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LIFE / April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 31st March 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Hot off the heels of their triumphant appearances at SXSW 2017, Hull punks LIFE have arranged a short UK tour for the first half of April. It all kicks off tomorrow for them at home at The Welly Club (definitely up there with Leicester’s Cookie Jar on my list of fun club names in England). Tickets are on sale now to the following shows. You can stream ‘In Your Hands’, the latest track from their upcoming debut album ‘Popular Music’ to be unleashed on the general public, directly below the tour dates. You can listen to my interview with brothers Mez and Mick of the band through here; if you’re patient enough, you can read my thoughts on their performance Thursday afternoon at the British Music Embassy at SXSW at 2 PM BST today. More on LIFE (the band, not yours) will be added to this link as we continue with our reviewing of SXSW 2017 in the coming days.

Saturday 1st April 2017 – Hull Welly
Sunday 2nd April 2017 – Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
Monday 3rd April 2017 – Manchester Gullivers
Wednesday 5th April 2017 – Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
Thursday 6th April 2017 – London Camden Barfly
Friday 7th April 2017 – Bristol Crofters Rights
Saturday 8th April 2017 – Scunthorpe Cafe Indiependent

 

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.

 

The Wytches / February, March and April 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 6th February 2017 at 9:00 am
 

Brighton band The Wytches released their second album ‘All Your Happy Life’ last autumn on Heavenly Recordings. Want to read Steven’s review of the long player? Head this way. They’ve announced a long series of dates for the first half of this year, comprising both headline dates and spring music festival appearances from late February through to April. Tickets are on sale now to the following dates. You can watch their behind-the-scenes video for ‘Bone Weary’ just below the tour date listing. You can catch up on TGTF’s past coverage of the Watches through here.

Monday 27th February 2017 – Hull Polar Bear
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – York Crescent
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – Leicester Cookie
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Sheffield Outlines Festival
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Scunthorpe Café Independent,
Monday 3rd April 2017 – Guilford Boileroom
Tuesday 4th April 2017 – Norwich Waterfront Studio
Wednesday 5th April – St. Albans Horn
Thursday 6th April 2017 – Reading Face Bar
Friday 7th April 2017 – Manchester Sound Control
Saturday 8th April – London Flying Vinyl Festival
Sunday 9th April 2017 – Tunbridge Wells Forum
Wednesday 19th April 2017 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Thursday 20th April 2017 – Preston Ferret
Friday 21st April 2017 – Stockton on Tees Georgian Theatre
Saturday 22nd April 2017 – Liverpool Wrong Festival
Sunday 23rd April 2017 – Southampton Joiners
Monday 24th April 2017 – Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH0Wic15J5M[/youtube]

 

Beans on Toast / November and December 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 at 9:00 am
 

Later this week, Essex folk singer/songwriter Beans on Toast (known offstage as Jay McAllister) will close out 2016 with his annual winter tour of the UK. The tour centers around Beans on Toast’s forthcoming 8th album ‘A Spanner in the Works’ which will be released on the 1st of December via Xtra Mile Recordings. The album features an ode to the year almost-gone-by, simply titled ‘2016’. McAllister says of the track: “It might not be the cheeriest Beans on Toast song ever, but sadly it’s been that kind of year.” You can watch the promo video for ‘2016’ just below the tour date listing, along with the brand new video for album track ‘We Made It to the Waterfall’.

The Beans on Toast Winter 2016 tour will begin and end in London, with the final show billed as a “Big London Party” at Omeara, a new venue owned by Mumford and Sons‘ Ben Lovett. Tickets for the following shows are available now and selling quickly, according to Beans on Toast’s official Facebook.

TGTF’s previous coverage of Beans on Toast is right through here.

Thursday 17th November 2016 – London Oslo (sold out)
Friday 18th November 2016 – Newcastle Cluny
Saturday 19th November 2016 – Dundee Fat Sam’s
Sunday 20th November 2016 – Glasgow Stereo
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 – Hull Fruit
Thursday 24th November 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill
Friday 25th November 2016 – Liverpool Constellations
Saturday 26th November 2016 – Manchester Gorilla
Tuesday 29th November 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 30th November 2016 – Leicester Soundhouse
Thursday 1st December 2016 – Norwich Owl Sanctuary (sold out)
Friday 2nd December 2016 – Margate Talking Drum
Saturday 3rd December 2016 – Hastings Brass Monkey
Sunday 4th December 2016 – Norwich Owl Sanctuary (sold out)
Tuesday 6th December 2016 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Wednesday 7th December 2016 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 8th December 2016 – Bristol Thekla
Friday 9th December 2016 – Swansea Garage
Saturday 10th December 2016 – London Omeara

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

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

 

The Sherlocks / February and March 2017 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 at 8:00 am
 

Sheffield rock band The Sherlocks have announced a new UK and Irish tour for the new year, their biggest one yet. And it’s pretty massive, seeing the group performing nearly every single night in February and the first half of March. Tickets are on sale this Friday, the 18th of November, at 10 AM. The group had a star turn at the BBC Introducing / PRS for Music Foundation showcase Wednesday night at this year’s SXSW. To have a read through TGTF’s archive on The Sherlocks, use this link.

Wednesday 1st February 2017 – Inverness Mad Hatters
Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Dundee Busker
Friday 3rd February 2017 – Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Saturday 4th February 2017 – Dunfermline PJ Molloys
Sunday 5th February 2017 – Edinburgh Electric Circus
Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Newcastle Academy 2
Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Middlesborough Empire
Friday 10th February 2017 –
Manchester Albert Hall
Saturday 11th February 2017 – Liverpool Academy
Sunday 12th February 2017 – Dublin Grand Social
Tuesday 14th February 2017 – Belfast Voodoo
Wednesday 15th February 2017 – Stoke Sugarmill
Thursday 16th February 2017 – Birmingham Institute 3
Friday 17th February 2017 – Bristol Thekla
Saturday 18th February 2017 – Swansea Sin City
Sunday 19th February 2017 – Cardiff Cwlb Ifor Bach
Tuesday 21st February 2017 – Plymouth Hub
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – Southampton Talking Heads
Thursday 23rd February 2017 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Friday 24th February 2017 – Reading Sub89
Saturday 25th February 2017 – St. Albans Horn
Monday 27th February 2017 – Southend Chinnerys
Tuesday 28th February 2017 – Norwich Waterfront Studio
Wednesday 1st March 2017 – Peterborough Met Lounge
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Sheffield Foundry
Saturday 4th March 2017 – Hull Welly
Monday 6th March 2017 – York Fibbers
Tuesday 7th March 2017 – Preston 53 Degrees
Wednesday 8th March 2017 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Thursday 9th March 2017 – Cambridge Junction 2
Friday 10th March 2017 – Milton Keynes Crauford Arms
Sunday 12th March 2017 – Oxford Bullingdon
Monday 13th March 2017 – Frome Wheatsheaf
Tuesday 14th March 2017 – Guilford Boiler Room
Wednesday 15th March 2017 – Tunbridge Wells Forum

 

White Lies / February and March 2017 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 10th November 2016 at 9:00 am
 

West London trio White Lies released their fourth album ‘Friends’ last month on Fiction Records. You can read my review of the long player through this link. Following a well-received tour in October, they’ve announced another UK for early next year, hitting markets they didn’t manage to stop in this autumn. Tickets to this new tour are on sale tomorrow, Friday, 11th the November, at 9 AM.

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

 
 
 

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