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Franz Ferdinand / February 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Friday, 27th October 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Franz Ferdinand have announced their return to the record shops next year. ‘Always Ascending’, their fifth studio album, will be available on the 9th of February 2018 on Domino Records. The day after its release, the Scottish rockers will begin a UK/Irish tour in Galway that will run for just over 2 weeks, concluding at Brighton Dome on the 25th of February. Tickets to the below dates will go on sale next Friday, the 3rd of November at 9 AM. While you’re waiting to pounce on those tickets, you can have a listen to the title track, embedded under the tour listings.

Saturday 10th February 2017 – Galway Leisureland
Sunday 11th February 2017 – Dublin Olympia
Tuesday 13th February 2017 – Manchester Albert Hall
Wednesday 14th February 2017 – Nottingham Rock City
Friday 16th February 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Saturday 17th February 2017 – Glasgow Academy
Monday 19th February 2017 – Leeds Academy
Tuesday 20nd February 2017 – Birmingham Academy
Wednesday 21st February 2017 – Bristol Academy
Friday 23th February 2017 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Saturday 24th February 2017 – London Brixton Academy
Sunday 25th February 2017 – Brighton Dome

 

Jake Bugg / November 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 9th August 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Folk rock wunderkind Jake Bugg has just announced a November tour of the UK and Ireland to support his forthcoming third LP ‘Hearts That Strain’. Recorded in Nashville with producers David Ferguson and Matt Sweeney, the new album is due for release on the 1st of September on Virgin EMI. Its sweetly mellow first single ‘How Soon the Dawn’ features a musical collaboration between Bugg and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. You can watch the lo-fi promo video for ‘How Soon the Dawn’ just below the tour date listing.

Bugg’s November tour dates will follow a slew of summer festival shows, including a scheduled appearance at the On Blackheath Festival on Sunday the 10th of September. A full listing of  Bugg’s upcoming live dates can be found on his official Web site. Tickets for the following shows will be available this Friday, the 11th of August, starting at 9 AM. TGTF’s previous coverage of Jake Bugg is right back here.

Saturday 4th November 2017 – Bath Forum
Sunday 5th November 2017 – Cardiff St. David’s Hall
Monday 6th November 2017 – Leicester De Montfort Hall
Tuesday 7th November 2017 – Hull City Hall
Thursday 9th November 2017 – Cork Live at St. Luke’s
Friday 10th November 2017 – Limerick Dolans Pub
Saturday 11th November 2017 – Galway Black Box
Monday 13th November 2017 – Edinburgh Queen’s Hall
Tuesday 14th November 2017 – Forres Loft
Thursday 16th November 2017 – Strathpeffer Pavilion
Friday 17th November 2017 – Perth Inchyra
Sunday 19th November 2017 – Stoke-on-Trent Victoria Hall
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 – Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
Friday 24th November 2017 – Reading Hexagon
Saturday 25th November 2017 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

[youtube]https://youtu.be/NGyL80MHtps[/youtube]

 

Matthew E. White / October and November 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Friday, 30th June 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Header photo by Shawn Brackbill

American soul singer/songwriter Matthew E. White has announced an extensive solo tour of the UK and Ireland for this autumn. White released his most recent LP ‘Fresh Blood’ 2 years ago; you can read our review of album single ‘Vision’ right back here.

Tickets for the following shows are available now. Just below the tour date listing, you can view White’s live performance video of ‘Love is Deep’, courtesy of Seattle radio station KEXP. TGTF’s complete previous coverage of Matthew E. White is back this way.

Tuesday 17th October 2017 – Reading South Street
Wednesday 18th October 2017 – Wolverhampton Arts Centre
Thursday 19th October 2017 – Hebden Bridge Trades Club
Friday 20th October 2017 – York Crescent
Saturday 21st October 2017 – Newcastle Think Tank
Sunday 22nd October 2017 – Kendal Brewery Arts Centre
Monday 23rd October 2017 – Leicester Musician
Tuesday 24th October 2017 – Leamington Spa Zephyr Lounge
Wednesday 25th October 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Thursday 26th October 2017 – Falmouth Arts Centre
Friday 27th October 2017 – Southampton Joiners
Saturday 28th October 2017 – Bath Komedia
Sunday 29th October 2017 – Ramsgate Music Hall
Monday 30th October 2017 – Brighton Haunt
Thursday 2nd November 2017 – Dun Laoghaire Pavilion Theatre
Friday 3rd November 2017 – Galway Roisin Dubh
Saturday 4th November 2017 – Limerick Dolans Upstairs
Sunday 5th November 2017 – Cork Cyprus Avenue

[youtube]https://youtu.be/1POJ3FyGdN8[/youtube]

 

Video of the Moment #2202: Blossoms

 
By on Monday, 17th October 2016 at 6:00 pm
 

Stockport band Blossoms are currently in America, playing at the Bardot in Hollywood tonight after a sold out show at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn and another at San Francisco’s Rickshaw Stop. While they’ve been in America, the new promo video for ‘Blown Rose’ has been revealed to the world. It follows a different, shall we say more whimsical video for the song when it was released as a single last year.

In this new video version of ‘Blown Rose’, there’s loads of imagery – lit candles, Catholicism (?) – and I guess naturally for a group of lads, a vampy model-type woman. Is she a femme fatale or a woman scorned? Find out by watching the promo below. Blossoms’ self-titled debut album is out now on Virgin EMI, and you can read my review of it through here. While I was away in Ireland, the band announced a four-pack of shows on the Emerald Isle, stopping in Belfast, Galway, Limerick and Dublin in March 2017, which are on sale now. They’ll be supported by Derry’s Touts, who you can read about in my review of Friday night at Hard Working Class Heroes 2016 tomorrow afternoon. To read more of TGTF’s coverage on the band from Stockport, go here.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoGlM_CPF88[/youtube]

 

Meltybrains? / October and November 2016 English/Irish Tour

 
By on Monday, 26th September 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Irish experimental group Meltybrains? have announced a new list of tour dates for October and November, including three shows in England, to support the upcoming release of their new EP ‘Kiss Yourself’. Due out on the 18th of November, ‘Kiss Yourself’ features the latest Meltybrains? single ‘Know My Name’, which you can hear just below the tour date listing.

In addition to the English and Irish dates listed here, Meltybrains? will play two shows in Reykjavik, Iceland on the 31st of October and the 5th of November. They will end the tour with their largest headline show to date, at the Dublin Academy on the 25th of November. Tickets are available now.

TGTF’s previous coverage of Meltybrains? can be found back here.

Saturday 1st October 2016 – Dingle Nelliefreds (free entry)
Friday 7th October 2016 – Kilkenny Billy Byrne’s
Saturday 8th October 2016 – Cork Connolly’s of Leap
Saturday 15th October 2016 – Galway Roisin Dubh (free entry)
Friday 11th November 2016 – Manchester Eagle Inn
Saturday 12th November 2016 – Liverpool Legain
Tuesday 15th November 2016 – London Dalston Victoria
Friday 25th November 2016 – Dublin Academy

[youtube]https://youtu.be/fxpxkPJorbU[/youtube]

 

James Vincent McMorrow / October 2016 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Monday, 15th August 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Irish singer/songwriter James Vincent McMorrow will be releasing his next album ‘We Move’, his third, on the 2nd of September. McMorrow has indicated that the new release will be significantly different than its predecessors, including 2014’s acclaimed ‘Post Tropical’. He explained in this beautifully heartfelt Facebook post in July that ‘We Move’ is a reflection of his grappling with self-confidence and being honest in his music. To have a taste of the new material, he has shared the promo video for lead single ‘Rising Water’, which you can watch at the bottom of this post.

McMorrow will be following the album release with tour dates in Ireland and the UK in October. Tickets are on sale now. Grab ‘We Move’ for your very own at the start of September on Believe Recordings. For more on his music and performances on TGTF, go here.

Wednesday 5th October 2016 – Galway Black Box
Friday 7th October 2016 – Dublin National Stadium
Monday 10th October 2016 – Glasgow ABC
Tuesday 11th October 2016 – Manchester Albert Hall
Wednesday 12th October 2016 – Bristol Colston Hall
Thursday 13th October 2016 – Leeds Town Hall
Saturday 15th October 2016 – Gateshead Sage
Monday 17th October 2016 – London Roundhouse

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3pmbuZYF2Y[/youtube]

 
 
 

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