The Gaslight Anthem / February and March 2009 UK Tour

By on Thursday, 27th November 2008 at 9:47 pm

When I saw The Gaslight Anthem were playing Shepherds Bush Empire for the NME Shockwaves tour next year, I was a bit puzzled. How could a band come under the radar and play a venue that big and expect to sell it out?

I’ve since done a bit of research and it seems that my musical radar seems to have plain and simply missed them out, which is a hell of a shame – they’re pretty darned amazing and full of energy it seems – its pop punk, but for adults. Mature, loud, and good. Just how music should be.

Their new single, “Old White Lincoln” is after the dates, and is sounding amazing – it’s out on Monday and available to preorder from Recordstore. If you like that, you might also want to get hold of a copy of their sophomore album, “The ’59 Sound” available now.

Support on all dates comes from Frank Turner (who I have it on good authority from Winston that he is amazing) and The Polar Bear Club.

Tickets are on sale now for all shows, priced around the £10 to £14 mark each. Catch The Gaslight Anthem and friends at the below shows:

Monday 2nd February 2009 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (Tickets)
Tuesday 3rd February 2009 – Birmingham Academy (Tickets)
Wednesday 4th February 2009 – Manchester Academy 2 (Tickets)
Thursday 5th February 2009 – Bristol Academy 2 (Tickets)
Friday 6th February 2009 – Brighton Concorde (Tickets)
Sunday 8th February 2009 – London Shepherds Bush Empire (NME Awards Show) (Tickets)
Monday 2nd March 2009 – Norwich @ Waterfront (Tickets)
Tuesday 3rd March 2009 – Nottingham @ Rock City (Tickets)
Wednesday 4th March 2009 – Dublin @ The Academy (Tickets)


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