18th May 2016 – Liverpool Arts Club
Thursday 19th May 2016 – Brighton Great Escape
Friday 20th May 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
Wednesday 25th May 2016 – Leicester Cookie
Thursday 26th May 2016 – London Scala (DIY Presents show)