Category UK Tour News

Sarah Close announces first UK headline show and unveils video for Call Me Out

Sarah Close announces first UK headline show and unveils video for Call Me Out

After unveiling the crystalline off-kilter pop of her incredible debut ‘Call Me Out’, Sarah Close today announces her first UK headline show at London’s Camden Assembly on April 18th. Close has also unveiled the official video for her debut single ‘Call Me Out.’

Call Me Out’, is a hypnotic, widescreen pop anthem infused with a soaring energy, filtered with Sarah’s poignant vocals that glide and endear. Sarah’s irresistible hooks and choruses give a nod to the left-field pop sensibilities of acts including Empress Of and Robyn as well as the lyricism of Carole King and Joni Mitchell, who taught herthe importance of songwriting from an early age.

The 21-year-old confidently vocalises the importance of not being constrained by expectations of how you should behave, embrac...

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Vulgarians announce UK tour | On sale March 3rd at 10am

Vulgarians announce UK tour

Hull’s Vulgarians have announced details of a May headline tour (dates below) which will take into account eight different cities around the UK with a London date at The Old Blue Last on May 23rd. This news follows details of their new EP titled Almost-Instinct, Almost True, due out on May 5th 2017 and their current tour supporting The Wytches. Produced by MJ of Hookworms (Honeyblood, Eagulls, Pulled Apart By Horses), the news of the EP arrives in line with the first single from Almost-Instinct, Almost True, ‘Hands Around The Waste’ (listen here: https://soundcloud.com/vulgariansuk/hands-around-the-waste-vulgarians). Tickets for the headline tour will go on sale Friday March 3rd.

Following a chance encounter after a gig at Brudenell Social Club last year, Hookworms’ frontman MJ invi...

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The Wombats add extra shows in Liverpool and Glasgow as London sells out

The Wombats add extra shows in Liverpool and Glasgow as London sells out

Due to phenomenal demand The Wombats have extended the 10th anniversary celebrations of their classic 2007 debut album, A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation after their previously announced date at London’s O2 Academy Brixton sold out in just 24 hours! The Wombats will headline O2 Academy Glasgow as well as a very special homecoming gig at Liverpool Guild of Students in June.

2007 was the year the iPhone was debuted, the year the final instalment of Harry Potter was released and it was the year that started it all for alt-pop trio, The Wombats.
The Wombats have an uncanny knack for writing incredibly catchy songs. A Guide To Love, Loss and Desperation, featuring indie-rock cult classic, ‘Let’s Dance to Joy Division’, is a witty collection of dance floor-filling indie pop gems that ...

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Insane Clown Posse announce first UK tour in 14 years

Insane Clown Posse announce first UK tour in 14 years

Wednesday 15 November – Glasgow, O2 ABC
Thursday 16 November – Bristol, O2 Academy
Friday 17 November – Manchester O2 Ritz
Saturday 18 November – Birmingham, O2 Institute
Sunday 19 November – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town

Detroit’s controversial multi-million-selling hip hop duo, Insane Clown Posse is set to return to the UK for the first time since 2003 for a five-date UK tour in November, including a headline show in London at O2 Forum Kentish Town. Opening for Insane Clown Posse on all dates will be Ohio’s Mushroomhead.

Over the course of almost three decades, several Gold and Platinum albums, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dopehave shared their Dark Carnival mythology with the world, through their lyrics, some philosophic to the humorous and their outrageous live shows (their most i...

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Jesca Hoop Returns To The Magnet, Liverpool This April

Jesca Hoop Returns To The Magnet, Liverpool This April

Jesca Hoop returns to Liverpool on her US/UK tour this spring, following the release of her ‘compellingly unique’ album ‘Memories Are Now’. Known for her playful live performance, Hoop will bring her mischief to The Magnet on April 5th.

Hoop’s songwriting thus far has earnt her some respectable fans; her early encouragement came from none other than Tom Waits himself. Since her break-through airplay on L.A.’s KCRW, she has appeared on NPR and 6 Music, collaborated with the likes of Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and worked alongside Elbow’s Guy Garvey.
Swiftly picking up the ‘Guardian Album of the Week’ upon release, ’Memories Are Now’ reflects upon Hoop’s Mormon upbringing, the struggles we encounter in modern society and the timeless theme of heartbreak...

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Johanna Alba announces One Small Step UK tour 2017

Johanna Alba announces One Small Step UK tour 2017
In support of her recent EP “Silent Confirmation”, Johanna Alba is touring across the UK in March and April 2017.
She is a singer/songwriter with roots in Germany and Spain. In 2013 she won Germany’s most prestigious national music contest “jugend musiziert”as a singer and a first prize for the interpretation of her own songs later that year. The publicity surrounding her awards led to a scholarship, nationwide gigs and a tour through Greece and Germany.
In 2014 she made her dream come true and moved to Manchester to study songwriting at the British Institute of Modern Music. In just one year she has made herself known within the music scene in Manchester, and played at  festivals such as Leeds and Reading.
Whether it is with band or her soulful acoustic set: With her stage presence ...
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False Heads return with new video, EP and live dates

False Heads return with new video, EP and live dates

Having been hailed by Iggy Pop as one of his favourite bands of the moment, declared “the future of rock n’ roll” by ex-Ramones manager Danny Fields, signed up by The Libertines drummer Gary Powell to his 25 Hour Convenience Store label, given Pete Townsend’s studio to record in, and named as one of their tips for 2017 by both Fred Perry Subculture and This Feeling, it’s fair to say that there’s a hell of a buzz swirling around the young East London trio music right now.

The Independent, NME, Clash Magazine, Q Magazine, Artrocker, Drowned In Sound, BBC 6Music, Radio X, Kerrang Radio (where the band were playlisted), and BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens have also all waded in with support and praise for the trio’s delinquent, punk-driven assault, that finds them...

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Slowdive announce first European club shows for over 20 years

Slowdive announce first European club shows for over 20 years

Slowdive recently made their return with new single, “Star Roving,” their first new material in 22 years. It was released to a flurry of excitement, even taking the band to No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140. Comprised of Neil Halstead (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Christian Savill (guitar), Nick Chaplin (bass), Rachel Goswell (vocals) and Simon Scott (drums, electronics), Slowdivehave already announced a headline slot at London’s Field Day festival this summer, and are now announcing a set of intimate club shows in UK and Europe, their first outside of London since their reformation in 2014.

Slowdive Tour Dates:

Monday 27th March  – Glasgow, UK – The Art School – tickets on sale 17.2

Tuesday 28th March – Liverpool, UK – Arts Club – ticketweb.co.uk / tickets on sa...

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George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic announce Spring 2017 UK tour

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic announce Spring 2017 UK tour

The godfather of funk and one of the most influential musical innovators of our time, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic is bringing the Mothership back to the UK in May, landing at venues in London, (O2 Forum Kentish Town), Glasgow (O2 ABC), Leeds (O2 Academy), Manchester (O2 Ritz) and Bristol(O2 Academy).

Clinton has produced and recorded with a staggering array of profile performers including Primal Scream, Outkast, Bootsy Collins, and RZA, even guesting on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp Like A Butterfly album in 2015.

Famed for “One Nation Under a Groove” and “Atomic Dog” and inspiring the likes of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Prince, Afrika Bambaataa and Macy Gray; to mentoring Public Enemy, Eric B & Rakim and providing much of De La Soul and Snoop Dogg’s musical education; he...

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Natalie McCool announces March UK tour dates for 2017

Natalie McCool announces March UK tour dates for 2017

Liverpool based Natalie McCool is set to release new single ‘You & I’ on 24th March 2017 – a track from her second album released by her own Fortress Sounds label via Ditto Music.

‘You & I’ is a glittering, psych-pop infused ditty about love like a simultaneous equation – something to be solved, even when you can’t make sense of it. Opening with a rock solid beat the verses are delightfully witty “I can’t think, I can’t divide, I can’t even sum myself up on the inside” and the song progresses into a supercool chorus; inventive,off kilter guitar lines that Andre 3000 of Outkast would be proud of are offset hazily against the kaleidoscopic theme of the lyrics “I’m blue, because I never really tried, but I’m seeing red, my heart clashes with my eyes” resulting in a stylish tale of...

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