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Northern Ireland Music Prize winner Foy Vance has just completed a string of shows in America and is set to embark on a full tour of the UK and Ireland. Following the dates listed below, Vance will play a short series of gigs in Europe (see his Web site for information on European dates). Tickets for the UK and Irish shows are available now, with the exception of the Belfast date, which is sold out.
Sunday 17th November 2013 – York Duchess
Monday 18th November 2013 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach*
Tuesday 19th November 2013 – Norwich Arts Centre*
Thursday 21st November 2013 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Friday 22nd November 2013 – Liverpool Epstein Theatre*
Saturday 23rd November 2013 – Manchester Gorilla
Sunday 24th November 2013 – Nottingham Bodega*
Wednesday 27th November 2013 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 28th November 2013 – London Koko*
Friday 29th November 2013 – Sheffield Leadmill
Saturday 30th November 2013 – Dundee Non Zero’s
Monday 2nd December 2013 – Aberdeen Tunnels
Tuesday 3rd December 2013 – Stirling Tollbooth
Wednesday 4th December 2013 – Edinburgh Electric Circus
Friday 6th December 2013 – Galway Roisin Dubh
Saturday 7th December 2013 – Dublin Whelan’s
Sunday 8th December 2013 – Londonderry Sandino’s
Monday 9th December 2013 – Belfast Limelight (sold out)
* with Rams’ Pocket Radio
By Mary Chang
on Thursday, 31st October 2013 at 9:00 am
Reverend and the Makers have announced a new tour for February and March 2014 in the UK. Tickets are on sale tomorrow (the 1st of November).
The band, fronted by the irrepressible Jon McClure, will be releasing their four album ‘Thirty Two’ on Cooking Vinyl Records on the 24th of February, the day before the tour commences in Leeds. Stream a brand new track appearing on the forthcoming LP, ‘Your Girl’, directly under the tour dates below. Support the band by preordering your copy of the new album on their PledgeMusic page.
Tuesday 25th February 2014 – Leeds Metropolitan University
Wednesday 26th February 2014 – Hull Welly Club
Thursday 27th February 2014 – Birmingham Academy
Friday 28th February 2014 – Preston 53 Degrees
Saturday 1st March 2014 – Liverpool Academy
Monday 3rd March 2014 – Dunfermline PY Molloys
Tuesday 4th March 2014 – Glasgow ABC
Wednesday 5th March 2014 – Manchester Ritz
Friday 7th March 2014 – Sheffield Academy
Saturday 8th March 2014 – Nottingham Rock City
Monday 10th March 2014 – Bristol Fleece
Tuesday 11th March 2014 – Brighton Concorde 2
Wednesday 12th March 2014 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 13th March 2014 – London Electric Ballroom
Friday 14th March 2014 – Norwich Waterfront
By Mary Chang
on Thursday, 31st October 2013 at 8:30 am
Kendal’s Wild Beasts have announced a string of five dates for the tail end of November. Tickets to this brief jaunt are on sale now.
Rumour has it that Wild Beasts’ follow-up to 2011’s brilliant ‘Smother’ is expected to be out in spring 2014 on Domino Records.
Tuesday 26th November 2013 – Liverpool Academy
Wednesday 27th November 2013 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Thursday 28th November 2013 – Oxford Academy
Friday 29th November 2013 – Sheffield Queens Social Club
Saturday 30th November 2013 – Norwich Arts Centre
By Mary Chang
on Wednesday, 30th October 2013 at 9:00 am
Brighton trio Peggy Sue have announced a tour of the UK for next April, starting in their hometown on the 7th of April at Green Door Store. Tickets will be available through a fan presale through the band’s Facebook as of today at 10 AM, but the general sale begins Friday the 1st of November at 9 AM.
Their second album ‘Choir of Echoes’ will be released the 27th of January on Wichita Recordings.
Monday 7th April 2014 – Brighton Green Door Store
Wednesday 9th April 2014 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Thursday 10th April 2014 – Glasgow Broadcast
Friday 11th April 2014 – Liverpool Leaf
Saturday 12th April 2014 – Sheffield Harley
Monday 14th April 2014 – Bristol Old Bookshop
Tuesday 15th April 2014 – London Oslo
By Mary Chang
on Tuesday, 1st October 2013 at 9:00 am
Following on from a sold out winter 2013 tour, the sisters Haim have announced they will be returning to the UK and Ireland in March 2014. Tickets are on sale on Friday at 9 AM.
If you want to watch something, err, unusual, watch the sisters perform on the Andrew Marr show, in front of PM David Cameron, on the BBC Web site here. Reportedly, they dedicated ‘The Wire’ to him. Make of that what you will.
Tuesday 4th March 2014 – Nottingham Rock City
Thursday 6th March 2014 – London Brixton Academy
Friday 7th March 2014 – Brighton Dome
Saturday 8th March 2014 – Manchester Academy
Monday 10th March 2014 – Dublin Olympia
Tuesday 11th March 2014 – Sheffield Academy
Wednesday 12th March 2014 – Glasgow Barrowlands
By Mary Chang
on Tuesday, 10th September 2013 at 8:00 am
Those lovable Geordies Little Comets will be getting back on “the touring horse” as they described earlier this week, touring the UK in February 2014. Tickets are on sale on Friday.
I interviewed Rob and Matt from the band when they were in DC for a gig last month; more details on that here.
Wednesday 5th February 2013 – Manchester Academy 2
Thursday 6th February 2013 – Leeds Cockpit
Friday 7th February 2013 – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Saturday 8th February 2013 – Belfast Limelight
Sunday 9th February 2013 – Dublin Academy
Tuesday 11th February 2013 – Birmingham Library
Wednesday 12th February 2013 – Sheffield Leadmill
Thursday 13th February 2013 – Stoke Sugarmill
Saturday 15th February 2013 – Cambridge Junction
Sunday 16th February 2013 – Brighton Concorde 2
Monday 17th February 2013 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Tuesday 18th February 2013 – Bath Komedia
Thursday 20th February 2013 – London Electric Ballroom
Friday 21st February 2013 – Newcastle Academy