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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

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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

 

Spring King / May 2016 English Tour

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

Garage rock / pop band Spring King have announced a May 2016 headline tour of England, which concludes with a show at London Scala on the 26th presented by DIY. The Manchester group recently revealed the promo video for ‘Rectifier’, their newest single; we posted the vid in this previous Video of the Moment feature. Tickets to this tour are on sale now. The band have also been announced for the bills of both Live at Leeds on the 20th of April and the Great Escape on the 19th of May.

Saturday 20th April 2016 – Live at Leeds
Wednesday 11th May 2016 – Norwich Waterfront
Thursday 12th May 2016 – Southampton Lennons
Friday 13th May 2016 – Bedford Esquires
Saturday 14th May 2016 – Oxford Bullingdon
Sunday 15th May 2016 – Preston Ferret
Wednesday 18th May 2016 – Liverpool Arts Club
Thursday 19th May 2016 – Brighton Great Escape
Friday 20th May 2016 – Guildford Boileroom
Wednesday 25th May 2016 – Leicester Cookie
Thursday 26th May 2016 – London Scala (DIY Presents show)

 

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

 
 
 

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