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Aquilo / September 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 28th March 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Electro soul pop duo Aquilo have announced a series of new tour dates for this autumn. A presale for the shows below begins tomorrow; sign up for their mailing list here to get access to the presale. The general sale for these shows will start at 10 AM this Friday, the 31st of March. Under the tour dates, you can watch an exclusive live studio performance of the evocative ‘Silhouette’, from their debut album ‘Silhouettes’, recorded during the sessions creating the album. You can read my review of the wonderful LP through this link. To read more of our coverage on Aquilo on TGTF, including my interview with Tom Higman and Ben Fletcher at SXSW 2017, go here.

Tuesday 19th September 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Wednesday 20th September 2017 – Brighton Haunt
Thursday 21st September 2017 – Norwich Arts Centre
Friday 22nd September 2017 – London Shepherds Bush Empire
Sunday 24th September 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Monday 25th September 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Tuesday 26th September 2017 – Birmingham Academy 2
Thursday 28th September 2017 – Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
Friday 29th September 2017 – Newcastle Think Tank
Saturday 30th September 2017 – Manchester Gorilla

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJbku6iSQ1k[/youtube]

 

The Cribs / May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Wakefield brother band The Cribs have announced a special tour for this May to take place in the UK. It’ll be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their seminal album ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’. Funnily enough, the name of this special tour is ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Forever’ – ha! Tickets to this new Cribs tour will be on sale this Friday, the 10th of February, at 9 AM. For more of TGTF’s coverage of the Yorkshire band, follow this link.

Thursday 11th May 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Academy
Saturday 13th May 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Monday 15th May 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Bristol Academy
Thursday 18th May 2017 – London Forum Kentish Town
Saturday 20nd May 2017 – Leeds First Direct Arena

 

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.

 

Clean Cut Kid / April and May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 3rd February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Liverpool band Clean Cut Kid have just announced a headline tour of the UK for this April and May, starting in Glasgow on the 28th of April, stopping off in London on the 10th of May, and ending with a homecoming show at the Liverpool Academy on the 20th of May. The band have already released a string of hit singles, including ‘Vitamin C’, ‘Runaway’ and ‘Make Believe’, and are currently in the process of recording their debut LP. You can check out their video for ‘We Used to Be in Love’ at the bottom of the page.

Tickets for the following shows will be available starting today, Friday the 3rd of February, at 10 AM. TGTF’s previous coverage of Clean Cut Kid is gathered right back here.

Friday 28th April 2017 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Saturday 6th May 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Monday 8th May 2017 – Bristol Exchange
Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Brighton Patterns
Wednesday 10th May 2017 – London Scala
Friday 12th May 2017 – Manchester Sound Control
Saturday 20th May 2017 – Liverpool Academy

[youtube]https://youtu.be/uPV0z3TqZbY[/youtube]

 

Rat Boy / April and May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 31st January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Jordan Cardy, a Hip-hop and punk artist and producer better known under his pseudonym Rat Boy, has announced his biggest UK tour to date. And we mean biggest: this series of dates culminates in a massive show at London’s Roundhouse on the 6th of May. Why all the fuss? We hear that new Rat Boy material is on its way to being unveiled, so keep your ears close to the ground. (You know, because you know, rats, they have short little legs…I know, bad joke.) Tickets to this tour go on sale this Friday, the 3rd of February, at 9 AM. To go back through TGTF’s back catalogue of coverage on Cardy’s project, use this link.

Tuesday 25th April 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Wednesday 26th April 2017 – Leeds University Union
Thursday 27th April 2017 – Newcastle University
Friday 28th April 2017 – Stoke Sugarmill
Saturday 29th April 2017 – Oxford Academy
Monday 1st May 2017 – Norwich Waterfront
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – Birmingham Institute 1
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – Bristol Bierkeller
Friday 5th May 2017 – Manchester Academy
Saturday 6th May 2017 – London Roundhouse

 

Maximo Park / May 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 at 9:00 am
 

North East indie stalwarts Maximo Park have announced a new UK tour in May. This tour will be in support for ‘Risk to Exist’, their sixth album and the follow-up to ‘Too Much Information’, released in February 2014. Tickets go on sale this Friday, the 27th of January, at 9 AM. You can listen to the title track in the promo video, embedded below the tour dates. ‘Risk to Exist’ is scheduled to drop on the 21st of April on Daylighting. For more of TGTF’s coverage of Maximo Park, you can go here.

Friday 5th May 2017 – Birmingham Institute
Saturday 6th May 2017 – Newcastle Academy
Monday 8th May 2017 – Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Glasgow ABC
Wednesday 10th May 2017 – Sheffield Leadmill
Friday 12th May 2017 – London Royal Festival Hall
Saturday 13th May 2017 – Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
Monday 15th May 2017 – Cambridge Junction
Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Cardiff Tramshed
Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Falmouth Princess Pavilion
Friday 19th May 2017 – Manchester Albert Hall

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mStNOUpGcw4[/youtube]

 
 
 

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