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Swim Deep / March and April 2015 UK Tour

By on Friday, 13th February 2015 at 9:00 am

Birmingham indie pop quintet Swim Deep have announced a short run of UK tour dates ahead of their scheduled appearance at Live at Leeds this May, along with news of a new single titled ‘To My Brother’. Released via Chess Club Records, the song was recently premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show and is now available to purchase digitally, with a 7″ vinyl on the way. You can take the record for a virtual spin below the tour date listing.

For previous TGTF coverage of Swim Deep, click here. Tickets for the following live shows are on sale now.

Tuesday 31st March 2015 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Wednesday 1st April 2015 – London Electrowerkz
Thursday 2nd April 2015 – Birmingham Oobleck
Friday 3rd April 2015 – Glasgow King Tut’s

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SOAK / June 2015 UK/Irish Tour

By on Friday, 13th February 2015 at 8:00 am

Northern Irish singer/songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson, better known by her stage moniker SOAK, has just announced a long list of worldwide tour dates to usher in her debut LP ‘Before We Forgot How to Dream’. The UK and Irish portion of the tour is set to coincide with the album release, which is due on the 1st of June via Rough Trade Records.

An avid skateboard enthusiast, SOAK is set to play six free shows in February at skate parks across the UK, which are being billed as the SK9 Tour. Keep your eyes on TGTF for our coverage of SOAK as she prepares for her scheduled appearance at SXSW 2015. Tickets for the following live dates are on sale starting today at 9 AM.

Thursday 4th June 2015 – London Bush Hall
Friday 5th June 2015 – Manchester Sacred Trinity
Saturday 6th June 2015 – Glasgow Oran Mor
Wednesday 10th June 2015 – Belfast Empire Music Hall
Thursday 11th June 2015 – Dublin Pepper Canister
Friday 12th June 2015 – Galway Roisin Dubh
Saturday 13th June 2015 – Cork Triskel Christchurch


Villagers / April and May 2015 UK/Irish Tour

By on Tuesday, 10th February 2015 at 9:00 am

Last week, TGTF editor Mary found Conor J. O’Brien of Irish folk pop band Villagers sporting a new beard and announcing a new track from Villagers’ upcoming third album ‘Darling Arithmetic’, due out on the 10th of April.

Ahead of the release, the band will play at Hebden Bridge Trades Club on the 20th of February and in Gateshead as part of the BBC 6 Music Festival on the 21st of February. Just following the album release, Villagers will embark on a spring tour of the UK and Ireland; tickets for these shows go on sale this Friday, the 13th of February.

Tuesday 14th April 2015 – Bristol St George’s
Wednesday 15th April 2015 – Falmouth Pavilions
Thursday 16th April 2015 – Exeter Phoenix
Friday 17th April 2015 – Brighton Old Markett
Sunday 19th April 2015 – Liverpool Epstein Theatre
Monday 20th April 2015 – Manchester Concert Hall
Tuesday 21st April 2015 – Leeds City Varieties
Thursday 23rd April 2015 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Friday 24th April 2015 – Cardiff Gate
Sunday 26th April 2015 – Nottingham Glee Club
Monday 27th April 2015 – Edinburgh Pleasance Theatre
Tuesday 28th April 2015 – Glasgow Oran Mor
Friday 1st May 2015 – London Barbican
Wednesday 20th May 2015 – Dublin Olympia Theatre
Saturday 23rd May 2015 – Cork Opera House
Sunday 24th May 2015 – Limerick Big Top
Monday 25th May 2015 – Belfast Mandela Hall


Amber Run / April and May 2015 English Tour

By on Friday, 6th February 2015 at 9:00 am

Nottingham up-and-comers Amber Run have just announced a new set of live dates for this spring to follow on their current English tour, which included a sold out show at London Dingwalls last Tuesday night. The band’s debut album is anticipated for release later this year, but our own David has already reviewed its first single ‘Just My Soul Responding’. Tickets for the following dates are available now.

Keen on past coverage on TGTF on Amber Run? Right this way.

Tuesday 28th April 2015 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Wednesday 29th April 2015 – London Scala
Thursday 30th April 2015 – Manchester Sound Control
Saturday 2nd May 2015 – Newcastle Think Tank


King Crimson / August and September 2015 UK Tour

By on Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 9:00 am

Prog rock veterans King Crimson have announced an autumn tour of the UK with a brand new lineup comprising Gavin Harrison (drums), Bill Rieflin (drums), Pat Mastelotto (drums), Tony Levin (bass and vocals), Mel Collins (sax, flute), Jakko Jakszyk (guitar, vocals) and Robert Fripp (guitar). The live dates include two dates each at Friars Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and London’s Hackney Empire. Tickets for the following shows go on sale tomorrow, Friday the 6th of February, at 9 AM.

Monday 31st August 2015 – Friars Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Tuesday 1st September 2015 – Friars Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Thursday 3rd September 2015 – Cardiff St David’s Hall
Saturday 5th September 2015 – Brighton Dome
Monday 7th September 2015 – London Hackney Empire
Tuesday 8th September 2015 – London Hackney Empire
Friday 11th September 2015 – Salford Lowry
Monday 14th September 2015 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
Thursday 17th September 2015 – Edinburgh Usher Hall


Modestep / March 2015 UK Tour

By on Thursday, 5th February 2015 at 8:00 am

Eclectic electro-rock band Modestep have announced a brief run of tour dates for next month, along with the release of their new single ‘Snake’. Tickets for the following shows are available now.

You can read Martin’s ‘love ‘em or hate ‘em’ Bands to Watch feature on Modestep here.

Monday 9th March 2015 – Manchester Gorilla
Tuesday 10th March 2015 – Glasgow ABC 2
Wednesday 11th March 2015 – London XOYO
Friday 13th March 2015 – Birmingham Academy 2

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