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WIN / Tickets to see MiC LOWRY at Birmingham Institute, 19th February 2017

 
By on Tuesday, 10th January 2017 at 11:00 am
 

To say we’ve known about MiC LOWRY, most likely for a period of time much longer than you, is probably an understatement. Our then North East correspondent and head photographer Martin Sharman discovered their soulful harmonies when they performed at the delegates party at the Epstein Theatre the first night of Liverpool Sound City 2013. Fast forward a good 3, nearly 4 years, and the band are ready to go out on another tour of the UK next month.

Mic LOWRY, way back when

The kind folks at Gigs and Tours have offered up a pair of tickets to the Birmingham date of said UK tour of the vocal harmony group. It’ll be at the Institute on the 19th of February, and all you have to do to put yourself in the running is to fill out the form located at the bottom of this post. It couldn’t be easier: all we need are your name, your email address (to contact you if you win) and your argument on why we should give you these tickets. From all the entries, we’ll choose a lucky winner. Be quick, as we’re closing the contest Friday at 5 PM UK time. Got it? Good. And good luck! To read more on MiC LOWRY on TGTF, go here.

Thursday 16th February 2017 – Glasgow ABC2
Saturday 18th February 2017 – Liverpool Academy
Sunday 19th February 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Monday 20th February 2017 – London Koko

This contest is now closed. The winner will be contacted soon by email.

 

Sundara Karma / February 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 10th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Alt-pop up-and-comers Sundara Karma will embark on a UK headline tour this February, to follow their support slot on Two Door Cinema Club‘s current UK tour. The headline dates also follow the release of Sundara Karma’s debut LP ‘Youth is Only Ever Fun in Retrospect’, which we recently reviewed right back here. You can have a listen to album track ‘Flame’ just below the tour date listing.

Ahead of their headline tour, Sundara Karma will play a handful of in-store shows interspersed among their Two Door Cinema Club support engagements. Check the band’s official Facebook for a full list of their upcoming shows; tickets for the following dates are available now. They’re also scheduled to appear at SXSW 2017, so we’ll be looking out for them in Austin in March.

Saturday 11th February 2017 – Birmingham Rainbow Warehouse
Sunday 12th February 2017 – Liverpool Academy
Monday 13th February 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill
Wednesday 15th February 2017 – Newcastle Northumbria Student Union
Thursday 16th February 2017 – Manchester Albert Hall
Friday 17th February 2017 – Glasgow Garage
Saturday 18th February 2017 – Leeds University
Sunday 19th February 2017 – Reading University 3sixty Bar
Monday 20th February 2017 – Leicester Academy 2
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 23rd February 2017 – Cardiff University Student Union
Friday 24th February 2017 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire

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Clock Opera / February and March 2017 English Tour

 
By on Monday, 12th December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Following the release of their second album ‘Venn’ in early February next year, Clock Opera – now a foursome – have announced a handful of English dates in late February and early March. These English shows precede a longer tour that follows on the Continent that begins at the end of March in Italy. Tickets to these shows in England are on sale now. ‘Venn’ will be released on the 10th of February 2017 on League of Imaginary Nations and !K7. You can read my review of single ‘Whippoorwill’ through here. More Clock Opera coverage on TGTF is this way.

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Thursday 23rd February 2017 – Bristol Louisiana
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – Manchester Night and Day
Thursday 2nd March 2017 – London Corsica Studios
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin

 

Fenech-Soler / February and March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 7th December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Ben and Ross Duffy – brother electropop duo Fenech-Soler – have announced a handful of UK dates for early next year. They’ll be touring Britain at the end of February into the start of March to support ‘Zilla’, their third album to be released on the 3rd of February 2017 on So Recordings. These dates follow February dates in New York and Los Angeles and precede further live shows in Europe in mid-March. Tickets to the UK tour dates, as listed below, are on sale today. You can listen to early album taster ‘Cold Light’ below the tour dates. Stream their ‘Kaleidoscope’ EP, released in September, in this past TGTF post. For more on our reporting on the Duffy brothers’ band’s past music activities, go here.

Friday 24th February 2017 – Brighton Patterns
Saturday 25th February 2017 – Norwich Waterfront
Monday 27th February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Manchester Gorilla
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – London Heaven
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Nottingham Stealth

 

Esben and the Witch / February 2017 English Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Esben and the Witch might have relocated from Brighton to Berlin, but the gothic-rock trio have homecoming plans for early next year, as they tour in support of their recent album ‘Older Terrors’. The album was released on the 4th of November via Season of Mist. You can have a listen to album track ‘Marking the Heart of a Serpent’ just below the tour date listing.

The following live dates are part of Esben and the Witch’s larger European tour; a full listing of upcoming shows can be found on their official Facebook. Tickets are available now. TGTF’s complete previous coverage of Esben and the Witch is back this way.

Saturday 18th February 2017 – London Electrowerkz
Monday 20th February 2017 – Bristol Exchange
Tuesday 21st February 2017 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – Brighton Hope and Ruin

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Big Thief / February 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker and her partner in musical crime Buck Meek, better known collectively as Big Thief, have announced a list of UK tour dates for early next year. Their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Masterpiece’ was released back in May of this year on Saddle Creek Records. Below the tour date listing, you can watch Big Thief perform three songs from the record, ‘Masterpiece’, ‘Paul’ and ‘Lorraine’, as part of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series.

Tickets for the following shows are available now. TGTF’s previous coverage of Big Thief, including a live review from SXSW 2016, is collected through here.

Friday 3rd February 2017 – Bristol Louisiana
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill
Sunday 5th February 2017 – Edinburgh Mash House
Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Manchester Soup Kitchen
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Nottingham Spanky van Dyke’s
Thursday 9th February 2017 – London Lexington
Friday 10th February 2017 – Brighton Hope & Ruin

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