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WIN / Tickets to see the Computers in London -OR- Manchester in May

 
By on Thursday, 18th April 2013 at 11:00 am
 

Exeter blues/punk band The Computers will be releasing their second album ‘Love Triangles Hate Squares’ on the 29th of April on One Little Indian, so it makes perfect sense that the group will be touring in support of it in May and June. So what does the tour have to do with TGTF? We’ve managed to blag a pair each to their London 100 Club (Wednesday the 8th of May) and Manchester Deaf Institute (Saturday the 11th of May) shows and we want to give them away to two lucky TGTF readers. You’re asking yourself, how do I win a pair of these tickets? Well, keep on reading…

To be in the running for the pair of tickets of your choice, complete the form below with your full name (seriously folks, I need your real first and last name), your email address and which city you want to win tickets for (London or Manchester). Then answer this question: what is the name of their lead singer? (Hint: Find this out on their last.fm page.) Get your entries in by noon British time on Monday the 22nd of April. We’ll choose a winner from all the correct entries received then. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only, and duplicate entries will be discarded.

If you fancy buying tickets to see the Computers instead, their upcoming UK dates in May are listed below. Support comes from Crowns and the Dead Formats. And to get you in a Computers mood, I’ve embedded the video for title track ‘Love Triangles Hate Squares’ at the bottom of this post.

This contest is now closed and the winners will be contacted soon.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bdaVOAFKxg[/youtube]

 

General Fiasco / January and February 2013 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 7th January 2013 at 3:00 pm
 

Update 24/01/2013: this tour has been cancelled while the band takes a break, according to the band’s Facebook. “There are currently no plans to reschedule the dates. If anything changes we will let you know.” Read all about it here.

General Fiasco have announced a UK tour starting at the end of this month in Glasgow. Tickets are available now. All shows are 18+, except where noted.

The Belfast band released their latest album, ‘Unfaithfully Yours’, in summer 2012; the album made my top 10 albums of 2012. Read more about that here.

Thursday 31st January 2013 – Glasgow King Tuts (14+)
Friday 1st February 2013 – Manchester Castle Hotel
Saturday 2nd February 2013 – Wigan Indiependence (16+)
Sunday 3rd February 2013 – York Duchess
Tuesday 5th February 2013 – Newcastle Think Tank Hoults
Wednesday 6th February 2013 – Leeds Cockpit 2
Thursday 7th February 2013 – Hull Fruit
Friday 8th February 2013 – Chester Compass
Saturday 9th February 2013 – Birmingham Institute
Sunday 10th February 2013 – Leicester Soundhouse
Monday 11th February 2013 – London Camden Barfly
Tuesday 12th February 2013 – Brighton Haunt
Wednesday 13th February 2013 – Bristol Louisiana
Thursday 14th February 2013 – Gloucester Guildhall
Friday 15th February 2013 – Swansea Sin (16+)

 

MP3 of the Day #713: The 1975

 
By on Thursday, 13th December 2012 at 10:00 am
 

The 1975 are one of many bands we’ve written about at TGTF who have gotten a shout on the most recent list of bands scheduled to appear at SXSW 2013. (See the entire second list here.) Here is Romanian producer Liar‘s take on the title track of the Manchester band’s latest EP.

The band have a massive tour planned for January and February next year; the dates are appended after the Soundcloud widget. Tickets go on sale Friday (14 December) here at 9 AM.

Tuesday 22nd January 2013 – Newcastle Think Tank Hoults (14+)
Wednesday 23rd January 2013 – York Fibbers (14+)
Thursday 24th January 2013 – Leeds Cockpit 2 (14+)
Friday 25th January 2013 – Newcastle-U-Lyme Full Moon (16+)
Saturday 26th January 2013 – Edinburgh Electric Circus (16+)
Sunday 27th January 2013 – Glasgow King Tuts (14+)
Monday 28th January 2013 – Sheffield Soyo (18+)
Wednesday 30th January 2013 – Bristol Exchange (14+)
Thursday 31st January 2013 – Guildford Boileroom (16+)
Friday 1st February 2013 – Aldershot West End Centre (under 14s to be accompanied by adult)
Saturday 2nd February 2013 – Birmingham Temple (14+)
Monday 4th February 2013 – Cambridge Portland Arms (under 18s to be accompanied by adult)
Tuesday 5th February 2013 – Exeter Cavern
Wednesday 6th February 2013 – Chelmsford Hooga (18+)
Thursday 7th February 2013 – Kingston New Slang
Friday 8th February 2013 – Brighton Green Door Store
Saturday 9th February 2013 – Southampton Lennons (18+)
Monday 11th February 2013 – Liverpool Shipping Forecast (18+)
Tuesday 12th February 2013 – Middlesbrough Mixtape @ Keys (18+)
Wednesday 13th February 2013 – Nottingham Bodega (14+, under 18s to be accompanied by adult)
Thursday 14th February 2013 – Chester Compass (18+)
Friday 15th February 2013 – Preston 53 Degrees (16+)
Saturday 16th February 2013 – Manchester Deaf Institute (10 pm curfew; 16+)
Monday 18th February 2013 – London Borderline (14+)

 

Frank Turner / May 2011 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 25th February 2011 at 9:00 am
 

The face of the young revolution Frank Turner has announced a significantly sized UK tour for May. Most tickets for this tour go on sale on Monday (28 February) at 9 AM, but as you can probably imagine, the festival appearances are already on sale through the associated festivals (Brighton’s Great Escape, Liverpool Sound City and Norwich’s Play Festival).

Monday 9th May 2011 – Stockton ARC
Tuesday 10th May 2011 – Dundee Doghouse
Wednesday 11th May 2011 – Dunfermline PJ Molloys
Thursday 12th May 2011 – Brighton Coalition (Great Escape)
Friday 13th May 2011 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Saturday 14th May 2011 – Lancaster Library
Sunday 15th May 2011 – Chester Telfords Warehouse
Monday 16th May 2011 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Wednesday 18th May 2011 – Manchester Night and Day
Thursday May 2011 – Liverpool Cathedral Crypt (Liverpool Sound City date)
Friday 20th May 2011 – Stoke Sugarmill
Sunday 22nd May 2011 – Wolverhampton Slade Room
Monday 23rd May 2011 – Gloucester Guidhall
Tuesday 24th May 2011 – Bristol St. Georges Church
Wednesday 25th May 2011 – Bath Komedia
Thursday 26th May 2011 – Kingston New Slang
Friday 27th May 2011 – Cambridge St. Pauls Church
Saturday 28th May 2011 – Norwich Play Festival
Sunday 29th May 2011 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Monday 30th May 2011 – Winchester Railway

 

Dar Williams / November and December 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 6th October 2010 at 5:15 pm
 

American singer/songwriter Dar Williams will be touring the UK at the end of November and early December. Williams’ forthcoming release is called ‘Many Great Companions’; it’s a 2 CD collection to be released on 11th October on Proper Records.

Tuesday 30th November 2010 – Chester Telfords Warehouse
Wednesday 1st December 2010 – Bury Met
Thursday 2nd December 2010 – Edinburgh Pleasence Rooms
Friday 3rd December 2010 – York Duchess
Sunday 5th December 2010 – London Union Chapel
Monday 6th December 2010 – Nottingham Glee Club
Tuesday 7th December 2010 – Birmingham Glee Club

 
 
 

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