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WIN / Tickets to see White Lies in Newcastle, Sheffield -OR- Hull

 
By on Monday, 6th February 2017 at 11:00 am
 

The weather might be cold, but we’ve got something to warm the cockles of your heart and for the next few weeks. Our friends at Gigs and Tours have given us a few pairs of tickets to a tour I can personally attest to being one of the hottest tickets in town. White Lies will be supporting their newest album ‘Friends’ released last autumn on a headline UK tour starting the 23rd of February in Newcastle. You can read my full report from the Washington, DC show last Wednesday at the 9:30 Club here. We’ve got a pair each to their Newcastle (the 23rd of February), Sheffield (the 24th of February) and Hull (the 3rd of March) gigs.

Want to win? Follow these directions to enter. We’ll first need your name and your email address to contact you if you win. We’ll also need to know which show you wish to win tickets for. Then answer this question about their latest record: What is the first single that was released from ‘Friends’? From all the entries, we’ll choose a lucky winner from all the correct ones we receive. Be sure to get your entry in before we close the contest this Thursday at 5 PM UK time. Any duplicate or incomplete entries will be discarded. Good luck to all! In case you want to buy tickets to tickets to the tour, I’ve listed the tour dates below. To read more of TGTF’s coverage on White Lies, go here.

Thursday 23rd February 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Friday 24th February 2017 – Sheffield Academy
Saturday 25th February 2017 – Oxford Academy
Monday 27th February 2017 – Cardiff University
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Leicester Academy
Thursday 2nd March 2017 – Portsmouth Pyramids
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Hull University
Saturday 4th March 2017 – London Troxy
Monday 6th March 2017 – Preston Guildhall
Tuesday 7th March 2017 – Aberdeen Garage
Wednesday 8th March 2017 – Edinburgh Potterrow
Thursday 9th March 2017 – Hatfield Forum
Saturday 11th March 2017 – Keele University
Sunday 12th March 2017 – Norwich UEA

This contest is now closed. The winners have been contacted, so please check your inbox to see if you’ve won.

 

Johnny Flynn / March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 19th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Multi-talented and multi-tasking singer/songwriter Johnny Flynn will embark on a tour of the UK this March, accompanied by his longtime band The Sussex Wit. The UK tour will begin on the same day, Friday the 24th of March, that Flynn’s fourth studio album ‘Sillion’ is scheduled for release on Transgressive Records. ICYMI, you can read our review of the album’s lead single ‘Raising the Dead’ through this link.

Just prior to the March UK tour, Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit are scheduled to showcase at SXSW 2017 in Austin, TX. Stay tuned to TGTF for our coverage of that event; in the meantime, you can peruse our past coverage of Johnny Flynn right back here. Tickets for the following live shows are available now.

Friday 24th March 2017 – Brighton St George’s Church
Saturday 25th March 2017 – Leeds Church
Sunday 26th March 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Monday 27th March 2017 – Edinburgh Caves
Tuesday 28th March 2017 – Birmingham Academy 2
Wednesday 29th March 2017 – Bristol Trinity
Friday 31st March 2017 – London St John’s Hackney

 

Menace Beach / January and February 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 13th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Leeds rock band Menace Beach, co-fronted by Liza Violet and Ryan Needham, have announced their sophomore album ‘Lemon Memory’, due out next Friday, the 20th of January, on Memphis Industries. Named for a “citrus based curse” said to have been placed on Ryan and Liza’s house, the album opens with the macabre ‘Give Blood’, which is streaming at the bottom of this page.

Immediately following the release of ‘Lemon Memory’, Menace Beach will set out on tour through the UK, including stops in London and Glasgow and a homecoming show in Leeds. Tickets are on sale now. Then in March, Menace Beach will make their American debut at SXSW 2017, so keep an eye out for TGTF’s coverage from Austin. In the meantime, you can check out our review of their 2015 EP ‘Super Transporterreum’ right back here.

Tuesday 31st January 2017 – Sheffield Picture House
Wednesday 1st February 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Friday 3rd February 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Southampton Joiners
Monday 6th February 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon Arms
Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – London Moth Club
Thursday 9th February 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Friday 10th February 2017 – Liverpool Magnet
Saturday 11th February 2017 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Sunday 12th February 2017 – Glasgow Broadcast
Wednesday 15th February 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s
Thursday 16th February 2017 – Newcastle Cluny
Friday 17th February 2017 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club

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PINS / April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 12th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Manchester all-female five-piece PINS have just released the first single from their upcoming new EP, along with a list of UK tour dates for April of this year. The new single is titled ‘Aggrophobe’ and features a guest vocal from none other than Iggy Pop. You can take a sneak peek at the teaser for ‘Aggrophobe’ just below the tour date listing.

PINS’ April tour will begin in Cardiff on the 10th of April and wind through the UK to finish at home in Manchester on the 22nd. Tickets for the following live shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of PINS is back this way.

Monday 10th April 2017 – Cardiff Moon Club
Tuesday 11th April 2017 – Brighton Rialto
Wednesday 12th April 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon
Thursday 13th April 2017 – Norwich Arts Centre
Friday 14th April 2017 – Glasgow Broadcast
Saturday 15th April 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s
Monday 17th April 2017 – Newcastle Cluny 2
Tuesday 18th April 2017 – Leeds Headrow House
Wednesday 19th April 2017 – London Moth Club
Thursday 20th April 2017 – Bedford Esquires
Friday 21st April 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Saturday 22nd April 2017 – Manchester White Hotel

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C Duncan / January, February and May 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

C Duncan, aka Scottish electronic singer/songwriter and bedroom producer Christopher Duncan, released his second album ‘The Midnight Sun’ back in October. I reviewed it back here last autumn. Naturally, he’s got a whole slew of live dates to celebrate and support his latest amazing work. Previously, he announced a January and February 2017 UK tour; all these dates are listed first below. Duncan will also be busy in March: he has been announced as the primary support act during Elbow‘s UK tour that month.

As if he wasn’t clocking up the miles in the UK enough with his previously announced shows, he has also added another group of live dates in May, starting with three shows in Ireland, followed by additional dates in the UK. Phew. These new dates just revealed are listed below as well. The newest May shows go on sale this Friday, the 13th of May. Really, you don’t have an excuse not to see C Duncan live! ‘The Midnight Sun’ is now available from FatCat Records. For more on Duncan’s music on TGTF, use this link.

Monday 23rd January 2017 – Inverness Eden Court Theatre
Tuesday 24th January 2017 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s (sold out)
Thursday 26th January 2017 – Glasgow Saint Luke’s (Celtic Connections)
Friday 27th January 2017 – Newcastle Cluny
Saturday 28th January 2017 – Liverpool Academy 2
Sunday 29th January 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon
Tuesday 31st January 2017 – Brighton Komedia
Wednesday 1st February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Norwich Arts Club
Friday 3rd February 2017 – Leeds Wardrobe
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Nottingham Bodega Social Club
Thursday 4th May 2017 – Cork Cyprus Avenue – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Friday 5th May 2017 – Limerick Dolans – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Saturday 6th May 2017 – Dublin Whelan’s – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Monday 8th May 2017 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Wednesday 10th May 2017 – London Islington Assembly Hall – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Band on the Wall – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Saturday 13th May 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill – on sale 9 AM on 13/1
Sunday 14th May 2017 – Edinburgh Caves – on sale 9 AM on 13/1

 

British Sea Power / April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 9th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Header photo by Mayumi Hirata

Brighton art-rock group British Sea Power have just announced the upcoming release of their sixth studio album ‘Let the Dancers Inherit Their Party’. Breaking from their five-album relationship with Rough Trade Records, the band will release the new album on their own Golden Chariot label, via Caroline International, on the 31st of March. Those of you in the UK can listen to album single ‘Bad Bohemian’ just below the tour date listing; unfortunately, the stream hasn’t been made available in America.

Just after the album release, British Sea Power will play a list of live dates in the UK, running through mid-April.  Tickets for the following shows are available now. Catch up on TGTF’s previous coverage of British Sea Power is right back here.

Thursday 6th April 2017 – Bristol Trinity
Friday 7th April 2017 – Leeds Church
Saturday 8th April 2017 – Newcastle Riverside
Sunday 9th April 2017 – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Tuesday 11th April 2017 – Manchester Ritz
Wednesday 12th April 2017 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Thursday 13th April 2017 – Birmingham Academy 2

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