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American dance-punk band !!! (pronounced “chk chk chk”, in case you aren’t with it) have announced a run of UK tour dates for early next year. Their album ‘As If’ is available now via British indie label Warp Records and includes the live favourite ‘I Feel So Free’. You can see a 360-degree live video of the band performing ‘I Feel So Free’ at !!!’s October 2015 show in Tokyo just below the tour date listing.
Tickets for the following shows are on sale now, except for the London Village Underground show on the 10th of March, which is promised to be “on sale soon”. You can find a full list of !!!’s upcoming European shows on the band’s official Web site. Previous coverage of !!! on TGTF can be found here.
Saturday 13th February 2016 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Sunday 14th February 2016 – Glasgow CCA
Monday 15th February 2016 – Leeds Wardrobe
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Manchester Sound Control
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Southampton Joiners
Thursday 18th February 2016 – Birmingham Oobleck
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Brighton Patterns
Thursday 10th March 2016 – London Village Underground
By Mary Chang
on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 at 9:00 am
Up-and-coming Cheshire-born singer/songwriter Adam French will be embarking on his first-ever headline tour of England in January 2016, hitting all major markets plus a couple of others. Tickets are now available from French’s official Web site. His current double A-sided and self-produced single ‘Hunter’ / ‘Punchbag Love’, out now. The first side of the single has its own promo video, which you can watch in Monday’s Video of the Moment.
Monday 18th January 2016 – Leeds Gaslight Club
Wednesday 20th January 2016 – London Social (Communion show)
Friday 22nd January 2016 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Saturday 23rd January 2016 – Birmingham Café Ort
Monday 25th January 2016 – Sheffield Harley
Tuesday 26th January 2016 – York Basement
By Mary Chang
on Tuesday, 1st December 2015 at 9:00 am
Roxy Music frontman and brilliant solo artist in his own right Bryan Ferry has announced a handful of live dates for next April. He will be performing two shows in Scotland (Perth and Stirling) and two shows at London Palladium in support of a new ‘Avonmore Special Edition’ deluxe set of his latest album that was released in November 2014. The new release will include the original album ‘Avonmore’ on both heavyweight white vinyl and CD, four exclusive ‘Avonmore’ remixes on a second white heavyweight 12″ vinyl, two extra CDs of album track remixes including unreleased cuts from Leo Zero, Idjut Boys and Synapson, and a DVD with official videos for singles ‘Loop De Li’, ‘Johnny & Mary’ and ‘Driving Me Wild’.
This new deluxe set release this Friday, the 4th of December, will be limited to only 1,500 copies, with 100 copies being personally signed by Bryan Ferry himself for fans pre-ordering now from his official Web site. Tickets to Ferry’s spring 2016 tour are on sale now. For all things Bryan Ferry on TGTF, head this way.
Saturday 16th April 2016 – Perth Concert Hall
Monday 18th April 2016 – Stirling Albert Hall
Wednesday 20th April 2016 – London Palladium
Friday 22nd April 2016 – London Palladium
By Mary Chang
on Monday, 30th November 2015 at 9:00 am
The Elena Tonra-fronted, Communion-associated trio Daughter have announced a massive UK tour in early 2016 to begin a new European campaign to support their second album ‘Not to Disappear’. The new album, out the 15th of January 2016 on 4AD in the UK and Glassnote Records in North America, is the hotly-anticipated follow-up to 2013’s ‘If You Leave’.
Tickets for this forthcoming tour are now available from the band’s Web site.
Friday 15th January 2016 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Saturday 16th January 2016 – Oxford Academy
Sunday 17th January 2016 – Brighton Dome
Monday 18th January 2016 – Portsmouth Pyramids
Wednesday 20th January 2016 – Birmingham Institute
Thursday 21st January 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Friday 22nd January 2016 – Liverpool Academy
Saturday 23rd January 2016 – Edinburgh Queen’s Hall
Monday 25th January 2016 – Newcastle Academy
Tuesday 26th January 2016 – Leeds Beckett’s University
Wednesday 27th January 2016 – Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 28th January 2016 – London Forum (sold out)
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 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