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Pixies / November and December 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 20th July 2016 at 8:00 am
 

American alt-rock behemoths Pixies have announced a series of live dates in the UK for the end of November into the start of December 2016. Black Francis and co. have officially announced that touring bass player Paz Lenchantin is now a full member of their band. This new tour will follow the release of their upcoming album ‘Head Carrier’, which is expected out on the 30th of September on Pixies Music / PIAS. The new LP was produced by Tom Dalgety, who is most famous around TGTF for producing Royal Blood and Broken Hands‘ debut albums. You can have a listen to hard-hitting early taster ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ below the tour date listing. There’s a presale going on today starting at 9 AM, but the general sale will commence this Friday, the 22nd of July, also at 9 AM. For past coverage of the Pixies on TGTF, go here.

Monday 28th November 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Tuesday 29th November 2016 – London Brixton Academy
Wednesday 30th November 2016 – Leeds Academy
Friday 2nd December 2016 – Glasgow Barrowland
Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Newcastle Academy
Sunday 4th December 2016 – Manchester Apollo

 

Twin Atlantic / October and December 2016 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 12th July 2016 at 8:00 am
 

Glaswegian alt-rock quartet Twin Atlantic will support the upcoming release of their new album ‘GLA’ with a tour of the UK and Ireland later this year. The October portion of the tour will focus on England and Wales, including a stop at the Manchester Neighbourhood Festival on Saturday the 8th of October. December will see Twin Atlantic moving on to Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, finishing the tour with 3 consecutive nights at the Glasgow Barrowland.

Twin Atlantic’s new album ‘GLA’ is due for release on the 9th of September and will include the BBC Radio 1 playlisted single ‘No Sleep’. You can catch a quick preview of ‘No Sleep’ just below the tour date listing. Tickets for the following shows will go on sale this Friday, the 15th of July at 9 AM.
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TGTF’s previous coverage of Twin Atlantic is collected here.

Friday 7th October 2016 – Newcastle University
Sunday 9th October 2016 – Cardiff Y Plas
Tuesday 11th October 2016 – Birmingham Institute
Wednesday 12th October 2016 – London Forum
Friday 14th October 2016 – Portsmouth Pyramids
Saturday 15th October 2016 – Leeds Beckett University
Sunday 16th October 2016 – Norwich Waterfront
Saturday 10th December 2016 – Dublin Academy
Sunday 11th December 2016 – Belfast Limelight
Tuesday 13th December 2016 – Glasgow Barrowland
Wednesday 14th December 2016 – Glasgow Barrowland
Thursday 15th December 2016 – Glasgow Barrowland

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The 1975 / December 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 11th July 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Mancunian indie pop sensations The 1975 have just announced a year-ending tour of the UK, in support of their long-titled long player ‘I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful, yet so unaware of it’. The latest single from the album is the angst-ridden track ‘Somebody Else’, and its likewise lengthy new video can be viewed just below the tour date listing.

The 1975’s December tour will include two nights at the O2 Arena in London, the second of which was previously announced and has already sold out. Tickets for the remaining shows listed below will be available for fan presale on Wednesday the 13th of July, but only if you sign up for the band’s mailing list. General sale will begin on Friday, the 15th of July, at 9 AM.

TGTF’s previous coverage of The 1975 can be found here.

Tuesday 13th December 2016 – Manchester Arena
Thursday 15th December 2016 – London O2
Friday 16th December 2016 – London O2 (sold out)
Saturday 17th December 2016 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Monday 19th December 2016 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
Wednesday 21st December 2016 – Bournemouth BIC
Thursday 22nd December 2016 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

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Frightened Rabbit / November and December 2016 English Tour

 
By on Friday, 17th June 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Scotland’s Frightened Rabbit have extended the tour cycle for their latest album ‘Painting of a Panic Attack’ with a new list of live dates in England for the end of this year. Addressing the rather conspicuous lack of Scottish dates in the following list, the band have hinted that something special is in the works for Scottish fans. Keep your eyes on their official Web site and Facebook for further details. Frightened Rabbit have also announced new live dates for North America, which are listed here.

Tickets for the newly added English shows listed below will go on sale today, Friday the 17th of June, at 10 AM.  Just below the tour date listing, you can watch Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison’s solo version of ‘Die Like a Rich Boy’, which he also performed at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix last month. TGTF’s complete collection of Frightened Rabbit coverage is back this way.

Wednesday 30th November 2016 – Manchester Cathedral
Thursday 1st December 2016 – Birmingham Library
Friday 2nd December 2016 – Leeds Stylus
Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Norwich Arts Centre
Monday 5th December 2016 – Brighton Concorde 2
Tuesday 6th December 2016 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Wednesday 7th December 2016 – London Roundhouse
Friday 9th December 2016 – Bristol Trinity
Saturday 10th December 2016 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Monday 12th December 2016 – Newcastle Riverside

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Foy Vance / November and December 2016 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 4th May 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Header photo by Sarah Barlow and Stephen Schofield

Northern Irish troubadour extraordinaire Foy Vance has announced a string of late autumn live dates in the UK and Ireland, in support of his upcoming new album ‘The Wild Swan’. The album is due out on the 13th of May via Ed Sheeran‘s record label Gingerbread Man Records, and editor Mary recently featured the album’s lead promo for ‘She Burns’ as our Video of the Moment #2071.

Vance will play an already sold out show at London’s Hoxton Hall on the 12th of May, ahead of June tour dates in Europe supporting Elton John. Following his summer festival appearances, which will include Latitude 2016 in July, Vance will hit North America for a list of dates supporting Josh Groban and Sarah McLachlan. He’ll spend the early part of September touring Australia with Kyle Lionhart before returning to America for headline dates running through the end of October. You can find a complete (and lengthy) listing of Foy Vance’s live shows on his official Facebook.

Tickets for the following UK and Irish dates will be available this Friday, the 6th of May, at 10 AM.

Monday 7th November 2016 – Bristol Fleece
Tuesday 8th November 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 9th November 2016 – Newcastle Cluny
Friday 11th November 2016 – Glasgow Oran Mor
Saturday 12th November 2016 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Sunday 13th November 2016 – Manchester Ruby Lounge
Tuesday 15th November 2016 – Norwich Arts Centre
Wednesday 16th November 2016 – Southsea Wedgewood Rooms
Friday 18th November 2016 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Thursday 8th December 2016 – Dublin Academy
Friday 9th December 2016 – Galway Roisin Dubh
Saturday 10th December 2016 – Belfast Ulster Hall

 
 
 

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