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The Sad Song Co. / February 2018 English Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 9th January 2018 at 9:00 am
 

Perhaps best known in his role as drummer for Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, Nigel Powell is soon to release his fourth solo album as The Sad Song Co. Powell’s new LP, titled ‘Worth’, is due out on the 9th of February, following hot on the heels of his late 2016 release ‘In Amber’. The lead track from ‘Worth’ is called ‘What You Make of It’, and you can decide for yourself “what you make of it” by watching the animated lyric video streaming below.

Just ahead of the album release, Powell and collaborator Jason Moulster will play two supporting shows, one for Frank Turner’s solo gig on the 18th of January at the Tunbridge Wells Forum, and one for El Morgan and The Divers on the 7th of February at Manchester’s Castle. Immediately after the release of ‘Worth’, The Sad Song Co. will play eight headline shows in England, including dates in Bristol and London. Tickets for the following shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of Nigel Powell’s The Sad Song Co. project is right through here.

Saturday 10th February 2018 – Aldershot West End Centre
Sunday 11th February 2018 – Southampton Joiners
Tuesday 13th February 2018 – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 14th February 2018 – Bristol Exchange
Thursday 15th February 2018 – London Thousand Island
Friday 16th February 2018 – Devizes Lamb
Saturday 17th February 2018 – Oxford Museum of Modern Art
Sunday 18th February 2018 – Tunbridge Wells Forum Basement

 

Fickle Friends / February and March 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 25th January 2016 at 8:00 am
 

The ink is barely dry on their newly-signed contract with Polydor Records, but Brighton indie pop band Fickle Friends have just announced a lengthy list of UK tour dates for February and March.  The tour will include a headline show at the Sheffield Leadmill on the 26th of February and a Leap Day gig at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus, before ending with a hometown date on the 12th of March.

Support for select dates will be played by Liverpool rock quartet Clean Cut Kid.  Following these live dates, both bands are scheduled to head across the pond to Austin for SXSW 2016.  Stay tuned for our upcoming Bands to Watch feature, which will cover Fickle Friends and Clean Cut Kid in more detail.

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Cardiff Moon Club
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Bournemouth 60 MP
Saturday 6th February – Bedford Esquires
Sunday 7th February 2016 – Leicester Scholar *
Monday 8th February 2016 – Bristol Louisiana *
Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Chester Live Rooms *
Thursday 11th February 2016 – Stourbridge River Room
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Liverpool Studio 2
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Reading Oakford Social *
Friday 19th February 2016 – Southampton Joiners *
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Totnes Devon Arts Centre *
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Colchester Arts Centre *
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Norwich Waterfront *
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Nottingham Bodega *
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Manchester Sound Control *
Friday 26th February 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill *
Sunday 28th February 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank *
Monday 29th February 2016 – Edinburgh Electric Circus *
Tuesday 1st March 2016 – Aberdeen Tunnels
Thursday 3rd March 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Friday 4th March 2016 – Stockton Kubar
Saturday 5th March 2016 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Monday 7th March 2016 – Hull Fruit *
Tuesday 8th March 2016 – Leeds Oporto *
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Friday 11th March 2016 – Aldershot Arts Centre
Saturday 12th March 2016 – Brighton Patterns *

*with support from Clean Cut Kid

 

Marika Hackman / March and April 2015 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 21st January 2015 at 9:00 am
 

Marika Hackman has just announced a list of live dates for March and April, following the highly anticipated release of her debut album ‘We Slept at Last’, due out on the 16th of February. Hackman and her new live band will play 18 headline dates on the spring tour, including a show at Manchester’s Night and Day on the 4th of April. Tickets for the following shows go on sale this Friday, the 23rd of January, at 9 AM. You can stream ‘Ophelia’, taken from the new LP, below the tour dates.

Monday 23rd March 2015 – Leicester Musician
Tuesday 24th March 2015 – Hull Adelphi
Wednesday 25th March 2015 – Stoke Sugarmill
Thursday 26th March 2015 – Birmingham Rainbow
Saturday 28th March 2015 – Nottingham Bodega
Monday 30th March 2015 – Milton Keynes Craufurd Arms
Tuesday 31st March 2015 – London Bush Hall
Wednesday 1st April 2015 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 2nd April 2015 – Newcastle Think Tank
Friday 3rd April 2015 – York Duchess
Saturday 4th April 2015 – Manchester Night and Day
Sunday 5th April 2015 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Thursday 9th April 2015 – Bristol Thekla
Friday 10th April 2015 – Cardiff St. John’s Church
Saturday 11th April 2015 – Aldershot West End Centre
Sunday 12th April 2015 – Bedford Esquires
Tuesday 14th April 2015 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Wednesday 15th April 2015 – Southampton Joiners

 

The Wytches / October, November and December 2014 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 15th August 2014 at 7:00 am
 

Brighton based psych rock trio The Wytches have announced their largest ever headline tour beginning this October. The band have split their 14 UK dates around a quick headlining trip to America, finishing the UK leg at home in Brighton on the 4th of December.

Before the tour begins, The Wytches will celebrate the release of their debut LP ‘Annabel Dream Reader’ with a special multi-venue series of performances on Monday the 25th of August on Heavenly Recordings. Tickets for the release shows will be extremely limited; for a chance to buy them you’ll need to sign up to the band’s mailing list. Tickets for the final show of the evening at Brighton’s Bleach can be found here.

Tickets for the following headline tour dates will be available beginning today, Friday the 15th of August, at 9 AM.

Monday 6th October 2014 – Sheffield Harley
Tuesday 7th October 2014 – Newcastle Think Tank
Thursday 9th October 2014 – Norwich Sound and Vision
Friday 10th October 2014 – Aldershot West End Centre
Saturday 11th October 2014 – Liverpool Kazimier
Monday 13th October 2014 – York Duchess
Tuesday 14th October 2014 – Northampton Roadmender
Thursday 17th October 2014 – Bristol Exchange
Thursday 27th November 2014 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Friday 28th November 2014 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Saturday 29th November 2014 – Glasgow Stereo
Tuesday 2nd December 2014 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Wednesday 3rd December 2014 – London Scala
Thursday 4th December 2014 – Brighton Bleach

 

Sky Larkin / September 2013 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 29th August 2013 at 9:30 am
 

Sky Larkin will be heading out on a UK tour the day after their next album, ‘Motto’, is released on Wichita Recordings. Tickets to the Leeds band’s tour in September are on sale now.

Tuesday 17th September 2013 – London Lexington
Wednesday 18th September 2013 – Leicester Firebug
Thursday 19th September 2013 – Sheffield Harley
Saturday 21st September 2013 – Glasgow Nice ‘n’ Sleazy (Cut Loose show)
Sunday 22th September 2013 – Sunderland Pop Recs Ltd
Monday 23th September 2013 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Tuesday 24th September 2013 – Southampton Joiners
Wednesday 25th September 2013 – Nottingham Bodega
Thursday 26th September 2013 – Cardiff Ten Feet Tall

Saturday 28th September 2013 – Aldershot West End Centre
Monday 30th September 2013 – Manchester Deaf Institute

 

MP3 of the Day #713: The 1975

 
By on Thursday, 13th December 2012 at 10:00 am
 

The 1975 are one of many bands we’ve written about at TGTF who have gotten a shout on the most recent list of bands scheduled to appear at SXSW 2013. (See the entire second list here.) Here is Romanian producer Liar‘s take on the title track of the Manchester band’s latest EP.

The band have a massive tour planned for January and February next year; the dates are appended after the Soundcloud widget. Tickets go on sale Friday (14 December) here at 9 AM.

Tuesday 22nd January 2013 – Newcastle Think Tank Hoults (14+)
Wednesday 23rd January 2013 – York Fibbers (14+)
Thursday 24th January 2013 – Leeds Cockpit 2 (14+)
Friday 25th January 2013 – Newcastle-U-Lyme Full Moon (16+)
Saturday 26th January 2013 – Edinburgh Electric Circus (16+)
Sunday 27th January 2013 – Glasgow King Tuts (14+)
Monday 28th January 2013 – Sheffield Soyo (18+)
Wednesday 30th January 2013 – Bristol Exchange (14+)
Thursday 31st January 2013 – Guildford Boileroom (16+)
Friday 1st February 2013 – Aldershot West End Centre (under 14s to be accompanied by adult)
Saturday 2nd February 2013 – Birmingham Temple (14+)
Monday 4th February 2013 – Cambridge Portland Arms (under 18s to be accompanied by adult)
Tuesday 5th February 2013 – Exeter Cavern
Wednesday 6th February 2013 – Chelmsford Hooga (18+)
Thursday 7th February 2013 – Kingston New Slang
Friday 8th February 2013 – Brighton Green Door Store
Saturday 9th February 2013 – Southampton Lennons (18+)
Monday 11th February 2013 – Liverpool Shipping Forecast (18+)
Tuesday 12th February 2013 – Middlesbrough Mixtape @ Keys (18+)
Wednesday 13th February 2013 – Nottingham Bodega (14+, under 18s to be accompanied by adult)
Thursday 14th February 2013 – Chester Compass (18+)
Friday 15th February 2013 – Preston 53 Degrees (16+)
Saturday 16th February 2013 – Manchester Deaf Institute (10 pm curfew; 16+)
Monday 18th February 2013 – London Borderline (14+)

 
 
 

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