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The Maccabees / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Tuesday, 12th May 2009 at 7:34 am

Just a few days after releasing their shiny new album, the rather amazing Wall of Arms, The Maccabees have announced a brand new tour for later in the year.

Tickets go on sale for the Academy dates on Wednesday for O2 customers, and on Friday, 9am for everyone else.

Wednesday 30th September 2009 – Bristol Academy
Thursday 1st October 2009 – Birmingham Academy
Friday 2nd October 2009 – Norwich UEA
Saturday 3rd October 2009 – London Brixton Academy
Monday 5th October 2009 – Nottingham Rock City
Tuesday 6th October 2009 – Manchester Academy
Wednesday 7th October 2009 – Newcastle Academy
Friday 9th October 2009 – Glasgow ABC
Saturday 10th October 2009 – Leeds Academy


Shed Seven / December 2009 UK Tour

By on Monday, 11th May 2009 at 9:07 pm

90’s indie also-rans Shed Seven have announced a sizeable tour to round out their year

The band are giving away a free live album through their website. The songs, recorded on their 2007 tour, will be made available from May 15, with a new track available for download each following week.

Tickets for the below go on sale from their website on Wednesday (13th May), and on general sale on Friday (15th May). Catch them at:

Monday 30th November 2009 – Inverness Ironworks
Tuesday 1st December 2009 – Aberdeen Music Hall
Thursday 3rd December 2009 – Glasgow Academy
Friday 4th December 2009 – Manchester Academy
Monday 7th December 2009 – Newcastle 02 Academy
Tuesday 8th December 2009 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Wednesday 9th December 2009 – Nottingham Rock City
Friday 11th December 2009 – Sheffield 02 Academy
Saturday 12th December 2009 – Birmingham 02 Academy
Sunday 13th December 2009 – Bristol 02 Academy
Monday 14th December 2009 – Norwich UEA
Wednesday 16th December 2009 – Oxford 02 Academy
Thursday 17th December 2009 – Portsmouth Pyramid
Friday 18th December 2009 – London HMV Forum
Monday 21st December 2009 – Leeds Academy


The Rakes / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 6th May 2009 at 9:12 pm

The Rakes have announced a string of four dates around the UK in late October.

Monday 26th October 2009 – Leeds Cockpit (See Tickets)
Tuesday 27th October 2009 – Bristol Thekla (See Tickets)
Wednesday 28th October 2009 – Birmingham O2 Academy 2 (Ticketweb, See Tickets)
Thursday 29th October 2009 – London HMV Forum (See Tickets)


Jamie T / June 2009 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 29th April 2009 at 8:13 pm

Jamie T has announced a string of tour dates through the middle of June.

Tickets reportedly go on sale on Friday (1st May) at 10am. Catch him at:

Thursday 11th June 2009 – Leeds Cockpit
Friday 12th June 2009 – Cambridge Junction
Saturday 13th June 2009 – Northampton Roadmender
Sunday 14th June 2009 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Tuesday 16th June 2009 – Newcastle Stage 2
Wednesday 17th June 2009 – Aberdeen Moshulu
Thursday 18th June 2009 – Edinburgh Studio 24
Friday 19th June 2009 – Coventry Kasbah
Sunday 21st June 2009 – Bristol Thekla
Tuesday 23rd June 2009 – Manchester Moho Live
Wednesday 24th June 2009 – London Electric Ballroom


Green Day / October 2009 UK Tour

By on Monday, 27th April 2009 at 8:40 pm

Legendary pop punk rockers Green Day have announced a string of UK and Ireland arena dates for the end of October.

Their new album, ’21st Century Breakdown’, is released on 15th May. Tickets for the below dates go on sale at 10am on Friday (1st May).

Monday 19th October 2009 – Glasgow SECC
Tuesday 20th October 2009 – Belfast Oddessy Arena
Wednesday 21st October 2009 – Dublin 02
Friday 23rd October 2009 – London O2 Arena
Saturday 24th October 2009 – London O2 Arena
Monday 26th October 2009 – Sheffield Arena
Tuesday 27th October 2009 – Birmingham LG Arena
Wednesday 28th October 2009 – Birmingham LG Arena
Friday 30th October 2009 – Manchester MEN Arena
Saturday 31st October 2009 – Manchester MEN Arena


Lily Allen / November 2009 UK Tour

By on Monday, 27th April 2009 at 7:26 pm

Lily Allen has announced a string of UK tour dates over two weeks in late May.

Hopefully she’ll continue her Twitter treasure trail that she’s so successfully done the past couple of weeks whilst on her US tour on her Twitter page, which seemed to be very popular.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (May 1st) at 9am, reportedly, with presale tickets from here from 9am on Wednesday (29th April). Catch her at:

Monday 16th November 2009 – Sheffield O2 Academy
Tuesday 17th November 2009 – Manchester Apollo
Friday 20th November 2009 – Bournemouth BIC
Saturday 21st November 2009 – Plymouth Pavilions
Sunday 22nd November 2009 – Swindon Oasis
Tuesday 24th November 2009 – Birmingham NIA
Wednesday 25th November 2009 – Glasgow SECC
Friday 27th November 2009 – London O2 Academy Brixton


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