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Fickle Friends / February and March 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 25th January 2016 at 8:00 am
 

The ink is barely dry on their newly-signed contract with Polydor Records, but Brighton indie pop band Fickle Friends have just announced a lengthy list of UK tour dates for February and March.  The tour will include a headline show at the Sheffield Leadmill on the 26th of February and a Leap Day gig at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus, before ending with a hometown date on the 12th of March.

Support for select dates will be played by Liverpool rock quartet Clean Cut Kid.  Following these live dates, both bands are scheduled to head across the pond to Austin for SXSW 2016.  Stay tuned for our upcoming Bands to Watch feature, which will cover Fickle Friends and Clean Cut Kid in more detail.

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Cardiff Moon Club
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Bournemouth 60 MP
Saturday 6th February – Bedford Esquires
Sunday 7th February 2016 – Leicester Scholar *
Monday 8th February 2016 – Bristol Louisiana *
Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Chester Live Rooms *
Thursday 11th February 2016 – Stourbridge River Room
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Liverpool Studio 2
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Reading Oakford Social *
Friday 19th February 2016 – Southampton Joiners *
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Totnes Devon Arts Centre *
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Colchester Arts Centre *
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Norwich Waterfront *
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – Nottingham Bodega *
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Manchester Sound Control *
Friday 26th February 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill *
Sunday 28th February 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank *
Monday 29th February 2016 – Edinburgh Electric Circus *
Tuesday 1st March 2016 – Aberdeen Tunnels
Thursday 3rd March 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Friday 4th March 2016 – Stockton Kubar
Saturday 5th March 2016 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Monday 7th March 2016 – Hull Fruit *
Tuesday 8th March 2016 – Leeds Oporto *
Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Friday 11th March 2016 – Aldershot Arts Centre
Saturday 12th March 2016 – Brighton Patterns *

*with support from Clean Cut Kid

 

The Crookes / February 2016 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 4th November 2015 at 8:00 am
 

Sheffield indie pop quartet the Crookes have just announced a massive list of UK tour dates for next February. These follow November 2015 live dates supporting the Fratellis.  The tour will include a show at the London Oslo on the 24th of February before wrapping up with a hometown date at the Sheffield Leadmill on the 27th of the month.

The February dates will come just after the release of the Crookes’ fourth LP ‘Lucky Ones’, which is due out on the 29th of January via Anywhere Records in the UK and Modern Outsider in America.  The Crookes are scheduled to visit America in March next year for SXSW 2016.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.  A full listing of upcoming live dates for the Crookes can be found on their official Web site.  TGTF’s archive of coverage on the Crookes, including a review of their recent single ‘I Wanna Waste My Time on You’, can be found right back here.

Saturday 30th January 2016 – Scunthorpe Cafe Indiependent
Monday 1st February 2016 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Leeds Wardrobe
Thursday 4th February 2016 – Stoke Sugarmill
Friday 5th February 2016 – Birmingham Rainbow
Saturday 6th February 2016 – Leicester Soundhouse
Sunday 7th February 2016 – Norwich Studio Waterfront
Tuesday 9th February 2016 – Doncaster Diamond Live
Wednesday 10th February 2016 – Hull Adelphi
Thursday 11th February 2016 – Derby Radar Love Venue
Friday 12th February 2016 – York Duchess
Saturday 13th February 2016 – Newcastle Think Tank
Sunday 14th February 2016 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Tuesday 16th February 2016 – Preston Blitz
Wednesday 17th February 2016 – Bristol Louisiana
Thursday 18th February 2016 – Cardiff Globe
Friday 19th February 2016 – Liverpool Studio 2
Saturday 20th February 2016 – Manchester Sound Control
Sunday 21st February 2016 – Southampton Talking Heads
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Brighton Hope and Ruin
Wednesday 24th February 2016 – London Oslo
Thursday 25th February 2016 – Kingston New Slang Hippodrome
Saturday 27th February 2016 – Sheffield Leadmill

 

Cast / October and November 2015 UK/Irish Tour

 
By on Friday, 18th September 2015 at 9:00 am
 

Veteran Britpop band Cast have announced a brand new album via PledgeMusic, along with a lengthy run of live shows in the UK and Ireland for later this autumn.  The band released the first track from the new album, titled ‘Baby Blue Eyes’, earlier this year.  You can listen to that track, which is also being offered as a free download, just below the tour date listing.

Following their October and November live dates, Cast will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic album ‘All Change’ with a show at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, featuring the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, on Saturday the 5th of December.  Tickets for the following shows are available now; please note that several dates have already sold out.

Previous coverage of Cast on TGTF can be found right back this way.

Thursday 1st October 2015 – Brighton Komedia
Friday 2nd October 2015 – Southend Chinnerys (sold out)
Saturday 3rd October 2015 – Hastings St. Mary’s In The Castle
Sunday 4th October 2015 – Plymouth Hub
Thursday 8th October 2015 – Wrexham Central Station
Friday 9th October 2015 – Belfast Limelight
Saturday 10th October 2015 – Dublin Button Factory
Thursday 15th October 2015 – Falkirk Warehouse
Friday 16th October 2015 – Ayr Town Hall
Saturday 17th October 2015 – Inverness Iron Works
Sunday 18th October 2015 – Montrose Town Hall
Monday 19th October 2015 – Dunfermline P.J. Molloy’s
Thursday 22nd October 2015 – Alloa Town Hall (sold out)
Friday 23rd October 2015 – Paisley Town Hall
Saturday 24th October 2015 – Aberdeen Garage
Sunday 25th October 2015 – Stockton KU
Friday 6th November 2015 – Preston 53 Degrees
Saturday 7th November 2015 – Holmfirth Picturedome
Sunday 8th November 2015 – York Duchess
Thursday 12th November 2015 – Stoke Sugarmill (sold out)
Saturday 14th November 2015 – Wolverhampton Slade Rooms
Sunday 15th November 2015 – Bath Komedia
Thursday 19th November 2015 – Lincoln Shed
Friday 20th November 2015 – Wakefield Unity Works
Saturday 21st November 2015 – Cleethorpes Beachcomber

 

The Courteeners / November and December 2015 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 24th August 2015 at 8:30 am
 

Manchester indie pop heroes The Courteeners have announced a massive autumn tour of the UK. The series of dates concludes at home for the band with a record-breaking five back-to-back dates at the venerated Manchester Apollo between the 8th and the 12th of December. Tickets for the gigs in November and December go on sale this Wednesday, the 26th of August, at 9 AM. In case you have any doubt, I’d recommend you snap up tickets to this tour ASAP, as I’m sure these dates will sell out quickly.

Past coverage of Liam Fray and The Courteeners on TGTF, including my review of their 2014 album ‘Concrete Love’, is here.

Thursday 26th November 2015 – Stoke Victoria Hall
Friday 27th November 2015 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Sunday 29th November 2015 – Glasgow Academy
Monday 30th November 2015 – Newcastle Academy
Tuesday 1st December 2015 – Leicester Academy
Thursday 3rd December 2015 – Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
Friday 4th December 2015 – London Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Tuesday 8th December 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Wednesday 9th December 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Thursday 10th December 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Friday 11th December 2015 – Manchester Apollo
Saturday 12th December 2015 – Manchester Apollo

 

The Kooks / December 2015 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 24th August 2015 at 8:00 am
 

Not content to rest on their laurels such as playing Reading and Leeds this coming weekend, Brighton band The Kooks will round out their year with a series of live dates in the UK in December 2015. The presale begins tomorrow, the 25th of August, at 9 AM; the general sale will follow on Wednesday, the 26th of August, at 9 AM.

Keen on reading past coverage of The Kooks on TGTF? Right this way.

Monday 7th December 2015 – Manchester Albert Hall
Tuesday 8th December 2015 – Glasgow Barrowland
Wednesday 9th December 2015 – York Barbican
Friday 11th December 2015 – Nottingham Rock City
Saturday 12th December 2015 – Norwich UEA
Monday 14th December 2015 – Folkestone Leas Cliff
Tuesday 15th December 2015 – Southampton Guildhall
Wednesday 16th December 2015 – Lincoln Engine Shed
Friday 18th December 2015 – London Forum
Saturday 19th December 2015 – London Forum

 

Frankie and the Heartstrings / October 2015 English Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 8th July 2015 at 9:00 am
 

Frankie and the Heartstrings have announced a new list of English tour dates for this autumn, following on from their previously announced July live dates.  The band will release their new album ‘Decency’ this Friday, the 10th of July, via Pop Sex Ltd. and Wichita Recordings.  If you want a sneak preview, you can stream album track ‘Save It for Tonight’ just below the tour date listing.

Tickets for the following shows are available now.  At the end of the tour, Frankie and the Heartstrings will appear at the multi-venue Hackney Wonderland event in East London on the 10th of October.

Previous TGTF coverage of Frankie and the Heartstrings is right back here.

Friday 2nd October 2015 – Hull Adelphi
Sunday 4th October 2015 – York Duchess
Monday 5th October 2015 – Lincoln Student Union
Tuesday 6th October 2015 – Norwich Arts Centre
Thursday 8th October 2015 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Friday 9th October 2015 – Birmingham Sunflower Inn

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