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Hot Club de Paris / May + June UK tour

By on Tuesday, 22nd April 2008 at 5:44 pm

Hot Club de Paris have announced a mammoth UK tour for May and June around some small and cosy venues around the UK. Their new album, ‘Live At Dead Lake’, will be released on 16th June on the Moshi Moshi label.

Tickets are on sale now, around the £7 mark.

Friday 16th May – Brighton Great Escape Horatios
Saturday 17th May – Brighton Great Escape Ocean Rooms
Sunday 18th May – Nottingham Bodega
Monday 19th May – Stoke Sugarmill
Tuesday 20th May – Wrexham Central Station
Thursday 22nd May – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Friday 23rd May – Derby The Royal
Saturday 24th May – Hull The Welly
Sunday 25th May – Birmingham Bar Academy
Monday 26th May – Manchester Night and Day
Wednesday 28th May – Newcastle Cluny
Thursday 29th May – York Fibbers
Friday 30th May – Livepool Zanzibar
Saturday 31st May – Leicester Charlotte
Sunday 1st June – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Tuesday 3rd June – Southampton Joiners
Wednesday 4th June – Northampton Roadmender
Thursday 5th June – London Hoxton Bar and Grill
Friday 6th June – Oxford Bar Academy
Saturday 7th June – Colchester Arts Centre
Sunday 8th June – Norwich Arts Centre


Tokyo Police Club / May and June 2008 UK Tour

By on Monday, 10th March 2008 at 8:54 pm

Tokyo Police ClubTokyo Police Club have announced a full tour for May and June around the UK. They’ll be playing 13 dates to support the release of their debut album, ‘Elephant Shell’ on 5th May.

Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, Tuesday 11th March.

Thursday 29th May – Cambridge Barfly
Friday 30th May – Nottingham Bodega
Saturday 31st May – Leeds Cockpit
Sunday 1st June – Manchester Night And Day
Monday 2nd June – London 229
Tuesday 3rd June – Birmingham Barfly
Tuesday 10th June – Glasgow King Tut’s
Wednesday 11th June – Newcastle Other Rooms
Thursday 12th June – Oxford Carling Academy
Friday 13th June – Hertford Marquee
Monday 16th June – Brighton Digital
Tuesday 17th June – Bristol Thekla
Wednesday 18th June – London Garage


Noah & The Whale + Friends / UK February Tour

By on Tuesday, 8th January 2008 at 9:23 pm

Noah and The WhaleYou may not have heard of many of the bands, but much celebrated indie record label Young & Lost Club have announced that they’re taking some of their bands on tour in February. Catch Noah & The Whale headlining, and Naked & The Boys and Lord Auch supporting..

Tickets are on sale now priced between £6 and £7.50 for the below dates.

Monday 4th February – Nottingham Bodega
Tuesday 5th February – Wolverhampton Little Civic
Wednesday 6th February – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 7th February – Manchester Night & Day
Sunday 10th February – Brighton The Albert
Monday 11th February – London ICA
Tuesday 12th February – Norwich Arts Centre
Wednesday 13th February – Glasgow Art School
Thursday 14th February – Leeds Brudenell Social Club


American Music Club / UK + Eire 2008 Tour

By on Monday, 15th October 2007 at 6:17 pm

American Music ClubAmerican Music Club have announced details of a new album and UK and Ireland tour next year. “The Golden Age” will be released through Cooking Vinyl on February 4th next year, and they’ll play the below dates.

Tickets are on sale for the majority of dates, with the remainder going on sale on Friday morning (19th October) at 9am.

Wednesday 30th January – Cork – Cyprus Ave
Thursday 31st January – Limerick – Dolans
Friday 1st February – Galway – Roisin Dubh
Saturday 2nd February – Dublin – Whelans
Sunday 3rd February – Bristol tbc
Tuesday 5th February – Leeds – Irish Centre
Wednesday 6th February – Manchester – Academy 3
Thursday 7th February – Newcastle – The Cluny
Friday 8th February – Glasgow – Oran Mor
Saturday 9th February – Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
Sunday 10th February – Birmingham tbc
Tuesday 12th February – Brighton – Concorde 2
Wednesday 13th February – London – Dingwalls


New festival for London: iTunes festival at ICA

By on Tuesday, 12th June 2007 at 3:24 pm

Imogen HeapThose lovely people at iTunes have set up their own “festival” in the centre of London to take place at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) throughout July, with a raft of the best in current bands playing each night.

iTunes will be recording each of the shows and are planning to make songs from the shows available via their music shop. The ICA holds about 350 people, making the shows exceptionally intimate.

The bands include, in date order:

Mika supported by Leon Jean-Marie (1)
Crowded House supported by Justin Nozuka (2)
Travis supported by The Hoosiers (3)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club supported by Nine Black Alps (4)
Groove Armada supported by Mutya Buena and Beardyman (7)
Ash supported by Ben’s Brother (8)
The View (9)
Imogen Heap supported by James Wolff (10)
Editors supported by GoodBooks (11)
Scott Matthews (12)
Athlete supported by Tiny Dancers (13)
Paolo Nutini (14)
Gianna Nannini (15)
Ludovico Einaudi supported by Dhafer Youssef (16)
The Bad Plus supported by Rebekka Bakken (17)
The Pigeon Detectives supported by The Rakes (18)
Beverley Knight supported by Raul Midón (19)
Stereophonics supported by Little Man Tate (20)
Jamie Scott & The Town (21)
Wir Sind Helden (23)
Amy Winehouse supported by The Rumble Strips and Remi Nicole (25)
Just Jack supported by Mr Hudson & The Library (26)
Jack Penate (27)
The Maccabees supported by Goldspot (28)
Duke Special supported by Tom McRae (29)
The Coral supported by Candie Payne (30)

Tickets will be given away free via radio, TV stations and band and fan websites. The specific details of which will be announced soon. Some tickets are already available from the itunes festival website.

Photo taken from Mteson’s flickr stream.


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